Tuesday, November 29, 2022
It's Giving Tuesday, time to assuage the guilt of yesterday's Cyber Monday sprees with some charitable contributions.
There are a LOT of wonderful immigration-related 501(3)(c) organizations that you might consider donating to today. Here are just a few that we've noted in years' past:
- The National Immigration Forum works to "build trusted relationships to create a shared vision for immigration."
- The Safe Passage Project is all about representing children in immigration proceedings.
- Muslim Advocates is a national civil rights organization that works on immigration issues among other important topics.
- Immigrants Rising works to "help undocumented young people recognize and achieve the potential in themselves and their communities."
- The Florence Project provides free legal services to men, women, and unaccompanied children in immigration custody in Arizona
- Immigrant Legal Resource Center "Work[s] with and educat[es] immigrants, community organizations, and the legal sector to help build a democratic society that values diversity and the rights of all people."
- Northwest Immigrant Rights Project provides direct services to immigrants.
- Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services (IRIS) is "a non-sectarian, independent nonprofit refugee resettlement agency that has welcomed more than 5,000 refugees to Connecticut since 1982."
- HIAS, whose mission is to "Welcome the stranger. Protect the refugee."
- The Refugee and IMmigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES), "the largest immigration legal services provider in Texas."
- Ayuda, providing immigration legal services in the DC area.
- Young Center for Immigrant Children's Rights, championing "the best interests of children who arrive in the United States on their own, from all corners of the world."
- Orange County Justice Fund, which aims "to ensure that no Orange County resident is forced to defend themself from deportation without an attorney, and to provide support so that those individuals eligible to be released from detention can do so without being financially devastated."
- Al Otro Lado, "serving indigent deportees, migrants, and refugees in Tijuana and Los Ángeles."
- The National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC), "dedicated to ensuring human rights protections and access to justice for all immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers."
- The Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC), "creating a better world for refugees."
- The ACLU fights for immigrant rights among other causes.
- CARCEN, "providing low-cost immigraiton legal services"
- Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) addressing the "multi-faceted needs of unaccompanied migrant children."
- The National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild (NIPNLG) "working to defend and extend the rights of all noncitizens in the United States, regardless of immigration status."
Have even more ideas? Post them in the comments. Or shoot me an e-mail and I'll update this list.