When Encountering Law Enforcement

Rights When Encountering Law Enforcement

Everyone Has Certain Basic Rights, No Matter Who Is President
Donald Trump, who repeatedly made anti-immigrant promises during his campaign, begins his term as president of the U.S. in January 2017. But no matter who is president, everyone living in the U.S. has certain basic rights under the U.S. Constitution—everyone, including undocumented people.

What to Do If You’re Stopped by Police, Immigration Agents, or the FBI
A know-your-rights card created by the ACLU, posted 6/10.

ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) Know-Your-Rights Resources
Includes: If Questioned about Immigration Status; Youth Encounters with Police; ICE (Immigration & Customs Enforcement) Visits; Dealing with Police If You’re Deaf; If You’re Stopped by Police; Searches and Warrants; Stops and Arrests; Rights When Being Questioned; Demonstrations and Protests; and many others

The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a Nevada law that requires individuals to identify themselves to police when asked (6/30/04)