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  • Assert your rights if you or a loved one is detained

    Immigrants have rights even if they are detained! In this booklet by the National Immigration Project learn what may happen if you or a loved one is detained by immigration officials and how you can assert your rights in the process. Content Detail

    National Immigration Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • Carry a rights card

    Print out and carry this card, and any valid U.S. immigration document you have, to give to ICE or the police if they stop you. The card, created by National Immigration Law Center, explains that you are choosing to remain silent and that you will not sign anything until you have a chance to speak with a lawyer. Content Detail

    National Immigration Law Center
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    Spanish / Español

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  • How to get someone out of immigration detention

    This resource provides some general guidelines as to some steps that can be taken. Please note: You should consult with an immigration lawyer before trying to get someone out of detention. Content Detail

    Detention Watch Network
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    Spanish / Español
    French / Français
  • How to locate a loved one in detention and request release

    In this 2-page flyer by CUNY Citizenship Now learn the specific steps you should take if you or a loved one is arrested by immigration officials, including how to locate someone detained by ICE and how to request release from detention. Content Detail

    CUNY Citizenship Now
  • Online detainee locator

    If you have a family member or a friend who has recently be detailed you can use this internet-based Online Detainee locator tool to find them. You will need the person's A number, first and last name and country of birth. The tool is available in English, Spanish, Arabic, Vietnamese, Portuguese, Mandarin, French and Somali. Follow the link to use the locator. Content Detail

    U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
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    Spanish / Español

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