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ICS would like to ensure that the community is aware of two important announcements about the DACA program: USCIS (Immigration) is no longer sending out notices to DACA recipients reminding them to renew their status. DACA recipients should not wait for a renewal notice. The DACA program is at risk. The Supreme Court will hear…(Read More)

OPEN: Paralegal Position Immigration Counseling Service (ICS) provides affordable immigration legal services and free informational forums in the Portland and Hood River areas. JOB TITLE: Paralegal JOB PURPOSE: To provide administrative and case support to legal workers in the General Immigration Unit and Equity Corps program, and to provide general office support and backup. ESSENTIAL…(Read More)

My first month as Executive Director has been an incredible and busy time of learning the work of ICS, getting to know the staff who are on the frontlines every day educating immigrants about their rights and representing them in legal proceedings, and getting to know our amazing community of supporters. I have been deeply…(Read More)

WELCOME OUR NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR! We are pleased and proud to announce the appointment of Frank Garcia as our new Executive Director. Frank is a change leader who has been championing immigrant rights and progressive public policies for over 20 years. In addition to several executive management positions with the State of Oregon, he served…(Read More)

This summer, BRAVO students developed BREAK THE CAGE, a video expressing their response to families being separated and locked up at the border.  On November 14 at 7 PM at the Old Church in downtown Portland, BRAVO will host a benefit concert , BREAKING THE CAGE, that will debut this amazing video, and raise funds…(Read More)

Central Oregon Immigrant Families

ICS, in partnership with the Latino Community Association, works to provide affordable legal services to immigrants in Oregon and Southwest Washington, just like the Santos-Silva family. Your generous donations can strengthen our communities by helping hard working families like theirs access their rights, and flourish. In Pursuit of the American Dream It is a…(Read More)

Children seek refuge in the United States for many reasons; to escape war, gangs, or violence, to flee abuse or to reunite with family. Others enter involuntarily as labor or sex trafficking victims. In recent years the number of unaccompanied immigrant children migrating to the United States has nearly tripled and they have no representation…(Read More)