Immigration Resources for Foreign-Born Residents

The following organizations provide information and other resources for immigrants in the United States. If you have a specific legal question about your immigration status, you should consult with a qualified immigration attorney or other authorized legal professional.

United States Citizenship And Immigration Services (USCIS)

USCIS is the federal agency that regulates U.S. immigration. The USCIS website provides information on the citizenship process, resources to help immigrants with questions, and tips on avoiding being victimized by immigration fraud.

American Immigration Council (AIC)

The AIC provides resources to educate the public about immigration issues. Their website also offers a directory of community organizations that can assist immigrants.

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

AILA’s web page includes a searchable directory to help immigrants locate an attorney, along with a list of frequently asked questions about immigration issues.

Recognition & Accreditation Program

The U.S. Department of Justice runs this program to assist immigrants with low-cost representation in immigration matters. The DOJ’s Executive Office for Immigration Review maintains a regularly updated roster of Recognized Organizations and the Accredited Representatives who may provide assistance to immigrants.

Grow your career as an Immigration Forms Specialist

Notaries, tax preparers and other professionals who regularly handle official documents are well-equipped to add immigration form preparation to their business.