Our work

ICIRR works with many member organizations on various programs and campaigns that empower the immigrant community in Illinois.

  • New Americans Democracy Project

    New Americans Democracy Project

    The New Americans Democracy Project is a non-partisan citizen voter registration, education, and mobilization campaign aimed at engaging and building power for the immigrant community.

  • Family Support Network and Hotline

    Family Support Network and Hotline

    Connecting families with reliable and immediate information, referrals to legal, ministry, and social services.

  • Citizenship Assistance

    Citizenship Assistance

    Promoting civic engagement through United States Citizenship

  • Language Access Programs (SNAP & WIC Outreach Initiative)

    Language Access Programs (SNAP & WIC Outreach Initiative)

    Dedicated to providing equal access to health and safety-net services for immigrants and refugees

  • Healthcare Access

    Healthcare Access

    The Immigrant Health Access Initiative (IHAI) is part of ICIRR’s immigrant integration portfolio. IHAI launched in 2011 to build capacity at immigrant serving organizations to aid implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  The Initiative combines active community education, capacity building, and coordinated policy and advocacy with our members.  Our goal is to build the foundation for successful immigrant participation in the health care systems in Illinois.  

  • Education Initiatives

    Education Initiatives

    Helping immigrant and refugee students navigate and access higher education in the United States

  • Fighting For-Profit Immigration Prisons

    Fighting For-Profit Immigration Prisons

    ICIRR is fighting against further detention of immigrants and in particular against plans for for-profit immigration detention centers

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