Immigrants with underlying conditions win their release from detention centers in Illinois as COVID-19 cases grow in similar facilities.
María Inés Zamudio
Dozens of Latinos have died from COVID-19, according to the medical examiner’s office. But the numbers aren’t accurate, and that makes it harder to identify vulnerable populations.
Chicago’s mayor is ordering health care providers to give the city detailed demographic data on each COVID-19 patient they treat.
Black residents make up only 23% of the population in Cook County, yet they account for more than half of the COVID-19 deaths.
The mayor declared an end to residential shut-offs last May, but the pandemic has brought new urgency to restoring service to citizens.
Undocumented immigrants are ineligible for the unemployment benefits Illinois is offering to workers left jobless by the COVID-19 outbreak.
As COVID-19 cases climb to 160 in Illinois, Gov. JB Pritzker calls the federal response to the outbreak “an incredible failure.”
Some gig economy workers in the Chicago area don't have the luxury of working from home or taking sick days as coronavirus cases mount.
Immigration advocates Wednesday denounced the new public charge rule and argued for an injunction to block its implementation in Illinois.
An alleged act of discrimination at the Pilsen post office has sparked demands for an investigation and more bilingual staff.