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Included here is a list of organizations that may provide assistance with issues related to immigration.
Report ICE in San Francisco
Reporten a La Migra en San Francisco: 415-200-1548
Report ICE in Alameda County:
Hotline: hate crimes in San Francisco:
Hotline: ICE activity or a raid:
Know your rights
You have legal rights. Several organizations offer cards in multiple languages.
Red Cards - translations from ZSFG
* In Arabic
* In Chinese
* In Tagalog
Red Cards - how to use
In Spanish, English, Filipino, and Maori. How to respond to ICE agents from the Immigrant Legal Resource Center.
Know your rights (English)
Packet of information from the Immigrant Legal Resource Center
Know your rights in any context
What to do if ICE comes to your door, if you are stopped by police, if you are question about your immigration status, or in many other situations. From ACLU
San Francisco and Bay Area
Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus
Legal and civil rights organization serving the low-income Asian Pacific American communities. Services include legal clinics by appointment.
Location: 55 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: (415) 896-1701
Central American Resource Center (CARECEN-SF)
Programs include Immigration Legal Services
Location: 3101 Mission Street, Suite 101, San Francisco, CA 94110
Phone: (415) 642-4400
Centro Legal de la Raza
Legal services agency protecting and advancing the rights of immigrant, low-income, and Latino communities through bilingual legal representation, education, and advocacy
Location: 3400 E. 12th Street, Oakland, CA 94601
Phone: (510) 437-1554
Online service that provides guidance through every step of the citizenship application. With a Citizenshipworks
account, you can fill out your entire N-400 application online. If there are
any potential problems, you will be connected to immigration law
organizations available to help you right here in San Francisco.
Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)
San Francisco organization empowering undocumented young people to achieve educational and career goals
Contact online: http://www.e4fc.org
Immigrant Legal Resource Center
Providing legal trainings, educational materials, and advocacy to advance immigrant rights.
Location: 1663 Mission Street, Suite 602, San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: (415) 255-9499
Helps immigrants in the U.S. understand their legal options. This
resource includes online screening tools, legal information, and referrals
to nonprofit legal services organizations, and is always free to use. Immi
was created by the Immigration Advocates Network and Pro Bono Net,
two nonprofit organizations dedicated to increasing access to justice for
San Francisco Immigrant Legal & Education Network
Works to promote full access to social services, direct legal services, civic engagement, legalization, freedom of movement, and reunification with family and community, for all immigrants and their families regardless of their immigration status.
Location: 938 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
Phone: (415) 282-6209
SF Pathways to Citizenship Initiative
A public/private partnership to support naturalization among San Francisco's citizenship-eligible immigrants.
Phone: (415) 662-8901
Offers free immigration legal help at scheduled times.
Location: 3543 18th Street #8, San Francisco, CA 94110
Phone: (415) 431-1180
California Immigrant Policy Center (CIPC)
Advocates for immigrant-related policy issues being considered by our state’s leaders and lawmakers using policy analysis, advocacy and capacity building to unlock the power of immigrants in California.
California Rural Legal Assistance
Provides farmworker and migrant service provision through community outreach, educational training and direct legal service.
Phone: (510) 267-0762
Immigration Center for Women and Children
Provides affordable immigration services to underrepresented immigrants in California
Location: 3543 18th Street, Mailbox 32, San Francisco, CA 94110
Phone in San Francisco: 415.861.1449
National and International
Volunteer lawyers provide help for immigrants and travelers arriving at International airports, especially focused on the ban on travelers from Muslim majority countries.
American Civil Liberties Union
Programs include defense of immigrant rights.
Northern California Office Phone: (415) 621-2488
International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP)
Organizes law students and lawyers to develop and enforce a set of legal and human rights for refugees and displaced persons through direct legal aid and systemic policy advocacy.
Location: Urban Justice Center, 40 Rector Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10006
Latino legal civil rights organization promoting social change through advocacy, community education, and litigation in immigrant rights and other areas.
Los Angeles Office: 634 S. Spring Street , Los Angeles, CA 90014
Phone: (213) 629-2512
National Immigration Law Center (NILC)
Defends and advances the rights of low-income immigrants.
National Office: 3450 Wilshire Blvd. #108 – 62, Los Angeles, CA 90010
Phone: (213) 639-3900
Berkeley Phone: (510) 663-8282
New Americans Campaign
Supports lawful permanent residents who are eligible for citizenship to take steps needed for naturalization.
United We Dream: Immigrant youth building a movement for justice
Largest immigrant youth-led organization in the nation, Nonpartisan network made up of over 100,000 immigrant youth and allies and 55 affiliate organizations in 26 states
Main Office: 1900 L St. NW Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036
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