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Analysis of Recent Executive Orders
Hotlines
     Hate Crimes/Bias Hotlines
     Immigration Legal Referral Hotlines
Interactive Online Resources
Know Your Rights Resources and Written Guides
Post-Election Updates and Advisories
Resources for Children/Youth
     Asylum for Children/Youth
     Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
     LGBTQ Youth
     Schools/Adults Working with Kids
     Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)
Resources for Muslim Immigrant Communities
     Harassment and Threats
     Law Enforcement Surveillance of Muslim Communities
     NSEERS "Special Registration"
     Other Resources for Muslim Communities
Rescources for Noncitizens in Removal Proceedings Without Legal Representation (Pro Se Guides and Materials)
Resources for Student and Employment Visas
 


Analysis of Recent Executive Orders

For analysis of the recent Executive Orders (full text postings of the orders themselves will be available here), please visit these resources:


Hotlines

Hate Crimes/Bias Hotlines

  • New York State Incident Bias Hotline – New Yorkers who have experienced bias or discrimination are encouraged to call New York State’s Division of Human Rights’ toll-free hotline at (888) 392-3644 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday.

Immigration Legal Referral Hotlines


Interactive Online Resources

  • Immi – a free online screening tool that provides legal information and referrals to nonprofit legal services organizations (by Immigration Advocates Network and Probono.net)
  • MigraMap – an online form for reporting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Raids
  • New York Immigration Coalition Hate Crime Reporting Form – a form for reporting incidents of hate/bias for advocacy purposes
  • The Accompany Project - for New Yorkers who are willing to accompany their neighbors on their commute in light of recent harassment and threats toward people of color, LGBTQ folks, and Muslims

Know Your Rights Resources and Written Guides


Post-Election Updates and Advisories


Resources for Children/Youth

Asylum for Children/Youth

  • Asylum for Children (by the National Immigrant Justice Center – A Heartland Alliance Program)
  • Asylum and Related Relief – Chapter 5 of Representing Unaccompanied Children: Training Manual for KIND Pro Bono Attorneys (by KIND: Kids in Need of Defense)
  • Children’s Asylum Guidelines (by the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies at UC Hastings)
  • What is Asylum?  Including case law, country conditions and training materials (by the Safe Passage Project)

Deferred Action for Childhoon Arrivals (DACA)

LGBTQ Youth

Schools/Adults Working with Kids

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)


Resources for Muslim Immigrant Communities

Harassment and Threats

Law Enforcement Surveillance of Muslim Communities

NSEERS “Special Registration”

Other Resources for Muslim Communities


Resources for Noncitizens in Removal Proceedings Without Legal Representation (Pro Se Guides and Materials)


Resources for Student and Employment Visas

  • Basic Guidelines: Student and Exchange Visitor Program Employment – information about on-campus and off-campus employment for foreign students (by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement)
  • Permanent Workers – information about the various types of employment-based immigrant visa categories (by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services)
  • School Search Map – use this tool to find Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified schools and programs eligible to enroll F-1 and M-1 students in the United States (by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security)
  • STEM-Designated Degree Program List – last updated in 2012 (by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement)
  • STEM OPT – for rules and regulations for the optional practical training (OPT) extension for F-1 students with science, technology, engineering and mathematics degrees. Includes a tutorial on how to complete form I-983 (by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security)