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Cook County immigration policy challenged
Apr. 22, 2013
Invoking the Boston Marathon bombings, a national group has filed a lawsuit aimed at an ordinance that requires jail personnel to disregard federal immigration detainers.
Low-wage worker advocates slam immigration overhaul’s visa plan
Apr. 16, 2013
The advocates say the bill is short on resources for protecting W Visa holders from wage theft, safety hazards and whistleblowing retaliation.
Lawyers: New path to citizenship too risky
Mar. 4, 2013
Some immigration attorneys steer undocumented clients away from a “family unity” effort of President Obama’s administration.
New ‘family unity’ rule will help Illinois immigrants
Jan. 3, 2013
The path to lawful status is about to get shorter for some foreign nationals in the country illegally.
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.
Young immigrants line up at Navy Pier
Aug. 15, 2012
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security began taking applications on Wednesday for deportation deferrals and work permission under a new policy of President Barack Obama.
Cook County’s disregard of ICE detainers catches on
Jul. 11, 2012
Lawmakers in other parts of the country, most recently the District of Columbia, have approved bills modeled after the policy. Some Republicans want the trend stopped.
Immigration enforcement program faces novel suit
Jul. 4, 2012
A DuPage County man claims ICE’s Secure Communities violates the U.S. Privacy Act.
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