The U.S. Constitution protects all persons living in the United States, regardless of immigration status, from discrimination. Everyone is entitled to protection of their civil rights, including the right to be treated fairly in court, to free speech, religious freedom, and other core civil rights.
YIRN and WAISN volunteers facilitated Know Your Rights presentations:
If you’d like our volunteers to give a Know Your Rights presentation to your group or community organization, please contact us.
Redes de apoyo a inmigrantes piden publicar solo información verídica – El Sol de Yakima
Below is an example that shows how an Advocate asserted the rights of immigrants and did not allow ICE agents access with an ICE Administrative Order.
In this case, the ICE agent is claiming that the ICE Administration Order is a legal Warrant that allows seizure of the undocumented occupants of the vehicle. The Advocate persists and refuses to honor the warrant and allow access to the occupants of the vehicle.
See examples of Administrative Orders and Judicial Warrants.
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project – Know Your Rights materials
National Immigration Law Center (NILC): Know Your Rights (multiple languages)
Immigrant Defense Project: Know Your Rights (additional languages)
We Have Rights – An empowerment campaign to prepare for and safely defend our rights during encounters with Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE).
The ACLU has developed a smart phone app that allows persons to notify family members and friends if detained in a raid or traffic stop. The MigraCam records incidents and streams them live to a list of emergency contacts.
The app is available in English and Spanish at no cost:
Learn more about MigraCam on the ACLU of Texas website.