| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

Chicago Legal Clinic

  • Location:
    1914 S. Ashland Ave
    Chicago, IL 60608
  • Phone:
    (312) 226-2669
  • Fax:
    (312) 226-2620
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

Chicago Legal Clinic is a nonprofit law office offering low-cost and pro bono services on a variety of civil topics, including representation in immigration matters.

Counties served: Cook, Du Page
Detention Facilities Served: Elgin Police Department (IL), Jefferson County Justice Center (IL), McHenry County Adult Correctional Facility (IL), Rock Island County Correctional Center (IL), Tri-County Detention Center (IL)

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant petitions, Family-based petitions, Habeas Corpus, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, 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: Arts, Community Development, Consumer, Criminal Appeals, Death Penalty, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Disability, Disaster and Crisis Assistance, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Environmental, Family & Juvenile, Foreclosure, Health, HIV/AIDS, Homeless, Housing, Life Planning, Nonprofit Organizations, Prisoners, Public Benefits, Taxes, Veterans
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status
Languages spoken: English, French, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes


Volunteer Coordinator
Caroline Shoenberger
(312) 226-2669
Other Information Please send cover letter and resume. Thank you.
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