Community Information

Social Service Providers

 

Immigrant Child Advocacy Project

We may be able to provide legal representation to an undocumented minor who has been or is currently being abused or neglected by their parents, or who has been abandoned. If you are a caseworker, dependency attorney, school teacher, or someone who is working with a minor who may need legal help obtaining lawful immigration status, please fill out the Immigrant Child Advocacy Project form attached below and fax it to our office at (206) 587-4025.

 

ICAP Form

 

Domestic Violence Advocates

We may be able to provide legal representation to immigrant survivors of domestic violence or violent crime. If you are a domestic violence advocate and have a client who needs legal assistance with an immigration matter, please call our Survivors of Violence and Other Crimes (VAWA) Unit Intake line at (206) 957-8621 (for our Seattle Office) or (509) 570-0054 (for our Wenatchee Office).

Service providers working with survivors of violence can also help us gather necessary information and/or provide advice to clients by reviewing some of the following materials:

 

Educators

A Guide for Educators of Immigrant and Refugee Children - Know the tools and resources available to protect immigrant youth and families from an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Raid.
 

For Immigrants and Community Members

 

Immigration Policy

Immigration Policy Center (“Issues” section has information regarding a range of specific issues on immigration policy and information to help dispel myths about immigration)

National Immigration Forum

Reform Immigration for America

American Immigration Lawyers Association (Some materials require membership, but many advocacy/information materials are open to public)

National Immigration Law Center (Particularly good information on public benefits and workers’ rights issues)

Legal Resources

Washington Law Help (Good resource for general information on a wide range of legal topics, not just immigration)

Northwest Justice Project (NJP provides free civil legal services to low-income people)

Columbia Legal Services (CLS provides free civil legal services to people who are low-income or have special legal needs throughout Washington State)

Immigrant Legal Resource Center (Resources aimed at both advocates and community members on topics ranging from immigration consequences of criminal convictions, U visas, others)

Washington Defender Association, Immigration Project (Information primarily intended for criminal defense attorneys seeking to understand immigration consequences of criminal convictions)

Immigration Law Help (Resource for identifying legal assistance in immigration matters around the country)

Guide to the Northwest Detention Center (Resource created by NWIRP for Detainees and their loved ones)

Private Attorney List

This list includes attorneys in Washington state who represent immigrants and detainees. Several of them speak multiple languages (included in the list are attorney officers who speak Spanish, Japanese, Russian, French, Korean, Portuguese, and German).

Access the list

Workers' Rights

Fair Work Center - Fair Work Center provides the following support to workers: resources outlining employee rights in various languages; assistance navigating city, state, and federal government agencies; and free legal clinics for workers to seek advice about potential workplace violations.

National Employment Law Project

National Day Laborer Organizing Network

Government Websites

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR; information on immigration courts, Board of Immigration Appeals)