Resources for Families

Resources for Families and Staff

Important DACA Update: Sept. 5, 2017

Please see this updated community advisory from The Northwest Immigrant Rights Project for information.

 

Event: Free legal clinic and Q&A for DACA recipients. 
Date: Friday September 22nd6-9pm
Location: Everett Community College


These organizations provide DACA registration and renewal assistance.

Immigration Legal Services

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP)

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project promotes justice by defending and advancing the rights of immigrants through direct legal services, systemic advocacy, and community education.

Website: nwirp.org
Phone: 206.587.4009

 

Colectiva Legal del Pueblo

Colectiva Legal del Pueblo is a non-hierarchical collective organization founded for and by undocumented immigrants working to build community leadership and power for migrant justice through legal advocacy and education.

Website: colectivalegal.org

Phone: 206.931.1514

 

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Referral Service

AILA is the only legal association in the United States for immigration attorneys. More than 14,000 immigration lawyers are members of AILA.

Website: ailalawyer.com

Email: ils@aila.org

 

List of Organizations Recognized by Board of Immigration Appeals

The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) adjudicates immigration cases in a careful and timely manner, including cases involving detained aliens, criminal aliens, and aliens seeking asylum as a form of relief from removal, while ensuring the standards of due process and fair treatment for all parties involved.

Website: justice.gov

Phone: 703.305.0289

 

Immigration Advocates Network National Legal Services Directory

The Immigration Advocates Network (IAN) is a collaborative effort of leading immigrants' rights organizations designed to increase access to justice for low-income immigrants and strengthen the capacity of organizations serving them.

Website: immigrationadvocates.org

Email: directory@immigrationadvocates.org

 

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND)

Legal support for unaccompanied minors

Website: https://supportkind.org/

 

General Resources for Immigrant and Refugee students

Here to Stay

Overview on DACA, resources for parents, students, & community  

Website: http://weareheretostay.org/resources/

Northwest Educational Service District 189

In response to the growing questions, concerns, and fears surrounding executive orders and federal enforcement actions impacting immigrant and refugee populations, the NWESD has launched the webpage below which contains a wide range of resources that may be of use and interest across your school communities.

Website: https://www.nwesd.org/immigrant-and-refugee-student-resources

 

National Immigration Law Center

Great resources especially one for parents to know their basic rights. resource available in English, Spanish, Traditional and simplified Chinese, Arabic and Korean

Website: https://www.nilc.org/issues/immigration-enforcement/everyone-has-certain-basic-rights/

 

Washington Dream Act Coalition (WDAC)

The Washington Dream Act Coalition (WDAC) is a grassroots youth led movement founded by student leaders from the state of Washington in an effort to raise awareness and build support to push for Comprehensive Immigration Reform and the DREAM Act. Their mission is to link, aid and empower organizations, communities and individuals across the state of Washington to come together and find new ways to raise awareness on Comprehensive Immigration Reform and the Dream Act by means of grassroots organizing, alliance building and non-violent direct action and civic engagement.

Website: http://washingtondreamact.blogspot.com/

 

Define American

Define American is a non-profit media and culture organization that uses the power of story to transcend politics and shifts the conversation about immigrants, identity, and citizenship in a changing America.

Website: https://defineamerican.com/

 

United We Dream

United We Dream is 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.

Website: https://unitedwedream.org/

 

Immigration Equality

Since 1994, Immigration Equality has been proud to advocate for and represent lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ), and HIV-positive immigrants seeking safety, fair treatment, and freedom. Immigration Equality’s work impacts both the individuals we serve and the immigration system as a whole.

Website: http://www.immigrationequality.org/

 

21 Progress

The mission of 21 Progress is to Build a 21st Century Movement for Equity & Justice. 21 Progress provides programs that empower leaders among the hard working people of Washington and advances bold ideas for economic and social justice. Through popular education, civic engagement and arts & culture, 21 Progress assists emerging leaders – especially young adults and immigrants – to claim their place in building a more just society and reaching their dream.

