Immigrants

http://ayudalegalil.org
Legal Aid Illinois

Este sitio ofrece información legal para ayudar a que los residentes de Illinois resuelvan sus problemas legales.

Archdioscese – 835 N Rush St, Chicago, IL
60611
Monsignor Michael M. Boland, Administrator and CEO
312-655-7700 (Catholic Charities) and 312-534-8200 (Archdiocese)
Archdiocese of Chicago

Oversees more than 150 programs in Cook and Lake counties, serving families and individuals of all ages. Service Programs. Evanston residents are not limited to, but may first contact  North Region, 1717 Rand Rd., Des Plaines, IL, 847-376-2121.

33 N. LaSalle # 900 Chicago, IL 60602; 154 S. Lincoln Street, Suite D Aurora, IL 60505; 62 N. Ayer St., Suite A & B Harvard, IL 60033
60602
Alexandra Sossa, Director
Clients 24 hr. hotline: 847-668-2114 | 815-909-0362 | 312-784-3522

Provides free legal assistance to Migrant and seasonal workers, Landscaping workers, horticultural workers, Agricultural workers, Greenhouse workers, and Nursery workers in Illinois. (Abogados para Trabajadores Agricolas y Jardineros.) FLAP’s mission is to improve working conditions for migrant and seasonal workers in the agricultural and landscaping industries in Illinois. FLAP carries out this mission through: Litigation, Outreach and Community Legal Education.
Among the many violations that our clients are exposed to are:
– Nonpayment of wages (“wage theft”)
– Denial of overtime wage rates
– Illegal pesticide exposure
– Hazardous housing
– Unsanitary working conditions
– Illegal deductions from wages [for visa, travel, housing, equipment and uniform expenses] No client documentation necessary.

1900-B Asbury, Evanston, Il
60201
Aline Lauture, Executive Director

The mission of the group is to strengthen and organize members and friends of the Haitian community to make positive contributions towards the creation of a stable, peaceful and prosperous Haiti. Conducts Haiti relief efforts.  Haitian Congress PAC works towards a fully integrated partnership between Haitians within Haiti and those who are citizens of other countries. This partnership is a vital link to the sustainable development of Haiti.

216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700 Chicago IL
60606
hiaschicago@jcfs.org
312-357-4666
312-855-3291
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Assistance with U.S. citizenship, family member immigration, refugee and resettlement services.
Citizenship Preparation Programs.
North Suburban Office: 5150 W Golf Rd, Skokie, IL 60077, 847-568-5200
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55 E Jackson Blvd #2075, Chicago, IL
60604
http://icirr.org/
Lawrence Benito, Chief Executive Officer
lbenito@icirr.org
312- 332-7360

Educates and organizes immigrant and refugee communities to assert their rights; promotes citizenship and civic participation; monitors, analyzes, and advocates on immigrant-related issues; and, informs the general public about the contributions of immigrants and refugees.
Immigrant Family Resource Program Contact List.

120 S. LaSalle Street, Ste. 900, Chicago, IL
60603
William A. Kolen – Supervisory Attorney of the North Suburban Office
312-341-1070
312-341-1041
http://www.lafchicago.org/

Free legal aid for low income people in Cook County. Priorities are family law, human and civil rights, safety issues, and economic stability. Legal Services

7541 N. Western Avenue, Chicago, IL
60645
http://www.mafsinc.com
Santosh Kumar, Executive Director
support@mafsinc.com
773-465-3105
773-465-0158

Provides: community care program, hot meal program, senior opportunities and services, citizenship and immigration help, computer training, outreach and interpretation, light and heat energy assistance, English as a second language, youth program, and a summer youth program.

208 S. La Salle Street, Suite 1300 , Chicago IL
60604
(312) 660-1370

The National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) is dedicated to ensuring human rights protections and access to justice for immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers.
NIJC provides pro bono legal services to these groups and advocates for policy reform and broad-based systemic change.

400 W. Higgins Road, 2nd Floor, Park Ridge, IL
60068
Abel Osagie, DON / Administrator, 773-433-0802 or Yolanda Chionglo, Nurse Supervisor, 773-433-0802
847-425-9089
847-425-9091

Serves the human services needs of the elderly, minority and immigrant communities in the Greater Chicago area, providing in-home social services for the elderly, case management, non-emergency transport, home care services training and adult day care services.

614 Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka, IL
60093
847-501-5760
847-501-5722

Open Communities’ mission is to educate, advocate and organize to promote just and inclusive communities in north suburban Chicago. We work with current and prospective residents and local groups to promote economically and culturally diverse communities in north suburban Chicago. We provide fair and affordable housing counseling services, community education, advocacy, and organizing for welcoming communities.

Serving: Highwood, Highland Park, Deerfield, Northbrook, Glencoe, Northfield, Winnetka, Glenview, Kenilworth, Wilmette, Evanston, Skokie, Morton Grove, Park Ridge, Niles, and Lincolnwood.
Services:
•Fair Housing Enforcement and Education
•Foreclosure & Predatory Lending Prevention
•Landlord/Tenant Complaint Investigation
•Homesharing

Formerly Interfaith Housing Center of the Northern Suburbs

Hours of Operations: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm

Open Communities fights discrimination through Fair Housing education and advocacy; counsels local homeowners in Foreclosure Prevention; and works to create better living environments through its Landlord and Tenant Advice Program.
Homesharing is a free service which matches persons seeking affordable housing with home providers who wish to remain in their homes.
Recruits and trains immigrants to become active community leaders through Immigrant Integration program. Open Communities trains and sends volunteers into the field to pose as home-seekers – renters or buyers. Volunteers submit factual reports of their experience to help determine if a pattern of discrimination exists. Individuals from all ethnic and racial groups are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about becoming a Housing Tester: 847-501-4352.

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