Is Someone Threatening to Report You as Undocumented? That May Be a Crime in California
Legal protections for illegally present aliens facing threats in California.
New California Law Requires Both Prosecutors and Criminal Defense Attorneys to Contemplate Immigration Consequences of Pleas and Possible Outcomes
Immigrants or non-citizens of the United States have long faced a double problem when arrested for a crime: their own criminal defense attorneys rarely understand U.S. immigration law.
Can Green Card Holders Use Medical Marijuana in States Where It's Legal?
If you live in a state that has legalized the medical use of marijuana, there is no requirement under any of the state laws that you be a U.S. citizen to use medical marijuana.
California Immigrants With Felony Convictions: Clock Is Ticking to Reduce Charge Under Prop 47
Reducing one's conviction to a misdemeanor may have numerous immigration benefits.
Spreading the Word: California DACA Recipients Eligible for Medi-Cal
Undocumented Californians with DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and with incomes are below $15,850 may qualify for the state’s Medicaid program, known as Medi-Cal.
Awaiting Extension of Lawful Stay: Can I Renew My California Drivers’ License?
Using an AB60 license while awaiting an extension of status from USCIS.
How Do I Get a Green Card in California?
Laws and procedures that apply to undocumented persons living in California.
Information for Undocumented Immigrants Seeking California Drivers' Licenses
A 2013 California law, known as AB 60, allows undocumented persons in this state to apply for drivers' licenses.