National Immigration Legal Services Directory

Catholic Charities of San Diego - Immigrant Services (Chula Vista Office)

  • Location:
    293 H Street
    Chula Vista, CA 91910
  • Phone:
    (619) 498-0722
  • Fax:
    (619) 498-0729
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:

Catholic Charities, Diocese of San Diego (CCDSD) provides low-cost immigration services to residents of San Diego and Imperial Counties to foster family reunification, empowerment, and social integration.  CCDSD has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Justice since 1982.

Counties served: Imperial, San Diego
Detention Facilities Served: El Centro SPC (CA), Imperial Regional Adult Detention Facility (CA), Otay Mesa Correctional Facility (CA), San Diego CDF (CA)

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Language services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Office Of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)-funded services for trafficking victims, Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: Arabic, Arabic (Egyptian), English, Farsi, French, Haitian Creole, Iraqi, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Vietnamese
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: All detained, non-detained and unaccompanied minor services are pro bono / free of charge. DACA, Naturalization, Consular Processing and Other Immigration Remedies Pro Bono to those at or below 250% of the Federal Poverty Line.


Volunteer Coordinator
Nadine Toppozada

IAN Partners

  • pro bono net
  • american immigration lawyers association
  • national immigration law center
  • unidos us
  • immigration legal resource center
  • immigration legal resource center
  • american immigration council
  • american civil liberties union
  • american immigration council
  • national immigration project
  • the advocates for human rights
  • lutheran immigration and refugee service
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