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Know your rights and your options: Resources for immigrant families

Know Your Rights and Your Status

United We Dream

  • United We Dream empowers people to develop their leadership, their organizing skills, and to develop our own campaigns to fight for justice and dignity for immigrants and all people. This is achieved through immigrant youth-led campaigns at the local, state, and federal level.

  • If you witness an I.C.E. Raid or any other immigration activity in your community, call our MigraWatch Hotline at 1-844-363-1423

The Immigrant Defense Project

  • IDP fights to end the current era of unprecedented mass criminalization, detention and deportation through a multipronged strategy including advocacy, litigation, legal advice and training, community defense, grassroots alliances, and strategic communications.

  • IDP advocates for laws and policies that protect human rights and fight criminalization, including some of the first successful policies against honoring ICE detainers, and our current pardon and ICE Out of the Courts campaigns.

National Immigration Law Center

  • The National Immigrant Law Center (NILC) put together a "Know Your Rights No Matter Who is the President" fact sheet, which provides information on basic rights and suggestions on how to assert your rights regardless of your current legal status. Please click on the below links to view the fact sheet.

iAmerica

  • iAmerica is a source of empowerment for American immigrant families of all walks of life, providing the tools and support to be informed, inspire change and impact America’s future.

  • IMMI is an excellent tool to help you find out what is your path for staying in the U.S. Click on the links for more info.

Immigrant Legal Resource Center

  • The Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) is a 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.

  • The ILRC trains attorneys, paralegals, and community-based advocates who work with immigrants around the country. We inform the media, elected officials, and public to shape effective and just immigration policy and law. Our staff works with grassroots immigrant organizations to promote civic engagement and social change.

American Civil Liberties Union

  • The American Civil Liberties Union is a nonprofit organization founded in 1920 "to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States".

Miami Dade County Office of New Americans

  • Its mission is to empower immigrants eligible for naturalization to become more civically and economically engaged in our communities by facilitating access to the resources they need to attain citizenship and to prosper.

New American Fund

  • New American Funding is one of the largest privately-owned direct mortgage lenders in the nation.

  • The workforce has grown to 4,800+ based on the tremendous growth of the organization as a diverse workforce comprised of 60% women, 45% minorities, and 38% Millennials.

  • To help ensure employee growth, the company has two mentorship programs in place. These allow our work family to openly share their goals and aspirations for potential advancement in the company and to experience more intensive, personalized guidance from the executives.