Chicago Immigration and Naturalization Law Blog

Automatic Voter Registration and Immigration Consequences

Automatic Voter Registration and Immigration Consequences

In 2017 then-Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed 10 ILCS 5/1A-16.1 in to law. The law created an Automatic Voter Registration program jointly manage...

On The Recent Government Shutdown

On The Recent Government Shutdown

As many people are aware, the United States federal government is currently in a shutdown because of the Trump administration’s demands for funding ...

VOICES Act to Assist Illinois U Visa Applicants

VOICES Act to Assist Illinois U Visa Applicants

Effective January 1, 2019, Illinois’ VOICES Act will take effect. The law requires Illinois law enforcement to submit appropriate paperwork for fede...

City of Chicago Opposes Department of Homeland Security Public Charge Rule Changes

City of Chicago Opposes Department of Homeland Security Public Charge Rule Changes

The Department of Homeland Security recently proposed to expand the test that it applies to determine whether an immigrant is likely to become a “pu...

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