Immigration Legal Services

Legal Services

Through a partnership of Associated Students, Undocumented Student Services and the UC Immigrant Legal Services Center, an attorney dedicated to immigration issues is now available for consultation and advice. Attorney Ron Perry will provide counsel and advise to UCSB students and their immediate families with matters such as

  • Legal advice for undocumented students in the UC system and their families, as well as students who are U.S. citizens with undocumented family members
  • Legal support for informational and know-your-rights sessions at UC Santa Barbara
  • Legal support for campus clinics and workshops to assist with applications for benefits available under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), and other immigration related relief
  • DACA applications and renewals
  • Special Immigrant Juvenile Status
  • U-visas
  • Temporary Protected Status

Associated Students funding may not be used for the representation of individuals, so where that is necessary, the intake will be done by Mr. Perry, but a regular staff attorney at the UC lmmigrant Legal Services Center will be associated in for representation. 

Appointments may be made directly with Mr. Perry through the following link: 

During the summer session, appointments are available on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9am to 11am and on Wednesday from 9am to 12 am and 1pm to 5 pm. His office is located at the Associate Students Legal Resource Center at 6550 Pardall Rd, Isla Vista, CA 93117. 

Ronald K. Perry, Attorney, AS/UC Immigrant Legal Services at UCSB
6550 Pardall Rd. Isla Vista, CA 93117
Tel: 805.893.4246 | Email:


Offers 24/7 assistance for emergency cases where students or immediate family members are detained or at risk of deportation. Contact Undocumented Student Services Coordinator at (805) 893-5609 for referral.

Associated Students Legal Resource Center (ASLRC)

Offers free information and support to registered UCSB students on a wide range of issues, including legal consultations, education, and referrals.

  • MIP, Public Intoxication, Fake ID, noise violations and public urination citations
  • Security deposit disputes, evictions, habitability situations
  • Restraining orders, dissolutions
  • Vehicle accidents
  • Lease & rental Information, roommate conflicts
  • DACA application support

For assistance, visit the ASLRC at The Pardall Center (Upstairs in the 2nd Floor)
6550B Pardall Road, Isla Vista

Know Your Rights

Remember, all people in the U.S., regardless of immigration status, have rights under the U.S. Constitution and other laws. Make sure you know your rights if you are approached by police or ICE. Review the information below to help you understand what your rights are and what to do in different situations.

  • You have the right to remain silent
  • You do not have to discuss your immigration or citizenship status
  • Stay Calm and be polite. Do not lie about your citizenship or provide fake documents
  • You do not have to sign anything without talking to a lawyer
  • You have the right to speak to an attorney before answering any questions.

If you are stopped by an immigration enforcement officer:

: "I am exercising my 5th Amendment right under the U.S. Constitution to remain silent. I do not wish to speak with you, answer your questions, or sign or give you any documents without a lawyer present. I do not give you permission to enter my home or search my person or belongings based on my 4th Amendment rights under the U.S. Constitution, unless you have a warrant to enter, signed by a judge or magistrate with my name and correct address on it that you slide under the door."

If you have any questions, please contact:
(805) 893-5609