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Understanding your rights is the first step to protecting them. When can the police stop you–and what can they legally demand? You have freedom of speech, but are there some things you cannot say or do? What are your rights at school? Our experts answer essential questions about your rights in a series of Know Your Rights publications.

Please note: these resource sheets do not give legal advice. You should not rely on the information you get from this site and should speak with a lawyer to get advice on your specific situation. We also cannot promise that the information on this site is complete, accurate, or up-to-date.

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29 06, 2017

OFFICIAL CHIRLA Know Your Rights! Video

2017-06-29T16:43:04+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

Know Your Rights!, produced by the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of L.A., shows you your rights in case of a raid by immigration authorities or a police intervention. To [...]

29 06, 2017

WHAT TO DO WHEN ENCOUNTERING LAW ENFORCEMENT AT AIRPORTS AND OTHER PORTS OF ENTRY INTO THE U.S.

2017-06-29T16:39:00+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

This page tells you about your basic rights. It is not a substitute for legal advice. You should contact an attorney if you have been arrested or believe that your [...]

29 06, 2017

What to do if you are an immigrant stopped by law enforcement agents

2017-07-21T15:16:35+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

No matter your immigration status, you have rights when you interact with immigration agents or the police. Print and share these cards in your communities. English | (Arabic) العَرَبِيَّة‎ | 中文(简) (Chinese) | Creole  | فارسی (Farsi) | Français (French) | Bahasa [...]

29 06, 2017

RAIDS WATCH: KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

2017-06-29T16:18:39+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

Raids can disrupt communities and families. This video contains information about your rights and what to do in that situation. Andre Segura, senior staff attorney with the ACLU’s Immigrants’ Rights [...]

29 06, 2017

VIDEO: What to do when faced with anti-Muslim discrimination

2017-06-29T14:47:50+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

With discrimination against American Muslims on the rise, we have put together these videos that highlight your rights. Please share them in your communities. VIDEO: What to do when faced with [...]

29 06, 2017

What to do when faced with anti-Muslim discrimination

2017-06-29T14:44:05+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

With discrimination against American Muslims on the rise, we have put together printable cards that highlight your rights. Print and share them in your communities. What to do when faced [...]

9 02, 2017

Are you impacted by Trump’s Muslim immigrant and refugee ban? We want to hear from you.

2017-02-09T10:17:35+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources|

If you, your family, or someone you know has been affected by President Trump’s recent executive order banning entry into the United States of nationals from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, [...]

14 09, 2016

Tennessee’s Fetal Assault Law Impact Flyers

2016-09-14T16:49:49+00:00 September 14th, 2016|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

Tennessee’s Fetal Assault Law, which singled out new mothers struggling with addiction and threatened them with jail time, sunset for good on July 1, 2016. Lawmakers opted not to extend [...]