Know Your Rights: Immigrants and Refugees

Do you know your rights? These easy-to-use resources were created by the ACLU so you can have your rights at your fingertips.

These resources are not a substitute for legal advice. If you believe your rights have been violated, please contact us


DACA Rescission: What You Need to Know

On September 5, 2017, the Trump administration announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Here is some information and a collection of resources for DACA recipients, their families, and any who will be affected by this announcement.

September 7, 2017 Immigrants' Rights

KYR: If Asked about Immigration Status

You have the right to remain silent. You do not have to answer questions about where you were born, whether you’re a U.S. citizen, or how you entered the country. Do not lie about your citizenship status or provide fake documents.

July 21, 2017 Immigrants' Rights