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MigraCam is a smartphone app designed to help people living in immigrant communities notify their family members and friends if detained in a raid or traffic stop by recording incidents and streaming them live to a list of emergency contacts. The app is available in English and Spanish at no…
This details the protections that immigrant workers at some workplaces have achieved through local UNITE HERE contract negotiation.
Notifica is a mobile application designed to assist immigrant families who come in contact with immigration agents. With the push of a button, Notifica connects users with their relatives, lawyers and support networks in a fast and secure manner.
SB4 is a Texas state law that forces local government and law enforcement to collaborate with ICE on immigration enforcement. This resource explains the law and recent court rulings impacting its implementation.
SB4 is a Texas state law that forces local government and law enforcement to collaborate with ICE on immigration enforcement. This resource explains the law and recent court rulings impacting its implementation.
This resource provides information to help employers identify issues they may want to consider before, during and after an ICE raid.
Rights and best practices for employers if ICE comes to the workplace.
All people in the United States, regardless of immigration status, have certain rights and protections under the U.S. Constitution. The ILRC’s Red Cards help people assert their rights and defend themselves in many situations, such as when ICE agents go to a home.
A one-page overview of parental rights of those separated from their children at the U.S. border.
A one-page overview of parental rights of those arrested by ICE.
This site is multimedia resources and interactive content highlighting Dreamers and touching on educational opportunities for Dreamers.
A deportation defense guide for the faith community that encompasses best practices used by PICO and affiliates.
This 5-page guide provides know your rights information for those who may have to leave the country suddenly around protecting assets and bank accounts, filing taxes, managing benefits and more.
Resources for advocates looking to push back on harmful immigration executive orders.
Executive Order 13767 issued by President Trump on January 25, 2017, regarding border security and immigration enforcement.
A helpful guide for employers and employees on ICE Raids, I-9 Audits and Succession Planning compiled by Small Business Legal Clinic, Immigration Counseling Service, K&L Gates and Perkins Coie.
This guide explains the most common immigration actions affecting employers, recommendations for how employers can prepare for immigration enforcement actions, employer’s rights and responsibilities, and what employers can do after an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) action.
A detailed compilation of resources for the community and allies around raid preparedness, locating detainees, knowing basic rights, family preparedness, and more.
This bilingual illustrated guide provides simple instructions for navigating an interaction with immigration enforcement in a public place or on the street. Available in English and Spanish.
Hang this poster in your home to remind you and your family of your rights, what to say, and what to document in case of an ICE (immigration) raid. Available in English, Spanish, French, Simplified Mandarin, Traditional Mandarin, Korean, and Tagalog.
A guide to what to do if you are detained by immigration enforcement. Resource is from 2007.
Learn your rights at Ferry Terminal checkpoints.
Know what your rights are and how to defend them.
This is a web tool that helps immigrants find local legal service providers.
Deportation Defense Cards available in English and Spanish.
This document outlines various city and county policies that seek to protect immigrant communities and prevent discrimination based on immigration status.
A Know Your Rights card with tips on what to do if ICE comes to your door.
A how-to guide for Congressional offices on conducting a DREAMer town hall.
This resource is meant to provide refugee and immigrant communities with urgently needed information to know their rights.
This Know Your Rights video is a guide put together in response to the increase in raids since President Trump's executive order eliminating USCIS enforcement priorities in January of 2017. Immigration agents may be violating your rights in a new wave of raids. Know your rights.
Print, cut out, and carry these cards. If immigration or the police come to your house or question you, you may slip the card to them under the door. The card will tell immigration agent or the police that you are exercising your constitutional rights and wish to remain silent.…
Immigrant Defense Project has developed downloadable and printable Know Your Rights cards, flyers and a short "ICE Raids Booklet". IDP has been monitoring and gathering stories on ICE arrests at homes, courthouses, and shelters since April 2013. Their materials educate community members and advocates about how to protect their rights…
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Immigrant Defense Manual

This manual provides an extensive guide to knowing your rights and organizing to prevent community members from being separated from their families by immigration enforcement.
This manual provides an extensive guide to knowing your rights and organizing to prevent immigration enforcement from separating community members from their families.
The protential impacts of Trump's two executive orders relating to immigration for women and children.
A summary of Trump's immigration enforcement policies, current as of January 26, 2017.
Executive Order 13768, signed by President Trump on January 25, 2017. The order regards interior enforcement, including sanctuary cities and detainers.
Current as of February 2017, this fact sheet describes the effect of the Trump administration's immigration raid and the rights of non-citizens.
A summary of Trump's interior enforcement executive order and how it will affect deportations and sanctuary cities.
A guide to Trump's Executive Orders, available in Spanish. // Un resumen de las Órdenes Ejecutivas de la Administración Trump, disponible en español.
Hotline number: 1-844-363-1423. Call the hotline to report ICE activity in your city.
