Immigrant rights: know your rights as an immigrant

Do you know your rights in the USA? If you are an immigrant,  you have civil rights, human rights, and legal rights.  You have these rights even if you are undocumented or in detention. Learn about your rights.

United States Mexico Border- Know Your Rights, Department of Labor

Immigrant rights for asylum seekers

Know Your Rights Manuals for Detained Immigrants

Arabic, English, Spanish, Somali, Urdu, Mandarin, French, Hindi, and Punjabi languages. Manuals for LGBTQ immigrants, adults, and unaccompanied children.

Know Your Rights LGBTQ Asylum Seekers (English)

The National Immigrant Justice Center is available to provide legal counsel and provide legal referrals. You can contact the National Immigrant Justice Center at its toll free number: (312) 263-0901. This document is for people who are afraid to return to their home countries because they are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) and/or due to their HIV status. You may have a defense against deportation if you fear you will be harmed or tortured if you are deported to your home country.

You can also read the document in Spanish, French, or Arabic.

“We have rights” – videos from ACLU

You can see all the videos in Spanish, Urdu, Arabic, Haitian Creole, Russian and Mandarin on the ACLU website.

Living in the USA – know your immigrant rights

Red Cards

The Immigrant Legal Resource Center’s Red Cards were created to help people assert their rights and defend themselves against constitutional violations. They help people know their rights an immigrant (whether here legally or not) or even a citizen may exercise if confronted.

Know your rights – ACLU

Do you know your rights? These easy-to-use resources about different situations were created by the ACLU so you can have your rights at your fingertips.

ICivics

ICivics is a website where children and adults can play video games to learn about rights and laws in the US. Some of the games can also be played in Spanish.

Immigrant rights with ICE

Anti-fraud warning

Read this information to protect yourself from people who are not real lawyers! There are people who will pretend to help you so they can keep your money. Learn how to recognize them and protect yourself! The Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) made information to protect you from fraud. You can read and download the information in English. Or you can read and download the information in Spanish.

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