Events

February 2017

  • Feb 1st 3:15pm–6:00pm

    IRC Citizenship Clinic - Alum Rock Branch Library

    International Rescue Committee (IRC) Free Citizenship Application Assistance (Form N-400), Fee Waiver Assistance (Form I-912) – Categories 1 & 2 Only. Languages Available: English, Spanish, Hindi

    Registration Required: . Call (408) 277-0255, Or Email Sanjoseimmigration@Rescue.Org, Or Visit Https://Citizenshipfeb1.Eventbrite.Com

    Dr. Roberto Cruz – Alum Rock Branch Library
    3090 Alum Rock Ave
    San Jose, CA 95127

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  • Feb 1st 3:15pm–6:00pm

    IRC Citizenship Clinic - Alum Rock Branch Library

    International Rescue Committee (IRC) Free Citizenship Application Assistance (Form N-400), Fee Waiver Assistance (Form I-912) – Categories 1 & 2 Only. Languages Available: English, Spanish, Hindi

    Registration Required: . Call (408) 277-0255, Or Email Sanjoseimmigration@Rescue.Org, Or Visit Https://Citizenshipfeb1.Eventbrite.Com

    Dr. Roberto Cruz – Alum Rock Branch Library
    3090 Alum Rock Ave
    San Jose, CA 95127

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  • Feb 1st 6:00pm–7:30pm

    Franklin McKinley Schools are safe and inclusive environments for all students and their families. Join us for a panel on immigration rights and resources. Immigration Attorneys and CBO representatives will be available to answer questions. Translators will be available in Spanish and Vietnamese. Light Snacks will be served.

    Dahl Elementary School Cafeteria
    3200 Water St
    San Jose, CA 95111


  • Feb 2nd 12:00pm–1:00pm

    Representing Human Trafficking Survivors: The T-Visa and Other Forms of Immigration Relief*

    Presented by The Anti-Trafficking Collaborative of the Bay Area (ATCBA) and Co-Sponsored by Fenwick & West LLP

    Please join us for some exciting workshops and discussions on human trafficking. Contact schoi@apilegaloutreach.org for more information or to RSVP

    555 California Street #12
    San Francisco


  • Feb 2nd 6:30pm–8:30pm

    IRC Citizenship Clinic - Palo Alto

    Citizenship Application Assistance (Form N-400), Fee Waiver Assistance (Form I-912) – Categories 1 & 2 Only
    Languages: English, Hindi
    Registration Required: Yes. To Register, Call (408) 277-0255, Or Email Sanjoseimmigration@Rescue.Org,
    Or Visit Https://Citizenshipfeb2.Eventbrite.Com

    Mitchell Park Library

    3700 Middlefield Rd.
    Palo Alto, CA 94303

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  • Feb 4th 9:00am–2:00pm

    The community forum will feature free Filipino food, cultural dances, open mic and other activities. Presentation on Knowing Your Basic Rights and seeking Affordable Health Insurance Options. Personal storytelling from community members on the importance of Immigrant Rights & Justice.
    To register online, go to e-immigrate.us or call us at (408)916-5957
    Hosted by: IBOTOPILIPINO | PAWIS | ASIAN LAW ALLIANCE | FYC | LEAD | FANHS

    Majestic Way Elementary
    1855 Majestic Way
    San Jose, California 95132


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  • Feb 4th 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Know Your Rights: Immigration Under the New Administration

    Free program. Join immigration attorneys Esther Kang, Esq. and Thi Do, Esq. as they discuss the recent Executive Orders and what people can do to protect themselves.

    Mountain View Public Library
    585 Franklin St
    Mountain View, CA 94041

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  • Feb 6th 7:00pm–11:00pm

    In celebration of Black History Month, please join us for one of the best live acrobatic shows in the world all the way from Mombasa, Kenya!

    For More information contact MOSAIC (408) 924-6255 mosaic@sjsu.edu

    San Jose State University
    Main Campus Student Union Ballroom (A, B & C)
    One Washington Square
    San Jose, CA 95192



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  • Feb 7th 6:30pm–8:30pm

    IRC Citizenship Clinic - Palo Alto

    Free Citizenship Application Assistance (Form N-400); Fee Waiver Assistance (Form I-912 & Form I-942) – All Categories; Free USCIS representation and legal review by a Board of Immigration Appeals accredited representative. Languages Available: English, Spanish, Hindi.

