We offer free, high-quality legal services provided by skilled attorneys at clinics across Northern Illinois, staff and volunteers provide hospitality and needed childcare, assist with requisite paperwork and offer a free legal consultation for every immigrant who comes to the clinic.

Learn more about our attorneys here and more about what to expect when you visit our clinics here.

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Services NIJFON provides:

  • Family-based petitions
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
  • U-Visa (for victims of crimes)
  • T-Visa (for victims of trafficking)
  • Removal defense
  • Asylum, withholding of removal
  • Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
  • Adjustment of Status
  • Naturalization and Citizenship
  • Violence Against Women Act protection (VAWA)
  • Religious Worker Visas
  • Special Immigrant Juvenile Status

Our services are provided regardless of race or religion. Please note NIJFON is not able to take employment-based visa cases in which a company sets aside a position and pays for the visa application for their worker.

 What to expect on a typical clinic day at NIJFON

When you enter the building you will be greeted by our receptionist. They will ask you to sign in and will give you a visitors name tag.

You will be directed to the main lobby where there will be food and games!

At the scheduled time of your meeting, you will be speaking to an intake volunteer where he/she will interview you to document your questions, needs, and concerns.

After the intake interview, you will be directed to speak to our clinic attorney.