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Lawyers for migrant kids fear 'rocket dockets'
Aug. 27, 2014
Lawyers who work with unaccompanied, illegal child migrants in Chicago are raising the alarm over new fast-track deportations, saying the process may result in a denial of due process in court.
Protesters want Obama to end mass deportations
Apr. 7, 2014
Protesters are shifting the narrative from pushing for immigration reform legislation to getting the Obama administration to end mass deportations.
What's next for immigration reform on a local and national level
Nov. 21, 2013
Morning Shift is on the road this morning at our West Side Bureau in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood for conversations around immigration reform – where do we stand and where do we go from here?
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.
Battle for immigration reform comes to Indiana
Jul. 31, 2013
The Hoosier state’s GOP lawmakers could tip the balance in this year’s immigration fight.
Polish district sees hope in immigration bill
Jul. 9, 2013
Chicago’s Polish Village has its eye on an immigration provision that would boost tourism from countries like Poland.
Durbin unhappy about compromises in immigration bill
Jul. 8, 2013
Sen. Durbin spoke with immigrant community leaders at an invitation-only forum in Chicago on Monday about the Senate bill and prospects for a House bill.
IL reps urge Kirk to rethink immigration
Jun. 13, 2013
Local lawmakers are calling out Illinois U.S. Senator Mark Kirk for voting not to debate immigration reform at a federal level.
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