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Immigration Resources

The following list of immigration resources and services are located at DePaul and in the greater Chicago area. They include legal support and advocacy, counseling, child care services, mental health services, bilingual services, and community outreach.

Office of Multicultural Student Success

Patricia Santoyo-Marin, Associate Director, is DePaul’s liaison to undocumented students who are in need of information or resources. She can be reached at psantoy1@depaul.edu or 773.325.2855.​

DePaul Resources for Undocumented and Immigrant Students

This link is designed to provide both internal and external resources for undocumented and immigrant students that may be affected by recent changes in legislation and Executive Orders.

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DePaul Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic

DAILC can assist students and their families. They have developed a referral list of low-cost legal service providers who provide assistance in DACA cases and have engaged DePaul College of Law alumni to provide one-on-one consultations.

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DePaul DREAM

This page is dedicated to providing the DePaul community with resources to assist in supporting undocumented students and understand the current landscape of the DREAM Act legislation. The DREAM resource guide provides scholarships and financial aid resources and support services at DePaul and in the greater Chicago community.

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University Counseling Services and University Ministry

Both stand ready to support students more personally as they balance the stress that such uncertainty brings.

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Erie Neighborhood House/La Casa Erie

This organization works to strengthen low-income, primarily Latino families through skill-building, access to critical resources, advocacy and collaborative action.

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Centro Romero

Centro Romero’s programs include the Youth Learning and Leadership Program, Family Services (including Domestic Violence Prevention Program, the Public Benefits Program, and the New Americans Initiative), Adult Education, and Legal Services.

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Croak Student Legal Services

Provides free legal services as well as referrals to external resources.

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Hana Center

This center works to empower Korean American, immigrant and multi-racial communities through social services, community organizing, culture and education to advance human rights.

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Hias Chicago

Provides an array of comprehensive, cost-effective immigration and citizenship services. Has a refugee resettlement program, which welcomes and supports individuals and families who have experienced the horrors of war and persecution.

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Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

The Coalition educates and organizes immigrant and refugee communities to assert their rights; promotes citizenship and civic participation; monitors, analyzes, and advocates on immigrant-related issues; and, informs the public.

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Latinos Progresando

Latinos Progresando focuses on both individual families and the broader communities that they are a part of. They focus on responding in innovative, commonsense ways to the needs and changes within communities.

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National Immigration Justice Center

Offers legal services for the following: Unaccompanied Immigrant Children, LGBTQ Immigrants, Count-Human Trafficking Services, Services for Detained Immigrants, Asylum Seekers, and General Immigration Services.

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RefugeeOne

RefugeeOne creates opportunity for refugees fleeing war, terror and persecution to build new lives of safety, dignity and self-reliance. Our primary focus is to assist these individuals in becoming independent, self-supporting members of their new community.

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Support Muslim Women Resource Center

This Center assists immigrant and refugee Muslim women and their families in overcoming cultural and language barriers, while empowering them with the appropriate occupational skills for them to become self-sufficient and ready to enter the job market.

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The Young Center for Immigrant Children's Rights

The Young Center understands that the immigration system is not designed to treat children as children. We help assure that their needs are put foremost and their best interests take priority.

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