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The Resurrection Project
The mission of The Resurrection Project is to build relationships and challenge people to act on their faith and values to create healthy communities through organizing, education, and community development.
The Resurrection Project offers high-quality immigration legal services aimed at protecting Illinois residents and reuniting immigrants with their families. We provide the tools and services necessary to navigate a complex immigration legal system, ensuring access to justice for immigrants. We strive to keep families together and protect the rights of our most vulnerable community members. We advocate for immigration policies and offer high-quality legal screenings, representation, and bilingual trainings.
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.
|Detention Facilities Served:||Elgin Police Department (IL), Jefferson County Justice Center (IL), Kankakee County Jail (IL), McHenry County Adult Correctional Facility (IL), Rock Island County Correctional Center (IL), Sangamon County Jail (IL), Tri-County Detention Center (IL), Boone County Jail (KY), Dodge Detention Facility (WI), Kenosha County Detention Center (WI), Kenosha County Pre-Trial Facility (WI)|
|Areas of immigration legal assistance:||Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), 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)|
|Non-legal services:||Housing referrals, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services|
|Populations served:||Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, 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|
|Languages spoken:||English, Spanish|
|Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank:||No|
|Nominal fee charged?||No|