Is immigration a women's issue? Maria Pesqueira of advocacy group Mujeres Latinas en Acción says it is. Niala looks at why 1.3 veterans are uninsured. Finally, a national look at the Chicago public school closings.
Filipino families wait longer than anyone — sometimes more than twenty years — for some types of family reunification visas. With Washington talking about immigration reform, some hope for special considerations for families of Filipino veterans who fought for the U.S. in World War II.
As President Obama announces more troops to come home from Afghanistan, a veteran from Chicago’s Austin neighborhood says the Department of Veterans Affairs isn’t doing enough. So he’s running his own service organization hand-to-mouth.