Understanding your legal options and rights is very important to your immigration process. You should consult with immigration attorneys or BIA accredited representatives to consider all of your legal options and find out if you qualify for any immigration benefits, including those listed below.
Schedule a Free Immigration Consultation
OTHER FORMS OF IMMIGRATION RELIEF
FREE LEGAL REPRESENTATION FOR DETAINED PEOPLE
The Immigrant Rights Legal Defense Program in San Diego offers free legal representation for detained immigrants or those presently in Alternative to Detention status. For information or for a consultation call the program's direct line (619) 446-2883. ENGLISH - SPANISH - ARABIC - CHINESE (SIMPLIFIED) - CHINESE (TRADITIONAL) - DARI - FARSI - KOREAN - SOMALI - TAGALOG - VIETNAMESE
MEDICAL FOR SENIORS (50 YEARS+)
As of May 1, 2022, all eligible Californians 50 years of age or older can get free full-scope MediCal regardless of immigration status. Medi-Cal covers preventative care, annual check-ups, mental health, prescription drugs and medical supplies, and more. People can qualify for full-scope MediCal if they are undocumented, and using MediCal (except for long-term care) will not hurt your immigration status. Apply today to find out if you qualify. Ways to apply:
- Online at www.mybenefitscalwin.org (use the Language tab at the top right of the homepage to view the information in the language you prefer)
- By phone by dialing 2-1-1
- Contact the County of San Diego Call Center 1-866-262-9881
- In-person at various Family Resource Centers in the County. Find a location near you here.
SELF HELP DESK FLYER
The Immigration Self Help desk assists individuals who are in removal proceedings to guide them through the process. They do so by providing informational sessions, one-on-one consultations, and outreach to pro-bono attorneys in the community.
If you need services that Alliance San Diego is unable to provide, we recommend you reach out to a local non-profit or private attorney.
USCIS COVID UPDATES
Want to know what your school financial aid options are as a non-citizen? Check out our college resource guides.
- College Resources (ENGLISH) (SPANISH)
- Educational Resource Guide for Undocumented Students
- SB 68 Guide (ENGLISH) (SPANISH)
CALIFORNIA EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS
FAMILY PREPAREDNESS PLAN
THE IMMIGRANT JUSTICE CALIFORNIA HEALTH RESOURCE GUIDE
This resource guide connects immigrant and refugee communities—including uninsured and/or undocumented community members—to critical services that are affordable and accessible in the State of California.