Immigration and Citizenship
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
U.S. government agency and official site for immigration applications, green cards, citizenship requirements, services and benefits for immigrants
U.S. Immigration Support
Non-government site for ordering passports, visas, green cards, and citizenship applications.
National Immigration Law Center
Protects rights and opportunities of low-income immigrants and their family members. NILC staff specialize in immigration law, employment and public benefits rights of immigrants.
U.S. Census Bureau Data Immigration:
Immigration migration estimates and projections for all foreign-born persons in the U.S. including naturalized U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents (immigrants), temporary migrants (such as foreign students), humanitarian migrants (such as refugees), and people illegally present in the United States.
Center for Comparative Immigration Studies, University of California, San Diego:
Pew Hispanic Research Center:
Southern Poverty Law Center:
Information on hate groups, civil rights and tolerance programs
Top 10 Immigration Myths:
Immigration Pros and Cons:
IMMIGRANT HEALTH INFORMATION
U.S. Center for Disease Control:
National Council on La Raza
IMMIGRATION POLICIES AND ANALYSIS:
National Council of State Legislatures
Stories of U.S. Immigrants
IMMIGRANT RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS:
Coalition for Justice in the Maquiladoras - An international coalition of religious, environmental, labor, Latino and women’s organizations. Efforts are grounded in supporting worker and community struggles for social, economic and environmental justice in the maquiladora industry.
Detention Watch Network - A national coalition in the United States that addresses the detention crisis head-on and helps detainees and their loved ones make their voices heard.
Friends of the Day Laborers - San Diego Friends of Day Laborers is a solidarity group that monitors San Diego Minutemen activity at day laborer sites. Their main purpose is to document the physical and verbal harassment and abuse that the Minutemen engage in while at the day laborer sites.
Hermandad Mexicana - La Hermandad Mexicana Latinoamericana, es una organización no-lucrativa y no gubernamental, basada en la comunidad, de miembros de familias de trabajadores inmigrantes mexicanos en su gran mayoría y centro y suramericanos.
Mexican-American Political Organization - The Mexican American Political Association, founded in Fresno, California in 1960, has been, and is, dedicated to the constitutional and democratic principle of political freedom and representation for the Mexican and Hispanic people of the United States of America.
New Sanctuary Movement - Support for families suffering from unjust immigration laws.
Border Angels – provides humanitarian aide for immigrants including water and clothing to prevent deaths in the mountain and desert regions of San Diego and Imperial Counties. borderangels.org
National Council of La Raza
Latino civil rights organization promoting rights of Hispanic Americans
Foundation for Change:
Supports bi-national grassroots organizations working for progressive social change in the San Diego/Tijuana border region
National Immigration Forum:
IMMIGRATION SERVICES AND ADVOCACY - EAST COUNTY
Center for Social Advocacy
277 E. Lexington Ave., Suite A
El Cajon, CA 92020
P. 619.444.5700 ext. 304
SAN DIEGO-AREA IMMIGRATION RIGHTS, ADVOCACY AND SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS
Faith-based Organizations (Immigration)
American Friends Service Committee | afsc.org/immigrants-rights
Catholic Campaign for Immigration Reform | justiceforimmigrants.org
Catholic Charities of San Diego | www.ccdsd.org/immigration.php
Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights | www.icironline.org
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services | www.lirs.org
Coalition for Comprehensive Immigration Reform | www.cirnow.org
BORDER FENCE DISCUSSION SITE:
13 anti-immigration groups were founded by one man: