Posts tagged "ICIRR"

Undocumented Life: Making Chicago the most "immigrant friendly" city

Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he wants to make Chicago one of the most “immigrant friendly” cities in the country. To achieve that goal, Emanuel opened the Office of New Americans in City Hall to help legal residents become U.S. Citizens. And a month ago, he joined forces with a former political foe  U.S. Rep. Luis... Read more »

Undocumented life: Many young undocumented immigrants don't qualify for 'deferred action'

Karla was born in Mexico City. She was brought to Chicago when she was 6 years old and now is 20. She went to school in Chicago. By all accounts, she would be eligible for the Dream Act, if it passes, and it seems she would qualify for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. But... Read more »