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


Muslim Ban 3.0 in Effect: What You Need to Know

As of December 4, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court has granted the Trump administration's request to temporarily allow Muslim Ban 3.0 to take effect while the case is being litigated. This means there is nothing preventing the immediate implementation of the Muslim Ban. 

December 5, 2017 First Amendment Rights

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

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