Department of Homeland Security (DHS) August 18, 2011 announcement on immigration enforcement priorities

Issues: Immigration

List of Resources

Durbin & Reid Letter (to President Obama, with 20 other Senators)

Morton Memo

DHS Announcement Aug 18th

Who To Contact for Assistance

  • On-line tool to find legal representation (at the Department of Justice's Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR))
  • AILA lawyer on-line referral service (lawyers will charge fees)
  • DREAM-eligible individuals can request further info and assistance for free in one of two places, here or here (but NOT both).
  • Lesbian and gay bi-national couples, and all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and HIV-positive immigrants and their families should go to and fill in the intake form via the link "Contact us" under "Need Help?" on the bottom left of the home page.

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