NILC engages in policy analysis, litigation, education and advocacy for racial, economic and social justice for low-income immigrants. HQ in LA, with offices in Washington, DC and Oakland.
Organization Website

Twitter: @NILC_org
Facebook: Facebook
Primary geographic focus: National, Northern California, Southern California
Organization Type: Provider, Research/Policy/Organizing
LAAC Membership Type: Members
Lists: IOLTA-Funded, IOLTA Support Centers
Tags: Civil Rights, Community Outreach: Legal Rights Education, Immigration
Acronym or short name: NILC

The National Immigration Law Center envisions a society in which all people — regardless of race, gender, immigration or economic status — are treated fairly and humanely. NILC engages in policy analysis, litigation, education and advocacy, to achieve this vision. NILC plays a critical role within the movement for racial, economic and social justice for low-income immigrants.

National Immigration Law Center (NILC)



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Groups Take Legal Action to Prevent Texas Ban on Syrian Refugees

National Immigration Law Center (NILC)
December 4, 2015
Civil legal aid groups work together to to prevent Texas from barring entry to Syrian ‪refugees‬.




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Yemenis, Iranians sue U.S. State Department, ask for visas to be processed

Riham Alkousaa
Reuters News Service
August 4, 2017
National Immigration Law Center is among several immigrants' rights organizations filing a lawsuit against the State Department on behalf of dozens of immigrants from predominantly-Muslim "banned" countries.

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Southern California activists and attorneys begin to strategize after Supreme Court affirms parts of Trump’s travel ban

Cindy Carcamo
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
June 26, 2017

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Big jump in number of immigrants losing health law coverage

The Associated Press (AP), Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar
September 12, 2015
Government officials say they are complying with the law at a more rapid pace, but advocates say that the process is broken.

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Groups Take Legal Action to Prevent Texas Ban on Syrian Refugees

National Immigration Law Center (NILC)
December 4, 2015
Civil legal aid groups work together to to prevent Texas from barring entry to Syrian ‪refugees‬.

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Immigration activists file class action suit against Border Patrol over treatment of detained immigrants

Rodrigo Ugarte
Latin Post
June 12, 2015
Immigration advocates say that Border Patrol's conditions of detainment amount to punishment before conviction of a crime and therefore violate due process rights.

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Suit threatened over license denial for some illegal immigrants

Howard Fischer
Arizona Daily Star
April 30, 2015
National Immigration Law Center is asking Arizona to make drivers licenses available to eligible participants of certain immigration programs, including undocumented victims of domestic violence.

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Getting California Parents Ready for DAPA

George White
New America Media (NAM)
May 20, 2015
On May 19, immigrant advocate launched Ready California, a coalition to reach out to potentially eligible immigrants of the DAPA and expanded DACA program.



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