Immigrant Rights, Immigration Law Advocacy, Human Rights, and Refugee Rights Websites
American Civil Liberties Union Immigration Page
Very useful for those who need information on immigrants' rights. Covers news, relevant laws, court decisions, asylum, welfare, current legislation, and what you can do to help. Searchable archive. Algunos articulos en espaZol.
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
AILA is the main organization of immigration lawyers. Their Web site provides limited information for nonmembers. For lawyers practicing immigration law, AILA is a great source of up-to-date information, and AILA's new Web site for members is a terrific addition to the many resources they provide.
The National Immigration Forum is the best-staffed and -funded pro-immigrant organization in the United States. Their site provides both broad policy analysis and up-to-date information on legislation and regulations. If you want to keep up with what's happening in Washington, DC, on immigration issues, this site is for you.
The purpose of the National Immigration Forum is to embrace and uphold America's tradition as a nation of immigrants. The Forum advocates and builds public support for public policies that welcome immigrants and refugees and that are fair and supportive to newcomers in our country.
Lawyers Committee for Human Rights
The Lawyer's Committee is one of the leading defenders of the rights of asylees and refugees. In addition to policy advocacy, they help find lawyers to represent U.S. asylum applicants. The site contains relevant and inspiring articles.
NAFSA: Association of International Educators
Tons of excellent information on and for international students in the United States.
National Council of La Raza
One of the largest organizations promoting Latino empowerment. Key advocates for immigrants? rights in Washington, DC. Lots of relevant information on topics like civil rights, foreign policy, education, and housing. News, events, and publications.
National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (NNIRR)
The most unwavering defenders of the rights of immigrants. This site provides high-quality analyses of U.S. immigration law and policy. They are one of the few groups concerned with how immigrants are treated at the border and at work.
The National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (NNIRR) is composed of local coalitions and immigrant, community, religious, civil rights, and labor organizations and activists. It serves as a forum to share information and analyses, to educate communities and the general public, and to develop and coordinate plans of action on important immigrant and refugee issues. The organization works to promote a just immigration and refugee policy in the U.S. and to defend and expand the rights of all immigrants and refugees regardless of immigration status. Includes selected articles from their magazine, Network News.