External immigration resources, especially for Filipinos and Filipino Americans.

  • Alliance of Filipinos for Immigrant Rights and Empowerment (AFIRE) Chicago. AFIRE Chicago is a non-partisan grassroots community organization that works to build the capacity of Filipinx/a/os* to organize towards progressive change.
  • Chicago Immigration Court. The Chicago Immigration Court falls under the jurisdiction of the Office of the Chief Immigration Judge, which is a component of the Executive Office for Immigration Review under the Department of Justice.
    • Chicago Immigration Court
      525 West Van Buren Street, Suite 500
      Chicago, IL 60607
    • (312) 294-8400
  • Office of New Americans. Run by the Office of the Mayor, the Office of New Americans (ONA) is dedicated to improving services and engaging Chicago’s diverse immigrant and refugee communities through enhanced collaboration with community organizations, academic institutions, and the private sector.
  • U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). An agency of the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that administers the country’s naturalization and immigration system. It is a successor to the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), which was dissolved by the Homeland Security Act of 2002 and replaced by three components within the DHS: USCIS, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
    • U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
      101 West Ida B. Wells Drive
      Chicago, IL 60605
    • (800) 375-5283. From outside the U.S. (212) 620-3418.
  • WTTW Immigration News. WTTW (channel 11) is a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member television station in Chicago.
    • WTTW
      5400 N Saint Louis Avenue
      Chicago, IL 60625-4698
    • (773) 509-5532