Rick Bayless Eateries, Other Businesses Closing To Support ImmigrantsDozens of restaurants and other businesses were shutting their doors on Thursday, as part of a “Day Without Immigrants,” a nationwide protest against President Donald Trump’s immigration policies.
Rauner Calls Trump Travel Ban "Overly Broad" And "Hurried"Gov. Bruce Rauner on Friday said he believes President Donald Trump's executive order temporarily banning people from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the U.S. was "overly broad," and said the federal government should instead focus on comprehensive immigration reform.
AG Madigan Warns Of Immigration Scams After Executive OrdersImmigrants should beware of scam artists or “immigration service providers” pretending to be lawyers or demanding excessive upfront fees.
Hundreds Of Immigrants Turn Out For Citizenship WorkshopU.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill) hosted the event, and said the immigrants were responding to a political climate of hate from Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump.
Cupich: True Followers Of Christ Have Compassion For The UndocumentedChicago's new Catholic archbishop focused on the city’s undocumented workers as he marched in a solemn Good Friday procession through the Pilsen neighborhood.
Obama Expected In Chicago To Talk ImmigrationPresident Barack Obama is expected in Chicago to discuss his executive actions that could extend legal protection to as many as 5 million immigrants living in the U.S. illegally.
Emanuel "City Of Big Hearts ... Will Welcome" 1,000 Migrant ChildrenSix aldermen want the City Council to encourage non-profits in Chicago to house and support migrant children who have fled violence in Central America and crossed the border into the U.S.
Chicago Attorneys Provide Legal Assistance To Immigrant ChildrenAshley Huebner, an attorney with the National Immigrant Justice Center, told the story of one girl, now 18 years old, whose odyssey Huebner says is more or less typical.
73 Immigrants Gain Citizenship In Time For ThanksgivingOne of the new citizens is 31-year-old Alain Uy, who came here from the Philippines more than 20 years ago - and last year opened a restaurant, Jellyfish, on Rush Street.
Attorney General Warns Of Scams Sparked By Immigrant Driver's LicensesThe state of Illinois began issuing temporary visitors' driver's licenses to those who are not U.S. citizens on Tuesday. Already, prosecutors are reporting scams.
New Citizens Sworn In At Ceremony At Daley PlazaAcross the country, more than 18,000 people are becoming U-S citizens today - on Constitution Day, which is also Citizenship Day.
Emanuel Sets Up Program To Help Immigrant Business OwnersMayor Rahm Emanuel met with immigrant small business owners Thursday at a restaurant in the Little Village neighborhood, where he announced a public-private partnership to help small business growth in immigrant communities.