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NIJC has a new Chicago address at 111 W. Jackson Blvd, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60604 and a new email domain at

Members of Congress join the call to bring home unjustly deported people

A Chance to Come Home

Read the new congressional resolution

Welcome arriving migrants

NIJC is working closely with local partners to support asylum seekers & other immigrants arriving in Chicago and Illinois. Learn more.

Read NIJC's Know Your Rights guidance for new arrivals navigating the immigration system.

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Venezuelans

Information about what documents TPS applicants need to collect and how to schedule an appointment for NIJC legal services. For additional information about asylum and other NIJC services for migrants who have recently arrived in Chicago, visit our Welcome to Chicago page.

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Finding Community And Living With Purpose

After fleeing danger in their homelands, artist Camilo and restauranteurs Abdinasir and Habon were grateful to arrive in U.S. communities who welcomed them with compassion, and to find legal counsel through NIJC and our pro bono partners who helped them navigate the complex immigration system. WATCH THEIR STORIES.
Still image of YouTube video. In video is NIJC client Camilo sitting at an artist's easel, paintbrush in hand, adding detail to a painting of an owl.
People receiving legal services each year
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