This webpage explains different immigration statuses, provides common immigration terms, and links to outside glossaries for more information.
Information for preparing your family before, during, and after an immigration raid, including forms, legal service providers, and more.
“This guide is designed to help those students and their families by providing resources available for undocumented students interested in pursuing education after high school, regardless of citizenship status.”
“Following the sudden withdrawal of U.S. military presence from Afghanistan nearly 100,000 Afghan refugees were evacuated to the United States, with many still remaining on U.S. military bases…”
“This fact sheet identifies the barriers refugee survivors of domestic violence face and approaches that can mitigate their impact.”
“It’s important to be prepared and to know your rights and your family’s rights in case of a raid or another encounter with ICE or local law enforcement.”
“The ACLU of Michigan and the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center have collected a series of policy proposals that cities, towns and counties can adopt in order to protect and support immigrants.”
“Black immigrants compose a significant percentage of both immigrant and Black populations in the U.S. overall. This report presents a statistical snapshot of the Black immigrant population, drawing upon recent studies and original analysis.”
“This resource contains information about organizations throughout Michigan that provide services to immigrants. This resource is not intended to be an exhaustive list of agencies. Inclusion in this guide is not intended to be an endorsement of the quality of the agency’s services.”
“It is important for advocates to understand how to: help immigrant survivors become aware of their rights; identify immigration remedies for victims, including special VAWA provisions around confidentiality; prepare enhanced safety plans for immigrant survivors; and increase meaningful access to services for immigrants and survivors with limited English proficiency.”