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Los Rios Community College District:
Free Immigration Legal Services

The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA), in collaboration with Los Rios Community College District offers free virtual/telephonic immigration consultations to LRCCD students, faculty and staff.

CHIRLA immigration services include:

  • Immigration consultations
  • DACA Renewals
  • Naturalization
  • Family-based immigration
  • Know Your Rights

To make an appointment, visit Legal.CHIRLA.org.

Legal Services in Sacramento

  • CAIR California offers civil rights legal services, immigration legal services and other community resources. Email: mZahriya@cair.com.
  • California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA) is a nonprofit legal service program created to help California's low-income individuals and communities representing all types of individuals and communities. 
  • Opening Doors provides high-quality, affordable legal services to refugees, victims of crime, victims of human trafficking, and other low-income individuals in Sacramento and surrounding counties. Phone: (916) 492-2591 ext. 238; email:  info@openingdoorsinc.com.
  • Sacramento FUEL Network offers legal consultations, legal representations, family preparedness assistance, assistance of representations for individuals facing deportation.
    Phone: (916) 245-6773; email: info@sacfuelnetwork.org
    • 24/7 hotline run by Sacramento ACT for two types of situations:
      • Individuals that are witnessing active ICE enforcement
      • Individuals that were apprehended by ICE within the last 12 hours
      • Hotline phone: (916) 245-6773
  • Sacramento Food Bank and Family Resources offers immigration legal assistance, food access, computer and technology assistance and workshops, ESL classes and parenting education classes. Phone: (916) 456-1980; email: immigration2sacramentofoodbank.org.
  • University of Pacific McGeorge School of Law offers Health and Legal Clinics Services, educational opportunities, DACA information and Removal Defense services. Phone: (916) 340-6080; email: bnordahl@pacific.edu.
  • World Relief Sacramento offers immigration legal services and legal support network provided at a low-cost throughout the Sacramento area. Phone: (916) 978-2650.

National Legal Services

  • Immigration Advocates Network maintains a national directory of more than 950 free or low-cost nonprofit immigration legal services providers in all 50 states.
  • Immigration Law Help is a searchable online directory of over 1,000 free or low-cost nonprofit immigration legal services providers in all 50 states. 
  • The Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) works with and educated immigrants, community organizations, and the legal sector to continue to build a democratic society that values diversity and the rights of all people.
  • The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) is a Latino legal civil rights organization. Often described as the law firm of the Latino community, MALDEF promotes social change through advocacy, communications, community education, and litigation in the areas of education, employment, immigrant rights, and political access.
  • The National Immigrant Law Center (NILC) is one of the leading organizations in the U.S. exclusively dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of low-income immigrants.
  • The National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) is dedicated to ensuring human rights protections and access to justice for all immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers.

Privacy

Subject Privacy Information
CRC Policy Cosumnes River College will not release any personally identifiable student information, including any data related to immigration status, without a judicial warrant, subpoena or court order, unless authorized by the student or required by law.
College Eligibility The CCCs, CSUs & UCs are open to all students who meet the minimum requirements for admission, regardless of immigration status.
Financial Aid Benefits Students can be confident that based on federal and state law, any information they submit on their college admission and/or financial aid applications will not put themselves or their families at risk.
Restricting Data Access Directory information, which includes name, dates of attendance, and other factors can be considered public information. Students may request that the college restrict access to their directory information by contacting the Admissions and Records Office