Your donation to the National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) on Giving Tuesday ensures that immigrants and people seeking asylum who are arriving in our communities get legal help that brings them closer to stability and a life with dignity in the United States. You can help reach the goal of raising $50,000 to help our new community members.
Your support is vital to ensuring we have the resources to continue providing newcomers with a warm welcome, while also building inclusive systems that support people and families who have called our communities home for generations.
Here's what your donation does:
Supports one month of secure phone calls with a lawyer
Provides a legal consultation to keep a family together
Screens 10 people for a workshop to apply for asylum
Files a person’s application for Temporary Protected Status
Educates 10 unaccompanied immigrant children about their legal rights
Defends a person against deportation
Use the form below to make your donation and change a life today:
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The National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) is a program of Heartland Alliance, which is a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Your donation is tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Your gift is restricted to NIJC and used exclusively for NIJC’s legal services for immigrants and efforts to defend human rights.
To mail your gift, please send to:
National Immigrant Justice Center
ATTN: Carrie Schwarz
224 S. Michigan Ave., Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60604
If you have questions about making your gift to NIJC, please contact:
Carrie Schwarz, Associate Director of Philanthropy
Thank you for contributing to the National Immigrant Justice Center's #GivingTuesday campaign to help immigrants and people seeking asylum who are arriving in our communities. Your support helps bring people closer to safety, stability, and a life with dignity in the United States.
EMAIL your friends and family about this campaign! Here's sample text you can copy and paste:
"I just donated to the National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) to help immigrants and people seeking asylum who are arriving in our communities. Through NIJC, our new neighbors can get legal help that brings them closer to safety, stability, and a life with dignity in the United States. This campaign is a part of #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving on November 28, 2023. Join me in helping families in our communities by making a donation! You can donate at www.immigrantjustice.org/GivingTuesday."
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