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DePaul University College of Law - Asylum and Immigration Clinic

  • Location:
    1 E. Jackson
    Chicago, IL 60604
  • Phone:
    (312) 362-8294
  • Fax:
    (312) 362-6915
  • Contact methods:
    Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:
    No

The Asylum and Immigration Clinic at DePaul University, College of Law provides immigrants and asylees with student representation in a limited number of cases. Additionally, we provide technical assistance to community-based organizations that provide legal services to immigrants and refugees.

Counties served: Cook, Du Page, Kane

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
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, 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: Nonprofit Organizations
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Language services, Referrals to other services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, 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
Languages spoken: English, Spanish, DePaul Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic also partners with DePaul University's Department of Modern Languages for access to additional languages
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Priority is given to cases referred from partner community-based organizations.

ciri partners

  • asian americans advancing justice
  • american immigration council
  • afl cio
  • american immigration council
  • american immigration lawyers association
  • the center for popular democracy
  • catholic immigration network
  • center for migration studies
  • fair immigration reform movement
  • farmworker justice
  • immigration advocates network
  • immigration legal resource center
  • naleo educational fund
  • national alliance of latin american and caribbean communities
  • national council of la raza
  • national day laborer organizing network
  • national immigrant justice center
  • national immigration law center
  • national immigration project
  • picon national network
  • picon national network
  • ufw foundation
  • unite here!
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  • united we dream
  • women for common sense immigration reform
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