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IL lawmakers back visa waivers for Polish
Feb. 5, 2013
Three members of Illinois' congressional delegation have reintroduced legislation that would waive visas for visitors to the U.S. from countries like Poland.
A history of refugees in Illinois, by the numbers
Jan. 23, 2013
Data on the state’s international refugee resettlement offer a primer on the sweep of recent world history and a window into U.S. foreign policy.
Immigration groups rally during Obama's inauguration
Jan. 22, 2013
As President Obama begins his second term in office, some immigrant rights groups in Chicago hope immigration reform is high on his agenda.
Indiana's immigrant driver's license bill
Jan. 9, 2013
Indiana could be following Illinois’ lead.
Gov. will sign driver's license bill
Jan. 8, 2013
The House approved the bill on Monday afternoon. It now heads to the governor, who says he looks forward to signing the legislation.
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.
Some immigrants fear Illinois license plan
Dec. 30, 2012
When Illinois' political leaders touted a proposal to allow undocumented immigrants to get driver's licenses, it was painted as public safety measure. But the idea has run into resistance.
IL Senate OKs driver's license plan
Dec. 4, 2012
The bill would require those in the country illegally to pass a driver's test and buy insurance. It still needs approval from the Illinois House of Representatives.
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