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.
Some veterans face negative stereotypes about how their military service experience may affect their ability on the job. That's just one reason Josh is skeptical about the opportunities for veterans like him to climb the economic ladder.
Illinois officials hope to return nearly 200 forgotten war medals and other military artifacts to their rightful owners.Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford announced the project — called Operation Reunite — on Friday, Veterans Day.Former Illinois State Rep.