Deported Army Veteran Miguel Perez Jr. Granted Citizenship After Governor Pardoned Him For 2010 Drug ConvictionGov. JB Pritzker pardoned Perez in August, opening the door for him to reapply for citizenship, which was granted this week after a new hearing on his case.
Deported Army Vet Miguel Perez, Jr. Awaits A Decision On Gaining Citizenship"I'm a little upset, let down, that a decision wasn't made today but just got to wait a little bit longer."
Deported Army Veteran Miguel Perez Returns To U.S. For Citizenship HearingHis deportation made national headlines after his citizenship application was denied because of a 2010 drug conviction.
'Midterm Election Nonsense'; Emanuel Slams Trump Plan To End Birthright CitizenshipPresident Trump, seeking to limit immigration to the U.S., is set to challenge a 150-year-old constitutional standard that anyone born in America is an American citizen.
Army Recruit Promised Pathway To Citizenship Faces Uncertain FutureImmigration lawyers say the Pentagon has begun discharging dozens of recruits who had been promised a path to U.S. citizenship.
Immigration Talks In Congress Hinge On DACA CitizenshipRepublican leaders -- who have been squeezed by insurrections on either flank of their members -- are trying to find a sweet spot between moderates and conservatives.
Citizenship Questions On Census May Hurt Illinois CountIllinois residents have been moving out of state, which could lead to fewer seats in Congress. Now, as CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports. a question on the 2020 Census could make that even more likely.
Blue States Are Far More Likely To Lose Money And Power Over Census Citizenship QuestionOpponents of the move say the change will lead to an undercount of non-citizen residents here both legally and illegally who might fear answering the questions about their citizenship.
'Nowhere People' Brings Attention To The Stateless At Roosevelt UniversityA new photo exhibit at Roosevelt University brings to life the stateless and undocumented from around the world.
More Than 100 Immigrants Sworn In As New U.S. CitizensWednesday was a very important morning for more than 100 people celebrating their first hours as U.S. citizens.
Army Veteran Facing Deportation Fighting For CitizenshipMiguel Perez, 38, and a Chicagoan, was in the country legally when he joined the Army in 2001. And he was under the mistaken impression that his military service automatically made him a citizen.
52 New Citizens Join Ranks Of Chicago Voters On Election DayMen and women, young and old, American Flags in hand, stood inside the Chicago Cultural Center and raised their hands as they took the oath of allegiance.
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.
Rauner's Immigration Message Leaves Advocates PerplexedMore than two months after taking the reins of one of the nation's most immigrant-friendly states, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has offered mixed signals about his stance on immigration.
Dozens Of Immigrants Sworn In As U.S. Citizens At Daley Plaza CeremonyWednesday 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.