MinneTESOL thanks Kathy Crothers and Lori Casey for their help in compiling these resources.


The Advocates for Human Rights at  http://www.mnadvocates.org/

  • Resources for educators, students, policy makers and advocates and faith leaders regarding a variety of topics on immigration including: current fact sheets, Plyer v. Doe information, legislative updates, events and training opportunities, background information, curriculum materials, school presentation contact information as well as links to additional resource sites.
  • If you have questions about what life is like for undocumented students, you will find answers here.
  • If your students need information about basic things they should know if undocumented, there is a 2007 guide published by the Immigrant Legal Resource Center.
  • Immigration information found under Human Rights in the United States category at http://www.mnadvocates.org/Human_Rights_in_the_United_States.html

Immigrants Rights: http://www.mnadvocates.org/Immigrant_Rights.html

  • Immigration-related educational outreach provider.

The Minnesota College Access Network


An advocacy network dedicated to making sure that every student in out state has access to higher education.  This organization provides trainings, hosts networking events, and serves as a conduit for information for Best Practices and Innovative Strategies in the college access community.  They also provide technical assistance for communities wishing to start college access centers.

The Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota at http://www.immigrantlawcentermn.org/

  • A non-profit that provides legal services to low-income immigrants in Minnesota.
  • Law-related educational outreach services provider.
  • Extensive online resources on a broad scope of immigration matters.
  • Legislative action updates and volunteer opportunities.

The Minnesota Immigrant Freedom Network at http://immigrantfreedomnetwork.wordpress.com/

  • Statewide immigration integration group provides new Minnesotans and their allies with opportunities for civic engagement and leadership opportunities.
  • Promotes access to education for all students.
  • Immigration-related educational outreach provider.

Necessary and Valuable Insight to Gain Access Toward Education (Navigate) at http://navigatemn.org/

Student led advocacy group provides factual, relevant Minnesota information on access to higher education for undocumented students.

  • Brochure on the process of accessing higher education.
  • Educational outreach provider.
  • Peer mentoring.

Minnesota Council of Churches: http://www.mnchurches.org/programs/directservices/immigrantguide.html