Updates

Conozca sus Derechos y Mantense Seguro!

Encuentros con ICE en público, en el trabajo y en la casa: Tiene derecho a guardar silencio — no necesita responder a las preguntas de los agentes de ICE ni divulgar su estado migratorio. ICE NO PUEDE legalmente detenerlo sin una orden firmada por un juez ICE NO PUEDE legalmente entrar a su hogar sin […]

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Know your rights and stay safe!

ICE Encounters in Public, at Work and at Home: You have the right to remain silent — you do not need to answer ICE agents questions or tell them your immigration status. ICE CANNOT legally detain you without a warrant signed by a judge ICE CANNOT legally enter your home without a signed warrant by […]

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6/14/2019: The Illinois VOICES Act

This month (June 2019), the Illinois’ Voices of Immigrant Communities Empowering Survivors (VOICES) Act will take effect. The VOICES act requires that law enforcement officers respond to certification requests necessary for U-Visa and T-Visa applications within 90 business days. The act further states that the head of certifying law enforcement agencies must designate an official […]

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6/11/2019: Retention of RISE Act

On May 8th, 2019 the Illinois Senate and House of Representatives passed the Retention of Illinois Students and Equity Act (RISE Act). The RISE Act aims to make state funded financial aid and scholarships available to more marginalized college students. Specifically, the act permits undocumented students (along with transgender students who have not registered for […]

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Signs of Domestic Violence-Spanish

¿Qué es la violencia doméstica? La violencia doméstica no es solo violencia física. La violencia doméstica es cualquier comportamiento físico, verbal, emocional o sexual que se utiliza con el propósito de obtener poder y control sobre una persona, ya sea un esposo/a, pareja o un miembro de la familia.

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Open Clinic – June 2019

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6/6/2019: Statement on Proposed HUD Rule

The North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic Statement on Proposed HUD Rule On May 10, 2019, Housing and Urban Development proposed a rule that would change their current policy and prohibit mixed immigration status families (even those who are of legal status with documentation) from living in public and other subsidized housing. The North Suburban Legal […]

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Health Care Power of Attorney Clinic for Graduating Seniors

Wednesday July 24, 2019 5:30 pm- 8:00 pm at the North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic 491 Laurel Ave, Highland Park, IL 60035 There is no cost for this Clinic Please email info@nlegalaid.org or contact us by phone at 847.737.4042 to make an appointment.

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Free Ethics CLE on Friday, May 3, 2019

Friday, May 3, 2019 11:30 am- 1:30 pm at the Highland Park Police Department Training Room 1677 Old Deerfield Rd., Highland Park There is no cost for attending the seminar. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Jan Baranczak at jbaranczak@nlegalaid.org or contact us by phone at 847.737.4042

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Spring 2019 Newsletter

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