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.
Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth tells us how the government shutdown is affecting small businesses and local organizations like the Greater Chicago Food Depository . We also take a look back and reflect on the "Bartman Game" a decade later.
Today we discuss several issues affecting American workers. Fast food workers are striking to get an increase in pay and Latinas in the workforce are on the rise-we look at why. Also, are you scared to take a vacation because your job might not be there when you get back?
U.S. Senator and "Gang of Eight" member Dick Durbin explains what's needed next for immigration reform to get through Congress. And, does a presence at Taste of Chicago prove to be a good move for restaurants? We check in with an eatery after their first year at the fest.