IMMIGRATION SERVICES (4290 E Ashlan)
Our office is currently providing general consultations to applicants and assisting on a case by case basis.
Office Hours: Monday - Friday from 8 AM - 5 PM
Telephone: (559) 291-5428
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is an administrative relief that allows eligible immigrants to request consideration of deferred action for a period of two years, subject to renewal. They are also eligible for work authorization. Deferred action does not provide lawful status.
The Education & Leadership Foundation’s Immigration Integration Help Center (IIHC) representatives and its volunteers are committed to informing, protecting, and providing the best services to individuals who are eligible to renew their DACA. This service is free of charge for eligible low income residents of California.
Presently, ELF’s is not submitting DACA Initial Applications pursuant to the July 16, 2021 order from the Southern District of Texas, DACA Initial applications can be submitted to USCIS but are not currently being reviewed or approved by USCIS.
Family of U.S. Citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents may petition for certain family members to receive either a Green Card, a fiancé(e) visa or a K-3/K-4 visa based on the relationship. Our office is assisting with a Legal consultation to determine applicants eligibility.
Adjustment of Status is the process that eligible immigrants can use to apply for lawful permanent resident status when present in the United States.
Applicants with an approved immigrant petition can apply at a U.S. Department of State consulate abroad for an immigrant visa in order to come to the United States and be admitted as a permanent resident. This process is determined on a case by case basis.
An immigration waiver is a pardon for a specific immigration violation. The I-601A Provisional Waiver allows immigrants who are statutorily eligible for an immigrant visa; who only need a waiver of inadmissibility for unlawful presence to apply for that waiver in the United States before they depart for their immigrant visa interview. The I-601 Inadmissibility waiver is for immigrants who are ineligible to be admitted to the United States as an immigrant or to adjust status in the United States