Valley Immigrant Advocates
Valley Immigrant Advocates (VIA) provides immigration legal services to immigrants, refugees and asylees at a reduced cost. No one will be denied legal services due to an inability to pay.
||Bureau, De Kalb, Du Page, Grundy, Henry, Kankakee, Kendall, La Salle, Lee, Livingston, Marshall, Mercer, Ogle, Putnam, Stark, Will
|Areas of immigration legal assistance:
||Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Family-based petitions, Humanitarian Parole, Naturalization/Citizenship, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, Special Immigrant Visa (SIV), T visas, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
|Types of immigration legal services provided:
||Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
||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?
||Some clients are eligible for free services depending on financial needs