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Information on this site is not legal advice and is not a substitute for legal advice. Speak with an attorney regarding eligibility before applying for any immigration benefit. See our resources page to contact a local immigration attorney.

Regardless of your immigration status, all people in the United states have certain rights and protection provided by the U.S Constitution.

RAPID RESPONSE:

Stand Together Contra Costa is a free rapid response, legal services, and community education project to help immigrants in Contra Costa County. Visit their web page for more legal assistances. Protect our community and report ICE Activity! Call (925)-900-5151.

PUBLIC CHARGE:

The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) established a new "Public Charge" rule that penalize immigrants who use certain government programs, such as Medi-Cal. Learn more about the new "Public Charge" and how this can impact you.

FAMILY PREPARDNESS PLAN:

The Family Preparedness Plan is a good practice to have one in place to help reduce the stress of the unexpected. This packet will help everyone create a Family Preparedness Plan, regardless of immigration status.

RED CARDS:

Are you worried about remembering your rights or saying the wrong thing when approached by immigration enforcement officers? Red cards are cards that you can hand to an officer if they approaches you in public or slide under your front door if they knock and begins to ask questions. Do not open your door unless the officers have a valid warrant. Red cards are printed with your rights under the Know your rights red cards.

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Last updated: 4/10/2020 1:56:53 PM