The Immigration Project

Serving downstate Illinois with immigrant legal services.

Immigration Issues in the News

The Immigration Project got its first Form I-212 approval, which will allow a husband and father, who has waited in Mexico for 10 years, to finally join his family in the U.S.  He will be joining his U.S. citizen wife and two U.S. citizen daughters, who he has been living separated from since 2006. ... Read more...

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Access to Justice Hearings Scheduled

You are invited to attend one of the regional Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Access to Justice Listening Conference for the Fourth and Fifth Appellate Districts.  Issues such as language barriers, limited access to information, restricted access to low-income legal services, special ... 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...

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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