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Hispanic Heritage Month
Mario A. Godoy

About 2.2 million Hispanics reside in Illinois, about 17% of the population, and the 10th largest state Hispanic population. Hispanics are the largest...

What Does Inspected and Admitted Mean?
Mario A. Godoy

A foreign national who applies to enter the United States temporarily or permanently must meet certain eligibility requirements. Frequently a noncitiz...

DHS Plans To Dramatically Expand Immigrant Biometrics Programs
Mario A. Godoy

On September 1, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced plans to expand immigrant biometrics collection and programs and to collect DNA to...

ACLU Sues to Protect Rights of Illinois Undocumented Immigrants
Mario A. Godoy

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is suing data technology company Clearview AI in Illinois state court for violations of the Illinois Biometr...

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