Arab Resource and Organizing Center

Drop in Assistance
Currently their are no services provided by drop in assistance, please contact organization to make an appointment via phone or email.
How to Receive Services (Intake)
Please call (415) 861-7444 or email info @ for more information or to setup a consultation.

522 Valencia St
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States

(415) 861 - 7444
Areas Served
Alameda County
San Francisco County
Who We Are
The Arab Resource and Organizing Center (AROC) has a staff attorney, and provides immigration legal services for low and moderate-income Arab and Muslim immigrants in the SF Bay Area. A founding member of the San Francisco Immigrant Legal Education Network, AROC is a multicultural immigration law and social justice center based in San Francisco. Our mission is to build, nurture, and empower the Arab-American community, all communities of color, immigrants and low-income people in the SF Bay Area. By providing legal services and empowerment skills, AROC seeks to enable members of our diverse communities to assert their legal rights, oppose all forms of injustice, and exercise self-determination.
Nominal fee is charged.

Services include:

  • Legal representation
  • Case processing
  • Case Management and Referrals
  • In-person counseling
  • Family-based visa petitions (I-130)
  • Adjustment status applications (I-485)
  • Naturalization applications  (N-400)
  • FOIA requests
  • Asylum Applications (I-589)
  • Immigration court representation
  • Deportation defense
Local Transit Resources
AROC is located on Valencia Street between 16th and 17th Streets.

BART: We are located 2 blocks away from the 16th/Mission BART Station.

MUNI: We are on the 22 Filmore bus line (exit 16th and Valencia),

and a brief walk from the 49 Mission/Vanness bus line and 14 Mission bus line (exit 16th and Mission).
Low Income
U.S. Citizen or Documented Immigrant
Undocumented Immigrant
Survivor of Domestic Violence
Person with Disabilities
Under 18
Information Reviewed On
Organization Type
Immigration Law Services
Spoken Languages
Arabic / العَرَبِيَّة
Fārsi / فارسی
Urdu / اردو
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