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Written by on May 2, 2013

Why Immigration Matters Today

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Who are the immigrants deported nowadays? Some are people like Juana. “Juana, a lawful permanent resident, was in deportation proceedings for shoplifting. One shoplifting offense usually does not make someone deportable, but two offenses often trigger removability. Juana had her toddler with her more than a decade ago when she tried to steal a few […]

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Written by on April 30, 2013

Immigration – Now’s The Time to Tell The Story

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Can you think of another time when immigration was so important? I can’t and neither can most folks who work on behalf of Chicago’s immigrants. That’s why we are holding a workshop for the ethnic media from 10 am to noon  on Tuesday, May 7th. The meeting is at Room 101, 33 East Congress (Congress […]

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Written by on April 10, 2013

Let’s remember. Let’s learn from 9/11

So many scars that can’t be erased.So much lingering hurt. But we can learn from this last decade. How? Here are two events among many worth our attention and reporting. The Chicago office of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) is holding a press conference at 10:30 am tomorrow (Friday) at 28 E. Jackson, […]

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Written by on September 8, 2011