Cal State LA GFDRC – CARECEN Legal Services

Legal services available online and by telephone

While we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, the Central American Resource Center (CARECEN) is providing legal services in a non in-person capacity. CARECEN continues working on existing cases, as well as initial consultations, online or by telephone.

CARECEN-LA College Legal Services

Cal State LA students, staff, faculty and their immediate relatives (spouses, parents, siblings, and children) have access to free legal services provided by the CARECEN-LA College Legal Services team.

Services include:

  • General Consultations
  • Adjustment of status (residency)
  • Asylum
  • Citizenship/naturalization
  • Consular processing
  • DACA renewals
  • Family petitions
  • Removal of conditions of residency
  • Representation for unaccompanied minors
  • Residency card renewal/replacement
  • TPS renewals
  • U-Visa/VAWA
  • Work permit renewal

If you encounter a problem scheduling an appointment, email [email protected] for assistance.