Resources for Immigration and Family Separation


Click here to read "A Message from the IATL President."

Click here to read the IATL's resolution regarding child separation at the U.S. border. 

For Donations and Volunteering Opportunities:

Al Otro Lado: A bi-national, direct legal services organization serving indigent deportees, migrants, and refugees in Tijuana, Mexico, including parents whose children remain in the U.S.

CARA: Assists with legal services at detention centers; CARA is a consortium of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, the American Immigration Council, the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley: Helps with supplies and humanitarian relief.

Detained Migrant Solidarity Committee: Organizes to raise bond money for detained immigrants.

Florence Project: Provides free legal service in Arizona to people in immigration custody.

Immigration Justice: Fights for due process and justice for detained immigrants, actively seeking volunteers for family separation cases. Provides volunteer opportunities for lawyers and non-lawyers (no experience necessary) with many remote options available.

Kids in Need of Defense: KIND assists with legal representation in the US and reintegration support for children returning to Guatemala and the Honduras.

Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center: Provides legal representation to low-income immigrants and families seeking reunification.

Legal Aid Justice Center: Helps unaccompanied minors with legal services and representation.

Pueblo Sin Fronteras: Provides humanitarian aid and shelter to migrants on their way to the U.S.

RAICES: Provides free and low-cost legal services, it is the largest immigration nonprofit in Texas. You can donate to help with bonds and to assist children with representation in court.

Tahirih Justice Center: Provides legal services, training and education for immigrant women and girls, and policy advocacy.

Texas Civil Rights Project: Donations help five families and others who have been separated; they also need volunteers who speak Spanish and have paralegal or legal assistant experience.

Urban Justice Center's Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project: Provides legal representation.

Young Center: Advocates for immigrant children.

ActBlue: Kids at the Border, an aggregated 12 groups for joint donations.

Petitions and Advocacy:

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU): Petition to the Department of Homeland Security to stop separating families.

ACLU: Contacts U.S. senators and provides a script. Petition to the Department of Homeland Security to stop separating families.


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