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Higher Education Legal Services

Empowering our local college communities with immigration legal services.

The Higher Education Legal Services (HELS) initiative is a unique opportunity for current 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.

Services include:

  • Immigration eligibility consultations
  • DACA
  • Naturalization
  • Family-based immigration
  • Know Your Rights sessions
  • Emergency Planning & Safety Preparedness
  • Other legal immigration services

HELS Frequently Asked Questions

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For more information about the HELS program, call (858) 637-3345 or email [email protected].

For general information about JFS Immigration Services, call (858) 637-3365.

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DACA Renewal Workshops

October 26–28, 2021  |  9:00am–3:00pm

By appointment only. Space is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. All appointments will be virtual.

Eligible to renew? Questions? Need to make an appointment?

Contact us for possible eligibility assessment and for appointment availability:
(858) 637-3345 | [email protected]

Remember to bring:

  • CA Driver License/valid ID
  • All available DACA applications
  • Work Authorization card
  • Any issued Passport (even if expired)
  • Social Security card
  • Proof of current household income or if full-time student, proof of enrollment


All information submitted is confidential and will not be shared with government or other agencies.