An educational Spanish language video series created specifically for Latino immigrants

 

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General Resources

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
(202) 376-7700 National Headquarters
800-552-6843 Complaint Referral Service
http://www.usccr.gov/index.html
http://www.usccr.gov/spanish/spanish.htm
Investigates civil rights complaints, and distributes information on law and policies.
Language(s): English, Spanish
Audiences: Service Providers, General

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU): Immigrants’ Rights
Multiple local chapters
http://www.aclu.org/immigrants/
http://www.aclu.org/immigrants/espanol/index.html
ACLU provides a page on immigrants’ rights in both English and Spanish.
Language(s):English, Spanish
Audiences:General, Service Provider

National Immigration Law Center
(213) 639-3900
http://www.nilc.org/
The NILC provides an excellent set of tools and resources for service providers and advocates, with tools organized into: immigration, employment issues, public benefits, obtaining a driver’s license, the Dream Act, etc. There are also online publications, important legal updates, and an e-newsletter to keep you informed.
Language(s):English
Audiences:Service Providers, Advocates, General

American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)
(215) 241-7000 National, multiple chapters
http://www.afsc.org/
AFSC locations can be found all across the U.S., as well as throughout the world. The site gives ready access to important news, sections on topics such as immigrant rights and economic justice, and access to all local programs.
Language(s):English site, some Spanish services
Audiences:Service Providers, Advocates, General

Immigrant Rights Network of Iowa and Nebraska (IRNIN)
(402) 689-4249 Nebraska
(515) 237-5020
http://www.irnin.org/
IRNIN works directly with Iowan and Nebraskan immigrants,
but also provides useful, bilingual news and documents on their Web site.
Language(s):English, some documents in Spanish
Audiences:Service Providers, Immigrants, Advocates

Consumer Action Website: Federal Citizen Information Center
(800) FED-INFO
(888) 878-3256 (Spanish publications)
http://www.consumeraction.gov/
This online, federal resource gives many tools and detailed information for consumers, in a wide variety of areas: housing, employment, education, health, etc.
Language(s):Site in English and Spanish
Audiences:General, Service Providers

Consumer @ction
http://www.consumer-action.org/English/index.php
http://www.consumer-action.org/Spanish/index.php
Founded in San Francisco, this non-profit now supports consumers nationwide, with information and resources on multiple topics, such as: housing, employment, transportation, immigration, health, etc.
Language(s):English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Russian, Vietnamese
Audiences:Consumers, General

League of United Latin American Citizens
(202) 833-6130
http://www.lulac.org/
LULAC works for rights in employment, health, education and civil rights.
Language(s):English, some resources in Spanish
Audiences:Service Providers, General

National Council of La Raza
(202) 785-1670, and multiple local chapters
http://www.nclr.org/
NCLR works through both advocacy and local supports to “improve opportunities for Hispanic Americans.” Includes work in the areas of education, assets/investments, civil rights, employment and health.
Language(s):English, some documents in Spanish
Audiences:Service Providers, General

National Immigration Forum
(202) 347-0040
http://www.immigrationforum.org/
As well as breaking immigration news, the National Immigration Forum works through advocacy and public education to uphold the belief that “immigrants are America.” A helpful “community resources” section provides useful tools.
Language(s):Mostly English, some tools/resources in multiple languages
Audiences:Service Providers, General

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)
Multiple regional offices
http://www.maldef.org/index.cfm
MALDEF focuses on the areas of employment, immigration, education, political access, language, and equity. It provides tools, resources, leadership programs, etc.
Language(s):English, some resources in Spanish
Audiences:Service Providers, General

National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights
510-465-1984, and multiple local chapters
http://www.nnirr.org/
The NNIRR furnishes advocacy and immigration support, both online and through multiple local chapters.
Language(s):English
Audiences:Service Providers, General

American Immigration Lawyers Association
(202) 216-2400
(800) 954-0254 Attorney Referral Service
http://www.aila.org/
http://www.aila.org/content/default.aspx?bc=9904
AILA is useful to more than just attorneys: it provides news and updates on recent cases, access to advocacy, publications and other resources. Also features a toll-free lawyer referral service.
Language(s):English, some Spanish
Audiences:Service Providers, General

Resource Center of the Americas
(612) 276-0788
http://www.americas.org/
Resource Center of the Americas supplies news, advocacy efforts, and other information. An online bookstore provides access to hundreds of resources for bilingual and/or Spanish books and other materials.
Language(s):English, Spanish
Audiences:Service Providers, General

Immigration Law Portal
(212) 545-0869 (fax)
http://www.ilw.com/
http://www.ilw.com/forms/
Though primarily intended for law professionals, this resource gives ready access to immigration law forms, information, news and other tools.
Language(s):English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Russian, Vietnamese
Audiences:Immigration law professionals, Service Providers, General