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The Resurrection Project offers high-quality immigration legal services aimed at keeping Illinois immigrant families together.

Our attorneys and accredited case representatives consult community members on a variety of services, including: citizenship, family petitions, adjustment of status, DACA renewals, U-Visa and VAWA for victims of domestic violence, removal defense, bond hearings, and asylum.

Services are offered in English and Spanish languages.

For more information, please call 312-666-3062 Tuesday-Friday, 9am-5pm and Saturday, 9am-2pm.


1805 South Ashland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60608

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment?

  • Appointments become available the first and third Wednesday of every month at 9am. They are filled on a first come, first serve basis.
  • We offer immigration consultations by appointment. The quickest way to get an appointment is online  
  • If you do not have an e-mail address, please call us at 312-666-3062 to sign up for an appointment with our intake specialist. We have limited appointments for perspective clients.

Is Saturday your only available day for a consult.

  • Yes, Saturday is the only day designated for initial consultations.

Where is your office located?

  • The Immigration Legal Services office is located at 1805 South Ashland Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60608. 

What are your office hours?

  • Our business hours are Tuesday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm and Saturday from 9:00 am to 2:00pm. Our office is closed on Monday and Sunday. 

How much do your legal services cost?

  • The majority of our services are free if you live in the state of Illinois with the exception of our citizenship services. Citizenship consults are free, but if we retain your case, there is a $50 cost.   

Do you help individuals who live outside of the state of Illinois?

Are you seeing clients in person?

  • All initial immigration consultations take place via the phone. We are not giving initial consultations in person due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  

Do the attorneys or legal representatives speak Spanish?

  • All of our attorneys and legal representatives are fluent in English and in Spanish.  

If my family member or loved one is detained by ICE, should I make an appointment?

  • If your family member or loved one is detained by ICE, please contact our office at 312-666-3062 so that you can speak to one of our legal staff as soon as possible. You do not need an appointment for this service.  

I am a US Citizen and would like to petition for my fiancé or for a loved one who does not live in the United States. Do you offer this service?

  • No, TRP does assist with petitioning for loved ones who do not live in the United States. You can find a list of organizations that help with this service here.

I will be receiving a general immigration consultation. What documents will I need?

  • Documents relating to your immigration status. 
  • Documents relating to any criminal case. 
  • Government issued ID, state ID, passport, green card or employment authorization card. 

I am interested in applying for DACA for the first time. What documents do I need?

I never finished high school or completed my GED but I want to apply for DACA for the first time. Where can I go to enroll in a GED program?

I will be renewing my DACA, what documents do I need?

  • Current and past work permits 
  • 2 passport photos 
  • a copy of your previously filed DACA application(s) 
  • a copy of your passport, state ID, driver’s license or consular ID 
  • any criminal or traffic records you have had in the U.S. 
  • $495 money order made payable to “Department of Homeland Security 

If my DACA application gets approved, will I get a 1 year work permit or a 2 year work permit?

  • Effective December 7, 2020, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is extending one-year grants of deferred action under DACA to two years and extending one-year work permits under DACA to two years. If your DACA initial application or renewal was submitted after December 7th, 2020 you will receive a 2-year work permit.  

Does TRP have any funding available to cover the $495 cost of filling for a DACA?

By the Numbers


1,600+ Naturalization Screenings


3,700+ Immigration Legal Screenings


1,600+ DACA Cases
"Through The Resurrection Project, I now have my legal permanent residency and in five years I can become a U.S. citizen. This means security, it means being able to finally think about the future and know that I can stay here in the U.S., my home."

Angelica M., TRP client