    Registration Required: Call (408) 277-0255, or email sanjoseimmigration@rescue.org, or visit https://citizenshippaloalto.eventbrite.com

    Mitchell Park Library
    3700 Middlefield Rd
    San Jose, CA 94303

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  • Feb 8th 10:30am–11:30am

    Naturalization Information Session - Saratoga Library

    FREE session For Legal Permanent Residents and Interested Naturalization Applicants

    Topics covered at this include:
    • The Naturalization Process
    • The Naturalization Test
    • Rights and Responsibilities of U.S. Citizenship
    Participants will receive a FREE DVD with all the current naturalization test preparation materials

    Saratoga Library
    13650 Saratoga Avenue
    Saratoga,CA,95070

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  • Feb 8th 5:00pm–6:48pm

    Know Your Rights: Immigration Under the New Administration

    Join us for a special presentation from immigration attorneys Esther Kang, Esq. and Thi Do, Esq. as they discuss the recent Executive Orders and what people can do to protect themselves.

    Mt. View Public Library
    585 Franklin St
    Mountain View, CA 94041

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  • Feb 8th 6:00pm–8:00pm

    Virtual Lawyers in the Library at Milpitas Library

    As part of the Pro Bono Project, we will be hosting a Virtual Legal Advice Clinic offering free legal advice on a variety of subjects including immigration, civil law, divorce, child custody, consumer law, elder issues and small claims court. We will use video and internet technology to connect participants for a free 20-minute legal consultation with an attorney. The service is offered on the second Wednesday of each month. Space is limited – make your appointment soon: sign up at www.probonoproject.org/virtual-clinics or call the Library Reference desk: 408.262.1171 ext.3616

    Milpitas Library
    160 N. Main Stree
    Milpitas,CA,95035

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  • Feb 9th 11:30am–1:00pm

    Compassionate Communities Initiative of the Charter For Compassion

    How Compassionate Are We as a Community? Join us to learn about the Compassionate Communities Initiative of the Charter For Compassion and its role in Promoting a More Just and Compassionate Society. The Silicon Valley Interreligious Council (SiVIC) has begun a “Campaign for Compassion” in Santa Clara County and all its cities.

    Lunch will be provided by the Jain Community; due to dietary restrictions, please do not bring any food items to the event. Let us know you’re coming at rsvp@sivicouncil.org.

    Jain Center of Northern California
    722 Main Street, Milpitas, 95035

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  • Feb 10th 1:00pm–4:00pm

    ALA Citizenship Clinic

    Services Offered: Citizenship Application Assistance (Form N-400), Fee Waiver Assistance (Form I-912) – Categories 1 & 2 Only, Reduced Fee Request Assistance (Form I-942), Child Citizenship Application Assistance (Form N-600), DACA Application (Form I-821D) – Renewal Applicants, Simple Immigration Petitions Such As I-130, I-485, I-864 Registration Required: Call (408) 287-9710

    $10 Administration Fee will be waived for indigent clients.

    Languages Available: English, Spanish, Chinese (Mandarin), Vietnamese, Tagalog, We Have Some Language Volunteers But We Ask Scheduled Clients To Bring A Translator If Possible.

    Asian Law Alliance Office

    991 W. Hedding Street, Suite 202
    San Jose, CA 95126

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  • Feb 11th 11:00am–2:00pm

    As we greet the coming year of Rooster, you and your family/friends are cordially invited to join us to celebrate the Chinese New Year with Tzu Chi. In the event, we will express our gratitude towards the past, pray for the smooth coming year, and most importantly, receive the special red envelope from the founder, Master Cheng Yen.

    Tzu Chi Foundation, Northwest Region Office (CA)
    2355 Oakland Road, Room 333
    San Jose, CA 95131
    Tel: 408-457-6969

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  • Feb 11th 6:00pm–11:59pm

    Music, Dance, Traditional Food, Fashion Show – This event is organized by the Eritrean Community Center in partnership with other communities from East Africa residing in Santa Clara County. Sponsored by the City of San Jose.

    Mexican Heritage Plaza
    1700 Alum Rock Avenue
    San Jose, CA 95116

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  • Feb 12th 6:02pm–6:02pm

    IRC Citizenship Clinic - Mitchell Park Library

    Free Citizenship Application Assistance (Form N-400); Fee Waiver Assistance (Form I-912 & Form I-942) – All Categories; Free USCIS representation and legal review by a Board of Immigration Appeals accredited representative. Languages Available: English, Spanish, Hindi.

    Registration Required: Call (408) 277-0255, or email sanjoseimmigration@rescue.org, or visit https://citizenshippaloalto.eventbrite.com

    Mitchell Park Library
    3700 Middlefield Rd
    San Jose, CA 94303

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  • Feb 13th 7:00pm–8:00pm

    Free informational program. The law protects all workers from abuse and discrimination. Empower yourself by learning about your rights in the workplace and where to ask for help. English / Spanish

    St. Mary’s Parish
    11 1st St, Giilroy, CA 95020

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  • Feb 13th 7:00pm–8:00pm

    Immigrants! Recent Executive Orders Q&A

    Local immigration attorney Sophie Alcorn will speak to immigrants in our community to: Answer questions about the recent executive orders and Address questions about local immigrants’ most urgent immigration needs

    Los Altos Library
    13 South San Antonio Roa
    Los Altos,CA,94022

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  • Feb 15th 11:00am–12:30pm

    Human Trafficking and Domestic Workers’ Rights

    Presented by The Anti-Trafficking Collaborative of the Bay Area (ATCBA)

    Please join us for some exciting workshops and discussions on human trafficking. Contact schoi@apilegaloutreach.org for more information or to RSVP

    Women’s Building
    3543 18th Street, 3rd Floor
    San Francisco, CA


  • Feb 18th 4:30pm–5:30pm

    Update: Immigrant Rights Under the New Administration

    Immigration attorney, Sophie Alcorn, will discuss the recent Executive Orders as well as provide information on applying for green cards and citizenship. Question and Answer session to follow.

