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DACA/Immigration Status Support

Legal support with DACA and other immigration-related needs is available for free to Cal State LA students, staff, faculty and their immediate relatives (spouses, parents, siblings, and children). The services are provided through a partnership with the Central American Resource Center (CARECEN) LA College Legal Services. 

CARECEN-LA College Legal Services

CARECEN provides the following services in a non in-person capacity and continues working on existing cases, as well as initial consultations, online or by telephone.

  • General Consultations
  • Adjustment of status (residency)
  • Asylum
  • Citizenship/naturalization
  • Consular processing
  • DACA renewals
  • Family petitions
  • NACARA
  • 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.
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DACA Application Fees

If you’re applying for DACA for or renewing your status, you may be eligible for assistance with the application fee.

STEP 1: Meet with our CARECEN legal team to see if you’re eligible to apply for or renew DACA.
STEP 2: If you're eligible, make an appointment with the Office of the Vice President for Student Life by emailing [email protected]
STEP 3: Go to your appointment, bring the document provided by the CARECEN attorney and receive a check.