What can you do to protect yourself and your family when a law enforcement officer wants to talk with you? Learn about your rights and follow our advice in Know Your Rights: When an Officer Knocks on Your Door .

Important websites


United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

Learn about immigration policies, apply for citizenship, and check the status of your case.


U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs

Learn about all types of U.S. visas and how to apply for them.

Useful guidelines


The immigrant visa process

Learn how to live permanently in the U.S., from starting a petition to getting a visa.


Rights and Protections for Temporary Workers

Know your rights and how to protect yourself when you work in the U.S.. This guidance is available in various languages.


Humanitarian – USCIS

Learn how to file an immigrant visa petition for refugees, asylum seekers, victims of human trafficking & other crimes, battered spouse, children & parents, and other special applicants.


News, policies and forms related to immigration

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

ICE -U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR)

The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)