Updated DACA Information

Immigrant Legal Resource Center Community Alert: Changes to the DACA Program, Updated Sept 1, 2020

Immigrant Legal Resource Center DACA: Frequently Asked Questions, Updated Sept 1, 2020

Know Your Rights!

New! CUNY Initiative on Immigration and Education

General Information

Comprehensive Glossary of Terms from Immigrants Rising

Legal Help and Advocacy Organizations
Descriptions taken from organization web sites

ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Page

Citizenship Now!
CUNY Citizenship Now! provides free, high quality, and confidential immigration law services to help individuals and families on their path to U.S. citizenship. Our attorneys and paralegals offer one-on-one consultations to assess participants’ eligibility for legal benefits and assist them in applying when qualified.

Immigration Advocates Network
A collaborative effort of leading immigrants’ rights organizations designed to increase access to justice for immigrants and strengthen the capacity of organizations serving them.

Immigrant Legal Resources Center
The mission of the Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) is to work with and educate immigrants, community organizations, and the legal sector to continue to build a democratic society that values diversity and the rights of all people.

Immigrants Rising (includes Educators for Fair Consideration)
We empower undocumented young people to achieve educational and career goals through personal, institutional and policy transformation.

Informed Immigrant
We’re a collective of nationally recognized immigrant-serving organizations, lawyers, technologists, and allies dedicated to helping the undocumented immigrant community.

National Immigration Law Center
Established in 1979, the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) is one of the leading organizations in the U.S. exclusively dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of immigrants with low income.
At NILC, we believe that all people who live in the U.S. should have the opportunity to achieve their full potential. Over the years, we’ve been at the forefront of many of the country’s greatest challenges when it comes to immigration issues, and we play a major leadership role in addressing the real-life impact of policies that affect the ability of low-income immigrants to prosper and thrive.

Notifica App
Notifica gives you and your family a help button to alert key contacts if anyone is at risk of deportation. Simply create your messages today and you will be ready to press a button for help when you or your family needs it. Alerts are designed to inform family members, legal advocates, and other contacts that the sender may have been detained by the police or Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

A collaboration between the Immigration Advocates Network (IAN), American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC), Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC), The Advocates for Human Rights, UnidosUS, and Pro Bono Net to empower legal advocates and other allies across the United States.

The Undocumented and Black Convening

University Leaders for Educational Access and Diversity Network (uLEAD)
The uLEAD (University Leaders for Educational Access and Diversity) Network is an online community of university leaders committed to broadening postsecondary access and support for all students, regardless of immigration status. University leaders encompass a wide variety of individuals in the field, including presidents, board members, diversity officers, admissions officers, financial aid officers, registrars, student affairs professionals, general counsel, and student activists.

United We Dream
The largest immigrant youth-led organization in the nation. Our powerful nonpartisan network is made up of over 100,000 immigrant youth and allies and 55 affiliate organizations in 26 states. We organize and advocate for the dignity and fair treatment of immigrant youth and families, regardless of immigration status.

New York Area Resources

Make the Road New York

New York Immigration Coalition

NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs

New Immigrant Community Empowerment (NICE)

Mental Health Resources

Macaulay Student Support Team

United We Dream Mental Health Tool Kit

NYC Well

Scholarships and Academic Organizations

CUNY Dreamers Network

CUNY Dreamers Hub

TheDream.us (note that students must apply for TheDream.US scholarships during high school)

Dreamer’s Roadmap

UndocuSTEM List of summer research opportunities in STEM for undocumented students; many include some form of funding.