Info for Legal Service Providers

The Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office is committed to working with immigration advocates.  The Immigration Unit can assist legal service providers in assessing the potential and actual adverse immigration consequences of prior criminal convictions and evaluate whether or not post-conviction relief will help individuals to qualify for immigration benefits/relief such as Adjustment of Status, LPR and Non-LPR Cancellation of Removal, and Naturalization.  You may contact our paralegals for additional information or you may submit our intake form.

  • Forms
  • Sample 1203.43 Motion and Order
  • CR 180 & 181
  • Generic 18.5 motion
  • JV forms for SIJS
  • circulated article on Juvenile

Helpful Info

  • ILRC chart for Post-Conviction Relief
  • ILRC Crimes Chart
  • PowerPoint on Prop 64 relief


  • Requesting a client file
  • Need a Consult

If you have filed for or intend to file for a motion to vacate please contact our unit.

Immigration Unit
Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office
(213) 974-0572

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