World Relief (Chicago Office)
Established in 1980, World Relief Chicago (WR-C) has helped resettle over 15,000 refugees from Africa, Central America, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Southern Asia, and the former Soviet Union. WR-C has a staff of 29 members who are fluent in 10 languages and originate from countries all around the world. Our team is augmented by the invaluable efforts of volunteers, students, and interns. WR-C proudly and wholeheartedly assists refugees and immigrants on their journey to become fully integrated, self-sufficient, and productive members of the Chicagoland community. WR-C provides wrap-around, holistic services to refugees and immigrants. WR-C's resettlement program includes comprehensive resettlement, case management, and employment services to refugees arriving in Chicago. Immigration Legal Services and citizenship assistance is available to both immigrants and refugees. WR-C also offers adult ESL classes, in-home English tutoring, as well as a wide range of youth and senior programming.
||Cook, Du Page, Lake, Will
|Areas of immigration legal assistance:
||Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
|Types of immigration legal services provided:
||Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
||Referrals to other services, Social services
||Domestic Violence Victims, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Torture survivors
||English, German, Spanish
|Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank:
|Nominal fee charged?
||Can provide services for religious workers' visas. This organization serves statewide.