Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles
Free DACA application assistance, eligibility screenings, document reviews, and workshops are accessible through Advancing Justice in downtown Los Angeles.

National Immigration Law Center (NILC)
NILC provides tips, information, and updates on DACA and related policies. You can find the DACA Renewal Calculator (to determine when you should submit your renewal application) on the NILC website.

AB 60 Drivers Licenses

Governor Brown signed AB 60 into law in 2013, directing the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to issue an original driver’s license to any California resident who is eligible for a driver’s license, regardless of immigration status.

Drive California
Drive CA Coalition provides important resources for individuals seeking to apply for AB 60 licenses and for advocates in the community aiming to help prospective applicants.

Healthcare Access

Health 4 All Kids
Medi-Cal is available for all low-income children (under 19), regardless of immigration status. Visit the website to find out how to enroll.

My Health LA (MHLA)
MHLA provides primary health care to eligible residents of Los Angeles county. For more information, visit the website.

Health Access Project
Advancing Justice - Los Angeles’ Health Access Project provides a myriad of different health resources that are open to all immigrants.

API & LGBTQ

API Equality-LA
API Equality is an organization based in Los Angeles that advocates for and provides resources to LGBTQ Asian & Pacific Islanders. API Equality-LA created Q&A Space in an effort to create more accessible, culturally relevant resources for theAPI LGBTQ community, especially youth.

CA Values Act (SB54) & Know Your Rights Information

“The CA Values Act (SB 54), authored by Pro Tem Senator Kevin de Leon, curtails use of state and local resources from engaging in deportations and create safe spaces, including at schools, health facilities, and courthouses.  SB 54 was signed into law on Oct. 5, 2017 and went into effect on Jan. 1, 2018!” - ICE out of CA Website

ICE out of CA
This website provides resources in the event of a wrongful interaction with immigration enforcement.

Asian Americans Advancing Justice- Los Angeles Know Your Rights

Educational & Professional Resources

IMMIGRANTS RISING
Check out this website that provides different resources on different opportunities of livelihood using one’s ITIN (Individual Tax Identification Number).

General Immigration Services

Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles
For emergencies or legal help relating to an immigration issue please call Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles.

California Department of Social Services
Provides a list of non-profit organizations that provide legal services in different available languages all over California. Service range from; DACA applications, naturalization, legal training and technical assistance, education and outreach, and removal defense.

List of Pro- Bono Legal Service Providers
List of various immigration lawyers and organizations that are able to provide pro-bono legal services. Please inquire as each case may vary.