The Law Office of Christine Contreras provides a vast array of immigration services in family-based immigration to assist foreign nationals to obtain lawful status in the country. These services range from assistance in obtaining legal permanent residency, obtaining citizenship or obtaining several other types of temporary or permanent legal status. Call (773)-478-0372 now and schedule a consultation.
Adjustment of Status
Self-Petitions for victims of domestic violence under VAWA
Petitions to Remove the Conditions on Residence or waivers of the joint filing requirements
Applications for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
Waivers/ Provisional Waiver
Motions and Appeals to USCIS, the Board of Immigration Appeals, the Administrative Appeals Office and other Federal Agencies
The Law Office of Christine Contreras is dedicated to assisting people navigating the complex immigration laws of the United States. Preserving and maintaining family unity is a cornerstone of our beliefs at Law Office of Christine Contreras. The United States is a country built on the foundation of welcoming immigrants. We believe in the important words inscribed on the Statue of Liberty which state, ..."Give us your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free." Immigrants form the core of this great nation. Our law firm welcomes you and will provide the assistance you require to explore your options for obtaining legal or lawful status.
At the Law Office of Christine Contreras, we believe that successfully addressing client needs requires compassion, empathy and honesty. We take on each case as a personal investment and fight for the best interests of our immigration clients. The Law Office of Christine Contreras strives to provide diligent legal advice and representation to our clients while assisting them in the complex immigration process. We hope you will entrust us to assist with your case.
As the daughter of a Mexican immigrant, Christine Contreras has personally experienced the complicated and extensive immigration process firsthand. Her father came to this country at the age of fifteen to have more opportunities and make a better life for himself. He has worked hard and has excelled in this country. Because of her background, Christine believes that everyone should have an opportunity to excel in this country as well and will help you explore your options for obtaining temporary or permanent legal status. Christine personally invests herself in each and every case, while giving her all to obtain a positive outcome for her clients.
Christine Contreras has been practicing law for nearly two decades and has extensive experience in matters relating to immigration law. She has dealt with many facets of immigration law including family and employment-based immigration matters, including adjustment of status, immigrant visas, U visas, VAWA petitions, naturalization and citizenship, employment-based visas, removal proceedings, appellate matters and federal court litigation.
Her current practice focuses on the area of family-based immigration matters. Ms. Contreras received a Bachelor of Arts degree, with an emphasis on political science, from DePaul University in 1997. She received a Juris Doctorate from DePaul University College of Law in 2000. She is an active member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois and the American Immigration Lawyers Association. She is fluent in English and Spanish.
Knowledge and experience combined with friendly treat.
ivan veljic March 27, 2022
Christine was able to get my Daca granted even though I had a lengthy criminal history (no serious convictions) I definitely recommend Christine to anyone needing an immigration attorney.
Alexis Rocha Garcia May 27, 2022
I highly recommend Christine. I went to many attorneys maybe 2-3 a year (for many years) hoping one would take my case. They all turned down my case.... read more So when I found Christine I was skeptical, because I couldn’t believe someone was willing to help me out. We went ahead started the process. When it was time for me to travel to Mexico she was always keeping me posted. Very attentive to detail she called me after my interview to review what was the next step. I was able to obtain my green card. Thanks to her!!
Years later I went back to her for help with the naturalization process and here I am a naturalized citizen!! I’m always recommending her she has forever changed my life. She is very supportive makes you feel like family. I felt very comfortable asking questions. Always available. Thank you Christine.
Ramiro Campos March 13, 2021
Christine was absolutely amazing from the start of the process to the end, which was the approval of our case. Even with the Covid related delay, she never wavered in... read more her commitment to our case. She was always available to answer all our questions via phone call, email or in person and was attentive to all the details required for the case to be approved. Please don’t hesitate to refer to her for all your immigration cases and inquiries, I couldn’t recommend her more highly. M.A & A.R
Saadiq Rayyan March 27, 2022
I am beyond thankful and satisfied with Mrs. Christine Contreras. She's very knowledgeable, professional and honest person. She was able to help my husband obtain his permanent residency after... read more been told by another attorney he would never be approved. She's always quick to answer any question phone or e-mail.
Elizabeth Rios March 18, 2021
Excellent professional, always attentive to every detail and I as a client, always felt confident and satisfied with her work, with great expertise and experience in the processes in which... read more she helped me, highly recommended!!!
ethel salazar June 6, 2022
Christine was extremely helpful and understanding of my case. She took her time reviewing and finalizing all my documentation. I appreciate all her hard work and effort in this process.... read more I highly recommend her to anyone who needs assistance and doesn’t know where to even begin.
