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National Immigration Resources

National Resources

Disclaimer: This page is intended to help answer common questions regarding immigration to the United States by providing introductory resources.  This page does not provide legal advice, and it does not create an attorney-client relationship.  We strongly suggest consulting with an attorney regarding any of these questions or issues.

Resources for Finding Legal Representation

These links provide guidance for finding legal representation in immigration matters across the United States.

Resources for Non-Legal Services

Resources for Understanding and Dealing with the Deportation Process

Resources for Knowing Your Rights

  • Know Your Rights Fact Sheet: Everyone living in the U.S. has certain basic rights under the U.S. Constitution. This fact sheet from the National Immigration Law Center describes the rights you have and provides suggestions for what you should do to assert your rights. The fact sheet is available in English, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Arabic, and Korean

  • Video Guide: The ACLU's video guide explains what you should do when you are questioned about your immigration status

  • Red Cards: The Immigrant Legal Resource Center provides Red Cards to help people assert their rights and defend themselves against constitutional violations. Red cards provide critical information on how to assert these rights, along with an explanation to ICE agents that the individual is indeed asserting their rights. Click here for more information on red cards

  • Rights of Victims of Crimes: The National Immigration Project provides guides for handling gender and workplace violence