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Immigration

Learn about immigrants' rights at work, deferred action, what to do if you are stopped by the police or affected by a natural disaster, and more.

Know Your Rights!, produced by the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of L.A., shows you your rights in case of a raid by immigration authorities or a police intervention. 
Some people who are not United States citizens have been arrested or detained by the U.S. government. Learn how to protect yourself so this does not happen to you!By: CASA of Maryland
The U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division has an office dedicated to ensuring that employers are not discriminating against work-authorized individuals based on their national origin or immigration status.
A notary public in America is not the equivalent of a notario publico in Spanish-speaking countries. This video is can help you learn the difference between notaries and notarios when seeking legal help.
Learn more about deferred action.
There are laws that protect immigrants. Read this to learn: What to do if the police or immigration stop you, arrest you, or go to your home or work; your right to go to court; Types of visas; Where to get legal help and more.
What are my rights? How can I become a legal permament resident?
I am in the United States legally and want to stay. Will getting government benefits hurt my chances of getting a Green Card or becoming a US Citizen?Prepared by Connecticut Legal Services
Use this article to learn about your rights and responsibilities as an immigrant worker in the United States. Keep track of the hours you work, and note information about your employer.
A nonprofit and nonpartisan organization working in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United...
This web site from the FTC gives you tips and information to avoid common scams against immigrants.
By: The National Consumer Law Center
Helping low-income people, especially people of color, build powerful, effective organizations through which they can change their communities and public policies for the better.
CitizenshipWorks provides easy-to-use online tools to help low and moderate-income individuals to answer important questions about their eligibility for naturalization, to better understand the naturalization process, and to prepare for...
Instructions for the 2011 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program (DV-2011). The annual DV program makes visas available to persons meeting simple, but strict, eligibility requirements.
A list of common legal words and their definitions compiled by the Connecticut Judicial Branch. If you didn't find what you were looking for in the Connecticut Judicial Branch glossary, try this glossary of legal terms by the U.S....
This web page by the FTC answers the following questions:I need to know which immigration forms to use.I need to get immigration forms.I need help filling out my immigration forms.Who can help me fill out my forms?I need to find out if...
Infoline (2-1-1) is a free service that can help you with many different kinds of problems, including substance abuse, domestic violence, suicide prevention, financial problems, and more. It is available 24 hours a day and 365 days per...
A non-profit, non-sectarian social service agency dedicated to the needs of immigrants, refugees and their families.
Mission is to help refugees and other displaced people establish new lives, regain hope, and contribute to the vitality of Connecticut's communities.See also: The IRIS homepage
If government agents question you, it is important to understand your rights. You should be careful about what you say when approached by federal, state or local law enforcement officials. If you give answers, they can be used against you...
This video will give you an overview of becoming a U.S. Citizen through naturalization.
This is an interactive tutorial that will help you learn about how to prepare for a naturalization test.
All U.S. employers are required to verify the work eligibility of all persons they hire. Self Check is a voluntary service, simple and free allowing you to verify your eligibility in the first place of employment.
This web site is designed to:Help prevent immigrants from being victimized by notariosProvide resources for victims of notariosProvide information and resources for attorneys working with victims to remedy crimes committed by fraudulent...
This video explains how to access and complete the CitizenshipWorks online interview. This interview will help you to understand your eligibility for naturalization.
Links to immigration forms, fees, services, benefits and laws, etc. Formerly the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service.
The Online Detainee Locator System (ODLS) is a public system that allows family members, legal representatives, and members of the public to locate immigration detainees who are in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention.
This is information about the deferred action policy that President Obama announced in June 15, 2012.
Know Your Rights!, produced by the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of L.A., shows you your rights in case of a raid by immigration authorities or a police intervention. 
A notary public in America is not the equivalent of a notario publico in Spanish-speaking countries. A notary public is not a lawyer and is not authorized to give legal advice or provide legal services. This video is intended to assist...
Click here to learn more about deferred action.
Apostle Immigrant Services is a nonprofit agency that provides a range of educational programs and legal immigration services.
Catholic Charities Migration & Refugee Services provides resettlement, employment, immigration/naturalization, and trafficking services, as well as a program called the Refugee Healthy Marriage Initiative, to refugees in the Hartford...
New Haven office:205 Church Street Suite 601New Haven, CT 06510CCMAA’s mission is to assist refugees, promote cultural, educational, and socioeconomic development in the refugee and immigrant community in the State of Connecticut.
Infoline (2-1-1) is a free service that can help you with many different kinds of problems, including substance abuse, domestic violence, suicide prevention, financial problems, and more. It is available 24 hours a day and 365 days per...
The International Institute of Connecticut, Inc. is a non-profit agency dedicated to the needs of immigrants, refugees and their families.  Support is provided through direct professional services, counseling, advocacy and the...
IRIS — Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services resettles approximately 100 refugees each year.  IRIS also provides some services to asylees and other immigrants.  IRIS's refugee clients come from Iraq, Afghanistan, Congo,...
Mission is to serve the community by improving access to social services, to educational and career opportunities for immigrants, Polish Americans and others, and by promoting Polish cultural heritage.