Juan Carlos Baltazar-Hernandez June 21, 2022
Professional and knowledgeable.
Daniel Sanchez April 27, 2022
After a long search of Law Offices, I got recommended the Law Office of Christine Contreras. From day one Ms. Contreras was so helpful and very efficient, every time I... read more had a question she answered right away. I couldn't believe I had my dream come true in less than a year.
J. Ongay May 27, 2022
Christine is a great lawyer, she handled my K1 Visa case and everything ran smoothly. She’s always available to answer questions and explains everything clearly. Her fees are very similar... read more to other immigration lawyers.
I can definitely say that if you’re looking for a lawyer to handle your K1 Visa case, she’s a great choice.
Nathanna Raíssa December 11, 2019
Christine is your ideal lawyer for all your immigration needs. She’s always available, ever knowledgeable and very professional. I just finished my naturalization journey with her help and guidance. She... read more made me feel confident about the interview and feel secure about the process. Really happy with her.
msplear msplear May 27, 2022
She's great help us thru the whole process and check on us to make sure we have everything we need thank you so much
Miriam cavazos April 27, 2022
Ms. Christine was able to help me with my case. We knew it was a long shot but we finally received the outcome we were looking for. She is proffesional,... read more knowledgable, and ontop of her bussiness. I'm very satisfied with her work. I can't stop telling my friends and family about the great job she did.
Maria X. Pinales-Tapia March 16, 2021
I went to Christine for my immigration process and naturalization of citizenship and she did a phenomenal job. Very attentive, professional and made the process less stressful for me. I... read more highly recommend Christine.
maria viramontes January 27, 2022
Christine is a wonderful lawyer and is well versed in immigration law. We chose Christine because of her directness, transparency, and speediness whenever we asked questions. Not once during the... read more adjustment of status application process or the spousal interview did we have any doubts. We always felt that we were in caring hands. Christine is very supportive every step of the way, so if you need someone to guide you through a rough process, she's the lawyer for you. Plus, her office is easily accessible off of the blue line or i94 express.
Dan Paz December 18, 2020
Just wanted to say thank you from the bottom of my heart for walking me through this entire process! Christine went above and beyond her Lawyer duties she manage to... read more calm my nervousness and kept reassuring me that it will all workout! Answered all my questions that I had about the filing for my green card and always made herself available to talk with me with any concerns I had! I wish I had found her 25 years ago! I am so happy that she was able to help me in obtaining legal status! I highly recommend Christine to help you as she is a well seasoned Lawyer that truly knows what she is doing and make it very easy to feel comfortable with her! May our Lord continue to Bless you and all that you do for for people like me and for your business to continue to be successful! ❤️🙏🏽
Juliet Wade-Guy Kelly May 14, 2022
La abogada Christine es exelente abogada y sobre todo exelente persona siempre me redponde cualquier duda que tengo con amabilidad y me explica todo claramente ya van dos casos en... read more que nos a ayudado gracias abogada.
Zulema De Robles January 15, 2018
I recommend Christine for any immigration purposes ,she helped some of my family members and myself. All I can say is she is amazing and I love the quality of... read more her work !!!�������
Dulce Pichardo Tucknott August 22, 2016
Christy is a wonderful, caring, and smart individual.
Becky Rios January 12, 2016
Thank you for sharing your knowledge and expertise. I appreciate your goal of always working to create a better tomorrow.
Cynthia Valerio Gallardo January 12, 2016
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Enrique Ramos Gil February 20, 2020
She is definitely the BEST! Strongly recommend her!!
Cristina Rivera January 12, 2016
Christine is an excellent immigration attorney who cares about her clients and achieving their desired goals. She speaks Spanish, is attentive to detail and easily accessible. I'm very pleased with... read more all the great work she has done for my family and friends. I highly recommend her services for anything pertaining to immigration.
Karen Hernandez August 12, 2017
Christine is truly passionate about what she does and works hard every day for her clients!
Jackie Hein January 16, 2016
Christine is a vessel that God is using to help change the lives of people. You could see her dedication and strong work-ethic every time you step into her office... read more for an appointment, she is highly passionate about what she does and I couldn't have asked for anyone else to have gone on this journey with my wife and I. My wife and I definitely recommend Christine for any immigration related issues anyone may be facing, she is highly trustworthy. Once DACA, now officially a U.S Resident, Thank You Christine
A stronger DACA As of November 1st, the Department of Homeland Security’s final rule to preserve and fortify Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) went into effect. Practically, this means that DACA...