The Higher Education Legal Services (HELS) initiative is a unique opportunity for students, staff, and faculty at local colleges to access personalized Immigration Legal Services from highly qualified legal practitioners. JFS Immigration Attorneys and Department of Justice Representatives are available at local schools to provide culturally-competent, trauma-informed, and reliable expertise to the campus community.
The Migration Policy Institute estimates that almost 98,000 unauthorized-immigrant students graduate from high school in the United States every year
In 2017, about 29 million immigrants were working or looking for work in the U.S., making up some 17% of the total civilian labor force. Lawful immigrants made up the majority of the immigrant workforce, at 21.2 million.
(Pew Research Center)
JFS is a proud member and legal partner of the San Diego Rapid Response Network. Together, we stand ready to respond to the needs of vulnerable immigrants and their families.
Pro bono legal services for families and minors in removal proceedings.
For Alan, it’s all about building a better future for his family.