Wednesday is Constitution Day and dozens of Chicagoans will be celebrating the birth of our nation for the first time as U.S. citizens as they were sworn in today in a special ceremony at Daley Plaza.
Across the country, more than 18,000 people are becoming U-S citizens today – on Constitution Day, which is also Citizenship Day.
67 people from 32 countries took the oath of allegiance and became U.S. citizens during a ceremony at the Cultural Center.
Highwood Ald. Harvey Knapp is from Britain. He was appointed to the city council five months ago to fill a vacancy. At the time, neither he nor Highwood’s mayor realized state law requires municipal officials to be citizens.
CBS 2′s Jim Williams takes a look at how the new policy could be life-changing for one Chicago area man who has been living in fear.
More than 130 people – from 47 countries – became new citizens this afternoon in downtown Chicago.
A single mother from Chicago, now living full-time in Israel, says she’s given up on having her children become United States citizens.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Despite a slight drizzle, a special naturalization ceremony in the Loop this afternoon bestowed American citizenship on people from 35 countries. The ceremony coincided with U.S. Constitution and Citizenship Day. The keynote […]
A vote on the “DREAM Act” in the U.S. Senate has been put off because Democrats don’t have the votes to get it passed right now.
Congressman Luis Guiterrez told an extremely spirited crowd of some 150 immigrants rights activists that he believes he’ll get a House vote next week on the “DREAM” citizenship act.