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PACER addict alert: there's an app for that

"Newton Oldfather, a recent graduate of UCLA Law School, decided to do something about this and thus, with the assistance of his father and another friend, he created the app FedCtRecords . The app usually sells for $19.99 but for a limited time during the holiday season, it is FREE so...

An App for Immigrants: The Controversial Issue’s New Tech Frontier

"Guzman and fellow activist Todd Landfried unveiled a crowdfunding plan for an SOS phone app for immigrants. It’s called e-APP: Emergency Notification for Everyone. Although crime victims and parents of teenagers might also find the app handy, “Quite frankly,” Landfried...

Free 'Know Your Rights' App in Spanish

Free app (iTunes and android) Derechos Herencia "is the only immigration app in Spanish that let's you know your rights with Immigration and Custom Enforcement, Border Patrol, DHS, local police and FBI." - Derechos Herencia, Jan. 18, 2013 .

Activist’s Smartphone App Gives Advice on Deportation Laws

A Utah-based immigration activist launched a Spanish-language smartphone application Friday designed to assist those facing detention and deportation proceedings for being in the country illegally. Deyvid Morales, a 21-year-old undocumented immigrant, began working on the application in October and was...

New 'Pocket DACA' Mobile App Helps Young Immigrants Apply for Deferred Action

" FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, August 14, 2013 MEDIA INQUIRIES, CONTACT: Wendy Feliz, AIC, 202-507-7524, wfeliz@immcouncil.org George Tzamaras, AILA, 202-507-7649, gtzamaras@aila.org Jessica Eise, AILA, 202-507-7611, jeise@aila.org Matthew Burnett, IAN, 212-760-2554 X481, mburnett@immigrationadvocates...

CBP Launches Border Wait Time App

"U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today launched the Border Wait Time app making it easier for travelers to plan their trip across the border. The app provides estimated wait times and open lane status at land ports of entry allowing travelers to make an informed decision of where and when...

Online Platform to Promote Naturalization: Pro Bono Partnership

"Voto Latino will help promote and test the next generation online platform from Citizenshipworks, which is designed to help legal permanent residents negotiate the naturalization process to become U.S. citizens. Citizenshipworks was developed by Pro Bono Net and Immigration Advocates Network...

TRAC Announces Free Detainer Web App plus Report on Latest ICE Detainer Outcomes

TRAC, Aug. 12, 2016 - " A free new web app on ICE detainers that provides users very extensive information about every ICE I-247 form sent to individual state and local enforcement agencies during FY 2003 to FY 2016 has been developed and posted by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse...

Inside the New Emergency App for Undocumented Immigrants (Notifica)

Janelle Harris, Rolling Stone, March 21, 2017 - "[W]hen Reyna met software engineer Natalia Margolis at a meet-up for Latinx people in tech, they discovered that they shared a mutual interest in helping vulnerable immigrants. Reyna had ideas about how technology could empower undocumented communities...