Living in the United States: A Guide for Immigrant Youth

Background

Immigrant Legal Resource Center has developed a handbook for immigant youth living in the United States. It contains valuable information for immigrant youth about living, working and studying in the United States. The handbook addresses the following issues: * Do You Know Your Immigration Status? * 9 Things Every Undocumented Youth Should Know * 11 Things Every Youth with a Green Card Should Know * U.S. Citizenship * How to Get a Green Card (If You’re Undocumented) * Deportation and Other Immigration Problems * Know Your Rights * Adoption and Your Immigration Status * Helping Family Members * Immigrants and the U.S. Military * Voting 16 Social Security Numbers * Working in the United States * Paying Taxes * Receiving Public Benefits * Getting an ID * Getting a Driver’s License * Going to College * Banking & Credit Cards

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Living in the United States: A Guide for Immigrant Youth

This guide is a compilation of resources for immigrant youth living in the United States.  It includes general descriptions of immigration relief as well as general advice on applying for benefits, driver’s licenses, financial aid for colleges, bank accounts and credit cards, filing taxes, registering for the national service and military service, and more.