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Adoptees Take On a Different Kind of Immigration Fight
Dec. 9, 2015
Adoptees in Chicago are fighting for the rights of adoptees who’ve fallen through a legal loophole.
Immigration offer ties roommates in knots
Oct. 19, 2012
What would keep an undocumented youth from applying for permission to stay in the United States for at least two years? The question has embroiled two Northern Illinois University sophomores.
Undocumented youths get chance to drive
Aug. 27, 2012
Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio are planning to provide licenses to immigrants who get work papers under a new federal policy.
Globalization warms attitudes toward dual citizenship
Jun. 13, 2012
When former GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann outed herself as a dual U.S.-Swiss citizen last month, it sparked a conversation about citizenship in a globalized world: Can dual citizens also be good Americans?
Quinn signs bill for immigrant scholarships
Aug. 1, 2011
A college education could soon be more affordable for thousands of undocumented immigrants in Illinois.
Illinois House panel approves Dream Act
May. 24, 2011
An Illinois bill that could help tens of thousands of undocumented immigrants attend college is a step closer to becoming law.
Emanuel backs Illinois DREAM Act
May. 13, 2011
Chicago’s most powerful politicians are lining up behind Illinois and federal bills that would give some undocumented immigrants a boost.
DREAM Act backers at odds over how to pass it
Dec. 13, 2010
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., wants the DREAM Act signed into law by year’s end. But supporters disagree on how to advance the measure.The bill, passed by the U.S.
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