SWC Dreamer Center

Undocumented Student Services

Applying to Southwestern? Seeking aid? Already enrolled and looking for help? We can help!

If you are an undocumented student seeking help for you and your family, you’re in the right place! We can serve as a central point of contact for what you are looking for — whether that’s inside or outside the classroom.  We will walk alongside you to help get you what you need.

To get the latest updates, connect with us on social media:

In case of an immigration related emergency please contact our partners at the San Diego Rapid Response Network by calling (619) 535-0823. 

Signing up for college and getting the help you need can be overwhelming. Don’t let it be. Reach out to us today!


Learn about the Dreamer Center's services.

FREE Legal Immigration Services

If you have been meaning to talk to an immigration professional, now’s a great time. The Higher Education Legal Services program (HELS) is a FREE immigration legal assistance program for all students, staff, and faculty at Southwestern College. 

If your DACA needs renewing, you want to apply for citizenship, or have any kind of immigration question, HELS experienced lawyers and accredited representatives can assess your individual situation through an intake and follow up. Get the information you need about your rights, risks and possible relief. 

Schedule your appointment today, call (858) 637-3345, or email helsimmigration@jfssd.org.

Virtual appointments are available.