Seven congressmen from President Barack Obama's home state are urging him to lead a push for overhauling the nation's immigration laws.In June, Obama said he'd help craft a comprehensive immigration bill this year.
Dozens of U.S. municipalities have declared themselves sanctuaries for undocumented immigrants. A Cook County declaration bans the Sheriff's Office from assisting with an investigation of someone's immigration status.
Comedian and actress Jane Lynch shares stories of her career and Chicago roots.Jane Lynch's early performance experiences include The Second City, Steppenwolf Theatre, and many church basements all over the greater Chicagoland area.
World-renowned pollster John Zogby maintains that the “great American dream” is in transition, with new demographic groups such as the “First Globals” contributing to a redefinition of the American character.
In this first program of the fall 2008 Chicago and the World Forum series, “Europe and the United States: Navigating the Future,” Polish foreign minister Radoslaw Sikorski addresses the future of the world's strongest military alliance.
Art has traditionally been viewed as an individual representation of beauty and aesthetics, but how does art extend beyond this definition by acting as a vehicle for community expression? For both the Ukrainian and African American communities in Chicago, art has been utilized as a valuable to