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Library Services

The Adult Literacy program has tutors to help people study for the U.S. citizenship exam, with free study books and flashcards for adult learners who sign up for tutors. Call 805-564-5619 for more information.


Circulating Book Collection

Civics and Citizenship Toolkit: A Collection of Educational Resources for Immigrants - 323.6071
Immigration Law-United States – 342.73


Internet Resources

Center for Immigration Studies - Providing immigration policymakers, the academic community, news media, and concerned citizens with reliable information about the social, economic, environmental, security, and fiscal consequences of legal and illegal immigration into the United States. 

Council on American-Islamic Relations - Enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

Immigration Advocates Network - Search their National Immigration Legal Services Directory for immigration legal services providers by state, county, or detention facility.

Immigrant Legal Resource Center - Provides immigration legal trainings, technical assistance, and educational materials, and engages in advocacy and immigrant civic engagement to advance immigrant rights.

National Immigration Law Center – Dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of low-income immigrants.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) - The government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States.

United We Dream - Organize and advocate for the dignity and fair treatment of immigrant youth and families, regardless of immigration status.


Santa Barbara Community Resources

Immigrant Hope-Santa Barbara - Offers honest, low-cost legal advice & services regarding the U.S. immigration processes in a safe and caring environment. 935 San Andres Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Phone: 805-963-0166

Importa-Santa Barbara - Authorized by the Justice Department to represent and provide legal counsel for low-income immigrants.  129 East Carrillo Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Phone: 805-604-5060

Santa Barbara Teen Legal Clinic - Provide free legal services for the youth and teens in Santa Barbara and the surrounding communities.  1215 De La Vina Street, Suite I, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Phone: 805-962-3344

Last Updated: Aug 22, 2018
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