Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago

205 W. Monroe, Suite #200
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: (312) 427-7078 (2:00 - 4:00 pm)
Fax:  (312) 427-3130

Casa Esperanza
(by Appointment only)
1115 N. 23rd Ave
Melrose Park, Il 60160
West Regional Services
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
(by Appointment only)
1400 S. Austin
Cicero, Il 60804
Phone: (708) 329-4031 (2:00-4:00 pm)
Fax: (708) 222-1495
Lake County Region
Monday - Friday
671 S. Lewis Ave.
Waukegan, IL 60085
Phone: (847) 782-4225 (2:00-4:00 pm)
Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine
Tuesday and Thursday 
(by Appointment only)
1170 N. River Rd.
Des Plaines, IL 60016
Phone: (312) 427-7078 (2:00-4:00 pm)
Frequently Asked Questions
Is this organization recognized by the Board of Immigration Appeals to practice immigration law? Yes

Does this organization
~ Have attorneys on staff?  No
~ Consult with private attorneys? Yes
~ Coordinate pro bono (free) services with private attorneys? No
~ Serve a particular clientele? No limitations
~ Charge for services? Yes

Hours:  Monday-Friday 2-4 pm for all offices (by appointment only)  
Does this organization
~ Accept intake by phone? No
~ Accept intake by mail? No
~ Accept intake by fax?  No
~ Accept intake by email? No
What languages does this organization's staff speak?  English and Spanish
What geographical area does this organization cover? Primarily Cook and Lake Counties, but no limitations

Services Provided
N-400 application for naturalization Yes
N-600 application for certificate of citizenship Yes
N-648 medical disability waiver   Yes
N-565 application for replacement certificate Yes
Family-based immigration 
I-130 alien relative petition Yes
I-360 self-petition (including VAWA) Yes
I-485 application for adjustment of status Yes
Consular processing Yes
Waiver applications (I-212, I-601A, and I-601) Yes
I-751 petition to remove conditions on residence Yes
I-131 application for travel document Yes
I-765 application for employment authorization Yes
I-90 application for replacement green card Yes

Other Immigration Benefits
I-539 application to extend/change nonimmigration status
I-824 application for action on approved application or petition
Refugee, Asylee, and Cuban adjustments and other humanitarian visa petitions
U visas; VAWA applications, and other humanitarian visas applications
No representation in immigration court, at the Board of Immigration Appeals, or in Federal court.