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Before you get started, check out this link: https://unitedwedream.org/2021/07/guidance-for-daca-recipients-and-legal-practitioners-frequently-asked-questions/

I need help accessing legal resources and/or paying my DACA renewal fees— how can UWD help?

Numerous organizations across the country are providing DACA assistance. Please find that list below and reach out to them for support. If you're state is not listed below, you may seek other resources and notifications of UWD’s DACA Application fund HERE. *If there is not a local partner listed in your geography check out Immi legal services search engine HERE or the Immigration Advocates Network Legal Services Directory HERE

If you’re a DACA beneficiary of Mexican origin, remember that your consulate offers you assistance. We invite Mexican DACA recipients to approach their consulate for an immigration screening and individualized legal assistance. Click HERE for a list of local Mexican Consulates or call 855-463-6395.

Alabama

Hispanic Catholic Social Services La Casita - http://hcsslacasita.org/immigration/

  • Located in Homewood, serving statewide 
  • Services
    • DACA Legal Services by appointment
    • Call or email: 205-987-4771, lhillhouse@bhmdiocese.org

Alaska

Alaska Immigration Justice Project - http://www.akijp.org/immigration-legal-assistance/

  • Located in Anchorage and Juneau, serves statewide
  • Services
    • DACA Legal Services
    • Call 907-279-2457 (Anchorage), 907-789-1326 (Juneau)

Arizona

Arizona Center For Empowerment  via Living for Change in Arizona — https://www.empoweraz.org/renewmydaca 

  • Located in Phoenix, serving the surrounding area and county, and can support folks who live further away via phone/video. 
  • Services:
    • Financial Support for Renewals
    • 0% interest loans through Marisol Federal Credit Union
    • DACA Legal Services 
    • Call 602-388-9745 

Arizona Dream Act Coalition  — https://www.facebook.com/theadac/

  • Located in Phoenix, serves statewide 
  • Services: 
    • DACA Legal Services 
    • Call or email: 6028423748, info@theadac.org

Arkansas

Arkansas Immigrant Defense - https://aidarkansas.com/legal 

  • Located in Springdale, serves statewide
  • Services  
    • DACA Legal Services 
    • Call 479-925-9095

California

CHIRLA -  https://www.chirla.org/what-we-do/programs-initiatives/legal-services/ 

  • Located in Los Angeles, serving surrounding area and statewide
  • Services:
    • DACA Clinics and DACA Legal Services
    • Limited funding for full financial support for USCIS fees
    • Call or email: 213-353-1333, evelasco@chirla.org

Korean Resource Center  — https://www.krcla.org/immigration 

  • Located in Los Angeles and Orange County, serving the surrounding area and counties
  • Services: 
    • DACA Legal Services
    • Appointment Only 
    • Call 323-937-3718 (LA) & 714-869-7624 (OC) 

Solidarity  — https://www.caminoimmigrationservices.org/

CARECEN SF  — https://carecensf.org/actions/protect-daca/ 

  • Located in San Francisco, serving Northern California
  • Services: 
    • DACA Legal Services
    • May have referrals for financial assistance
    • Call 415-642-4400 

Haitian Bridge Alliance  — https://haitianbridge.org/index-4.html 

  • Located in San Diego, serving nationally
  • DACA Resources

Immigrant Rights & Education Network (SIREN)  — https://www.sirenimmigrantrights.org/daca 

Colorado

Catholic Charities of Central Colorado - https://www.ccharitiescc.org/family-services/family-immigration-services/ 

Connecticut

Connecticut Students for a Dream - https://www.ct4adream.org/

  • Located:  Statewide assistance 
  • DACA resources and referrals 

Connecticut Institute for Refugees and Immigrants - https://cirict.org/immigration-legal-services/ 

  • Located in Bridgeport, Stamford, & Hartford 
  • DACA Legal Services 
  • Call or email: 203-336-0141 (Bridgeport), 203-965-7190 (Stamford), 860-692-3085 (Hartford), immigration@cirict.org 

