Posts tagged "Charles Schumer"

Sen. Durbin, former Gov. Edgar support immigration reform

Big names in Illinois politics are speaking out in favor of immigration reform Dick Durbin This Saturday Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin led a rally outside Teamster City in Chicago. He also wrote an op-ed  in the Chicago Tribune Friday supporting the DREAM Act, which would offer legalization to undocumented youth brought here by their parents.... Read more »

Luis Gutierrez introduces immigration reform bill

Today Illinois Congressman Luis Gutierrez unveiled legislation in favor of comprehensive immigration reform in Washington, D.C. The Chicago Democrat introduced the Comprehensive Immigration Reform for America’s Security and Prosperity Act of 2009 (CIR ASAP) in the U.S. House of Representatives. “The time for waiting is over. This bill will be presented before Congress recesses for... Read more »