FREE LEGAL CLINICS TO HELP AB540 YOUTH APPLY FOR DEFERRED ACTION

FREE LEGAL CLINICS TO HELP AB540 YOUTH APPLY FOR DEFERRED ACTION
The nonprofit Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC) is providing FREE* legal assistance to help undocumented immigrant youth apply for deferred action, which provides a temporary protection from deportation. A grant of deferred action also allows an individual to be eligible for work authorization. Clinics will be held at APALC’s Los Angeles office on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., beginning August 9, 2012, by appointment only.

Eligibility Criteria for Deferred Action:
-Arrived in the United States under the age of 16
- Born on or after June 16, 1981
-Have continuously resided in the United States for 5 years before June 15, 2012 and be present in the United States as of June 15, 2012
-Currently be in school, have graduated high school, or obtained a general education development certificate (G.E.D.), or be honorably discharged veteran of the Coast Guard or Armed Forces of the United States
- 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

Please call one of the following language hotline numbers to schedule a clinic appointment or if you have additional questions:
Chinese: (800) 520-2356
Khmer: (800) 867-3126
Korean: (800) 867-3640
Thai: (800) 914-9583
Vietnamese: (800) 267-7395
English/Tagalog/Spanish: (888) 349-9695

Address: 1145 Wilshire Blvd., 2nd Floor, Los Angeles, California 90017
* Applicants will be responsible for any application filing fees (estimated to be approximately $465).