Delaware

Catholic Charities Diocese of Wilmington 

  • Located in Wilmington, Dover, and Georgetown, serving surrounding areas
  • Services
    • DACA Legal Services by appointment
    • Call 302-655-9624 (Wilmington), 302-856-9578 (Georgetown), 302-674-1600 (Dover)

Georgia

Latino Community Fund Inc (LCF Georgia)  — https://lcfgeorgia.org/guia-para-familias/sus-derechos/daca-georgia/ 

  • Located in Atlanta, serving statewide 
  • Services:
    • Financial Support, Legal Referrals, Toolkits
    • Email info@LCFGeorgia.org

Asian Americans Advancing Justice  — https://www.advancingjustice-atlanta.org/legal-services 

Hawaii 

Pacific Gateway Center - https://www.pacificgatewaycenter.org/immigration-and-refugee-services 

Idaho

La Posada - https://www.adminrelief.org/legalhelp/organization.392850-La_Posada_Inc 

Indiana

Illinois 

Hana Center — https://www.hanacenter.org/ils 

Immigration Project  - http://www.immigrationproject.org

  • Located in Normal & Champaign; serves statewide (86 counties)
  • Services 
    • DACA, some USCIS fee assistance, Know Your Rights, General Legal Consultations
    • Call or email: 309-829-8703 ext. 108; i.info@immigrationproject.org
    • Include in voicemail or email: 
    •  full name, birth date. date you received your first LPR card, if applicable, city of residence, and a good number to call

Iowa

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Dubuque - https://www.catholiccharitiesdubuque.org/immigration-legal-services 

  • Located in Ames, Cedar Rapids, Decorah, Dubuque, Mason City, and Waterloo 
  • Services
    • DACA Legal Services by appointment
    • Call 319-364-7121

Kansas 

Kansas/Missouri Dream Alliance —  https://www.ksmoda.org/ 

  • Located in Kansas City, serving the surrounding metro area in Kansas and Missouri.

El Centro, Inc.  — https://www.elcentroinc.com/ 

  • Located in Kansas City, serving Wyandotte, Johnson and Shawnee County in Kansas. 
  • Services: 
    • DACA Clinics
      • Call  913-677-0100 or email daca@elcentroinc.com

Kentucky 

International Center of Kentucky — https://www.icofky.com/immigration-services 

  • Located in Bowling Green & Owensboro
  • Services 
    • DACA Legal Services
    • Call 270-781-8336 (Bowling Green) or 270-683-3423 (Owensboro)

Louisiana

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans - https://www.ccano.org/immigration-services/

  • Located in New Orleans, serves surrounding areas
  • Services
    • DACA Legal Services
    • Call 504-227-3333

Maine

Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project - https://ilapmaine.org/get-legal-help

Maryland

CASA de Maryland, Inc  — https://wearecasa.org/

  • Located in Hyattsville and also serving individuals from Washington, D.C. Services: 
  • DACA renewal assistance by appointment.  
    • Call 240-491-5764, leave your name and number and request for an appointment

Massachusetts 

Catholic Social Services Diocese of Fall River - https://www.cssdioc.org/ileap/# 

  • Located in Fall River, New Bedford, Hyannis
  • Services
    • DACA Legal Services by appointment 
    • Call 508-674-4681

Michigan 

Immigrant Services Provider Reference Guide (updated 1/2020) https://michiganimmigrant.org/sites/default/files/Michigan-Immigrant-Service-Provider-Reference-Guide-01-26-2020.pdf 

Minnesota 

Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota - https://www.ilcm.org/immigration-help/cases-served/ 

  • Located in St. Paul, Austin, Moorhead, and Worthington, serving statewide
  • Services 
    • DACA Legal Services by appointment
    • Call for initial intake screening and renewal appointments: 651-641-1011 or 1-800-233-1368

