Resources to Empower Unaccompanied Children and their Sponsors in the U.S.

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Contact our team by clicking on any of the below channels. Our hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.



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Welcome to ImportaMí!  

Thank you for visiting us.

On our website you can find:

💡📄 Accurate and child-friendly information in Spanish and English about the immigration process, children's rights, safety, healthcare, education, food, and much more.

🌍📍 A service map that includes an array of organizations across the country that provide assistance and support to unaccompanied children and youth.

📺📰 A News section which highlights recent policy changes impacting unaccompanied children in the US.

*Please note that our News Section is a work in progress. Stay tuned as we work behind the scenes to bring you new and up to date information! 


How to Use the Site

📄 RESOURCES: Click on "RESOURCES" at the top of our home page or scroll down to see a complete list of topics including:

   ⚖️ Legal

   📚 Education

   🏥 Healthcare

   🗽 Safety in the U.S.

   🏳️‍🌈 LGBTQ+ Support

   🏠 Basic Needs, and more!

You can navigate from one topic to another by clicking on “Resources” at the top of our home page and then selecting the topic of choice from the drop-down menu. You can also switch topics if you have already selected one by choosing a different one from the ‘Select a topic’ dropdown. 


📍 SERVICES:  Click on "SERVICES" to browse through various service types such as Legal Assistance, Accommodation, Basic Needs, Education, Health, and much more. You can toggle between viewing services in a map view or in list view. Additionally, you can run an area-specific search by entering your city, county, or state next to the magnifying glass in the map 🔍🌍. Please note that our service map is continuously updated, so keep checking back if you don't initially see a specific service listed in your region.


Who We Are

ImportaMí is a project dedicated to providing reliable, accessible, and relevant information to unaccompanied children and their sponsors in the United States.

Our goal is to support and empower children through key resources and referrals to legal and social service providers. Our service aims to deliver information that is accessible, accurate, and contextualized to the specific needs of children.

ImportaMi is part of Signpost, an initiative of the International Rescue Committee in collaboration with other agencies that creates digital help centers to empower people impacted by conflict, disasters, poverty, and violence. ImportaMí is one of the multiple Signpost projects within the Latin America-US region, with a focus on helping unaccompanied children in the United States. Learn more about Signpost and our partners here.


Have Questions? Need to Speak to Someone? 

🤗📲 We are here to help! Feel free to contact us via WhatsApp or Messenger, and one of our dedicated community liaisons will be happy to assist you. Our team is available to respond direct messages during our hours of operation: 

📅 Monday through Friday

⏰ From 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (local time)

🌐 You can also access additional resources through our Facebook account. FOLLOW US!