Posts tagged "undocumented"

Why we should be thankful for undocumented immigrants

Why we should be thankful for undocumented immigrants
A political cartoon in the Indianapolis Star by Gary Varvel showed what looks like a Mexican family breaking into a house as a white family enjoys a Thanksgiving meal. It read, “Thanks to the president’s immigration order we’ll be having extra guests this Thanksgiving.” The cartoon implied that undocumented immigrants come here to steal our... Read more »

Immigrant families' mixed reaction to President Obama's speech

Immigrant families' mixed reaction to President Obama's speech
Felipe Diosdado watched President Obama’s speech on immigration Thursday night with his wife and two children at his side. His family may be directly impacted by the president’s actions to stop deportation of as many as five million undocumented immigrants. “If they deported me, they would also deport two U.S. citizens, because I would have... Read more »

Undocumented Chicagoans arrested outside Obama fundraiser

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Temporary driver's license no fix for undocumented

Temporary driver's license no fix for undocumented
Undocumented immigrants will soon be able to apply for temporary driver’s licenses in Illinois. A bill was passed by the state legislature this week and is awaiting Gov. Pat Quinn’s signature. It makes Illinois the fourth state to grant licenses or permits to the undocumented. Washington state and New Mexico allow drivers licenses for illegal... Read more »