Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services, (SFBFS) under the auspices of Catholic Charities of Sacramento, provides low-cost immigration legal services to help eligible individuals navigate the complex process of obtaining legal status. SFBFS' one staff attorney, BIA Accredited Representative and supervised paralegal offer services ranging from consultations to full representation. The Immigration Legal Services team also focuses on educating community groups on the latest immigration issues. Click here for an informational flyer. 

Scheduling Policy for Consultations with Immigration Legal Services

·         We schedule consultations every Monday for an appointment two weeks in the future.

·         Due to a high volume of calls, please leave a voicemail so that the Office Administrator can call you back in the order your call was received.

·         If you do not leave a voicemail, we are unable to return your call in order to schedule an appointment.

·     If the week for which we are scheduling is full, you will be instructed to please call back the following Monday.

Reglas de Oficina en Cuanto a la Programación de Consultas con los Servicios Legales de Inmigración

·           Cada lunes programamos citas para consultas que se llevarán a cabo dentro de dos semanas.

·           Debido a la gran cantidad de llamadas, por favor deje un mensaje de voz para que la administradora de la oficina pueda devolverle la llamada en el orden en que se recibió.

·           Si Usted no deja un mensaje de voz con datos de como comunicarnos, no podemos devolverle la llamada para programar su cita.

·           Si la semana para la cual programamos citas está llena, se darán instrucciones para volver a llamar el lunes siguiente.

Deferred Action for Parental Arrivals/Executive Action

On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced new enforcement priorities that will allow eligible undocumented immigrants to apply for a temporary work permit and protection from deportation.  Due to litigation, some elements of President Obama’s executive action have not gone into effect. There is currently a stall on the implementation of DAPA and expanded DACA. Nonetheless, there are things you can do now to prepare for future DAPA and expanded DACA.

Please click here to complete a self-assessment to see if you meet the eligibility requirements for DAPA.

Haga clic aqui para hacer un autoevaluación para determinar si Ud. cumpla los requsitos para DAPA.  

For complete information on Executive Action, please visit

Services Offered

  • Family-based visa petitions
  • Waivers of inadmissibility
  • Naturalization and citizenship applications
  • Adjustment of status
  • Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) - Informational Flyers (English / Spanish)
  • Consular processing
  • Visas for victims of crime and domestic violence
  • Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition

Protect Yourself From Notario Fraud
Please watch this video, created by US Citizenship and Immigration Services, to learn about the dangers of notario fraud. 

If you need help with an immigration legal matter, scheduling a consultation is the first step. Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services will not provide a consultation or other services without an appointment. Contact  (916) 313-7604 or e-mail with questions.