Resources & Info

This section includes downloadable reports, fact sheets, presentations and other documents as well as links to key organizations and resources apart from NNIRR.

  • Community Resources and Legal Assistance

Sorry, NNIRR does not provide legal services.

If you are looking for legal assistance with an immigration matter, please check out the searchable listing provided by the Immigration Advocates Network. Go here to check for contacts in their Legal Directory.

All-In-One Guide to Defeating ICE Hold Requests: Tool for organizers & advocates to prevent deportations. Published by National Immigration Project, Immigrant Legal Resource Center, Immigrant Defense Project, Washington Defenders Association, and the National Immigration Law Center.

National Immigration Project of the National Lawyer’s Guild: Online legal & community resource including a national directory of immigration attorneys. Online Directory of Legal Services for Low-income Immigrant Communities

ICE Online Detainee Locator System: you can enter a person’s name and A# or date of birth to find a loved one in the custody of immigration agents anywhere around the country.

Deportation 101: A Community Resource on Anti-Deportation Education and Organizing (available in Spanish)

Guide for Haitians in Immigration Detention (prepared by University of Miami School of Law)

A Step-by-step process for how to document abuses in your community. For more info, see our HURRICANE page.

  • For Students & Youth

NEW! NNIRR’s collection of fact sheets, links and other resources on deferred action.

Life After College Guide for Undocumented Students (2012)

Education not Deportation: A Guide for Undocumented Youth in Removal Proceedings (PDF)

Repository of Resources for Undocumented Students, by College Board (PDF).

  • For Workers & Advocates

No way to Treat a Guest: Why the H-2A Agricultural Visa Program Fails U.S. and Foreign Workers, a useful resource written by Farmworker Justice

Filing an Immigration-Related Employment Discrimination Charge: A Do-it-yourself Packet for Immigrant Workers (by NILC)

U-Visa: A potential immigration remedy for immigrant workers facing labor abuse (factsheet by NELP)

Factsheet: Prosecutorial Discretion by U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement for Cases Involving Workers (factsheet by NELP)

  • Training and Education Tools

Building Immigrant Community Power Through Legislative Advocacy

This workshop for BRIDGE was created as a tool for organizers, community groups, educators, activists and leaders to support our work to affect and shape the change we want to see. Focused on work at the federal level, the popular education elements of this module can easily be applied to our work at state and local levels. Developed by Rosita Choy and Eunice Cho with input and support from community groups, advocates and activists throughout the country.

  • Reports, Factsheets, Presentations

Challenges and Opportunities for Fairness and Justice in Migration: Powerpoint (PDF) visuals accompanying presentation on global, national and state issues concerning migration and migrant rights.

Environmental Degradation, Climate Change & Migrants Rights: A paper analyzing the impacts of climate change, and advocacy for real policy solutions from a migrants rights perspective

Excluded & Exploited: An NNIRR report on the regime of Trade, Managed Migration and Repression, leading to the growing climinalization and exploitation of migrant labor

Excluded & Exploited template presentation: Accompanying presentation to Excluded & Exploited Report (see above) (PDF)

Frequently Requested Statistics on Immigrants and Immigration in the United States. From the Migration Policy Institute (January 2013)

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, delivered at the March on Washington, August 28, 1963.

The Interdiction of Asylum Seekers at Sea: Law and (mal)practice in Europe and Australia. This policy brief explores this evolution and critically evaluates policies and practices of deterrence at sea against the standards set by international law. It is focused on Australia and Europe. Kaldor Centre for International and Refugee Law, May 2017