National Immigration Legal Services Directory

World Relief (Chicago Office)

  • Location:
    3507 W. Lawrence Ave.
    Suite 208
    Chicago, IL 60625
  • Phone:
    (773) 583-9191
  • Fax:
    (773) 583-9410
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

Established in 1980, World Relief Chicago (WR-C) has helped resettle over 15,000 refugees from Africa, Central America, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Southern Asia, and the former Soviet Union. WR-C has a staff of 29 members who are fluent in 10 languages and originate from countries all around the world. Our team is augmented by the invaluable efforts of volunteers, students, and interns. WR-C proudly and wholeheartedly assists refugees and immigrants on their journey to become fully integrated, self-sufficient, and productive members of the Chicagoland community. WR-C provides wrap-around, holistic services to refugees and immigrants. WR-C's resettlement program includes comprehensive resettlement, case management, and employment services to refugees arriving in Chicago. Immigration Legal Services and citizenship assistance is available to both immigrants and refugees. WR-C also offers adult ESL classes, in-home English tutoring, as well as a wide range of youth and senior programming.

Counties served: Cook, Du Page, Lake, Will

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
Non-legal services: Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: English, German, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Can provide services for religious workers' visas. This organization serves statewide.

IAN Partners

  • pro bono net
  • american immigration lawyers association
  • national immigration law center
  • unidos us
  • immigration legal resource center
  • immigration legal resource center
  • american immigration council
  • american civil liberties union
  • american immigration council
  • national immigration project
  • the advocates for human rights
  • lutheran immigration and refugee service

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