Free DACA Renewal Workshops in Downtown L.A.
Does your DACA work permit expire before March 5, 2018? If so, renew before October 5, 2017.
Now through Oct. 5 at Catholic Charities of Los Angeles (1530 James M. Wood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90013)
For more information, seeDACA Renewal Assistance.
September 21, 23, 26, 28, and 30 and October 3 at Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (2533 W. 3rd St. #101, Los Angeles, CA 90057)
CHIRLA is offering #DACA renewals at NO COST ($495 filing fee covered) every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. Must be in line before 8 a.m. to be serviced.
Bring your work permit, SSN, photo ID, approval letters, and copy of previous application.
El reloj está corriendo si necesitas solicitar la renovación de #DACA! CHIRLA está ofreciendo renovaciones de #DACA sin costo alguno - aquí están las fechas disponibles y los documentos importantes que tendrás que traer para renovar.
For more information, visit Free DACA Renewal Clinic.
September 7, 14, 21, and 28, 3 - 5 p.m. at Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles (1145 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90005
- $495 renewal filing fee covered.
- Must bring documents: work permit, SSN card, photo ID, approval letters (if you have them), copy of last DACA application, advance parole travel documents (if applicable), and 2 passport-style pictures.
Register at (213) 385-2977, ext. 296 or email Anthony Perez. For more information, visit Free DACA Renewal Workshop.
September 22-24, 29-30 and October 1, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Public Counsel (610 S. Ardmore Ave., Los Angeles, CA 9005)
Free legal assistance with DACA renewals. They will create an appointment system this week. For more information, visit Immigration Law Clinic.
September 30 (9 a.m. - 4 p.m.) and October 2 (3 - 8 p.m.) in Los Angeles Council District 9
The Office of Councilman Curren Price, in collaboration with immigrant rights groups CHIRLA (Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights) and CARECEN (Central American Resource Center), will host two emergency DACA renewal workshops to assist DREAMers before a crucial Oct. 5 deadline.
Applicants who live in the Ninth District may receive full assistance to pay the $495 DACA renewal fee, subsidized by the Office of Councilman Price. DACA recipients with an expiration date on or before March 5, 2018 are urged to renew their permits before the looming Oct. 5, 2017 deadline.
The FREE workshops will be held Saturday, Sept. 30 at Green Meadows Recreation Center from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; and Monday, Oct. 2 at Councilman Curren Price’s District Office from 3-8 p.m.
For more information, visit Final Chance to Renew DACA! Councilman Price Helps Subsidize Renewal Fees for CD 9 Residents or contact the District Office at (323) 846-2651.
Free Immigration Screening Workshops in Downtown L.A.
Every Tuesday, 2 - 5 p.m. by appointment only at The Karsh Center (3750 W. 6th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90020 )
Advancing Justice-LA staff trained in DACA provide one-on-one assistance with each attendee in one of the following areas:
- Initial DACA application
- DACA Renewal application
- Expanded DACA or DAPA eligibility screening
Attendees are taught to self-file their DACA applications. These workshops are by appointment only.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, email email@example.com or visit Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles.
Free DACA Renewal Workshops in Downtown L.A.
September 23, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Southwestern Law School (3050 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90010)
Free DACA Workshop in Santa Monica
September 18, 2017, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at Virginia Avenue Park, Terry Center (2200 Virginia Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90404). Phone: (310) 458-8688
As part of our Immigration Series, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, (LAFLA) and Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights Los Angeles (CHIRLA), will share important information regarding the DACA.
Topics include: DACA rescission, DACA and travel, where DACA stands now, what people can do, important deadlines, and more.
Hear From Santa Monica Civic Leaders
- Mayor Ted Winterer, City of Santa Monica
- Chief Jaqueline Seabrooks and Interim Chief Ken Semko, Santa Monica Police Department
- Vice-President of Student Affairs Michael Tuitasi Santa Monica College
- Assistant Superintendent Dr. Mark Kelly, SMMUSD
Fraud Prevention Immigration Rights Workshop
Tuesday, August 15, 2017, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at Virginia Avenue Park
The City of Santa Monica, Legal Aid Foundation of LA, Familias Latinas Unidas and CARECEN are presenting a fraud prevention immigration rights workshop on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 from 6:30-8:30 pm at Virginia Avenue Park.
There will be a Q&A following the presentation This workshop will be presented in Spanish with English interpretation upon request.
Event Flyer for Fraud Prevention Workshop (PDF)
Assistance From the Mexican Consulate & The Immigration Institute of Mexico
Thursday, June 29, 2017, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Virginia Avenue Park Thelma Terry Center
The Mexican Consulate & The Immigration Institute of Mexico will provide valuable information about their services and programs, including a focus on:
- Passport requirements
- Dual Citizenship
- Somos Mexicanos Program
- Programa Paisano
*Q&A to follow general information session
Ongoing One-on-One Consultations
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles is having office hours at VAP every Wednesday from 4 - 7 p.m. Each week different specialized lawyers will be available. For the next few weeks, the schedule is as follows:
June 21 – Housing/Benefits
June 28 – Immigration
July 5 – Minimum Wage and Labor
July 12 – Immigration/Family
*By appointment only, call (310) 458-8688
Town Hall Meeting: United We Stand - Black and Brown Unity Building
Tuesday, May 2, from 11:15 a.m. to 12:35 p.m. in HSS 165
Come join us for an engaging discussion about building unity Among students of color at SMC. All students welcome!
