Know your Rights

Michigan Immigrant Rights Center

The Michigan Immigrant Rights Center (MIRC) is a legal resource center for Michigan’s immigrant communities. MIRC works to build a thriving Michigan where immigrant communities experience equity and belonging.


Provides assistance with general immigration forms, processing and referrals. Advocacy services for access
to local emergency support services.

Legal Assistance Center

If you are trying to solve basic legal problems in Kent County without an attorney, the Legal Assistance Center can help you help yourself. Our goal is to help you be informed, be prepared and be heard.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and related conditions, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.

Michigan league of Public Policy

The League uses data to educate, advocate and fight for policy solutions that undo historic and systemic racial and economic inequities to lift up Michiganders who have been left out of prosperity.

Legal Aide of Western Michigan

Legal Aid is a nonprofit law firm providing free legal advice and representation in a broad range of areas including consumer cases, family matters, housing problems, government benefits, and much more. We also share plain-language information about the law.


Lighthouse Immigrant Advocates

Creating a community consistent with our highest values – because immigrant justice is justice for all