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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

NIJC's Immigration Court Helpdesk (ICH) Hotline provides FREE legal information to unrepresented individuals at the Chicago Immigration Court.

At the Helpdesk, NIJC attorneys provide information on the following topics and more:

  • Overview of the immigration court hearing process
  • Forms of relief available to for individuals fighting their cases in court
  • Referrals to obtain legal representation*
  • How to change your address or change the location of your court hearing

*The NIJC Immigration Court Helpdesk does not provide legal advice or representation. Individuals interested in obtaining legal services from NIJC should visit the Services section of our website. NIJC's Guide for Non-Detained Immigrants and Know Your Rights materials also provide basic information about the immigration court system for individuals who are unrepresented.

Who We Can Help

ICH services are available to any unrepresented individual scheduled for a hearing at the Chicago Immigration Court.