Following are some resources shared at our first panel discussion

July 22, 2018 at FCCGE:


Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES) – group doing excellent work in getting attorneys for unrepresented children/families in detention and raising funds for bond

Catholic Charities: provides services to immigrants about DACA and other things.  Below is the website and a pdf in Spanish about the services available

PASO West Suburban Action Project: helps immigrants and provides opportunities for service for non-lawyers to come alongside people in the Chicago area faced with ICE issues. Provides legal and social services along with advocacy.

National Immigrant Justice Center

National organization based here in Chicago that provides legal and other resources to immigrants. Also does impact litigation to change larger policy

Doing great things in Texas on the border and throughout the state on issues of immigration, poverty, sentencing reform, etc.:

Texas Civil Rights Project:

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc.:

Book: Welcoming the Stranger: Justice, Compassion & Truth in the Immigration Debate by Matthew Soerens and Jenny Yang (2018 version)