A thorough resource for citizens and non-citizens, including what to do if you encounter police or immigration agents at your home or outdoors. This resource is available in English, Spanish, Polish, Korean, Tagalog, Simplified CHinese, Vietnamese, Kjmer, Hindi, and Haitian Creole.
A list of constitutional rights for citizens and non-citizens.
What to do if you are stopped by the police or immigration officials while driving your car.
Read this card for a summary of what to do if immigration or the police stop you while you are outdoors.
Read this card for a summary of what to do if you are arrested by immigration enforcement or the police.
This resource outlines your rights in jail, including remaining silent and finding legal assistance.
A list of basic constitutional rights for citizens and undocumented immigrants in the US, especially regarding contact with ICE and law enforcement.
A multilingual (English, Spanish, Tagalog, and Tongan) guide to using the ILRC Know Your Rights red cards.
Advice for DACA students under the Trump administration.   ILRC: Información Post-Electoral Para la Comunidad Inmigrante Consejo para estudiantes de DACA bajo la administración.
A list of states that provide drivers licenses to individuals regardless of immigration status, current as of May 2017.
What to do when you come in contact with ICE agents and how to develop a rapid response plan .
A resource for those in immigration detention and removal proceedings. This document outlines grounds of removability based on criminal convictions and forms of relief.
This resource states the different rights and protections immigrant workers have when they engage in protests and is current as of April 2017.
Your rights when you are stopped, questioned, arrested or searched by law enforcement officers. This is helpful for citizens and non-citizens.
A guide to avoiding immigration fraud and how to report fraud.
How to protect yourself against immigration raids in Maryland.
How arrests, citations, and tickets can affect your immigration status. // Cómo los arrestos, las citaciones y las multas pueden afectar su condición migratoria.
How to protect yourself when immigration shows up at your doorstep, workplace, or union.
Hotline number: (408) 453-3017. A free immigrant hotline for legal information and referrals to low-cost community resources.
Learn about immigration fraud and how to avoid it.
Videos to help you learn simple practices to protect and defend yourself from fraud.
The UC Immigrant Legal Services Center compiled FAQs for dreamers after the election, including questions on renewal and Advanced Parole.
Hotline number: 1-800-566-7636. Immigrant Assistance and Referral Hotline, hosted by the New York State Office for New Americans.
A comprehensive guide to city, state, and federal services including access to benefits and language access rights.
Information on bonds, ankle bracelets, and mental health protections for detainees.
A brochure explaining the different types of visas available for victims of crime, including U visas and T visas.
A comprehensive resource with information on U visas, asylum, and DACA.
This up-to-date Immigrant Legal Resource Center page includes resources on enforcement, including information on ICE administrative warrants and detainers.
Information for AB60 non-citizen drivers and advocates under the Trump administration.
An FAQ page for students, educators and social service providers about DACA, visa applications, and deportation.
Tips for immigrants in the workplace, including immigration assistance services, employment agencies, and tax preparation.
Comprehensive Know Your Rights cards available online in a variety of languages including Khmer, Korean, Spanish and Urdu.
A pamphlet for victims of sexual abuse in detention centers.
This resource outlines your rights when you encounter law enforcement, when you are questioned about your immigration status and taken into ICE custody.
A video and interactive resource to learn your rights when you are questioned about your immigration status by law enforcement.
Information for non-citizens at the U.S. border including how to handle stops and arrests and searches.
An informative Know Your Rights video that explains what to do if ICE or immigration authorities show up at your doorstep.
Mexican actor Demian Bichir discusses what to do when ICE shows up at your doorstep.
A simple graphic that contains advice for immigrants in the event they come in contact with ICE.
A list of services offered to low-income immigrants by CASA de Maryland, including housing, employment and immigration matters.
The Legal Aid Justice Center provides free legal assistance and Know Your Rights education to immigrants in Virginia.
Check your eligibility for immigration benefits, prepare your paperwork, and/or schedule an initial consultation through Road to Status. Available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, French, German, Korean.
Hotline: 877-881-8281. The network connects rural communities to organizations that provide legal services to farm workers.
This guide explains how U.S. border agents may search phones, laptops, and other electronics at the U.S. border. It offers a brief technical overview to securing digital data.
This is a checklist for advocates responding to raids and preparing legal resources to prevent a deportation.
A variety of NYC-specific resources including city policy documents and legal clinics in the city.
A lengthy resource for elected officials and people lobbying elected officials for help on the precise ways that they can contribute to an individual's deportation defense case.
This toolkit provides resources for advocates to defend against anti-sanctuary city proposals and includes state-specific fact sheets.
This guide explains how to run a Community Defense Zone campaign and can be adapted for both red and blue states.
This toolkit is designed to help policymakers, at the local level, who wish to create or further strengthen sanctuary style laws and policies. The policy guidance in this toolkit is directly informed by the important lessons of cities and counties who have lead these efforts to date.