    Cupertino Community Hall
    10350 Torre Avenue
    Cupertino, CA 95014

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  • Feb 19th 5:30pm–7:30pm

    On February 19, 1942 President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, forcing 120,000 Japanese Americans into concentration camps. Sponsored by the SJ Nihon Outreach Committee (NOC), the annual San Jose Day of Remembrance event takes place on the 75th anniversary of the signing of this Order. The 2017 event carries the theme, “Stand Up To Hate.” Hundreds of people will gather together not only to remember the great civil liberties tragedy that occurred 75 years ago, but also to reflect on the rising tensions that are building within our communities today and what we can do to build bridges of trust, respect, and friendship.

    San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin
    640 N. Fifth Street,
    San Jose, CA

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  • Feb 20th 5:00pm–7:00pm

    President's Day Telephone Townhall for Black Immigrants and African Americans

    What do the Trump Administration’s policies mean for Black immigrant and African American communities? This telephone town hall will share analysis of the Executive Orders’ impact on Black immigrants and African Americans, Know Your Rights advice for those who may encounter law enforcement (including ICE raids), and ways to prepare and organize. Black immigrant and African American leaders from across the country will discuss what is taking place in their regions.

    Register on line or text “BAJI” to 828282 to sign up. Registered attendees will receive a phone call to connect to the call

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  • Feb 20th 5:30pm–7:30pm

    PACT Sanctuary/Solidarity Congregation Training

    A PACT (People Acting in Community Together) training event. How will your congregation act in solidarity and offer sanctuary or support for our neighbors under threat?

    Westminster Presbyterian Church sanctuary
    1100 Shasta Ave
    San Jose 95126

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  • Feb 22nd 6:00pm–8:30pm

    Film Night and Discussion: The Forced Labor Side of Human Trafficking

    Presented by The Anti-Trafficking Collaborative of the Bay Area (ATCBA)

    Please join us for some exciting workshops and discussions on human trafficking. Contact schoi@apilegaloutreach.org for more information or to RSVP

    Roxie Theater
    3117 16th Street
    San Francisco, CA


  • Feb 22nd 7:00pm–9:00pm

    In response to many questions from our community, Vietnamese-American attorneys in Santa Clara County will provide updates on the executive orders issued by the current Administration within its first 30 days and how these orders may impact you and your family. Attorneys will provide a bilingual Vietnamese know-your-rights workshop and provide legal consultations after the workshop.
    Vietnamese-American Community Center
    2072 Lucretia Avenue
    San Jose, California

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  • Feb 24th 12:00pm–4:00pm

    ILRC Citizenship Application Assistance - Alum Rock Library

    International Rescue Committee is offering Citizenship Application Assistance (Form N-400), Fee Waiver Assistance (Form I-912) – All Categories, Reduced Fee Request Assistance (Form I-942), Pro-Bono Legal Consultations Languages Available: English, Spanish, Hindi, If Requested In Advance, Service Can Be Made Available In Vietnamese, Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, French, Or Arabic.

    Registration Required: Https://Citizenshipfeb24.Eventbrite.Com

    Dr. Roberto Cruz – Alum Rock Branch Library
    3090 Alum Rock Ave.
    San Jose, CA 94303

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  • Feb 25th–Mar 4th 9:00am–4:00pm

    From February 25th to March 4th, San Jose City is opening a multi-agency support center for residents, home owners, and businesses who have been impacted by the flood to obtain help and information. Hours of operation will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekends,, Weekday hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Assistance will be available in multiple languages. This is a safe place for affected residents, regardless of immigration status, to receive information and resources.

    Shirakawa Community Center
    2072 Lucretia Avenue.
    San Jose, CA

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  • Feb 28th 1:00pm–5:00pm

    SIREN Immigration Legal Clinic - MLK Library

    SIREN will have Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) certified representatives to give free legal consultations to people with immigration issues/concerns. The focus is on applying for citizenship, checking for eligibility and if ready assistance in completing the citizenship application. However, we can also assist in determining eligibility and assistance in submitting: 1. Renewal of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) 2. Green card renewal 3. Family Petitions 4. U visa eligibility

    MLK Library
    150 East San Fernando Street
    San Jose, CA, 95112

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