National Immigration Legal Services Directory

Pars Equality Center

  • Location:
    1635 The Alameda
    San Jose, CA 95126
  • Phone:
    (408) 261-6405
  • Fax:
    (408) 297-6702
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

Pars Equality Center, a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, provides free or low-cost legal immigration services to qualified individuals. Our immigration services include Citizenship/Naturalization applications; Green Card and Green Card renewals; Domestic Violence based immigration petitions (VAWA, U Visa, I-751 with waiver); Family Petitions; I-730 Refugee/Asylee Relative Petitions; DACA renewals; Travel Documents; NVC Counselor Processing; Employment Authorization; Fee Waivers; Representation at USCIS interviews; and more complex immigration relief such as Humanitarian Reinstatements, Counselor Advocacy and Waivers under the Travel Ban.

Counties served: Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo, Santa Clara

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
Other areas of legal assistance: Civil Rights
Non-legal services: Citizenship / Civics classes, Employment services, ESL, Language services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
Languages spoken: Armenian, Azerbaijani, Dari, English, Farsi, French, Pashto, Persian, Spanish, Urdu
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes


Volunteer Coordinator
Saba Jalali
(408) 261-6405