Chicago has become the poster child for violence, but none more pervasive than black-on-black crime. With black youths facing so many obstacles, how do we ensure that their futures can be bright, or that they will have a future at all?
Literary critic Donna Seaman is always excited to share new book ideas. Summer is officially upon us on Friday so she discusses some titles that you can take on road trips or to the beach. What are you excited to read this summer?
The momentum behind immigration reform could bring a long-sought benefit for Poles in the Chicago area: an exemption from travel visas for Polish tourists to the U.S. But a new federal report highlighting problems with visa enforcement could hamper those efforts.
For the first time in years, American companies blew past the cap on H-1B visa petitions to sponsor educated, foreign workers. Many say that’s a sign of economic recovery, but some say the program is rife with abuses.
Pakistan and India’s rivalry dates back to the partition of August 1947. The animosity between the two countries concerns the world as both have built significant nuclear arsenals. To date, Indians and Pakistanis engage daily in well-spirited, tongue-in-cheek displays of mock rivalry.
Frustrated Chicagoans accused aldermen of shattering communities to protect their incumbencies at the first public hearing on the city’s ward remap process Wednesday night.At least 600 people flooded into DePaul University’s Student Center in Lincoln Park, with many forced to wait temporarily outsid
The union representing staff at Chicago libraries picked up discussions Friday with the city for the first time since the library system announced that it would close all neighborhood branch locations on Mondays for the foreseeable future.
Mayor Emanuel has said that he wants to make Chicago, “the most immigrant-friendly city in the world.” As part of his efforts to accomplish that goal, the city established the Office of New Americans. Last week, Emanuel tapped Adolfo Hernandez to direct that office.