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Immigrant Legal Services

Immigrant Legal Services

World Relief Chicago

Information, referrals and legal advocacy for immigrants who want protection from deportation or to become citizens.

Services Offered

DACA • Legal Services • Visa Assistance • Family Immigration Services • Citizen Workshop • Application Assistance • Immigration • Citizenship • Information And Referral


WRC’s Immigrant Legal Services (ILS) provides affordable immigration-related legal assistance and representation to low income immigrants and refugees in the Chicago metropolitan area. All ILS staff are bilingual in English and Spanish.

Confidential ILS services include:

  • Consultations to determine eligibility for immigration benefits and naturalization
  • Applications for U.S. citizenship
  • Family-based petitions
  • Applications for permanent residence for refugees, asylees, persons paroled in the public interest and immigrants in general.
  • Applications for Work permits
  • Applications for Travel Documents and Reentry Permits
  • Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
  • Applications for U-Visas and VAWA (Violence Against Women Act) Self Petitions. These services are provided on a limited basis
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
  • Religious workers visas, on a limited bases. Other employment-based immigration services are not provided
  • Referrals as appropriate


3507 W. Lawrence Ave., Suite 208, Chicago, IL 60625 41.9682159 -87.7162087

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish


-A $60 fee will be assessed for initial appointment. For additional legal services, affordable fees will be assessed.


  • Adults accepted
  • Seniors accepted

How to Apply

Call 773-583-9191 or email to schedule an appointment, or walk-in during the following times:

Immigration Consultations: For individuals who have a new immigration question or case, walk in every Wednesdays from 9:00am-12:00pm.

Check website for upcoming monthly low-cost citizenship workshops. Refer to this list of documents that participants need to bring to the workshop. You may register for these workshops by calling 773-681-9191 between 10:00am-2:00pm.