Paying for DACA Renewal Fees

Having to come up with the funds to pay for DACA renewals in such a short time can be stressful. We have compiled a list for Illinois DACA recipients looking for assistance in paying the USCIS fee -$495- to renew DACA. This list will be updated constantly, please make sure you check back for more opportunities.

UIC Students

Partial scholarships for renewal/first time applicants are available for currently enrolled students ($250) at UIC. For more details contact Tanya Cabrera, Assistant Vice Provost for Student Inclusion tcabrera@uic.edu (312) 355.0011.

 

UIC students may request a virtual appointment through Student Legal Services with an immigration attorney at DOS@UIC.EDU​​​

ICIRR DACA Renewal Scholarship

Full scholarships are available through ICIRR's NAI Program.

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Guidelines for determining eligibility for an ICIRR DACA Renewal Scholarship:

  • Applicants need to be eligible to renew their DACA application

  • Applicants will be submitting their renewal application through a NAI partner organization under the NAI grant.

  • Applicants’ annual household income is under 80% of the Area Median Income; a household making above the amount listed based on household size will not be eligible for the Scholarship.

  • Applicants need to submit proof of income to be considered for the Scholarship. 

*Scholarships are subject to availability and are on a first come first served basis.*

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*Income limits are for the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL HUD Metro FMR Area

In Order to Apply, Please Contact Any of the Following Organizations

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Arab American Family Services

Address:

9044 S Octavia Ave, Bridgeview, IL 60455, USA

Phone:

708-599-2237

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Centro de Informacion

Address:

1885 Lin Lor Ln, Elgin, IL 60123, USA

Phone:

(847) 695-9050

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Family Focus Inc

Address:

310 S Peoria St, Chicago, IL 60607, USA

Phone:

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Hispanic American Community Education and Services

Address:

820 W Greenwood Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60087

Phone:

(847) 244-0300

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JCFS Chicago

Address:

5150 Golf Road, Skokie, IL 60077

Phone:

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National Immigrant Justice Center

Address:

208 S LaSalle St, Chicago, IL 60604, USA

Phone:

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The Immigration Project

Address:

211 Landmark Dr, Normal, IL 61761, USA

Phone:

(309) 829-8703

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University YMCA

Address:

1001 S Wright St, Champaign, IL 61820, USA

Phone:

217-417-5897

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Catholic Charities- The Community Center

Address:

671 S. Lewis Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085

Phone:

847-775-0858

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Erie Neighborhood House

Address:

1701 W Superior St, Chicago, IL 60622, USA

Phone:

(216) 260-6429

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HANA Center

Address:

4300 N California Ave, Chicago, IL 60618, USA

Phone:

(847) 520-1999

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Indo-American Center

Address:

6328 N California Ave, Chicago, IL 60659, USA

Phone:

773-973-4444 ext 103

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Logan Square Neighborhood Association

Address:

2840 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60618, USA

Phone:

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Southwest Suburban Immigrant Project

Address:

101 Royce Rd, Bolingbrook, IL 60440, USA

Phone:

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The Resurrection Project

Address:

1818 S Paulina St, Chicago, IL 60608, USA

Phone:

(312) 666-3062

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World Relief Chicagoland - Chicago

Address:

3507 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60625, USA

Phone:

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Centro Romero

Address:

6216 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60660, USA

Phone:

(773) 508-5300

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Family Focus -Cicero

Address:

2910 N. Sawyer, Chicago, IL 60618

Phone:

708-943-7578

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Hanul Family Alliance

Address:

5008 N Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL 60625, USA

Phone:

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Instituto del Progreso Latino

Address:

2520 S Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60608, USA

Phone:

(773) 890-0055

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Mano a Mano Family Resource Center

Address:

6 E Main St, Round Lake Park, IL 60073, USA

Phone:

(847) 201-1521

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Spanish Community Center

Address:

309 N Eastern Ave, Joliet, IL 60432, USA

Phone:

(815) 727-3683

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United African Organization

Address:

4910 S King Dr, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Phone:

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YWCA- Elgin

Address:

220 E. Chicago St., Elgin, IL 60120

Phone:

8477427930

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