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LEGAL & IMMIGRATION.

"Providing accredited, accessible, and culturally responsive legal aid and civic education to individuals and families throughout Chicagoland."

 

Hanul Family Alliance has been offering citizenship-related programs since 1996 and received official approval as a U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) accredited agency in 2011. The approval allows Hanul’s DOJ-accredited staff to practice immigration law and offer extended immigration services at the agency. Immigration services at Hanul include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Interpretation and translation of immigration notices

  • Gathering, maintaining, and completing evidence or supporting immigration documents

  • Completion of immigration petitions and naturalization applications

  • Case progress check and follow-up

  • DACA renewal applications 

  • Referrals to immigration attorneys and/or other DOJ-accredited agencies 

 

To find out more about citizenship application assistance services or to make an appointment, please contact Elaine Han, Immigrations Program Manager, at 847-439-5195 ext 206 or ehan4@hanulusa.org

 

To find out more about DACA renewals application assistance services or to make an appointment, please contact Bree McLuen, Director of Community Engagement, at 773-478-8851 ext 105 or bmcluen@hanulusa.org

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Citizenship Classes and

Mock Interviews

 

Hanul Family Alliance currently offers virtual citizenship classes and mock interviews to individuals preparing for the citizenship interview. The class focuses on Civics (100 questions), Reading, Writing, and basic English skills necessary when going over the application form during the interview.

 

Mock interviews are available for Hanul clients and/or students with interview dates coming up within a couple of months. For more information about the classes and mock interviews, please contact: 

Pearl Kwak, 곽진주

Immigration Outreach & Education Coordinator

pkwak@hanulusa.org

847-439-5195 ext. 218

Hanul provides DACA renewal application assistance to current DACA holders by providing consultation, filling out applications, and following up on cases. Click the links below for general USCIS guidelines on DACA renewal applications.

Citizenship Application Assistance

 

Our agency offers Citizenship and adjustment of status applications assistance. Since 2011, Hanul has processed over 2,000 Citizenship applications from initial consultation, case management, and follow-up. Click the link below for general USCIS guidelines on Citizenship applications. 

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Korean Consulate General Office’s Suburban Outreach Service

In an effort to provide convenient access to the Consulate General services to Koreans residing in the Northern Suburbs area, Hanul’s Mt. Prospect office location has been selected by the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Chicago to conduct outreach services once a month.

 

Please contact the Korean Consulate General’s Office for more information about the services such as the Korean Visa and Passport Renewal, Family Relations Registry, Military Registry, and more. 

Location: Hanul Suburban Office

1166 S. Elmhurst Rd Mt. Prospect, IL 60195

Time: Fourth Mondays of the  month between 2 - 4 PM 

Appointment and Questions: Contact the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Chicago at 312-822-9485

ENGLISH CLASSES.

Learn more about our two different English programs:

  • Large Group (ICCB)

  • Small Group/Individual Tutoring (SOS)

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Large Group English Class (ICCB)

A basic working knowledge of English is necessary to function in the United States. Hanul addresses immigrants’ struggles with the language barrier through English language classes. We thank the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) Grant that helps fund this program.

Currently, large group ESL Classes are offered Mondays through Thursdays 9 – 11 AM throughout the year at our Chicago office. Classes are taught by a trained instructor.

 

For more information, please contact Adult Education & Resource Coordinator Kate Ki at kateki@hanulusa.org or (847) 439-5195 ext. 203.

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Small Group and Individual Tutoring (SOS)

Hanul provides free one-on-one or small-group tutoring sessions for adult learners.  We pair you with trained volunteer tutors and you meet on a weekly basis. You can improve your conversational and literacy skills in a smaller focused setting. We are proud to be a recipient of the Illinois Secretary of State (SOS) Library Adult Volunteer Literacy Grant that helps fund this program.

Currently, this program runs on a quarterly basis. For more information, please click the button below or contact Adult Education & Resource Coordinator Kate Ki at kateki@hanulusa.org or (847) 439-5195 ext. 203.

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