Projects & Collaborations

CitizenshipWorks

A collaboration between the Immigration Advocates Network, the Immigrant Legal Resource Center, and Pro Bono Net, CitizenshipWorks is a free online service that helps you apply for citizenship, step-by-step.

Committee for Immigration Reform Implementation (CIRI)

A national collaboration of 27 organizations that help legal service providers and allies in the faith and labor movements prepare for immigration reform and administrative relief implementation.

 Collaborative Resources for Immigration Services on the Peninsula (CRISP)

A collaborative project involving eight member organizations whose shared mission is to provide free or low-cost immigration legal services to children, families, and the elderly living in Northern California Peninsula communities.

Defending Immigrants Partnership

 Staffed by the Immigrant Defense Project, the Immigrant Legal Resource Center, and the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild, the Defending Immigrants Partnership collaborates with public defender offices and criminal defense organizations on behalf of noncitizens facing criminal charges.

East Bay Naturalization Collaborative

The East Bay Naturalization Collaborative is comprised of nine legal services and community-based organizations, and is dedicated to providing free and low cost legal services to immigrants in the East Bay Area who want to become American citizens.

 Immigrant Justice Network (IJN)

The Immigrant Justice Network engages in advocacy, education, technical assistance, training, communications, and litigation to address the needs of those caught in the intersection of the criminal justice and immigration systems. IJN is a collaboration between the Immigrant Defense Project, the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild and the Immigrant Legal Resource Center.

 New Americans Campaign
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A project of the ILRC, the New Americans Campaign is a nonpartisan, groundbreaking national network of legal-service providers, faith-based organizations, businesses, foundations and community leaders that is paving a better road to citizenship.

Own The Dream

Own the DREAM is a national campaign to help aspiring Americans brought to this country as children take advantage of the opportunity to apply for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and work permits.

Ready California

A project of the ILRC, Ready California supports non-profit organizations and institutions in order to ensure that eligible Californians can access Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and other forms of immigration relief while strengthening the statewide infrastructure to respond to future immigration reform. Ready California is a cross-sector collaborative effort of legal services providers, community-based organizations, unions, faith-based organizing groups, ethnic media, foreign consulates, and more.

 

Partnerships:

American Bar Association (ABA)

The ABA is committed to supporting the legal profession with practical resources for legal professionals while improving the administration of justice, accrediting law schools, establishing model ethical codes, and more.

 American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

AILA is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that provides continuing legal education, information, professional services, and expertise for more than 14,000 attorneys and law professors who practice and teach immigration law. 

Community Initiatives for Visiting Immigrants in Confinement (CIVIC)

CIVIC is a national immigration detention visitation network that is working to end U.S. immigration detention by monitoring human rights abuses, elevating stories, building community-based alternatives to detention, and advocating for system change.

Detention Watch Network (DWN)

DWN is a national coalition of organizations and individuals working to expose and challenge the injustices of the United States’ immigration detention and deportation system and advocate for profound change that promotes the rights and dignity of all persons.

National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON)

NDLON fosters safer, more humane environments for day laborers, both men and women, to earn a living, contribute to society, and integrate into the community.

People Improving Communities through Organizing (PICO) Network

PICO is a national network of faith-based community organizations working to create innovative solutions to problems facing urban, suburban and rural communities.

 

United We Dream (UWD)

UWD organizes and advocates for the dignity and fair treatment of immigrant youth and families, regardless of immigration status.

Immigration Advocates Network(IAN)

IAN is a collaborative effort of leading immigrants' rights organizations designed to increase access to justice for low-income immigrants and strengthen the capacity of organizations serving them.