Resources for Immigrants & Supporters

We are continually updating this list. Submit a resource here.

Table of Contents

  1. U.S. Citizenship
  2. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) [Ending March 5, 2018]
  3. Know Your Rights
  4. Resources Regarding Executive Orders on Immigration
  5. Other Organizations, Websites & Resources

Please note: these links are informational, do not constitute legal advice, and could change with new orders or court action. We will update this list as we receive more information.


1. U.S. Citizenship

TCH Citizenship Services: http://www.tacomacommunityhouse.org/immigration-services/

For more information go to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Website.


2. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

 


3. Know Your Rights


 4. Resources Regarding Executive Orders on Immigration


 5. Other Organizations, Websites & Resources

Airport Lawyer — Airport Lawyer is a service to ensure that immigrants and refugees are treated fairly at airports. If your loved one is set to arrive at Sea-Tac airport, use Airport Lawyer’s free app to alert a team of volunteer attorneys of their name and flight details. The volunteers will see to it that your loved one is treated fairly.

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) — “The ACLU… works in courts, legislatures, and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and the laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country.”

American Immigration Lawyers Association — “National association of immigration lawyers established to promote justice, advocate for fair and reasonable immigration law and policy, advance the quality of immigration and nationality law and practice, and enhance the professional development of its members.”

Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) — “Embracing the Gospel value of welcoming the stranger, CLINIC promotes the dignity and protects the rights of immigrants in partnership with a dedicated network of Catholic and community legal immigration programs.”

Church World Service (CWS) — “Church World Service is a faith-based organization transforming communities around the globe through just and sustainable responses to hunger, poverty, displacement and disaster.”

Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) — “CAIR’s mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding. ”

Immigrant Defense Project (IDP) — “Strengthens immigrant defense through training and expert advice; challenges unfair laws through impact litigation; shapes just policies through advocacy; and empowers communities and advocates through alliance building and education.”

Immigrant Justice Network — “Engages in advocacy, education, technical assistance, training, communications, and litigation to address the needs of those caught in the intersection of the criminal justice and immigration systems.”

Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) — “National nonprofit resource center that provides immigration legal trainings, technical assistance, and educational materials, and engages in advocacy and immigrant civic engagement to advance immigrant rights.”

Immigration Advocates Network — “A collaborative effort of leading immigrants’ rights organizations designed to increase access to justice for low-income immigrants and strengthen the capacity of organizations serving them.”

Immi.org — “Helps immigrants in the U.S. understand their legal options.”

Informed Immigrant — “Whether you are an immigrant or an ally, [utilize Informed Immigrant to] stay informed and find crucial and carefully curated information on advocacy campaigns, mental health, your rights, and more.”

International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) — “IRAP organizes law students and lawyers to develop and enforce a set of legal and human rights for refugees and displaced persons.”

National Immigration Law Center — “One of the leading organizations in the U.S. exclusively dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of low-income immigrants.”

National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild — “For more than 45 years, the National Immigration Project has persistently promoted justice and equality of treatment in all areas of immigration law, the criminal justice system, and social policies related to immigration.”

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project — “Promotes justice by defending and advancing the rights of immigrants through direct legal services, systemic advocacy, and community education.”

Northwest Justice Project — “NJP provides critical civil legal assistance and representation to thousands of low-income people in cases affecting basic human needs such as family safety and security, housing preservation, protection of income, access to health care, education and other basic needs.”

Refugee Center Online — “The Refugee Center Online uses technology to help refugees and displaced individuals build new lives in the United States.”

Washington Law Help: Resources for Immigrants — “A guide to legal information about your rights and responsibilities, community education events, and how to get help in Washington state.”