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BC launches immigration clinics for students

Bakersfield College
Posted at 1:42 PM, May 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-28 16:42:08-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Bakersfield College partnered with the California Colleges Chancellor’s Office, the Foundation for California Community Colleges, the California Department of Social Services and the UFW Foundation to provide Immigration Clinics for Bakersfield College students, staff and faculty.

The services include immigration consultations, assistance with DACA renewals, citizenship, family petitions, FBI and background checks, adjustment of status and visas.

“We’re honored to be a hub for the California Community College Immigration Legal Services project,” said Zav Dadabhoy, vice president of Student Affairs at Bakersfield College. “We have a long-standing relationship with the UFW Foundation and are excited to work together again to uplift BC students with the support they need to achieve their educational goals.”

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, all immigration clinics will be held virtually via Zoom or telephone until further notice.

These virtual clinics will be held every second Tuesday and fourth Thursday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The next clinic will be held May 28.

If students have an urgent or time-sensitive matter, they are encouraged to call the UFW Foundation at (661) 324-2500.

Email ab540@bakersfieldcollege.edu to receive instructions on scheduling appointments.