Mississippi

https://mscenterforjustice.org/ 

Mississippi Center for Justice

El Pueblo Immigration Legal Services  —  https://elpueblo-ms.org/

  • Located in Biloxi, serving Southern and Central Mississippi
  • Services: 

Mississippi Immigrants Rights Alliance - https://yourmira.org/what-we-do/the-legal-project/ 

Nebraska

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Omaha - https://www.ccomaha.org/program-and-services/immigration-legal-services 

  • Located in Omaha, immigration legal services located in Schuyler
  • Services
    • DACA Legal Services by Appointment 
    • Call 402-939-4615

New Hampshire 

Catholic Charities of New Hampshire - https://www.cc-nh.org/programs/immigration-legal-services/ 

  • Located in Nashua, serving surrounding areas
  • Services
    • DACA Legal Services by appointment
    • Call 603-889-9431

New Jersey 

Make the Road New Jersey - https://www.facebook.com/maketheroadnj/photos/pcb.5020831571320815/5020831254654180 

  • Located in Elizabeth, serving statewide
  • Services

New Mexico

New Mexico Immigrant Law Center  —  https://www.nmilc.org/daca 

  • Located in Albuquerque, serving statewide
  • Services: 
    • DACA Legal Services by appointment
    • Call 505-247-1023

New Mexico Dream Team  — https://www.nmdreamteam.org/ 

  • Located in Albuquerque, serving statewide 
  • Services:
    • DACA Legal Services Referrals & Resources
    • Organizing DACA recipients

Santa Fe Dreamers Project   — http://www.santafedreamersproject.org/ 

  • Located in Santa Fe, serving statewide
  • Services
    • DACA Legal Services by appointment
    • Call 505-490-2789

New York

Make the Road NY  —  https://maketheroadny.org/

  • Located in New York, serving statewide
  • Services: 
    • DACA Legal Services by appointment
    • Call or email at 718-565-8500 ext 4456, yenny.quispe@maketheroadny.org

Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF)  —  https://aaldef.org

  • Located in New York Citywide, serving surrounding area including northern NJ
  • Services: 
    • DACA Clinics 
    • DACA legal services are generally available to undocumented AAPI youth only
    • Email at info@aaldef.org
    • AALDEF collaborates with community groups on DACA renewal workshops and provides training to pro bono attorneys/law firms.

Cabrini Immigrant Services of NYC, Inc.  —  http://cis-nyc.org/immigration-legal-and-social-services/ 

  • Located in New York
  • Services: 
    • DACA Legal Services by appointment
    • Call or email: 212-791-5690x100 or info@cis-nyc.org 

Coalition for Immigrant Freedom — https://nmcir.org/programs/ 

  • Located in New York City, serving surrounding including Staten Island, Long Island, Westchester
  • Services 
    • DACA Legal Services by appointment 
    • Call or Email: 212-781-0355, gfranco@nmcir.org or info@nmcir.org 

Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM)  — https://www.drumnyc.org/ 

  • Located in New York City, serving surrounding areas and statewide
  • Services
    • DACA Legal Services for members
    • Call 718-205-3036 

Nevada

Make the Road Nevada  — https://maketheroadnv.org

Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada —  https://www.planimmigration.org/ 

  • Located in Reno
  • Services:
    • DACA Legal Services by appointment
    • Call at 775-800-1851

UNLV Immigration Clinic  — https://law.unlv.edu/clinics/immigration

Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada  — https://ccsnn.org/pages/immigration-assistance

  • Located in Reno, Serving Northern Nevada and the Eastern Sierra - our outreach goes to all counties through Nevada except for Clark County
  • Services: 
    • DACA Legal Services
    • Call 775-393-3877 or email aallen@ccsnn.org

North Carolina

World Relief Durham  — https://worldreliefdurham.org/legal 

Ohio

Community Refugee and Immigration Services - https://www.crisohio.org/legal-services/

