The Immigration Project

Serving downstate Illinois with immigrant legal services.

Immigration Project News

The Immigration Project on WGLT

Listen to Judith Valente from WGLT interview our Executive Director and Senior Staff Attorney, Jasmine McGee, on the Syrian Refugee Crisis and how immigration has changed over the past 20 years. Click here to listen to the interview and to read the article. ... Read more...

Celebrating 20 Years

On Tuesday, November 10, 2015 over 80 community members from diverse backgrounds gathered at the 2nd Presbyterian Church in Bloomington in celebration of the Immigration Project’s 20th anniversary. Students, professors, volunteers, old friends, clients, attorneys, judges, long time supporters, and ... Read more...

Champaign Community Navigators (Promotores) Info Meeting

On Tuesday, December 8th, we will be hosting a FREE Community Navigators (Promotores) information meeting at our office in CHAMPAIGN. We have the pleasure of having Dagmara Avelar, Program Coordinator at ICIRR, Luis Huerta-Silva, ICIRR Regional Trainer, and Sarah Mesick, Midwest Regional Trainer ... Read more...

Normal Community Navigators (Promotores) Info Meeting

On Tuesday, December 8th, we will be hosting a FREE Community Navigators (Promotores) information meeting at our office in NORMAL. We have the pleasure of having Dagmara Avelar, Program Coordinator at ICIRR, Luis Huerta-Silva, ICIRR Regional Trainer, and Sarah Mesick, Midwest Regional Trainer ... Read more...

Partners and Clinics | Piktochart Infographic Editor

For a look into the various locations we've traveled this past year click on the image below. Source: Partners and Clinics | Piktochart Infographic Editor ... Read more...

Open House at the New Office

On October 7, 2015, The Immigration Project opened its new office doors in Normal to the community for tours, games, and refreshments. The Immigration Project recently moved from its location in Bloomington, Illinois to Normal in late July. It has been about 7 years since the last big move from ... Read more...

Position open immediately

The IP has an immediate opening for another VISTA job that will start July 2015. Application due rather immediately. The VISTA will expand the Immigration Project’s capacity to provide legal assistance through the creation of a sustainable Volunteer Program. See the details: Immigration ... Read more...

Make us part of your life

Recent cuts from the State of Illinois will certainly affect our ability to reach everyone. Won't you click on the Donate Button on the upper right of our homepage?   A quick way of donating all year is to make us your designated charity at Amazon. It costs you nothing since the prices ... Read more...

Honoring Two Board Members

The Immigration Project Board of Directors met for its annual meeting on June 7, 2014.  During the meeting, the Board honored Merwyn Nelson for his ten years of devoted service to the Immigration Project as a board member and volunteer.  Although he will no longer serve as a board member, Merwyn ... Read more...

Immigration Project featured on WSIL TV in Carbondale

WSIL filmed Christine Howe, our Citizenship Coordinator, while she conducted a citizenship information meeting in Carbondale last month.  Read the article and view the video. ... Read more...

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