Legal Resources

Legal Resources at the University of Oregon

For immigration/legal related questions:

DACA Students seeking financial assistance and access to an immigration attorney should contact:
Justine Carpenter, Director of Multicultural and Identity-Based Support Services | 541-346-1123
Office of the Dean of Students, 1715 Franklin Blvd.

Office of the General Counsel
Johnson Hall Room 219 | 541-346-3082  |
VP & General Counsel: Kevin Reed | 541-346-3070

HR: International Employee Relations Office
International employees should contact: 

Jennifer Doreen, International Employment Specialist
677 East 12th Av. 5210 University of Oregon | 541-346-2638

ASUO Legal Services
EMU Room 334  |  541-346-4273
ASUO Legal  Services provides legal services and awareness of the law to UO students.  Students can obtain free legal advice on issues such as landlord disputes, family law issues, criminal and non-criminal offenses, traffic accidents, name changes, etc.

Legal Support within Lane County

Lane County Legal Aid & Advocacy Center 
The Lane Country Legal Aid and Advocacy Center provides civil legal assistance to persons in economic and social need in Lane County, Oregon. This includes people in poverty, many recipients of public benefits, and many persons who experience disabilities, as well as people 60 and over. People who need help with civil legal matters can visit or call our office in Eugene to apply.

Civil Liberties Defense Center
The Civil Liberties Defense Center supports movements that seek to dismantle the political and economic structures at the root of social inequality and environmental destruction. We provide litigation, education, legal and strategic resources to strengthen and embolden their success.

Legal Support in the State of Oregon

Oregon Law Center 
Free legal information for low-income Oregonians

Catholic community charities
Catholic Community Legal Support for Immigrants

National Legal Support

03/05/2018, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project – Community Advisory Regarding Status of DACA Program 

American Immigration Council
The American Immigration Council, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is a powerful voice in promoting laws, policies, and attitudes that honor our proud history as a nation of immigrants. Through research and policy analysis, litigation and communications, and international exchange, the Council seeks to shape a twenty-first century vision of the American immigrant experience.  The American Immigration Council uses the courts to demand a fair judicial process for immigrants and to stand up for their rights, uses the facts to educate the public on the important and enduring contributions that immigrants make to America, and uses cultural exchange to connect American businesses with the global market of ideas and innovation.

The American Immigration Lawyers Association 
The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) is the national association of more than 15,000 attorneys and law professors who practice and teach immigration law. AILA member attorneys represent U.S. families seeking permanent residence for close family members, as well as U.S. businesses seeking talent from the global marketplace. AILA members also represent foreign students, entertainers, athletes, and asylum seekers, often on a pro bono basis. Founded in 1946, AILA is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that provides continuing legal education, information, professional services, and expertise through its 39 chapters and over 50 national committees.

Catholic Legal Immigration Network:
CLINIC promotes the dignity and protects the rights of immigrants in partnership with a dedicated network of Catholic and community legal immigration programs.

For more than 10 years, E4FC has been committed to serving all undocumented young people—not just those who have benefited from DACA—and we will continue to do so regardless of the end of DACA. With or without DACA, undocumented young people are a beautiful, vibrant force in our U.S. culture, economy and society.

Emergency Planning for Immigrant Families: A 50-State Resource  
Families at risk of deportation face challenges and difficult decisions in preparing for the possibility of being separated from one another. Planning to ensure children (as well as other dependents) and financial assets are taken care of is crucial but preparation can be complex. Each state has its own laws, legal forms and processes related to advance planning issues such as naming a guardian who is legally able to make important decisions for a child in a parent’s absence.

National Immigration Law Center
Established in 1979, the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) is one of the leading organizations in the U.S. exclusively dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of immigrants with low income.  The NILC believes that all people who live in the U.S. should have the opportunity to achieve their full potential. They have been at the forefront of many of the country’s greatest challenges when it comes to immigration issues, and they play a major leadership role in addressing the real-life impact of policies that affect the ability of low-income immigrants to prosper and thrive.

Immigrant Legal Resource Center 
What do I need to know if the DACA Program Ends?
Providing legal trainings, educational materials, and advocacy to advance immigrant rights.



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