Northwestern School of Law - Bluhm Legal Clinic
The Bluhm Legal Clinic at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law provides supervised student representation to clients. The Clinic primarily represents unaccompanied immigrant children who live within the jurisdiction of the Chicago Immigration Court.
|Areas of immigration legal assistance:
||Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
|Types of immigration legal services provided:
||Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
|Other areas of legal assistance:
||Family & Juvenile
||Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Referrals to other services, Social services
||Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, 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
||English, Igbo, Spanish
|Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank:
|Nominal fee charged?
||Serves immigrant juvenile detention centers. Some services are contingent upon eligibility for other services. Can also serve all counties within the jurisdiction of the Chicago immigration court.