Members of the Stanford community can find general information and resources relating to the travel ban and related matters here.
Individuals who are not members of the Stanford community but who may be affected by the travel ban and need legal advice can call the following hotlines:
- Counsel on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), San Francisco Chapter: (408) 986-9874
- Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus: (415) 848-7711
- If you are a low-income San Francisco resident and currently in removal proceedings, you can call (415) 896-1701 to schedule an appointment with the Asian Law Caucus’s free immigration clinic. The clinic:
- is by appointment only
- meets at 5:30pm on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month
- meets at 55 Columbus Ave., San Francisco, CA
- If you are a low-income San Mateo or Santa Clara county resident and currently in removal proceedings, you can call (650) 326-6440 to schedule an appointment with Community Legal Services of East Palo Alto (CLSEPA)’s immigration program. CLESPA also hosts drop-in hours (no appointment necessary) on Monday-Thursday (9am- 1pm) at 1861 Bay Road, East Palo Alto, CA.
The following websites include searchable databases for finding immigration lawyers:
- American Immigration Lawyers Association
- ImmigrationLawHelp, a directory of low-cost immigration legal services, searchable by zip code
- Immigration Advocates Network
- National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild
The following links contain information about your rights. It is not a substitute for legal advice. You should contact an attorney if you have specific legal questions.
Your rights during immigration raids
- National Immigration Law Center: Rights During Immigration Raids
- Immigrant Defense Project
- Immigrant Legal Resource Center: Red Cards
- American Civil Liberties Union: What to Do If You’re Stopped by Police, Immigration Agents or the FBI
Your rights at the border and airports