How to Help

If you're like us, your digital life is one big, fast news feed. Some of this news is messed up. How to Help works in the news cycle to connect you with ways to do something about the day's big stories.

The Jury is Out

The Jury is Out

We'll have to wait a little longer to find out what the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals thinks of the Muslim ban.

One precedent that has already been set:  a million livestream listeners just nerded out over the judicial branch.

How to help while we hold our breath

Legal nightmares for immigrants and refugees continue, despite the recent reprieve.

The International Refugee Assistance Project is doing incredible work to mobilize volunteer lawyers around the country. You can donate or volunteer your legal skills. John Oliver just said nice things about them.

Also consider supporting these groups working on the front lines:

National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights
National Immigration Law Center
United We Dream
Define American
Immigrant Legal Resource Center
Council on American Islamic Relations
Islamic Society of North America
National Council of La Raza
Desis Rising Up and Moving
Asian American Justice Center
National Immigration Project
Black Alliance for Just Immigration
Make the Road
National Day Laborer Organizing Network
New York Immigration Coalition
National Domestic Workers Alliance
International Refugee Assistance Project

Also check out this refresher on how sanctuary cities work. We may need them more than ever.  

Mijente is hosting petitions urging cities to identify as sanctuaries. Find yours here.

Hug Your Kids (Or Your Parents) A Little Closer Today

Hug Your Kids (Or Your Parents) A Little Closer Today

#NoDAPL Day of Emergency Action

#NoDAPL Day of Emergency Action