Immigration Legal Services

Provides case management and employment services for over 850 refugees to help them become self-sufficient. Over 25 IILA employees and interns work one-on-one with refugees to help them overcome the barriers they face to employment. REP case managers provide referrals to job club, English as a Second Language instruction, skills development, child care, and provide transportation payments to ensure that refugees are able to become employed or continue employment. A second REP office is located in El Monte and primarily works with Vietnamese, Chinese and Cuban clients.

IILA provides a variety of services for refugees and immigrants designed to help them become self-sufficient participants in American society. These services include immigration legal services, refugee resettlement and employment services for newly arrived refugees. Offices for these services are located in Glendale, Boyle Heights (Los Angeles), and El Monte.