  • Located in Columbus, serving surrounding areas
  • Services
    • DACA Legal Services 
      • Intake is on Tuesdays and Thursdays
      • Call or email: 614-235-5747, 614-456-1527, mmorrissette@cris-ohio.org 

Oregon

Catholic Charities Oregon - https://www.catholiccharitiesoregon.org/services/migration-services/immigration-legal-services/ 

  • Located in Portland, serving surrounding area
  • Services
    • DACA Legal Services
      • Call or email: 503-542-2855, immigrationemail@ccoregon.org

Pennsylvania

Casa San Jose  —  https://casasanjose.org/

  • Located in Pittsburgh, serving surrounding area including Southwestern Pennsylvania 
  • Services: 
    • DACA Legal Services by appointment 
    • Call 412-343-3111 

Oklahoma

Catholic Charities of Eastern Oklahoma  —  https://cceok.org/immigration

  • Located in Tulsa, serving Eastern Oklahoma
  • Services: 

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Oklahoma City  —  https://www.catholiccharitiesok.org/ 

Dream Action Oklahoma  —  https://www.daok.org

  • Located in Oklahoma City, serving mostly OKC MSA, but also other states 
  • Services: 

Rhode Island

Catholic Social Services Diocese of Fall River - https://www.cssdioc.org/ileap/# 

  • Located in Fall River, New Bedford, Hyannis, and Tiverton
  • Services
    • DACA Legal Services by appointment 
    • Call 401-624-927

South Carolina

Catholic Charities of South Carolina - https://charitiessc.org/immigration-legal-services 

  • Located in Mt. Pleasant, Hilton Head, & Greenville, serving surrounding areas
  • Services
    • DACA Legal Services by appointment 
    • Call 843-388-0089 (Mt. Pleasant), 855-377-1357 (Hilton Head), 1-800-705-8748 ext. 6 (Greenville)

Tennessee

Tennessee Immigrant & Refugee Rights Coalition  — http://www.tnimmigrant.org

  • Located in Nashville, serving statewide.
  • Services
    • DACA Legal Services
    • Call or email at 615-414-1030, resources@tnimmigrant.org

Texas

Equal Justice Center  —  https://www.equaljusticecenter.org/what/daca.html 

Catholic Charities of Central Texas  —  https://www.ccctx.org/immigration-legal-services/ 

North Texas Dream Team  —  https://www.facebook.com/NorthTexasDreamTeam 

The Council For Minority Student Affairs  —  https://www.facebook.com/CMSA.TAMU 

  • Located in College Station, serving University campus and surrounding college station/Bryan community
  • DACA legal services referrals and resources

Utah

Immigrant Legal Services  —  http://www.immigrantlegalservices.org/

  • Located in Salt Lake City, serving statewide. 
  • Services: 
    • DACA Legal Services
    • Call or Email: 801-888-9186, admin@ilsutah.org

Virginia

Just Neighbors  —  https://www.justneighbors.org/

  • Located in Annandale, Herndon and serving Northern VA but also some expansion in rural areas of VA. Contact for specific cities.
  • Services:
    • DACA Legal Services by appointment
    • Call or email: 703-979-1240, info@justneighbors.org

NAKASEC Virginia  —  https://nakasec.org/virginia

  • Located in Annandale, serving statewide 
  • Services:
    • DACA Legal Services by appointment
    • Call 703-256-2208.

Washington 

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project — https://www.nwirp.org/our-work/direct-legal-services/deferred-action-daca/

  • Located in Seattle, Granger, Wenatchee, & Tacoma
  • Services
    • DACA Legal Services by appointment
    • Call 1-855-313-7326

Wisconsin

Catholic Charities of Milwaukee - https://risccmke.org/en/daca-renewal/ 

  • Located in Milwaukee, serving surrounding area
  • Services
    • DACA Legal Services by appointment 
    • Call 414-643-8570