National Immigration Legal Services Directory

Jewish Family Service of San Diego

  • Location:
    8788 Balboa Avenue
    San Diego, CA 92123
  • Phone:
    (858) 637-3365
  • Fax:
    (858) 637-3031
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

Our Refugee Resettlement Department offers low-cost immigration services to all members of the community. Clients can apply for green cards or citizenship, replace their missing immigration documents, apply for work authorizations and refugee travel documents, petition for their family members, and more. We also provide affirmative and defensive asylum representation if you qualify for the Prins Program: You must fit into one of five categories: musician, artists, scholar, professional, or scientist.

Counties served: San Diego
Detention Facilities Served: Otay Mesa Correctional Facility (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, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
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: Language services
Populations served: Detained individuals, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: Albanian, Arabic, Burmese, English, Farsi, Hebrew, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Urdu
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Our Prins Asylum Program is a pro bono service if you qualify for the program.