MCC does not provide direct legal or immigration assistance. The page below is to help you find the resources you need.

If you or someone you know needs immigration assistance, please get in touch with CAIR-San Francisco’s Legal Services Department via this intake form or their legal hotline at (408) 986-9874 or the Immigration Institute of the Bay Area at (510) 894-3639 (flyer). To report a civil rights complaint or an Islamophobic incident, please use this intake form and this reporting form.

In addition to pro bono CAIR-SFBASABA-NCIIBAProject Anar, and Church World Services‘s legal services, these community members also offer paid immigration legal services in the San Francisco Bay Area:

For immigration examinations and I-693 Form completion (Medical Examination and Vaccination Record), please contact Dr. Farah Rana at Pacific Health Clinic in San Leandro at (510) 686-1122.

Please see our divorce services page for community members who are family attorneys and can help with divorce/custody.

If you encounter issues showing your ID to employers, health clinics, DMV Social Services, etc., you can contact the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practice. (800) 255-7688

They will contact the party and assist in resolving any issues regarding identification. Hours: 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday. Services are available in many languages.

Bay Area Legal Aid provides legal services. For general legal advice, please call (800) 551-5554. For Health Consumer Center Legal Advice Line, please call (855) 693-7285. They cover the area of health care coverage and access, including:

  • – The Affordable Care Act
  • – Understanding your rights and obligations under the Affordable Care Act & Covered California
  • – Public Health Insurance
  • – Problems getting or keeping Medi-Cal, Denti-Cal, Medicare, In-Home Supportive Services, Paratransit, and County Health Programs
  • – Private Health Insurance
  • – Problems getting or keeping private health insurance coverage, services, and treatment.
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