Finding Legal Assistance

Finding Legal Assisance

There are a variety of legal centers that provide free or low-cost legal assistance

We partner with the UC Davis Immigrant Legal Services Center to provide free legal services to UC Merced undocumented students and their immediate families. In addition, students from mixed-status families, and their family members, are also eligible to utilize the legal services.  UC Immigrant Legal Services Center attorney Cesar Montoya at is available for consultations. Or, schedule an appointment with Cesar Montoya via

The State of California funds community legal services providers who can assist DACA grantees seeking to renew their application and those interested in consulting with an immigration attorney to explore other potential immigration relief.

A list of frequently asked questions about employment rights of DACA-approved individuals, prepared by the National Immigration Law Center.