Feds Grant Immigration Activist One-Year Reprieve From DeportationElvira Arellano has been trying to win political asylum from the U.S. since 2006, when she received sanctuary at a church in Humboldt Park and lived there for a year.
Three Aldermen Cited For Trespassing After Immigration Sit-InAld. Proco "Joe" Moreno (1), Danny Solis (25) and Rey Colon (35) each sat-in, in front of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office at 101 W. Congress Pkwy.
Immigrant Activist Brings Reform Fight Back To Chicago A familiar face in the debate over immigration rights was back in Chicago on Monday, nearly seven years after she was deported to Mexico, following her yearlong stay in a local church to avoid deportation.
Immigration Activist Arellano Returns To ChicagoThe Mexican activist who holed up in a Chicago church for a year to protest her deportation is returning to the city.
Activist Immigrant Who Took Refuge In Chicago Church Returns To U.S.A Mexican immigrant who made international headlines seven years ago for living in a Chicago church while fighting to stay in the U.S. with her son before she was deported has returned from Mexico, seeking asylum for humanitarian reasons.