The Immigration Project

Serving downstate Illinois with immigrant legal services.

U.S. Veteran Becomes a U.S. Citizen

Saul Albanán Navarrete was one of our New Americans Initiative (NAI) clients that we helped naturalize last year. Saul has lived in the U.S. for over 27 years and served in the U.S. Armed Forces as a Colonel. He received a medal of honor for his service at his oath ceremony. He wrote his case ... Read more...

Successful First Round of Downstate Community Navigators/Liaisons Trainings

Christine Howe going over introductions on Day One In an effort to build more downstate resources for immigrants, which in turn empowers communities, the Immigration Project held the first downstate Community Liaison and Navigators trainings at the beginning of April. For those who haven't heard of ... Read more...

A Citizen Unknown

Meet Ziyad. Unknowingly Ziyad became a U.S. citizen when his parents naturalized in the 1970s. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idLNLjZ9328&feature=youtu.be This is the second video of our client series. ... Read more...

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