The Immigration Project

Serving downstate Illinois with immigrant legal services.

Jorge’s Story

My name is Jorge De La Fuente and I am from Bolivia. I became a US Permanent Resident in 2009 and a US Citizen in 2011. All of these wouldn’t have been possible without the assistance I received from Immigration Project. I had the pleasure to meet two amazing people, who are very knowledgeable of ... Read more...

Lawyer helps immigrants untangle federal laws

Excerpted from a Pantagraph article by Edith Brady-Lunny. A law degree may not be required to decipher confusing federal immigration laws, but it doesn’t hurt to have one.  Marti Jones, executive director of The Immigration Project, and three staff attorneys, help immigrants in 87 Illinois ... Read more...

Programs help young immigrants find future in U.S.

Excerpted from a Pantagraph article by Edith Brady-Lunny. Edgar Celis wants to attend community college, join the Marines, and give Microsoft a run for its money as an independent businessman. But the first order of business for the 18-year-old Normal Community West High School graduate is an ... Read more...

Open house an introduction for Immigration Project

An open house at The Immigration Project in Bloomington on Friday drew about 50 people who were interested in using or possibly volunteering for the nonprofit legal service agency.  The Immigration Project moved from Granite City to 510 E. Washington St., Bloomington, in October 2008 in order to ... Read more...

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