California Department of Social Services (CDSS) funds
qualified non-profits to provide immigration legal services
free of charge in the following categories:
These non-profit organizations provide legal services to immigrants residing in California free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis.
To access a comprehensive list of providers,
download the list here. For referrals to other qualified immigration attorneys who may charge a fee for their services, please consult "Lawyer Referral Services on the Other Resources page.
Qualified non-profits are directly connected to all 23 CSU campuses. CSU students, faculty, and staff can check with their respective campus to find more information about hours of operation, how to make an appointment, and the location of legal services.