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Mayor Emanuel and Gov. Quinn rally for immigration reform

Mayor Emanuel and Gov. Quinn rally for immigration reform
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn  and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel spoke out in favor of immigration reform. They attended an immigration rally with religious and labor leaders Saturday at Union Park. “This is an issue for all Americans,” the governor said according to the Chicago Tribune. “This isn’t a Republican or Democratic issue. This is an... Read more »

May Day time for immigration reform

May Day time for immigration reform
May Day also is known as International Workers’ Day. In Chicago and many other cities May 1 also is a day for immigrant workers and their supporters to protest. In 2006, hundreds of thousands of people came out  to protest in Chicago but since then the numbers have dwindled. Immigrant rights advocates are expecting Congress... Read more »

Labor Day march for immigration reform

On this Labor Day, think about who carved up the beef you are grilling or who picked the fresh vegetables you are tossing in your salad. It’s likely that work was done by people who work in the shadows – undocumented workers. Labor Day also is also a day to remind our political leaders that... Read more »
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