ABA Immigration Justice Project of San Diego
The mission of the ABA Immigration Justice Project (IJP) is to promote due process and access to justice at all levels of the immigration and appellate court system, through the provision of high-quality pro bono legal services for those in immigration proceedings in San Diego. The IJP serves both detained and non-detained individuals, and recruits, trains, and mentors volunteer attorneys and law students representing clients.
|Detention Facilities Served:
||Otay Mesa Correctional Facility (CA)
|Areas of immigration legal assistance:
|Types of immigration legal services provided:
||Help completing forms
|Other areas of legal assistance:
||Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services
||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
|Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank:
|Nominal fee charged?
||Individuals detained at Otay Mesa may be added to our Legal Orientation Program waiting list by either calling (619) 255-8817 or submitting a request at the detention center to attend "LOP." Non-detained individuals may attend a free legal orientation on Wednesday mornings at 8:30 AM by appointment. The orientation is held at the San Diego Immigration Court located at 401 W. A Street, Suite 800, San Diego, CA 92101. Appointments are required. There is no cost to attend.