How to Help: Ideas & Resources

There are many ways you can help a refugee in need today - even remotely. ​​ Whether it’s one day or a longer commitment, you can positively affect the lives of immigrants. 

SUPPORT MIGRANTS TRAVELING THROUGH MEXICO

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Donate to the

Latin American Relief Fund

Rebecca Eichler, an immigration lawyer featured in LAS ABOGADAS, is on the Board of Directors of the Latin American Relief Fund, which supports residents of the ABBA House migrant shelter.

 

ABBA provides a temporary safe space for migrants and is the only migrant amputee rehab center in Mexico.

HELP MULU ASSIST BLACK MIGRANTS AT THE BORDER

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Donate to the

Border Task Force to Assist Black Migrants

Mulu helps Black migrants who are stranded in Mexico while trying to exercise their legal right to seek asylum in the US. They experience harsh racism and discrimination at an even higher rate than other groups of migrants.

HELP MARIA BRING FOOD TO MIGRANTS AT THE BORDER

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Send money to Maria via the

Las Abogadas PayPal account

Maria helps migrants in Tijuana with healthy meals and clothes to migrants. She's dedicated her life to helping migrants at the border.

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RAISE FUNDS FOR AN IMMIGRANT RIGHTS ORG

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You can create an online fundraiser for the non-profit organizations supporting the people in our film. Organizations include:

DO YOU HAVE A MIGRATION

STORY TO SHARE?

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Do you have a migration story to share with LAS ABOGADAS Film?

Share your story online! You can be a part of creating more empathy for refugees.

Here's how: 

Google form & link to upload video

HELP PROVIDE LEGAL ASSISTANCE TO MIGRANTS IN DANGEROUS BORDER TOWNS

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Support Charlene's work

 via Venmo

Charlene D'Cruz, an immigration lawyer featured in LAS ABOGADAS, has provided legal aid to over 10,000 vulnerable migrants trying to enter the United States to seek asylum.

Your donation allows her to continue this vital, life-saving work.

HELP MERITXELL ASSIST WOMEN & GIRLS ESCAPING EXTREME VIOLENCE

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Send money via her

PayPal account

 

Meritxell Calderón Vargas, a human rights lawyer featured in LAS ABOGADAS, helps the families of victims of femicide and hate crimes. 

 

Donations to her partner Nancy Bonilla's paypal account will allow Meritxell to continue her important work.

LEARN MORE ABOUT IMMIGRATION

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Educate Yourself.

Check out available resources on immigration issues to learn the latest on immigration issues.:

 

Frequently Asked Questions

about Immigration

BE AN

ACTIVIST

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Stand up for immigrants’ rights by joining a virtual or in-person rally.

 

HOST A FILM SCREENING & DISCUSSION

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Spread the inspiring message of LAS ABOGADAS by hosting an in-person or virtual screening & discussion.

  • Request an educational institution screening

  • Request a community screening

CONTACT US

USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO LEARN ABOUT & RAISE AWARENESS

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Share stories and statistics on social media platforms

  • Create a post on your social media about the migrant crisis. 

  • Use hashtags like:

    • #RefugeeCrisis, #RefugeesWelcome #WeWereRefugeesToo #NeverForget #NobodyWantsUs

  • Follow people and organizations that are helping refugees.