Updates from Immigrant Legal Services
Intern Opportunity! Interested in interning within the ILS department? Click HERE to learn more about our current opening!
Upcoming Citizenship Workshop: January 20th, 2018 from 9:00am - 12:00pm at World Relief Chicago. For more information, click HERE
Interested in volunteering? All inquiries can be directed to Kara Hirner at outreachWRC@wr.org or 773-681-8578.
Immigration and Citizenship Consultations
We have temporarily stopped the intake of initial consultations for immigration legal services or for citizenship. You can register your name on a waiting list and someone will call you when we offer consultations again. If you have an immigration or citizenship case pending with us you can call (773) 583-9191. We apologize for any inconvenience.
What does the Immigrant Legal Services Department Offer?
Confidential ILS services include:
- Consultations to determine eligibility for immigration benefits and naturalization
- Applications for U.S. citizenship
- Family-based petitions, including consular processing
- Applications for permanent residence for refugees, asylees, persons paroled in the public interest and immigrants in general.
- Applications for Work permits
- Applications for Travel Documents and Re-entry Permits
- Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
- Applications for U-Visas and VAWA (Violence Against Women Act)-Self Petitions. These services are provided on a limited basis
- Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
- Religious workers visas, on a limited basis. Other employment-based immigration services are not provided
- Referrals as appropriate
*Employment-based immigration assistance is not provided.
*A $50 fee will be charged for the initial consultation. For additional legal services, affordable fees will be assessed.
*Unfortunately our office is not wheelchair accessible.
ILS has the following professional, dedicated and experienced staff members:
Daniel Stutz, Legal Supervisor, LL.M, BIA Accredited Representative
Mia Rubin, Interim Director of Immigrant Legal Services