1-844-500-3222 NAKASEC's 24/7 confidential immigration hotline in English & Korean

24/7 Immigration Hotline

Everyone, including undocumented immigrants living in the US, has certain basic rights under the Constitution. If you find you have to deal with Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) or other law enforcement officers at home, on the street, or anywhere else, know and practice your basic rights.

Call NAKASEC’s Immigration Hotline. Press 1 if it is an emergency (e.g. loved one has just been detained and I need to find them, ICE is at my door, etc.), or press 2 if it is a non-emergency (e.g. question about know your rights, etc.). If there is no answer, please leave a detailed message and someone from the NAKASEC network will get back to you as soon as possible. Assistance is confidential and available in both Korean & English.

Know Your Rights

Know Your Rights

We encourage undocumented families and mixed status families to create a safety plan.

  • Memorize the phone number of a friend, family member, or attorney that you can call if you are arrested.
  • Give NAKASEC’s hotline number to a family member, friend, or attorney so we can support you if you are detained: 1-844-500-3222 (for Korean, press ext. 1)
  • If you take care of children or other people, make a plan to have them taken care of if you are detained.
  • Keep important documents such as birth certificates and immigration documents in a safe place where a friend or family member can access them if necessary.
  • Make sure your loved ones know how to find you if you are detained by ICE. They can use ICE’s online detainee locator to find an adult in immigration custody, or they can call the local ICE office. Make sure they have your alien registration number written down, if you have one. If your family member calls the NAKASEC hotline, we also can assist with locating your family member.

You can call the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) hotline at 240-314-1500 or 1-800-898-7180 (toll-free) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to get information on your case’s status.