Leap of Faith: Cinthya’s Story
Taking a leap of faith, Cinthya got married and moved to the United States. With IIBA’s support, she became a permanent resident in 2003. Two decades later, Cinthya again turned to IIBA for legal help to obtain citizenship, in hopes of giving back to her adopted community in Redwood City.
Finding Home: Leska’s Story of Hope and Perseverance
After surviving a tragic accident, Leska left Ukraine and found home and community in the Bay Area. She worked with IIBA’s Redwood City team to achieve her dream of becoming a U.S. citizen. Now, Leska hopes to coach and inspire others with the invaluable lessons from her own immigration journey.
Roots of Love: Eric & Patricia’s Story
Before they met in 2015, Eric and Patricia each had complicated relationships with the U.S. immigration system. After falling in love and getting married, the couple would again have to navigate the complex system to prove their love to immigration officials.
Celebrating 10 years of DACA
10 years of DACA. Join us in celebrating this milestone by reading about DACA's impact on some of IIBA's incredible clients.
Giving Back to his Community, with the Help of DACA
Octavio, an IIBA DACA client and professional U.S. soccer player, started a local nonprofit to help disadvantaged youth in the East Bay.
The Impact of IIBA’s Legal Services in the Lives of the Immigrants We Serve
Learn more about the impact IIBA, the largest nonprofit provider of immigration legal services in Northern California, makes in the lives of the immigrants we serve.
IIBA’s Photo Series “Heart of IIBA”
IIBA's photo series, "Heart of IIBA," is a celebration of our clients, staff, and volunteers.
Video: IIBA’s Impact In Napa County
IIBA opened our Napa office in 2013. Since then, 1,300 individuals have become citizens. In 2013, IIBA Napa was a staff of one. Today IIBA Napa is a staff of nine. Since 2013, 6,350 legal consultations have been provided to immigrants and their families, 102,000 individuals have been educated on their rights, and 620 students have enrolled in citizenship classes.
IIBA Napa Client: Jorge
For thirty years, Jorge has been a member of the Napa Community, working in the wine industry as a field worker and tractor driver. He and his wife of 30 years met at church in St. Helena, where Jorge sang in the choir. He and his wife raised their four children in Napa. On Friday, January 27th, 2017, Jorge was threatened that his entire life would be ripped away from him.
IIBA and LinkedIn Creating Economic Opportunities for Immigrants in Our Communities
For years now, LinkedIn has teamed up with IIBA to help immigrants seeking economic opportunity and stability in the United States.