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YMCA of the University of Illinois

  • Location:
    1001 S Wright St
    Champaign, IL 61820
  • Phone:
    217-417-5897
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Text message to 601-340-5897
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

The University Y develops campus and community leaders committed to social justice, environmental protection, interfaith cooperation and global engagement by fostering dialogue, reflection and action. Our Immigration Legal Services & Assistance program offers immigration legal consultations, representation before DHS only, free monthly legal advice clinics and referrals to other providers in areas including immigration, family law, personal injury, and criminal law.

Counties served: Champaign

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
Non-legal services: Citizenship / Civics classes, Language services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Spanish, Q'anjob'al, Lingala
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: We have a sliding fee scale and offer free consultations, as well as interpretation and translation services.

Volunteering

Volunteer Coordinator
Zoe Foote
601-340-5897