Undocumented and International Students — Resource List


Affordable Colleges

A free resource that helps students figure out how to afford higher education.

American Immigration Lawyers Association

Provides continuing legal education, information, professional services for immigrants. Also represent foreign students, entertainers, athletes, and asylum seekers, often on a pro bono basis.

Black Alliance for Just Immigration

An organization that educates and engages African American and black immigrant communities to organize and advocate for racial, social and economic justice. Based in New York, Georgia, California and Arizona, BAJI builds coalitions and initiates campaigns among communities to push for racial justice. Provides toolkits, support, and direct assistance to the Black undocumented community.

Black Immigration Network

A network which unites to connect, train, and build towards policy and cultural shifts for a racial justice and migrant rights.

Council on American-Islamic Relations

Grassroots civil rights and advocacy group dedicated to Islam Muslim civil liberties, and establishing a positive image of Islam and Muslims in America.

Casa de Esperanza

National resource center that mobilizes Latinx and Latinx communities to end domestic violence. They offer shelter services, family advocacy, and community engagement opportunities.

Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement

An organization that advocates for and educates LGBTQ Latinx communities.

Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network

A LGBTQ racial and gender justice organization that empowers and trains queer, trans and allied youth leaders to advocate, organize, and mobilize an intersectional movement for safer schools and healthier communities.


LGBTQ legal advocates and defenders that work primarily in the New England area who work against discrimination.

Immigration Center for Women and Children

Provides affordable immigration services for underrepresented immigrants in California, and supports children and immigrants who have experienced abuse.

Land Safe

Service to help people who have complicated immigration statuses during their travels to ensure support during detainment.

Law at the Margins

uses social media as a dynamic platform from which to highlight the ways our laws and legal institutions expands or limits the rights and social justice aspirations of people and communities.

The National Immigrant Justice Center

Provides direct legal services to and advocates in immigrant communities of Chicago, Indiana, and Washington, D.C. through policy reform, impact litigation, and public education.

National Immigrant Women’s Advocacy Project

NIWAP is a national organization that strives to educate, train, offer technical assistance and public policy advocacy, and conduct research that will assist a wide range of professionals working at the Federal, State, and local levels who work with and/or whose work affects immigrant women and children. – Pathways to Student Relief (pamphlet)

National Network to End Domestic Violence – Immigration

Provides trainings and resources about domestic violence for communities, advocates and victims including tips, statistics, answers to frequently asked questions, and other public awareness resources about issues impacting victims and their children.

National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance

Seeks to build the organizational capacity of local LGBT AAPI groups, develop leadership, promote visibility, educate our community, enhance grassroots organizing, expand collaborations, and challenge homophobia and racism.

Not One More Deportation (resources)

Collectively challenges unfair deportations and criminalization through organizing, art, legislation, and action. Aims to build migrant power and create immigration policies based on principles of justice and inclusion.

Queer Detainee Empowerment Project

A community-based, post release organization that mobilizes and advocates for LGBTQI and HIV positive migrants.

UndocuBlack Network

A national network that raises awareness of the Black presence in the undocumented immigrant narrative of the US. Provides webinars, toolkits, blog posts, and other educational tools to support the marginalized Black undocumented community. Some recent actions of UndocuBlack Network has been the Mental Wellness Initiative and promoting the Clean Dream Act.

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services

Provides information about immigration options for victims of crime.

United We Dream

An online resource center for DACA recipients with organized local events for supporters to attend and information about recent changes to immigration and related laws.

US Department of Education

For children in primary and secondary school

State Policies Regarding Undocumented Students (report)

Women’s Law – Immigration

Provides legal information and support to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

US Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women’s Health

Provides national leadership and coordination to improve the health of women and girls through policy, education, and model programs.