My grandparents were immigrants, one set from Russia; the other, my mom’s parents, from Ireland.As you are listening to this, a person is getting out of a car or a bus, a plane or a train and breathing for the first time Chicago's heady air.This person is from Thailand, Mexico, Bosnia, Jam
On the first day of President Barack Obama’s program to extend some measure of legal protection to undocumented youth, Gov. Jan Brewer of Arizona signed an executive order that denies them any benefits in her state.
President Obama’s DREAM Act executive order was a survival-mode move to counteract Florida U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio’s own ambitious move. Rubio has been talking up his own version of the DREAM Act, which, unlike to the original, would not provide a path to permanent residency or citizenship.
A new Illinois law signed Monday morning gives illegal immigrants access to private scholarships for college.Governor Pat Quinn was joined at Benito Juarez Community Academy on Chicago's West Side by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and others for the DREAM Act signing.Emanuel said he hopes the act will b