Navigating Detention & Deportation

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.
Introductory guide to immigration detention visitation for those wishing to volunteer to visit detainees and provide them with friendship and company.
These self-help materials are designed for detainees to use in representing themselves when applying for some common forms of legal relief from removal. Please note they are written for detainees in Arizona and most were last updated in 2013, with support from the American College of Trial Lawyers Emil Gumpert…
A guide for undocumented parents to preparing for family separation if detained.
This is a web tool that helps immigrants find local legal service providers.
This handbook aims to educate immigrants facing detention or deportation about protecting financial assets and benefits, establishing power of attorney, and maintaining communication during detention.
List of ICE Field Offices for those trying to locate detainees or otherwise needing to appear at their local ICE field office.
LawLab is a case management system. The site also includes Immigrant U, a resource for individuals to learn about basic immigration and deportation law.

Illinois Non-Profit Immigration Services Directory

Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights
The Illinois Immigration Services Directory lists not-for-profit organizations that provide immigration legal services to clients in IL and is current as of Aug. 2014.
A list of private attorneys in Illinois who provide representation in immigration cases.
A checklist that helps you find a Chinese-speaking immigration lawyer or BIA-accredited representative. Available in Chinese.
This center provides free and confidential immigration law services to help immigrants become citizens.
A program that offers complete legal representation at reduced fees to low-income immigrant clients.
Hotline: 1-844-500-3222. A 24-hour Korean & English onlylanguage hotline to know your rights and assist those who encounter ICE.
Hotline: 844-955-3425. A 24-hour hotline that helps locate legal advice on raids and other ICE enforcement in New York City.
This is a checklist for advocates responding to raids and preparing legal resources to prevent a deportation.
This document outlines how ICE hold requests function, how law enforcement work with ICE, and how advocates can run campaigns to discourage law enforcement from turning people over to ICE.
This guide is a resources for advocates and communities that seek to prevent individual deportations.
A thorough checklist for immigrant families at risk of deportation.
This guide explains how to navigate the detention process, including how to contact a person in detention and how to find a lawyer.
This toolkit is a guide for black immigrant communities navigating immigrant detention centers.
#RaidWatch provides simple graphics and a video to encourage individuals to document raids on social media.