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Give to reunite families separated by a cruel immigration system.

We are Southern California's Largest Non-Profit Deportation Defense Organization

Our Impact

How We Help

4,000

Clients Represented Annually

1,500

Children Represented Annually

3,300+

Annual

Know-Your-Rights Presentations

23,274

Clients Served

in 2021

We Believe All Immigrants Have The Right To An Attorney Free of Charge  

Our
Mission

Immigrant Defenders Law Center (ImmDef) is a next-generation social justice law firm that  defends  our immigrant communities against injustices in the immigration system. 

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Where We Serve

4

Offices:

Riverside, Los Angeles, Santa Ana, San Diego

10

Counties Served

6

ICE Detention Centers Served

12

Unaccompanied Youth Shelters

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We defend families
from deportation
and detention.

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Universal Representation
Model

Learn about our high-quality client-centered legal representation model.

Community Legal Education

Learn how ImmDef provides access to counsel and legal education at all stages of the immigration system, including our Cross-Border Initiative Program.

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Client Wellness

Learn about our holistic approach to legal services that includes social services designed to meet basic needs and allow clients to participate in their own defense.

Impact Litigation & Advocacy

Read about how we've created systemic change through groundbreaking litigation and advocacy efforts that have a national impact.

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Latest News

How We Help

Stay informed about our latest efforts to defend due process and the right to asylum. Join our Defender Newsletter below.

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Style with Purpose

Merchandise that defends due process

Stories of Resilience

Our service changes lives. Your donation can
make a difference in our communities.

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Empowered to Give Back

After being torn apart from his mother during the zero-tolerance policy, our client Bryan became determined to change the system by joining team ImmDef.

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Living With
Dignity

Maura is finally able to live with dignity thanks to ImmDef's legal support.

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Worth the Fight for Justice

Wrongfully detained in an adult detention center as a minor, Jose's case highlights the underlying systemic injustices within the U.S. immigration court system.

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Do your part.

Become a Defender.

Our broken immigration justice system is designed to undermine asylum and immigration pathways. 

 

We are committed to ending these injustices, join us.

No Immigrant Stands Alone.