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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





 People served through legal representation, legal education and legal consultations

Children Represented Annually


Know-Your-Rights Presentations

from 2022-2023




Applications filed from     2022-2023

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


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



Riverside, Los Angeles, Santa Ana, San Diego


Counties Served


ICE Detention Centers Served


Unaccompanied Youth Shelters


We defend families
from deportation
and detention.

How We Help

Community Defense

Learn about our client-centered universal representation model and our services available for people who live in the County & City of Los Angeles, the City of Santa Ana, Riverside and San Diego.

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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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Impact Litigation & Advocacy

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

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.

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Latest News

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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.


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.

Our client, Maura proudly holds a resume we helped her write

Living With

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

Our client, Jose gives us a thumbs up hours after being released from Adelanto Detention Center

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.

Daily updates on action alerts, success stories, and ways to support:

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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.

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