The Immigration Project

Serving downstate Illinois with immigrant legal services.

Archives for June 2016

BREAKING: SPLIT SCOTUS DECISION ON IMMIGRATION

For Immediate Release   SCOTUS Ruling Defers the Dream for Millions of Immigrants The Immigration Project expresses its regret over today’s Supreme Court’s decision in U.S. v. Texas. The court has, in a 4-4 ruling, deferred the implementation of President Obama’s initiatives of ... Read more...

Upcoming SCOTUS Ruling Will Affect Millions of Families

For Immediate Release The Immigration Project along with the 5 million immigrants across the nation await the Supreme Court’s decision in U.S. v. Texas expected to be announced on June 23, June 27, or June 30. President Obama’s immigration executive actions, introduced in November 2014, would ... Read more...

Mid-Year Campaign

Dear Friends:   Thanks to you 722 immigrants had financial security and familial stability this year.  On behalf of them, thank you for protecting their lives and their dignity. I recently helped Jamila, an undocumented mother of five U.S. citizen children, protect her family from her ... Read more...

Volunteer Highlight: Melissa Sanders

Meet Melissa Sanders! She has been working 40 hours a week for the past couple months as part of her internship with us in order to complete her paralegal certificate. We asked her some questions about herself to learn more about her. Thanks Melissa! Where are you ... Read more...

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