Governor Quinn, Mayor Emanuel and other elected officials joined some of the area’s top business people in again demanding a congressional vote on comprehensive immigration reform, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Immigration rights groups are marking the National Day of Action for Deportation Relief.
The Mexican activist who holed up in a Chicago church for a year to protest her deportation is returning to the city.
Sixty people rallied in Melrose Park for an end to deportations that split families, and said they want the President to make the policy change by executive order.
Several hundred people rallied in the Federal Plaza downtown Saturday demanding changes in U.S. immigration policy and an end to deportations that split families.
Some Chicago teenagers who are close to the immigration issue asked for the support of Justin Bieber for their cause today at a church in the heavily-Latino Pilsen neighborhood.
An immigration right group watched the speech at a church in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood. They gathered at this heart of Chicago church to watch President Obama’s speech with a sharp focus.
About 1,000 people marched through Chicago this afternoon then held a rally at Daley Plaza for immigration rights.
The state is planning a massive effort that to give thousands of undocumented immigrants driver’s licenses, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Marches and rallies are being held across the country today, to pressure Congress to get back to work and to pass the immigration reform bill that cleared the Senate
Today’s storms didn’t stop an immigration rally in front of Congressman Dan Lipinski’s office on the Southwest Side.
They’re fighting over whether the church is unfairly cutting off funds to immigrant groups because a coalition they belong to disagrees with the church on same-sex marriage. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
67 people from 32 countries took the oath of allegiance and became U.S. citizens during a ceremony at the Cultural Center.
A Bucktown couple says they were living in fear two days ago – and now, because the Supreme Court has struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, they are not, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.
About 100 Latino immigrants packed a town hall meeting held by Congressman Dan Lipinski in Orland Park today pressing him on the issue of immigration reform, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
While immigrants and supporters were attending Tuesday’s May Day rally for immigration reform in downtown Chicago, they say agents with Homeland Security were arresting some of their family members in their homes.
A conservative watch dog group has sued Sheriff Tom Dart for following Cook County laws on the release of immigrants from custody.
A liberal coalition is trying to head off a plan to replace diversity and family with, money and degrees as qualifications for a new life in this country.
Immigration was on the minds of leaders from the Polish-American and Ukranian-American communities as they met with U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin on Chicago’s northwest side Saturday.
Talk of a political compromise on the nation’s immigration policies dominated a rally and workshops on the issue Saturday at Malcolm X College.