Road to Status: Update

Exciting news from Road to Status, a startup that helps users complete immigration paperwork online. It provides online immigration document preparation tools and partner attorney services to individuals, attorneys, non-profits and businesses.

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On July 11, “we signed a contract with Illinois Legal Aid Online,” said Chicago-based  Chase Hertel, Road To Status’ Director of Business Development & Partnerships. “In a nutshell, we are implementing Road to Status’ technology on ILAO’s website to empower the public to research their immigration options, complete paperwork, and connect with competent/affordable legal services (if appropriate).”

“This collaboration will provide visitors to ILAO’s online legal resources with safe, easy to use, and affordable access to immigration services regardless of their income levels,” the team said in the pending press release that was provided to CodeX.

Road to Status: Update


Lisa Colpoys (left), Executive Director, Illinois Legal Aid Online, in the pending announcement: “We are excited to reinforce our core mission through this partnership by helping people identify their immigration eligibility, select the correct forms, and easily complete the forms online. Giving our community instant access to multi-lingual services like this will exponentially extend ILAO’s ability to connect people across the entire state with the help they need.”

Watch for more details!

See also:
• “Illinois Legal Aid Online earns praise as the best website of its kind in the country,” by Richard Acello on the ABA Journal.

•  “Updated: Startup Snapshot: Javad Khazaeli—Road to Status.”


Monica Bay is a Fellow at CodeX and a freelance journalist. She is a member of the California bar. Email: Twitter: @MonicaBay.

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