Right to refuse consent to search you, your car or your home
Right to Remain Silent
Right to call the consulate of your home country
Right to speak to an attorney
Right not to sign
Filing Documents with Immigration for Free
You may be able to file certain immigration documents for free if you do not have the money to pay. The first step is to file a request proving that you do not have the money to pay and immigration will review and approve or deny your request for a fee waiver.
To see what forms immigration will accept fee waivers for, please click here.
For more information on eligibility and how to file a request for a fee waiver, please click here.
National immigration law center
The National Immigration Law Center has posted various "Know Your Rights" cards that you can download and carry with you. In addition, they also share tips and advice on what to do when encountering law enforcement and immigration raids or when participating in demonstrations.
For direct access to the National Immigration Law Center's Know Your Rights page, please click here.
refugee resettlement executive order faqs
World Relief has also prepared a FAQ on the Refugee Resettlement Executive Order.
National Immigrant Justice Center
NIJC will only respond to emails requesting an appointment for legal consultation.
National Immigration Legal Services Directory
Provides interactive map to locate organizations that provide legal services. For organizations in Illinois, please click here.
World Relief (DuPage/Aurora)
World Relief DuPage - General: (630) 462-7566 & Immigration: (630) 462-7660
1825 College Avenue, Suite 230, Wheaton, IL 60187
World Relief Aurora - General: (630) 906-9546 & Immigration: (630) 264-3171
73 S. LaSalle Street, Aurora, IL 60505
First Defense Legal Aid
If you or someone you know is being held by the Chicago Police Department, you can call 1-800-529-7374 for a free attorney. 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
USCIS has created a new online service to help you navigate the immirgration process. With it you can practice the civics test, explore your immigration options, locate classes in your community and more. https://my.uscis.gov/
USCUS' Tools page provides the ability for you to: