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.

Prepared by Connecticut Legal ServicesI am in the United States legally and I want to stay. Will getting government benefits hurt my chances of getting a Green Card or becoming a U.S. Citizen?
What are my rights? How can I become a legal permament resident?
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
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.
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. 
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.
I’m not a US Citizen. How can I protect myself?
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 year.
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 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...
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
This video will give you an overview of becoming a U.S. Citizen through naturalization.
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 web site from the FTC gives you tips and information to avoid common scams against immigrants.
By: The National Consumer Law Center
This is an interactive tutorial that will help you learn about how to prepare for a naturalization test.
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 applying for a Diversity Visa.
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...
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.