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LAF - Immigration Project

  • Location:
    120 S. LaSalle St.
    Suite 900
    Chicago, IL 60603
  • Phone:
    (312) 341-1070
  • Fax:
    (312) 341-1041
  • Contact methods:
    Phone calls, Through service providers
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

LAF's Immigrants and Worker's Rights Practice Group offers a wide range of legal services to immigrants throughout the state of Illinois.  Specifically, we represent migrant farmworkers, low-wage workers, immigrants and survivors of human trafficking.  This includes U and T visas, VAWA and other related immigration needs of our clients.  We also provide comprehensive services to our clients, including crime victim's compensation, family law, public benefits and other related legal services provided by LAF.  Our services are free.

State served: Illinois

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Removal hearings, T visas, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Filings with USCIS, Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), Federal court appeals
Other areas of legal assistance: Civil Rights, Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Disability, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Foreclosure, Health, HIV/AIDS, Housing, Public Benefits, Veterans
Non-legal services: Department of Justice (DOJ)/Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)-funded services for trafficking victims
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: English, French, Polish, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Services are subject to LSC funding restrictions. Can serve non-citizen victims of battery, sex assault, extreme mental cruelty, and any victim of a U visa qualifying crime. We also serve citizen and non-citizen victims of trafficking.