State of California Department of Justice
Know Your Rights
The organizations and materials listed below are provided to serve as resources for the public and do not indicate an endorsement by the Attorney General's Office nor do they constitute legal advice.
Know Your Rights - General Information and Updates
- The National Immigration Law Center has issued "Know Your Rights: Everyone has certain basic rights no matter who is president," which can also be found in Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, and Korean.
- The Immigration Legal Resource Center has issued "Immigrant Rights Under a Trump Administration."
- For frequently asked questions about what all immigrants should know in 2017 and a variety of resources for immigrants, visit Informed Immigrant.
Know Your Rights with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
- The National Immigration Law Center has issued "How to Be Prepared for an Immigration Raid," which can also be found in Spanish.
- The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has issued a single page document "Know Your Rights - Stopped by Police, Immigration Agents, or FBI," which can also be found in Spanish, Arabic, and Chinese, among other languages. We should also link to https://shop.aclu.org/product/ACLU-Know-Your-Rights-Stopped-by-Police-Immigration-FBI
- The National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild has issued "Know Your Rights - Learn How to Protect You and Your Family During Immigration Raids," which can also be found in Spanish.
- The Immigrant Defense Fund has created a 2-page flyer entitled "Know Your Rights with ICE," which can also be found in Spanish and Arabic, among other languages.
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Know Your Rights if You have Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
- Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles has issued Know Your Rights about Immigration and DACA, which can also be found in Spanish and Chinese.
- The National Immigration Law Center has issued "New Questions and Answers about DACA Now that Trump is President."
- The Informed Immigrant has issued "FAQs: DACA, Bridge Act, and Being Undocumented in 2017," which can also be found in Spanish.
Know Your Rights When Experiencing Religion or Immigration-Based Discrimination or Hate Crimes
- The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) has issued information on California protections against hate violence, how to file and respond to complaints, and DFEH procedures.
- The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has issued a "Know Your Rights: What To Do when Faced with Anti-Muslim Discrimination," which can also be found in Arabic, Farsi, Indonesian and Urdu.