Charities that Help Immigrants and Refugees (Part II)


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One thing these charities can offer is healthcare for immigrants and refugees.

Refugees and Immigrants – Huge organization with services like educational resources, health care, access to human services, and legal representation.

IANRC – A resource with webinars, podcasts, and a huge directory of local agencies, searchable by an interactive map that you can also sort by detention facility.

ACLU – Their immigrants’ rights page is particularly important for those seeking information, using videos, blogs, and current court cases related to immigration.

The Public Law Center – This pro bono law firm offers access to justice for low-income residents in the Orange County area. Access California, concentrating on Arab-American and Muslim-American communities, offer another option in the state.

Informed Immigrant – is a resource for undocumented immigrants in America. It’s updated frequently with information from other groups such as the National Immigration Law Center and the American Civil Liberties Union. Also, Informed Immigrant helps connect undocumented immigrants with professionals like social workers and attorneys eager to assist. 

FWD.US – is devoted to repairing America’s broken immigration system via a grassroots movement devoted to legislative reform. FWD has local chapters in cities across the US which helps to match you with your legislatures, as well as offers scripts to make your phone calls less scary. 

NNIRR – has been working with diverse refugee and immigrant communities since 86 to secure human rights for all individuals. Advocating, creating coalitions, and working with another group that helps immigrants, offer safe spaces and education, and unifying in defense of immigrants are just a few of the things NNIRR has taken over the job of protecting human rights of all immigrants, regardless of their immigration status. 

Catholic Legal Immigration Network – “Embracing the Gospel value of welcoming the stranger,” CLINIC has an extensive network of programs and centers on the most vulnerable groups, like dislocated families and victims of domestic abuse and/or trafficking.