Uncategorized November 1, 2018

Current Status of the DACA Program

In September 2017, President Trump announced the termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”) program, which deferred action from deportation for certain individuals who were brought to the United States as children.  Over a year later, DACA is fortunately still alive.  Some important changes have been made, and the future of the program […]

Recent News Uncategorized January 1, 1970

Attorney Kathleen M. Vannucci Featured by Loyola University Chicago School of Law

Attorney Kathleen M. Vannucci, a graduate of Loyola University Chicago School of Law, is highlighted in a new article discussing the ways in which knowledge is serving others.  Loyola is active in providing education & resources for immigration issues and training the future immigration lawyers. Our firm has 6 attorneys that are graduates of Loyola University […]

Recent News Uncategorized June 4, 2018

Death of our Partner, Leah Duckett

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the death of our partner, Leah Duckett.  Leah passed away on May 31, 2018 surrounded by her family after a courageous fight against leukemia.  Leah had been an attorney with our office for the past 15 years. She worked tirelessly to protect and defend the rights […]

Uncategorized January 1, 1970

Celebrating our Office’s Immigrant Heritage: Mary Bradford, Legal Assistant

My Irish ancestors came to the United States to escape the potato famine in Ireland.  In this picture of my great-great grandfather, Daniel Murphy, you can see in his eyes how tired and beaten-down he was.  Next to him is Bridget Murphy, his daughter, who was clearly a spunky lass.  In fact, Bridget and her […]

Recent News Uncategorized January 2, 2018

Attorney Dario Castaneda Featured in the Chicago Tribune

Attorney Dario Castaneda was featured in a Chicago Tribune article published on January 2, 2018.  Attorney Castaneda was quoted discussing the impact of the long delays at the Chicago Immigration Court on clients.   Click here to read the full article: Chicago Tribune Article

Trump Administration Announces the Termination of the DACA Program

It was announced yesterday, on September 5, 2017, that the Trump Administration is rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”) Program. What does this mean? U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) will adjudicate—on an individual, case-by-case basis—properly filed pending DACA initial requests and associated applications for Employment Authorization Documents that have been accepted by […]

Supervisory Attorney Kathleen Vannucci and Her Client Featured in the Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Tribune recently shared the story of our client, Oscar, and how the changes in policy under the current Administration are having a real impact on real families here in Chicago. Chicago Tribune Article

Uncategorized January 1, 1970

The Law Office of Robert D. Ahlgren is one of the Sponsors of the Voices from the Journey Fundraiser Hosted by Archbishop Cupich to Benefit the Office of Immigrant Affairs

The Law Office of Robert D. Ahlgren and Associates attended the Voices from the Journey Fundraiser on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 held at the St. Ignatius College Prep High School.  The firm was one of the Ruby Sponsors of this wonderful event hosted by Archbishop Cupich in support and celebration of the Office of Immigrant Affair’s […]

Associate Attorneys Davina Campos and Lindsay Wunrow Present to the Chicago Bar Association on U Non-Immigrant Visas

Associate Attorneys Davina Campos and Lindsay Wunrow presented to the Chicago Bar Association on March 17, 2016.  They focused their presentation on U Non-Immigrant Visas.  They discussed the requirements of the U visa along with practice pointers given their experience in this area.

Senior Supervisory Attorney Leah A. Duckett Interviewed by ViveloHoy on Citizenship

Senior Supervisory Attorney, Leah A. Duckett, was interviewed by ViveloHoy on February 12, 2016 about the importance of applying for citizenship and the process involved.  You can watch the interviews on the ViveloHoy site here. Watch ViveloHoy Video on the Importance of Becoming a U.S. Citizen Watch ViveloHoy Video on the Process of Becoming a […]