Website: https://21progress.org/

 

Unidos US (formerly NCLR)

Since 1968, UnidosUS—formerly known as NCLR—has remained a trusted, nonpartisan voice for Latinos.  We serve the Hispanic community through our research, policy analysis, and state and national advocacy efforts, as well as in our program work in communities nationwide. And we partner with Affiliates across the country to serve millions of Latinos in the areas of civic engagement, civil rights and immigration, education, workforce and the economy, health, and housing. Every day Latinos contribute to our country’s shared prosperity. They energize the economy and strive to make better lives for themselves, their families, and their communities.

Website: https://www.unidosus.org/

 

General Legal Services

Washington LawHelp

Washington LawHelp is a guide to free civil legal services for low-income persons and seniors in Washington. This site provides legal education materials and tools that give you basic information on a number of legal problems, and in some cases, detailed instructions and forms to help you represent yourself in court.

Website: washingtonlawhelp.org

 

Northwest Justice Project CLEAR Hotline

NJP’s mission is to secure justice through high quality legal advocacy that promotes the long-term well-being of low-income individuals, families, and communities.

Website: nwjustice.org

Phone: 888.201.1014

 

Legal Counsel for Youth and Children (LCYC)

Legal Counsel for Youth and Children provides specialized, holistic legal advocacy for children in child welfare proceedings and other juvenile court matters.

Website: lcycwa.com

Phone: 206.494.0323

 

Columbia Legal Services
Columbia Legal Services advocates for people who face injustice and poverty. They seek to achieve social and economic justice for all, using policy reform, litigation, and innovative partnerships to reveal and end actions that harm the communities they serve.
Website: columbialegal.org
Phone: 800.542.0794

 

Discrimination in Employment, Housing, Others

WA State Human Rights Commission

The mission of the Washington State Human Rights Commission is to prevent and eliminate discrimination through the fair application of the law, the efficient use of resources, and the establishment of productive partnerships in the community.

Website: hum.wa.gov

Phone: 800.233.3247

Whatcom Civil Rights Project

Website: http://www.whatcompjc.org/whatcom-civil-rights-project.html

 

League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)

LULAC is the largest and oldest Hispanic organization in the United States. LULAC advances the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, housing, health and civil rights of Hispanic Americans through community-based programs operating at more than 1,000 LULAC councils nationwide.

Website: http://lulac.org/

 

MALDEF

MALDEF strives to implement programs that are structured to bring Latinos into the mainstream of American political and socio-economic life; providing better educational opportunities; encouraging participation in all aspects of society; and offering a positive vision for the future.

Website: http://www.maldef.org/

 

NAACP- Snohomish County Branch

Website: http://www.naacp-snoco.org/

 

Resources for Educators

 

Teaching Tolerance

Toolkit for "Immigrant and Refugee Children: A Guide for Educators and School Support Staff"

Website: https://www.tolerance.org/classroom-resources

 

The National Child traumatic Stress Network

Provides learning, guidance, resources and tool for working with refugee and immigrant families.

Website: http://www.nctsn.org/trauma-types/refugee-trauma

 

National Association for school psychologist

Immigrant Families: Strategies for School Support

Website:http://www.nasponline.org/assets/documents/Resources%20and%20Publications/Handouts/Families%20and%20Educators/Immigrant_FamiliesJan10_NASSP.pdf

 

National Association for school psychologist

Supporting Vulnerable Students in Stressful Times: Tips for Parents

Website:  http://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources/diversity/social-justice/supporting-vulnerable-students-in-stressful-times-tips-for-parents

 

National Association for school psychologist

Supporting marginalized students in stressful times: Tips for Educators

Website: http://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources/diversity/social-justice/supporting-marginalized-students-in-stressful-times-tips-for-educators

 

National Association for school psychologist

Supporting Refugee Children & Youth: Tips for Educators

Website:  http://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources/school-safety-and-crisis/war-and-terrorism/supporting-refugee-students

 

K-12 Coalition to protect undocumented students

The Starter-Ally Toolkit: A Community Resource for Anyone Who Supports Undocumented Students and Families

Website: https://21progress.org/toolkit/

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