The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) funds qualified nonprofits to provide immigration legal services free of charge in the following categories: Application Assistance - Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA); Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies; Application Assistance - Naturalization; Legal Training and Technical Assistance; and Education and Outreach. These nonprofit organizations provide legal services to immigrants residing in California free of charge, but 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, visit
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