Community Immigration Law Center (CILC)

A nonprofit sponsored by a coalition of legal, social, and faith based organizations wanting to contribute to the community and to address the unmet legal needs of immigrants in Madison and surrounding areas. CILC has provided immigration assistance to individuals since 2009.
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Primary geographic focus: Wisconsin
Organization type(s): Provider
Acronym or short name: CILC


News Story

Wisconsin attorneys grant legal aid to immigrants along the border and within the state

Sonya Chechik
The Daily Cardinal (Madison, WI)
April 28, 2019
While the Constitution grants a right to an attorney, this only applies to criminal cases. Since deportation is a civil case, only those able to find their own attorney are represented in court.

News Story

For immigrants without lawyers, justice is hard to find

Natalie Yahr
Star-Tribune (Minneapolis)
May 19, 2019
Nearly 55% of those with lawyers were allowed to stay compared to 9% of immigrants without lawyers.

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