Books, Materials and Other Resources:

American Civil Liberties Union – Immigrants’ Rights Project – ACLU

  • Know Your Rights Material – US-Mexico Border (ACLU Texas)
  • Know Your Rights with Border Patrol – ACLU Arizona

    American Immigration Council – (advocacy arm of the foundation of the American Immigration Lawyers Association)

    Center for Gender & Refugee Studies, UC Hastings College of the Law
    This non-profit based at UC Hastings provides assistance to lawyers and advocates with a primary focus on asylum and refugee issues.

    Immigrant Legal Resource Center
    This non-profit agency has materials covering all aspects of immigration law including manuals for lawyers and paralegals.

  • ILRC “Red Card” – Quick list of legal rights which can be handed to law enforcement or DHS official

    National Immigration Law Center (NILC)

    National Lawyer’s Guild, National Immigration Project – NLG (materials including lawyer referral lists)
    National Immigration Justice Center (NIJC)

    Nolo Press
    Nolo Press materials are designed to help applicants complete relatively uncomplicated immigration forms. These materials can be helpful to get a more general background of the law. These are not recommended for people with complicated cases or who are involved in proceedings. Includes self-help books on navigating the immigration process.

    Migration Policy Institute (research/think tank providing background research on immigration policy issues)