Bellevue PSOT is dedicated to reducing the barriers to accessing and understanding immigrant rights. Below is a non-exhaustive list of resources to help you get started in understanding your rights as an immigrant.
Regardless of your immigration status, you have guaranteed rights under the Constitution. Learn more here about your rights as an immigrant, and how to express them.
The Immi Learning Center is your resource for learning about U.S. immigration and how to stay in the U.S. legally. Browse their glossary for basic terms and concepts or read more detail about common ways to stay in the U.S. using this link.
The National Immigration Law Center
The National Immigration Law Center has created a Know Your Rights resource guide for undocumented immigrants that links the following informational pages: Everyone has certain basic rights; When encountering law enforcement; Immigration raids; Immigration enforcement at health care facilities: providers’ and patients’ rights; Immigration enforcement at workplaces; Other immigration enforcement; Participating in demonstrations; and National origin discrimination.
Immigrant Legal Resource Center
The ILRC’s Immigration Preparedness Toolkit outlines the basics about a variety of topics including: your rights during ICE confrontations, the different types of immigration options available, ideas for building your consultation roadmap, and tips on covering your bases while waiting for relief. It also incorporates links to other helpful reference documents, fact sheets, and tools readers can use to construct their own personalized plan.
The New York State Youth Leadership Council
The NYSYLC is an organization dedicated to supporting undocumented youth and families. They have created this guide focused on resources for undocumented immigrants. Unfortunately, their fund is no longer accepting petitions for financial assistance, but their website holds valuable information.
Immigrants Rising is committed to serving undocumented communities during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. They have put together this list of resources to help undocumented immigrants navigate the crisis.
Know Your Rights! card provided by The National Immigration Law Center.
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