Although expanded DACA and DAPA are inaccessible due to a deadlock by the Supreme Court, you may still apply for the original DACA. Be sure to seek assistance from trusted clinics, and be aware of scams.
If you need help, fill out our DACA intake form, and NQAPIA will help match you with legal assistance.
We have compiled a list of legal service providers who can provide FREE legal assistance. These groups are willing to support LGBTQ clients, and they have some Asian language ability. Check out this list of legal groups. The list includes groups in the following cities:
Atlanta, GA • Boston, MA • Chicago, IL • Durham, NC • Houston, TX • Los Angeles, CA • Madison, WI • Minneapolis, MN • New Orleans, LA • New York, NY • Newark, NJ • Oakland, CA • Philadelphia, PA • Portland, OR • Providence, RI • San Diego, CA • San Francisco, CA • San Jose, CA • Seattle, WA • Washington, DC
Legal groups across the nation may provide assistance for free or at a low cost. The specific groups listed here have not been vetted by NQAPIA to be LGBTQ-friendly, but if you need a wider search, you can search by state, county, and zip code on the following websites:
- American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) will help you find an immigration lawyer by language and location
- The Administrative Relief Resource Center will help you find a free or low-cost nonprofit immigration legal service provider by state and county or by zip code
- The National Immigration Legal Services Directory will list free or low-cost nonprofit immigration legal services by state, zip code, or detention facility
- Immigration Law Help will list free or low-cost nonprofits and private lawyers
- We Own the Dream will find free or low-cost nonprofit immigration legal services
- iAmerica has a directory of nonprofit lawyers searchable by zip code