Off-Campus Resources

International students, faculty and staff, as well as allies and supporters, have a variety of resources available to them at Case Western Reserve and also off campus through local and national supporting organizations.

Not finding what you need? Our Center for International Affairs may be able to help. Contact or 216.368.2517.

National Resources

United We Dream empowers people to develop their leadership, their organizing skills, and to develop our own campaigns to fight for justice and dignity for immigrants and all people. This is achieved through immigrant youth-led campaigns at the local, state, and federal level. Visit the United We Dream website to learn more.

TheDream.US is the nation’s largest college access and success program for DREAMers. It aims to provide them with financial support to attend a partner university. Find out details and get support through The Dream.US.

Define American is a nonprofit media and culture organization that uses the power of story to transcend politics and shift the conversation about immigrants, identity, and citizenship in a changing America. Learn more on the Define American site.

Established in 1979, the National Immigration Law Center is one of the leading organizations in the U.S. exclusively dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of immigrants with low income. Find out more on the NILC website.

Immigrants Rising empowers undocumented young people to achieve educational and career goals through personal, institutional and policy transformation. Get legal support through Immigrants Rising.

Local Resources

USCRI–Cleveland opens doors for uprooted people, helping the world’s most vulnerable rebuild their lives. It is part of a nationwide network that breaks through social, cultural, and economic barriers so previously interrupted lives can flourish. Visit the USCRI–Cleveland website.

Catholic Charities provides legal assistance related to migration, immigration and refugees, among many other services. Learn more about what they offer.

Asian Services in Action Inc. (ASIA) helps underserved, low-income, and immigrant communities across the state. ASIA is a credible nonprofit organization providing services for over 58,000 individuals annually coordinated out of offices located in Cleveland and Akron, Ohio. Read about ASIA’s offerings.

The Legal Aid Society aims to secure justice and resolve fundamental problems for those who are low income and vulnerable by providing high-quality legal services. Visit the Legal Aid website to learn more.

The team of attorneys at Brown Immigration Law assists individuals, families, small businesses, and major corporations in finding solutions to a variety of immigration legal issues, including employment-based permanent residence, family-based immigration, naturalization, or the possibility of deportation. Learn about Brown Immigration Law.

Margaret W. Wong & Associates LLC represents and advises immigrants and companies on a wide range of complex United States immigration issues. Our immigration law firm is capable of handling any situation: work visas, green cards (permanent residency), J-1 waivers, labor certifications, deportation cases, and asylum cases, among many other immigration-related services. Visit the Margaret W. Wong and Associates website.