Cerritos College has partnered with CHIRLA the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights for student legal services. 

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DACA Application Assistance

First Time DACA Application Zoom Session

Join us and learn about the initial information needed for DACA where you will learn about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), requirements, and where we can determine your eligibility.

By Appointment

First time Applicant Daca registration

Once you sign up you will receive an email confirmation to determine your appointment. 

Please have the following technologies when attending this meeting:

  • Access to a smart device, computer, that has access to the internet
  • Reliable internet connection that works with Zoom
  • Ability to use docusign, adobe ‘sign & fill’, or other electronic signature feature
  • Ability to submit documents via email 
  • Ability to open PDFs with Adobe

DACA Renewal Application Zoom Session

Need assistance with renewing your current DACA work permit. 

DACa Renewal application registration

Once you sign up you will be contacted by a CHIRLA caseworker within 48 hours to begin the process and go over the required documentation for your application.

We ask that you have a copy of your past renewal readily available.

Funding your Application

When attending your meeting ask about how CHIRLA can potentially assist students with the $495 DACA fee for those who live in the city of Los Angeles. 



One-on-One Immigration Consultations

Connect with a CHIRLA representative about:

  • General questions and concerns
  • Case updates
  • Available resources
  • Specific questions about your immigration matters

Visit to schedule a virtual legal consultation with an attorney or CHIRLA accredited representative. Enter 'Cerritos College' in the search box to find a date and time that works for you.

Have a question? Need assistance? A safe and comfortable place to discuss your situation freely without fear. Contact CHIRLA.