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American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Immigrants’ Rights
Information about the organization, key issues, its work, news, Due Process, ICE/Police abuse, immigration detention, immigration discrimination, workplace rights, how to get involved, and contact information.
Catholic Legal Immigration Network: BIA Pro Bono Project
The CLINIC Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) Pro Bono Project was created to address the reality that immigrants often face an impossible situation of not having or not being able to obtain a proper legal representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals.
Defending Immigrants Partnership
This site was developed by the Immigrant Legal Resource Center, Immigrant Defense Project, National Legal Aid and Defender Association and the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild to assist criminal defenders in representing noncitizens.
Ginter Immigration Law Clinic at the International House
Created in 2002, the Clinic regularly serves around 600 people annually. The Clinic is open to all ethnic groups, targeting the most disadvantaged cases.
Immigration Advocates Network
Information about the agency, news, calendar of events, library resources, alerts, cases, videos, podcasts, webinars, and agency watch.
Legal Aid Society: Immigrant Law Unit
Information on criminal and civil cases, juvenile rights, pro bono help, law reform, and other help information.
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services
Founded in 1939, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services is a nonprofit organization that serves regardless of race, religion and national origin and to ensure that newcomers receive the warm welcome they deserve.
Founded in 1968, Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund is the nation’s leading Latino legal civil rights organization. Also described as the “law firm of the Latino community," MALDEF promotes social change through advocacy, communications, community education, and litigation in the areas of education, employment, immigrant rights, and political access.
National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild
The National Immigration Project was formed in 1974 as a committee of the National Lawyers Guild and became a free-standing organization in 1980. Since the inception it has served as a progressive source of advocacy-oriented legal support on immigrant rights issues.
National Legal Aid & Defender Association: Defending Immigrants Partnership
The Partnership has coordinated on a national level the necessary collaboration between public defense counsel and immigration law experts to ensure that indigent noncitizen defendants are provided effective criminal defense counsel to avoid or minimize the immigration consequences of their criminal dispositions.
Defender Services Office - Training Division
The Defender Services Office of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, primarily through the ODS Training Division, provides substantial training and other resource support to Federal Defender Organization (FDO) staff and CJA panel attorneys.
California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation
CRLA was founded in 1966 as a nonprofit legal services program. The mission is to strive for economic justice and human rights on behalf of California's rural poor. Each year, it provides more than 40,000 low-income rural Californians with free legal assistance and a variety of community education and outreach programs. Read more about the organization, its purpose, and where to locate legal assistance.
Catholic Charities Assist Immigrants & Refugees, Los Angeles
Catholic Charities began providing immigration assistance during World War II, when refugees sought safety on American shores. Today, most clients seeking immigration services are coming from Iraq, Iran, Haiti, Somalia and Burma. Services are structured to assist newly-arrived immigrants in learning English, obtaining education, navigating legal matters, and training for jobs that will provide at least a living wage.
Public Counsel Law Center
Public Counsel is the largest pro bono law office in the nation. Founded in 1970. It is a public interest law firm of the Los Angeles County and Beverly Hills Bar Associations as well as the Southern California affiliate of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. Practice areas, among others, include appellate law, childrens' rights, community development, early care & education, homeless prevention, and immigrant rights.
MIRA (Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition)
The Coalition serves the commonwealth’s one million foreign-born residents with policy analysis and advocacy, institutional organizing, training and leadership development, and strategic communications. The Coalition involves an active membership of over 130 organizations, including community-based groups, social service organizations, ethnic associations, schools, refugee resettlement agencies, health centers and hospitals, religious institutions, unions, and law firms, as well as thousands of individual members, contributors, and allies.
Political Asylum/Immigration Representation Project (PAIR)
PIAR, is the leading provider of pro bono immigration legal services to asylum-seekers and immigrants unjustly detained in Massachusetts. In FY 2010, PAIR coordinatedpro bono attorney representation that exceeded $8 million. Programs include asylum and detention.
Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition
The Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition (PICC) is a diverse group that brings together professionals, advocates and immigrant groups of different backgrounds to share information and resources, identify common problems, and advocate for solutions. Provides information about the coalition, its programs, news & events, resources, and how to get involved.
Washington Defender Association
WDA is a non-profit professional membership organization for Washington State public defender attorneys, social workers and investigators providing resources and support to indigent defenders. Users will find information about the association, immigration project, education & training, children’s representation, resources, and upcoming events.
Refugee Services (RS)
Refugee Services (RS) within the Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance is the single state agency responsible for the implementation of services to refugees.
Families for Freedom
Founded in September 2002, Families for Freedom is a New York-based multi-ethnic defense network by and for immigrants facing and fighting deportation. We are immigrant prisoners (detainees), former immigrant prisoners, their loved ones, or individuals at risk of deportation.
Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS)
HIAS is the international migration agency of the American Jewish community. We provide rescue and refuge for persecuted and oppressed Jews around the world.
New York City Bar Justice Center: Immigrant Justice
The Immigrant Women and Children Project recruits and trains volunteer attorneys to help immigrant victims of domestic violence seek freedom from their abusers and attain legal status in the United States.
New York City Immigration Clinic at WomensLaw.org
List of immigration attorneys in NYC metropolitan area.
New York County District attorney's Office - Protecting Immigrant New Yorkers
The NY County District Attorney's office protects immigrant New Yorkers with a team of dedicated prosecutors keenly focused on immigration fraud and a suite of programs and services tailored to our diverse immigrant population. We provide community education and outreach on potential scams and tips to avoid victimization.