Posts tagged "Erie Neighborhood House"

Dreaming of a future

Ernestina came to the United States from Mexico when she was 3 years old.Her parents brought her here and they overstayed a visa and became undocumented immigrants. Now she is 19 and has lived in Chicago all her life. She was the valedictorian of her high school class. She is a sophomore at a state... Read more »

A few beers and now this student faces deportation

The Obama Administration is blindly enforcing immigration laws that would end in the deportation of  promising college students and recent graduates whose parents brought them to the United States as children.   Rigo Padilla moved from Mexico to Chicago when he was 6 years old. He is now 21, a student at the University of... Read more »