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 AAPI DACA Collaborative
This collaborative is committed to outreaching and providing services to DACA eligible API youth. Check out the list of resources for information on DACA funding lists, webinars for outreach, fact sheets, and more.
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 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.
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.
API & LGBTQ
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.
TRUST Act & Immigration Enforcement
The TRUST Act is a policy in California that was implemented in 2014 to set a minimum standard across the state to limit cruel immigration “hold” requests in local jails.
California Trust Act
This website provides resources in the event of a wrongful interaction with immigration enforcement. To report cases of unjust immigration detention, please contact the TRUST Act Hotline: 1-844-TRUST-01 (1-844-878-7801) or email email@example.com.
Educational & Professional Resources
E4FC's Career License Guide
Check out this guide to learn how to apply for a professional license using your Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) if you do not have a Social Security Number (SSN).
General Immigration Services
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.