Legal Protection Fund Services
Through the Chicago Legal Protection Fund, NIJC offers free legal consultations and immigration representation for eligible immigrants and families residing within Chicago city limits.
Legal representation for asylum seekers fleeing persecution in their homelands.
Legal representation for immigrant adults who lived in Chicago prior to their detention.
DACA and Dreamers
Support for Chicagoans applying to renew DACA protection or seek other forms of immigration relief.
Applicants For Citizenship, Permanent Residence, And Visas
NIJC's Immigrant Legal Defense project offers a wide range of legal services to low-income immigrants seeking to apply for lawful permanent residence (green cards), citizenship, visas, and other legal protection from deportation.