Seek out the Legal Aid Society or Catholic Charities or even Jewish family services closest to you for help. They have immigration attorneys on staff but are swamped woth work.
Also ask for a list of "free" or "low cost" immigration lawyers from the clerk at your local immigration court. Watch out, however, for those lawyers are not really "free" or "low cost" as one can imagine.. Proceed with caution.
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Or, reach out to attorneys around, I know we sometimes provide pro bono services to individuals we view as qualified for our time and attention for free. I would not take a pro bono case from outside of NY metropolitan area, though. I am sure you can find a California attorney how would agree to help on a immigration matter for free is you indeed cannot afford to pay.
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