A Guide for Immigrant Youth (PDF)
The Immigrant Legal Resource Center has prepared a guide for immigrant youth which reviews a variety of important topics, including information about citizenship, how to get a green card, getting a drivers license, and going to college.
Information About the Immigration Raids
Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been significantly increasing raids on places of employment and homes of suspected undocumented immigrants. Find out more about the raids, including how to be prepared for a raid in your community.
Information for Asylum-Seekers
The Advocates provides free legal assistance to asylum-seekers who live in Minnesota, and to torture-survivors seeking asylum who reside in North or South Dakota. Find out more about our services and whether or not you qualify for assistance. Click here for information on legal services.
Assistance with Preparing for the U.S. Citizenship Test
Resources from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to help prepare you for the new citizenship test, effective October 1, 2008. For additional information made available by the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., please click here.
Citizenship Test Questions
See how well you would do on the new citizenship test, effective October 1, 2008, by answering sample test questions. There are 100 possible questions on the test, 10 of which will be posed to you at the test.
Post 9/11 Report from The Advocates (PDF)
The Advocates has released the report "Voices from Silence", which details the impact of 9/11 on the lives of immigrants, refugees, and religious minorities in Minnesota. This report documents personal stories of fear and discrimination in a post-9/11 environment, and contextualizes them with an overview of laws and policies that have affected these communities.
Multilingual Health Resource
Healthy Roads Media is a source of quality health information in many languages and multiple formats.
Local Immigration Laws
To find out more about why immigrant advocates should appeal to lawmakers to uphold immigration separation ordinances and oppose the creation of a memorandum of understanding, please click here. To find out more about separation ordinances protecting battered immigrant women, please click here.
Find out about upcoming immigration events.
Fact Sheets on Immigration
Access a list of fact sheets about immigration, including immigration categories, integration, the impact of immigrants on the U.S., and undocumented immigrants.
Reports on Immigration
Access a list of national and Minnesota reports on immigration.
News articles can be an important gauge of how society views a particular topic or issue. Browse an up-to-date list of news articles on immigration and immigrant rights. Please note that in order to access the articles from the Star Tribune and the Pioneer Press, you will need to register for their free on-line service.
We routinely monitor immigration-related legislation in Minnesota and the U.S. Learn more about a specific piece of legislation or visit the web-sites of the U.S. Senate, the U.S. House, and the Minnesota Legislature.
There are many local and national organizations which deal with immigration and immigrant rights. Find out more about these organizations and browse their lists of publications.
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