Provides free legal services to men, women, and unaccompanied minors in immigration custody in Arizona. They also do advocacy and outreach. All web pages can be translated into many other languages.
Resources include the following sections – a list of FAQs; how to defend your own case; for immigrant parents; and for pro bono & criminal defense attorneys.
A collection of resources in Spanish and English for migrant farm workers and their advocates, including links to general farm worker resources, Colorado immigration services, labor and farm worker organizations, and other non-farm worker Colorado immigrant services.
Southern Arizona Legal Aid provides immigration assistance to refugees, asylum seekers, permanent residents, and undocumented persons, especially those who have been victims of violent crimes and those with disabilities.
Know Your Rights, Executive Actions,Deportation Information
The Legal Aid Society is a nonprofit public interest law firm for low-income families and individuals.
The Society’s Immigration Law Unit provides an emergency plan information factsheet to help communities prepare in case of detention and deportation of a family member. It also offers a factsheet on providing sanctuary to immigrants. An ICE deportation hotline is available at 844-955-3425.
The Immigration Law Unit provides a detailed summary of the Executive Orders issued by President Trump on immigration and related draft orders that have not (yet) been issued. The Unit also offers ongoing workshops and individual immigration assistance, though its attorneys’ have recently emphasized a large backlog of cases following Trump’s election and executive orders.
Factsheets are available in English, Spanish and Chinese (traditional and simplified).
Vive is a program of Jericho Road Community Health Center, a nonprofit organization with no connection to the U.S. government. Vive provides shelter and assistance to refugees seeking asylum in Canada. The organization assists adults and families who have an anchor relative in Canada, and unaccompanied minors with parental permission but without anchor relatives, in obtaining asylum. Vive schedules appointments and interviews with the Canada Border Services Agency and houses refugees who are waiting for those appointments or interviews.
Vive charges $100 per week, a fee that includes registration, housing, meals, and access to medical care, legal services, and Wi-Fi. For taxi services to and from appointments with Canadian Border services, Vive charges $30 on the day of the appointment or interview.
The website provides a list of suggested documents, contains special information for children, and explains who Canada considers to be an “anchor relative” for purposes of asylum.
The Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees (MVRCR) assists refugees and immigrants, and individuals with limited English proficiency. MVRCR is partially accredited by the US Department of Justice and thereby authorized to represent clients before US Citizenship and Immigration Services and to complete immigration forms on clients’ behalf. MVRCR provides advocacy, counseling, information, processing, and referrals for citizenship and immigration issues. It has a refugee resettlement program in Utica that has resettled more than 15,000 individuals in the city since 1981.
The organization also provides interpretation and translation services and training in cultural competency (for interactions involving health care, education, government services, and more).
MVRCR seeks to help its clients achieve independence and self-sufficiency.
The Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA) serves the Commonwealth’s one million foreign-born residents with policy analysis and advocacy, institutional organizing, training and leadership development, strategic communications, citizenship assistance, and AmeriCorps initiatives and has an active membership of over 130 organizations.
The International Rescue Committee currently works in 29 cities across the United States. Available programs vary by city. Program areas include: resettlement, community integration, adult and youth education, protection and legal services, and physical and mental health.
Low-cost Christian-based immigration services at the following locations; Atlanta (GA), Brooklyn (NY), Clifton (NJ), Santa Barbara (CA), Jackson (WY) and McAllen (TX). An onsite Immigrant Pathway Institute, a 40 hour basic immigrant law training, is scheduled at 2 locations in 2017 as of this writing.
CARECEN, the Central American Resource Center of Northern California, provides direct services and engages in community development and advocacy for the Latino immigrant community in San Francisco, the Bay Area, and beyond. Direct services include: free drop-in Immigration Services; Second Chance Tattoo Removal; Family Advocacy Programs for Latino immigrant families; health and wellness programs at the Kali K’íin community space. Hours for legal counseling are 9am-12pm. Infographics and flyers in Spanish are available to download from the website.