Know Your Rights!

Wall Mural stating Know Your Rights

Your Oakland Public Library has updated resources on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and immigration enforcement. Libraries are a trusted source for information. Ask us for referrals to resources today! If you need translation assistance, a librarian can help.

Many local organizations are offering workshops and trainings; please contact them because their websites may not have the latest information.

We will update this page as we learn more. Please check back often.

Know Your Rights Resources

National Immigration Law Center
English | Spanish

United We Dream
In Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Spanish and English

Council on American-Islamic Relations
English (for students, airline passengers, and more)

Many more resources from the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

Family Preparedness Plan in English from the Immigrant Legal Resource Center | Spanish

The Rights of Lawful Permanent Residents

Questions about DACA

National Immigration Law Center - English

Educators for Fair Consideration - English

Questions about Immigration Enforcement

24-Hour Hotline - Alameda County Immigrant Legal and Education Partnership

LLAME 510-241-4011 para reportar actividad de agentes de migración (ICE), detención, y/o para conseguir representación legal gratiuita en casos de deportación.

CALL 510-241-4011 to report ICE activity, detention, and/or access free legal representation in immediate deportation cases.

Find a Person in Detention

Online search or call your local ICE office (415) 844-5512 (San Francisco)

Local Organizations

ACLU of Northern California
39 Drumm Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: (415) 621-2493
Legal Assistance in English or Spanish: (415) 621-2488 (Monday to Friday, 10am-12 noon & 1pm-3pm)

American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee - San Francisco
Phone: (415) 861-7444 / Toll Free (877) 282-2288

Asian Pacific Islander (API) Legal Outreach
1305 Franklin St. Suite 410
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510)251-2846

Asian Law Caucus
55 Columbus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: (415) 896-1701

Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI)
Phone: (510) 663-2254

Catholic Charities of the East Bay
433 Jefferson Street
Oakland, CA 94607
Phone: (510) 768-3100

Center for Empowering Refugees and Immigrants (CERI)
544 International Blvd., Suite #9
Oakland, CA 94606
Phone: (510) 444-1671

Centro Legal De La Raza
3400 E. 12th Street
Oakland, CA 94601
Phone: (510) 437-1554

Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SF)
3000 Scott Blvd., Suite 101
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Phone: (408) 986-9874

Immigration Center for Women and Children
1440 Broadway, Suite 402
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 251-0150

Immigrant Family Defense Fund
Bilingual hotline for Oakland public school families: (510) 241-3545

International Institute of the Bay Area (IIBA)
405 14th Street, Suite 500
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 451-2846

National Lawyers Guild (NLG) Bay Area Hotline
Phone: (415) 285-1041 / (415) 285-5067

Oakland Unified School District Refugee & Asylee Program
746 Grand Ave, Room E.
Oakland, CA 94610
Phone: (510) 273-1661 

Vietnamese American Community Center of the East Bay (VACCEB)
655 International Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94606

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