Strengthening Legal Services Infrastructure 2010

Organization Area served Purpose Amount
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara County Assist immigrants in Santa Clara County, primarily in east San Jose and Gilroy, to apply for citizenship; provide information and education about rights, responsibilities and legal immigration requirements to community leaders and potential citizens; and increase capacity to handle complex cases requiring Board of Immigration Appeals Level 1 and 2 accreditation. $100,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara County Continue to develop the South Bay Legal Immigration Services Network. $50,000
Center for Employment Training Santa Clara County Purchase, install and train staff on INS Zoom case management system software. $65,000
Immigrant Legal Resource Center San Mateo County Develop CitizenshipWorks, a web-based portal that will increase the quality and efficiency of naturalization services and increase San Mateo County and Santa Clara County legal service organizations' overall capacity to provide services. $150,000
Immigrant Legal Resource Center San Mateo County Continue the support and services of Collaborative Resources for Immigrant Services on the Peninsula, a collaborative of regional legal service providers committed to advocating for and serving low-income children, seniors and their families within the Peninsula's underserved immigrant communities. $250,000
International Institute of the Bay Area San Mateo County Support to sustain increased legal immigration services in San Mateo County through Bureau of Immigration Appeals-accredited staff; lead collaborative efforts with partners in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties and prepare for immigration reform legislation. $50,000
International Rescue Committee Santa Clara County Expand the Immigration Program to include additional support for clients applying for citizenship. $50,000
Santa Clara County Asian Law Alliance Santa Clara County Partner with Services, Immigrant Rights and Education Network to increase the capacity of both organizations to assist vulerable Santa Clara County immigrants with citizenship and immigration legal services. $60,000