Immigration 101 Podcasts

Immigration attorney, Allegra Love, talks Zero Tolerance policy, family separation, what the Executive Order actually means, and how to move forward. 


Advisory to Nonprofit Organizations and Social Service Providers Regarding Immigration Enforcement

This advisory provides information for nonprofit partners, social service providers and others about how they can protect their clients if immigration agents came to their building or otherwise tried to detain their clients. 

 

WHAT TO DO IF ICE COMES TO YOUR WORKPLACE

This downloadable one page document outlines what to do in the case that ICE shows up at your workplace, church, or anywhere else where you are the guardian of the space. In order to be an advocate for the immigrant community, it is important to know what your rights (and theirs) are. 

 

WHAT TO DO IF A LOVED ONE IS ARRESTED

This guide outlines steps to take in the case that a loved one is arrested. Be sure to write down as many details about the arrest as possible to help inform your lawyer!

 

List of attorneys who can help in the case of arrest

If an immigrant you love is arrested, get in touch with one of the attorneys on this list

Take Action to Defend DACA

On Sept 5, President Trump announced the end of the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program giving Congress six months to pass new legislation. Now is the time to put as much pressure as possible on our legislators demanding that they pass the Dream Act - with no strings attached - and protect our Dreamers. We've put together a toolkit with ways you can take action to protect Dreamers. 

IMMIGRATION CONCEPTS

Confused about what the different options are for immigrants? Check out this list of important immigration concepts and vocabulary.

Immigrant Confidentiality under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

This document outlines how advocates, attorneys and judicial system personnel can help protect immigrant survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, human trafficking and other criminal activity.

Stand up action resources

United We Dream has teamed up with Indivisible and the National Immigration Law Center to put together some great advocacy tools to help protect immigrants and pass the Dream Act in your locality. Check out the Stand Up Action Resources below.