IRC Immigration Services in San Diego
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The IRC in San Diego’s Immigration Department became accredited as a Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) agency in 1989, and has provided low cost, high quality immigration case management services to thousands of refugees, asylees, and immigrants over the years. The Immigration Department’s BIA accredited staff are authorized to complete immigration applications and represent clients in front of US government officials.
Many federal, state, and community organizations recognize the IRC as a skilled provider of naturalization and immigration services and thus, the IRC has implemented a series of innovative naturalization programs such as “Immigration 101” workshops, the “Citizenship at Your Workplace” initiatives (2000), websites with resources for refugees (2002 to present), and the Golden Door Citizenship services for seniors (2009).
Citizenship & Naturalization For refugees who have fled their native country, becoming citizens of the United States is a crucial step in making the US their new home. The IRC will guide clients through the process, from fingerprint, interview, to oath ceremony.
Home Tutoring In 2009, the IRC launched an innovative home tutoring program for home-bound clients over 65 years old who are unable to access citizenship classes. Funded by USCIS, the IRC trained volunteers to help the clients prepare for their citizenship interview.
Refugee/Aslyee Adjustment of Status Refugees are required by law to apply for their permanent residency one year after arrival in the US. The IRC is able to offer language appropriate case management services for those with limited English proficiency.
Family Reunification The IRC helps reunite families who have been separated by war and conflict, as well as assist immigrants and US citizens apply for family visas.
Additional Services The IRC assists with applications for Travel Document, Affidavit of Support, Work authorization, and Replacement of Lost Documents, and more.
Fee Waivers For low income clients, the IRC case managers can help prepare fee waivers for the government application fee.
Immigration Loans Starting 2010, the Immigration Department partnered with the IRC Center for Financial Opportunity and started a loan program for citizenship and Asylee Green Cards.
Community Outreach The IRC hosts informative presentations at community organizations and ESL classes to educate the community regarding the benefits of citizenship, and provide an opportunity to answer any immigration related questions.
Languages provided Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, Arabic, Somali, French, Russian, Bosnian, and more.
Call to make an appointment: 619 641 7510 ext. 250