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Metal shredder clears zoning hurdle
Feb. 23, 2014
The Chicago Board of Zoning Appeals approves a plan that has sparked months of controversy in the city’s Pilsen neighborhood.
Immigrants face barriers on health care site
Feb. 13, 2014
Despite news this week that tens of thousands of Illinoisans signed up on the healthcare exchange, immigrants still face unique barriers to enrollment.
Indiana immigration reform activist won’t eat until deal is reached
Dec. 2, 2013
Northwest Indiana native Rudy Lopez and other activists get a visit from the President and First Lady on Friday
Sheriff slams Secretary of State on driver's license rollout
Nov. 21, 2013
Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran says Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White’s office is dragging its feet on setting up a driver’s license program for immigrants who are in the country illegally.
License roll out starts for undocumented immigrants
Nov. 14, 2013
Many immigrants are frustrated they can’t sign up for a drivers license in Illinois more quickly.
Nail salon workers to get access to Asian language exams
Nov. 6, 2013
Despite the popularity of cosmetology and nail technology jobs for Asian immigrants, Illinois doesn’t offer licensing exams in Asian languages. That will soon change.
Polish artists tripped up by immigration laws
Oct. 29, 2013
A small alternative theater company from Poland is scrambling to put together a production slated to show in Chicago after the U.S. denied its cast members visas. The group claims it’s just another victim of stalled immigration reform.
StoryCorps: Love in post 9/11 America
Sep. 6, 2013
Usman Ally’s wedding was one of the happiest and saddest days of his life.
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