The Immigration Project

Serving downstate Illinois with immigrant legal services.

Archives for April 2013

Immigration Project Highlighted in Pantagraph Article

Read what Edith Brady-Lunny reported in the Pantagraph about the Immigration Project. "Optimism high for success of immigration reform measure" ... Read more...

Chicago Fundraising Event a Veritable Who’s Who

The April 4 fundraiser was a veritable Who’s Who of Chicago immigration legal services.  Those in attendance showed up to recognize our honorees Craig Mousin and Susan Schreiber as well as to celebrate our work in Central and Southern Illinois.  Attendees included: Ed Silverman, Director of the ... Read more...

Proposed Immigration Reform Bill Not Law Yet

The American Immigration Lawyers Association cautions immigrants about possible notario fraud.  View the public service announcement in English or Spanish. Read the proposed bill, "Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act" ... Read more...

May 19 Fundraiser

Join us for a Wine & Tapas Tasting party on Sunday, May 19, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Trenton House Restaurant at 2 East Broadway in Trenton, IL (see map below). Tickets are $20 per person and includes tapas (appetizers), samples of a variety of wines, and non-alcoholic beverages (soda, iced tea ... Read more...

May 3 Fundraiser

Date:  Friday, May 3 Time:  5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Location:  Coffee Nation, 3907 GE Road (GE Road and Towanda Barnes Road) in Bloomington Enjoy margaritas and tamales as you listen to Latin music by the band Los Explosivos Admission:  $35 Tickets at the door OR contact Laurie Bergner ... Read more...

New U.S. Citizen, Komlan Diabo

 To become an American was a dream I've had ever since I could remember.  I don't know how the influence came about, but I think watching the first Rocky, episodes of Tom & Jerry or the first Star Wars, what we learned about this country in Elementary school in Togo, or even Mr. Barack Obama ... Read more...

Thank you, Garlic Press & Caffé Italia

On April 9, we hosted our second annual Volunteer Appreciation Reception.  Thank you to the Garlic Press and Caffé Italia Ristorante for donating delicious h'ordeuvres and desserts for the event.  And thank you to the tireless volunteers and interns who are the lifeblood of our organization! ... Read more...

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