The Immigration Project

Serving downstate Illinois with immigrant legal services.

Immigrant Stories

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...

Adrian’s Story

My name is Adrian.  I came to the U.S. from Guatemala with my parents when I was 11.  I came to the Immigration Project for help with my Deferred Action application in the fall of 2012. The attorney who worked with me couldn't have been better! She had a flexible schedule and was so helpful in ... Read more...

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...

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