The services of Casa Cornelia are available to those individuals and families without sufficient financial resources to hire an attorney.

Asylum Program 

If you are foreign-born and cannot return to your home country because you have suffered or fear you will be persecuted due to race, religion, nationality, political opinion, or membership in a particular social group, you will find instructions on how to apply to the program here.  You may download an application here or request an application by emailing services@casacornelia.org. Para las  instrucciones en español, por favor oprima aqui o para la aplicación en español, oprima aqui. For any questions, please call our office at 619-231-7788. 

Children’s Program 

The Children’s Program serves:

1. every detained unaccompanied child at risk in San Diego County 
2. non-detained children in need of legal immigration relief

If you are caring for or seeking reunification with a child that meets one of the criteria above and are in need of legal representation, you may download an application here or request an application by emailing services@casacornelia.org. Para la aplicación en español, oprima aqui.  For any questions, please call our office at 619-231-7788. 

Victims of Crime Program 

If you have been a victim of domestic violence or a serious crime, have been forced to work or provide services but did not receive the payment or treatment at the job you had agreed to, or if you were not paid the minimum wage required in California, you may qualify for immigration relief. To apply for a free, confidential consultation with a Casa Cornelia attorney, you will find instructions here.  You may download an application here or request an application by emailing services@casacornelia.org. Para las  instrucciones en español, por favor oprima aqui o para la aplicación en español, oprima aqui. For any questions, please call our info line at 1-855-271-2272 and leave your name, phone number, and brief description of your circumstances.  


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