Legal Services

Through the University of California Immigrant Legal Services Center, UCSB students can receive free immigration-related legal services

These services include:

  • Legal advice and representation for undocumented students in the UC system and their families, as well as students who are U.S. citizens with undocumented family members including parents and siblings

  • Legal support for informational and know-your-rights sessions at the six UC campuses without law schools: UC Merced, UC San Francisco, UC Santa Cruz, UC Santa Barbara, UC San Diego, and UC Riverside

  • Legal support for campus clinics and workshops to assist with applications for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and other immigration related relief

  • In-depth consultations and direct representation in immigration court or before immigration agencies

  • Emergency cases where students or immediate family members detained or at risk of deportation

  • In case of an emergency regarding immigration matters please contact USS Coordinator at (805) 893-5609. Emergency cases are taken at anytime (through the work cell phone provided) given the urgency of emergency cases.

For more information, you can visit the UC Immigrant Legal Services Center



If you have any questions, please contact: 
ucsbundocstudentservices@sa.ucsb.edu
or
diana.valdivia@sa.ucsb.edu
(805) 893-5609