An immigration reform bill has passed the US Senate and is being deliberated in the House of Representatives. Any enacted immigration reform that is comprehensive will include a path to legalization for the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants. The Congressional Budget Office projects about 8 million of these individuals will be eligible and apply for regularization of status.
This brief gives a snapshot of nonprofits that provide legal-aid services to immigrants and their families. These organizations will be at the forefront of immigration reform, guiding millions of unauthorized immigrants through the path to legalization.