Legal Aid Society of Metropolitan Family Services
Legal Aid Society of Metropolitan Family Services (LAS) provides free legal services for victims of crime (restricted to Cook and DuPage counties) and trafficking (Northern and Central districts of Illinois). Services include T and U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions, and wage/hour claims.
|Areas of immigration legal assistance:
||Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
|Types of immigration legal services provided:
||Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
|Other areas of legal assistance:
||Elder Law, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Housing
||Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services
||Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
|Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank:
|Nominal fee charged?
||Housing, Family, and Elder Law services are restricted to Cook and DuPage counties.
||Not related to this, but if you could please split services into 2 sections - human trafficking and labor exploitation (statewide) and all other legal services to Cook and DuPage counties, that would be great.