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, Department of Justice (DOJ) 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. 

**Please note: Immigration Legal Services is closed November 13-26 due to special holiday events and in celebration of Thanksgiving Day. Services will resume with normal service hours on Tuesday, November 27, 2018.

Office Hours
Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 – 4 p.m.

Horario de la Oficina
Lunes a viernes, de las 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. y 1 – 4 p.m.

Services Offered

  • Family-based visa petitions

  • Waivers of inadmissibility

  • Naturalization and citizenship applications

  • Adjustment of status

  • Petition to remove conditions on residence

  • Consular processing

  • Visas for victims of crime and domestic violence

  • Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition

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.

Scheduling Policy for Consultations with Immigration Legal Services

  • Please call (916) 313-7604 on Mondays at 9 a.m. to schedule an appointment for two weeks in the future.

  • Due to a high volume of calls, please leave a voicemail so that our receptionist 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.

  • There are a limited number of consultations available. If the week(s) for which we are scheduling fill prior to your phone call, you will be instructed to please call back.

  • We thank you for your patience and understanding.

  • Please note the following dates will not be opened for scheduling and offices will be closed: October 15, November 12, 19 and 26.

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

  • Para programar una consulta, por favor llame los días lunes a las 9 a.m. al número (916) 313-7604; programamos las consultas con dos semanas de anticipación.  

  • Debido a la gran cantidad de llamadas, por favor deje un mensaje de voz para que nuestra recepcionista pueda devolverle la llamada en el orden en que fue recibida.

  • Si usted no deja un mensaje de voz con su número de teléfono, no podemos devolverle la llamada para programar su cita.

  • Hay un límite de consultas disponibles. Si las citas que programamos se llenan antes de su llamada, se le darán instrucciones para volver a llamar el lunes siguiente.

  • Le damos gracias por su paciencia y entendimiento.

  • Por favor tome en cuenta las siguientes fechas; no habrá citas disponibles y la oficina estará cerrada: el 15 de octubre; el 12, 19 y 26 de noviembre.

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