Immigration Resources

Here you will find some resources on immigration.

CSHA Resources for Supporting Undocumented Students

Other Resources

  • Immigrant Legal Resource Center’s Red Cards – Red cards help people assert their rights and defend themselves in many situations, such as when ICE agents go to a home or school.  You can place an order here.
  • Resources for SBHCs to support Undocumented Students – This module is a four-part exercise piece that was created with the intention of helping SBHC staff initiate and navigate conversations around immigration, what it means to be undocumented in this country, how to be a good ally, and how to really hold space for young people in a way that makes them feel safe to voice, vent, and discuss the everyday feelings that they experience. 
  • Federal Funds for “Sanctuary” Jurisdictions  Read the analysis from the California Budget and Policy Center about President Trump’s executive order to withhold federal funds for sanctuary cities and the temporary suspension of the executive order by a federal judge at the end of April. 
  • Resources for community health centers & clinics – CaliforniaHealth+ Advocates, affiliated with the California Primary Care Association, has created this comprehensive list of resources for community clinics. This includes “Know your Rights” information that you can share with patients, current and pending California laws around immigration, talking points, and information about ICE practices. 
  • Resources for school districts and school boards – The California School Boards Association developed resources to help support all students, regardless of immigration status. Resources include legal guidance, sample board resolutions & policy, and a letter from State Superintendent calling for public schools to remains safe havens for students and families. 
  • Information about CA’s Undocumented Students – A great factsheet highlighting key demographic data on undocumented students in California, policies affecting immigrant students as well as opportunities and challenges to support these students. Helpful terminology and pertinent policy information for California’s students, educators, policymakers, and other stakeholders.
  • Public Health Actions for Immigrant Rights – A comprehensive guide from Public Health Awakened that provides helpful strategies, actions, and resources for people working in local health agencies and/or health clinics. 
  • DACA & resources for educators – Educators for Fair Consideration developed the following list of helpful tips and tools for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) recipients and a new guide, Post-Election: What Educators Can Do To Support Undocumented Students. They have many helpful resources for school staff and will continue to add resources to their website as details emerge from the new administration.
  • DACA & resources for schools – The rhetoric of this election has left many immigrant children and families worried about their future and protection in this country. The Immigrant Legal Resource Center has created many resources to inform, prepare, and protect immigrants. ILRC created a document with talking points on DACA and resources for schools as they play a critical role in supporting immigrant families.
  • Immigrant rights in schools and health facilities – The National Immigration Law Center hosted this webinar sharing the strategies and actions that schools and health facilities can take to protect undocumented students and patients. The presentation discusses campus safety policies, policies to protect patient information in healthcare, developments around DACA, and mobilization efforts.
  • Entrepreneurship opportunities for all immigrants – Educators for Fair Consideration has launched a new initiative – Immigrants Rising – to expand entrepreneurship opportunities for all immigrants regardless of legal status.