National Immigration Law Center

National Immigration Law Center

Founded in 1979, the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) is a legal advocacy organization exclusively dedicated to defending and advancing the rights and opportunities of low-income immigrants and their families in the United States. Its vision is to promote a society in which all people — regardless of their race, gender, immigration or economic status — are treated fairly and humanely, and have equal access to the education, government resources and economic opportunities they need to achieve their full human potential.
 
Unbound has supported NILC since 2009 because its expertise and close collaboration with other immigrant rights groups have been critical to advancing the field’s goals in the areas of federal policy and immigration enforcement reforms; state and local policies that promote immigrant integration; and federal and state policies that protect immigrant workers’ rights. We have also funded NILC to coordinate policy advocacy and technical assistance to help implement Deferred Action programs and to incubate and serve as the fiscal sponsor of new projects, including United We Dream Network. 

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