Aldermen Want More Information From Centers Housing Border ChildrenTwo Brazilian boys, separated from their families at the border, told stories of being isolated and yelled at.
Aldermen Question Heartland Alliance About Migrant Child Abuse ClaimsRepresentatives of a shelter housing migrant children separated from their parents at the border were facing tough questions from Chicago aldermen on Monday, amid allegations of abuse at the facility.
DCFS Investigating Amid Migrant Children Abuse AllegationsChild advocates say if recent allegations of mistreatment are true, the children still in the facilities could be at risk.
Migrant Children Allegedly 'Dragged, Yelled At, And Threatened' In Chicago Immigration ShelterStunning allegations have been released surrounding the treatment of migrant children while they were held in Chicago.
Durbin Visits Separated Migrant Children In Care Of Chicago CharityThe Heartland Alliance is providing care for 66 children brought to Chicago in the last few weeks, specifically because of the Trump administration’s zero tolerance policy.
Chicago-Based Heartland Alliance Sheltering Separated Migrant ChildrenThe Heartland Alliance did not say how many separated migrant children they are serving, or where the kids are staying.
Advocates For Poor Hoping Rauner Will Step Up Fight Against PovertyIn light of a new study showing Illinois lagging in efforts to help fight poverty, advocates were hoping state officials rededicate themselves to the task.
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.
Study: Third Of Illinois Residents Considered PoorA new report shows that a third of Illinois population could be considered poor.
Best Places To Make Holiday Gift Donations In ChicagoChicago is abundant in luxury shops and fun winter festivals but it is also packed with those in need this holiday season. Take this opportunity to find a way to help others through a holiday gift donation.
Advocates Bemoan Loss Of State's 'Transitional Assistance' ProgramIllinois’ “Transitional Assistance” program has helped homeless, disabled and unemployed state residents for years, but now it's gone away, a victim of the state's budget shortfall.