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Know Your Rights

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has a variety of different resources and information to know your rights for immigrants. Their website directs you to various scenarios you may or may not encounter and provides you with advice on how to navigate each one. For instance, if you have been stopped by police or ICE:…
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LALDEF Partners with The Bag Project

The Bag Project, bringing resources to infants, children and teenagers across New Jersey, was established to provide life sustaining and comfort items to these populations following a traumatic event. To date, The Bag Project has provided 2,750+ emergency bags and 1,150 activity bags. By partnering with The Bag Project, LALDEF hopes to expand the impact…
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Rally to Support Immigrants Takes Place in Princeton

"More than four hundred protesters rallied against the treatment of immigrants at a rally and candlelight vigil at Hinds plaza in Princeton on on Friday, July 12th. At the Princeton event, a diverse group of speakers denounced U.S. immigration policy and its impact on communities throughout Mercer county and New Jersey. Between 7 and 8 pm…
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LALDEF Launches Bond and Deportation Fund

We have launched our Bond and Deportation Fund! Anyone who has retained an attorney for deportation defense OR has a court date scheduled to post bond is eligible to apply for UP TO $1,000 in funding. Applications can be found at laldef.org/bond-and-deportation-fund in English and laldef.org/fondo-de-fianza-y-deportacion in Spanish. Funding will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis. Help us…
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