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Immigration Organizations and Resources

Asian American Justice Center is the only national legal advocacy organization that works to protect and advance the civil rights of Asian Pacific Americans.

Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc. (CDM) uses education, outreach and leadership development; intake, evaluation and referral services; litigation support and direct representation; and policy advocacy to defend and protect the rights of workers as they move between their home communities in Mexico and their workplaces in the United States. 

Farmworker Justice empowers migrant and seasonal farmworkers to improve their living and working conditions. Their latest report: No Way to Treat a Guest: Why the H-2A Agricultural Visa Program Fails U.S. and Foreign Workers. 

Human Rights Watch is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. Their latest report: Cultivating Fear: The Vulnerability of Immigrant Farmworkers in the US to Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment.

Immigration Policy Center is the research arm of the American Immigration Law Foundation and provides information about the effects of immigration on the U.S. economy and society. 

Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA) is a national organization representing the interests of approximately 2 million Latino/a trade unionist throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. Their recent report: Trabajadoras: Challenges and Conditions of Latina Workers in the United States.

National Council of La Raza is the nation's largest constituency-based Hispanic organization that works to reduce poverty and discrimination, and improve life opportunities for all Hispanic Americans.

National Day Laborers Organizing Network (NDLON) improves the lives of day laborers in the United States and helps member organizations develop leadership, mobilize and organize day laborers in order to protect and expand their civil, labor and human rights.

National Employment Law Project (NELP) produces fact sheets and issue briefs addressing its major project areas.

National Immigration Forum contains analyses on current issues in immigration as well as "Immigration Facts," a series of short papers featuring useful statistical and historical information.

National Immigration Law Center (NILC) engages in policy analysis, litigation, education and advocacy for racial, economic and social justice for low-income immigrants.

The National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers’ Guild provides legal and technical support to immigrant communities, legal practitioners and all advocates seeking to advance the rights of noncitizens.

United We Dream is a national immigrant youth-led organization whose mission is to achieve equal access to higher education for all people, regardless of immigration status.

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