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Immigration Law Office
5240 W Irving Park Rd Ste B
ChicagoIL 60641

Meet Our Team

Experienced & Compassionate Legal Advocacy

At Immigration Law Office in Chicago, Illinois, we truly believe in the American dream. We believe that the people who come to this country looking for a better life or better opportunities are part of what makes the U.S. a great place to live.

At our firm, we want you to succeed in whatever type of immigration matter you are going through. We are prepared to help in any way we can.


Sole Practitioner
Phone: (773) 877-3982

Drew Elesh has been practicing law since 1996. He chose immigration law because it allows him to use his knowledge to help people who are truly in need. He also has a personal connection to immigration law: his wife is Japanese.

He understands that immigration matters can be stressful on families and can even tear families apart if they are not handled correctly. Drew finds immense satisfaction in helping people overcome immigration obstacles to reach a place where they are in a better position to achieve success.

Licensed to practice in Illinois in 1996, Drew was trained in immigration law by American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), and has attended many Federal Bar Association seminars in Chicago, Miami, Memphis, and more.


  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan B.A. - 1991 Major: Political Science
  • Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois - 1990 Major: Japanese, Psychology and Political Science
  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida J.D. – 1996

Affiliations and Certifications:

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
  • Federal Bar Association

Alberta Cruz


Alberta Cruz has been working as a paralegal for more than nine years. Alberta Cruz has more than six years of experience in immigration law at several Chicago law firms. At Immigration Law Office, she assists attorney Drew Elesh with many aspects of the cases we take on. Born to Mexican immigrants, she understands how important immigration matters are to many people and their families. She is a compassionate advocate for our clients. Alberta speaks English and Spanish.

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