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The birth of a community
Jul. 22, 2014
Swept from their homes on Chicago’s Near West Side, Latinos laid roots in nearby Pilsen and Little Village.
High-scoring minorities shun teaching
Oct. 18, 2013
A study breaks down where Illinois high school graduates drop out of the pipeline to become teachers. Among its findings, minorities — especially top-scoring — are less interested in the profession.
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.
Senate bill on immigration could be released next week
Apr. 5, 2013
Legislators say a senate proposal on immigration is underway and could be ready next week.
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.
Illinois Court swears in first elected Latino
Dec. 4, 2012
Judge Jesse Reyes is the
first ever Latino elected to the
Illinois Appellate Court.
Iowa Republican tries to kick Latinos off voter rolls
Sep. 20, 2012
Hispanics are only five percent of the population in Iowa but they’re suddenly crucial to the presidential election. Now Iowa's Republican Secretary of State has pushed through voting rules that could keep some of them from the polls.
Romney takes a swipe at Latinos in 'secret video'
Sep. 18, 2012
In the controversial video, Romney didn’t talk about immigration. But he did address Hispanics.
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