Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Free* Deferred Action Workshop-Roybal Civitas

The Asian Pacific American Legal Center will be hosting a free* deferred action legal clinic at the

Edward Roybal Learning Center/ Civitas School of Leadership
1200 W. Colton Street , Los Angeles, CA 90017
213-580-6430 Phone

Eligibility Criteria for Deferred Action:

  • Arrived in the United States by your 16th birthday
  • Be under the age of 31 as of June 15, 2012
  • Have continuously resided in the United States from June 15, 2007-June 15, 2012
  • Enter the United States without inspection before June 15, 2012 or have your lawful immigration status expire as of June 15, 2012
  • Currently be in school, graduated from high school, obtained a General Education Diploma certificate (G.E.D), or be an honorably discharged veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces
  • Have not been convicted of a felony offense, a significant misdemeanor offense, multiple misdemeanor offenses, or otherwise pose a threat to national security or public safety
  • Pass a background check

For more information, please call one of our in-language hotlines:

Chinese: (800) 520-2356
Khmer: (800) 867-3126
Korean (800) 867-3640
Thai (800) 267-7395
Tagalog/English/Spanish: (888) 349-9695

*Applicants will be responsible for all USCIS application filing fees ($465.00).


Event Date: 
Tuesday, November 27th 2012


Disaster Relief Assistance for Immigrants (DRAI)
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday - Friday

For more information or to apply to DRAI, please call: 

Chinese (Mandarin/Cantonese)  (213) 241-8872
Khmer  (213) 241-8877
Korean  (213) 241-8873
Tagalog  (213) 241-8874
Thai  (213) 241-8875
Vietnamese  (213) 241-8876
English/Other, Non-Spanish  (213) 241-8880
Spanish/English** (CARECEN)  (213) 315-2659
Spanish/English** (CHIRLA)  (213) 201-8700
 (213) 395-9547

*This list will continue to expand.
** Spanish assistance available through CARECEN & CHIRLA.
***We are experiencing heavier call volume than usual. We highly encourage you to call your native language phone line, the wait time may be shorter. 

Our mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders and to create a more equitable and harmonious society.