The Heartland Alliance National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) is dedicated to ensuring human rights protections and access to justice for all immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers. NIJC provides direct legal services to and advocates for these populations through policy reform, impact litigation, and public education. With the support of hundreds of pro bono attorneys, NIJC provides legal services to more than 8,000 individuals each year and maintains a success rate of 90 percent in obtaining asylum for those fleeing persecution in their home countries. Since its founding twenty-five years ago, NIJC has been unique in blending individual client advocacy with broad-based systemic change.
Comprehensive immigration legal services to detained and non-detained immigrants.
household income must be at or below 200% of the federal poverty line
$50 first-time consultation fee; $30 returning office visit/consultation fee; nominal fees for direct representation with fee waivers available
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CHICAGO: 208 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 1300, Chicago, IL 60604
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Consultations by appointment only
Call 312-660-1370 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule
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