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Assisting Immigrant Communities from Undocumented to Citizenship

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 (9:00 AM - 4:30 PM) Export to vCalendar
Where:   Oak Park Public Library (In Person)

  • If you are interested in attending, please email Joe Popowitch at

Presented by Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

Intro to Community Navigators
Purpose of training
Role of Community Navigators

Immigration 101
Basic immigration law concepts
Types of status
Family-based immigration
“Broken immigration system”

Naturalization 101

Avoiding Unauthorized Practice of Law & Identifying Legal Help
Avoiding Unauthorized Practice of Immigration Law
Identifying qualified legal help
Reporting fraud

Know Your Rights
Issues: DACA, Detention, Consulate, Islamophobia, Hate Crimes, FSN/KYR Cards

Event Coordinator: Joe Popowitch
Phone: 630-887-8760 x 240

Type:   Workshop

There will be one hour for lunch, and we can provide a list of nearby places to eat for those who do not bring a lunch. For more information, including more detailed descriptions of the presentations, visit

Categories: Services to Special Populations

This event is sponsored by Reaching Across Illinois Library System.

Questions? Please contact Margae Schmidt.

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