Brought to you by: "United We Stand" Adelante Club, Associated Students, Black Collegians Club, Black Collegians, Program/Umoja Community, History Department, Homeboys and Homegirls Club, IDEAS Club, Latino Center, Mathematics Department, Progressive Student Union, and Social Sciences Department.
Event Flyer for Town Hall Meeting
Know Your Rights Workshop (Nara Kim, Korean Resource Center)
Tue, May 9, from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in HSS 103
Recent changes in immigration policy have resulted in Immigration and Customs Enforcement and police stopping people they “suspect” are undocumented. However, these changes have impacted not just undocumented immigrants. So whether you are undocumented, a recent immigrant, or a foreign student, learn how to protect yourself. Nara Kim from the Korean Resource Center will lead an interactive workshop about your constitutional rights, regardless of immigration status.
How to Assert Your Rights Workshop & Immigration Updates
Tuesday, March 14, 11:15 - 12:35 p.m. in Art 214
Immigration lawyer Jessica Hanson from the National Immigration Law Center will return to give a “Know Your Rights and Updates” workshop.
If you are concerned about recent immigration and deportation policies announced by the current administration, if you are an AB540, DACA or undocumented student or an ally please come and gather information that will inform and empower! Hosted by the Latino Center and Adelante Club.
Executive Orders, DACA, Raids and Your Rights (Jessica Hanson, National Immigration Law Center)
Thursday, March 2, 2017, 6-8 p.m. at Virginia Park, Santa Monica
Town Hall: United We Stand!
Thursday, February 23, 11:15 a.m. - 12:35 p.m. at Main Stage
Santa Monica College is hosting an opportunity for the campus community to engage in respectful dialogue regarding current political issues that are affecting students. All members of our educational institution are invited to assemble to share, discuss, and educate one another about the impact of current politics on the lives of students and their families. Tentatively, there will be a Q & A with panelists speaking on Reproductive Rights, Environmental concerns, and issues faced by Undocumented, Muslim, and LGBTQ+ Students.
“Instead of dwelling in the shadows of fear and doubt, I wholeheartedly urge you to focus on higher ground, to set your aspirations above the confusion and the uncertainty because that is where you will see the solutions that are meaningful,” – Dr. Kathryn E. Jeffery, Superintendent/President from the November Assembly
Sponsored by Associated Students of SMC, Office of Community and Academic Relations, Latino Center, Adelante Club, African-American Collegiate Center/Black Collegians Program an Umoja Community, Black Collegians Club, Progressive Student Union, I.D.E.A.S. Club, Improving Dreams Equality Access and Success, Homeboys & Homegirls Club, Gender Sexuality Alliance, Immigrant Youth Coalition, Center for Environmental and Urban Studies, Equity Committee, Art Department, Muslim Student Association, Mathematics Department, Counseling Department, and History Department
Need to Renew Your DACA?: Thursday, February 16, 2017, 12-5 p.m. at East Los Angeles College
Let's Talk Town Hall Meeting: Monday, November 28, 6-8 p.m. at Cayton Center
A safe and supportive space for students and staff to share their fears, concerns, and questions.
Student Resource Workshop: Tuesday, November 29, 11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at Library Promenade Event with resources available to students on immigration, LGBT, psychological services, the police department, etc.
Civic Action Event: Wednesday, November 30, 6-8 p.m. at Cayton Center
Community event with college, local, and state officials, as well as other relevant community leaders, to discuss with students how to safely and effectively take civic action going forward.
Unity Rally: Thursday December 1, 11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at Library Promenade
A rally for students, staff, and others in the SMC community to come together in unity and in support of all students. Followed by a march to City Hall organized by the Homeboys & Homegirls Club.
“Knowing Your Rights for Dreamers & Their Allies”: Tuesday, December 6, 2016 , 11:15 to 12:15 at ART 214
Discussion Facilitated by Immigration Attorneys
SMC DACA Renewal: Tuesday, December 13, 2016, by appointment only at Main Campus
Make Your DACA Renewal Appointment Request to sign up for your appointment.
Know Your Rights Immigration Workshop: Thursday, December 1, 6-8 p.m. at Thelma Terry Building, Virginia Avenue Park (2200 Virginia Avenue, Santa Monica 90404)
In light of the recent presidential elections, there are many questions that people have relating to immigration legislation, specifically impacting students and families that are living in the US undocumented. The AHEAD group along with local immigration attorneys will be hosting a “Know Your Rights Immigration” workshop to answer general questions related to issues including DACA and the California Dream Act.