DREAMing

I was born in la ciudad de Mexico, to two hard working, motivating and empowering parents that have dedicated their lives to succeeding- despite the odds held against them. Both…

Who We Are

Changing lives and transforming communities since 2005 HACES has helped over 3,000 adults and children to obtain their Legal Permanent Residency Status and 1,900 students to obtain their Deferred…

What We Do

Our Programs Our current services focus on keeping families together, civic engagement, linkages to community resources and advocacy. Our programs are: Legalization, Immigrant Family Resource Program, Health Plans Enrollment…

Team

Our Staff Maria Elena Jonas President & CEO I started serving the Latino Community in 1987 while working for Catholic Charities helping with immigration and in the 90s I…

ONE HEART, ONE WORLD – HACES GALA 2020 SPONSORSHIP

Dear Community Partner and Friend, Since 2005 HACES has been providing expertise and navigational support for immigrants and citizens to become knowledgeable, empowered members of society. In 2019 HACES…

Mission and Vision

HACES ensures that every immigrant that walks through its doors gets accurate and useful information that enables them to build successful lives. HACES is the community leader in services…

Yes, it is possible

I am Cindy Ruiz, I work at HACES as the DACA case manager. I was born and raised in Waukegan IL. My paternal grandparents and family including my father migrated…