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Illinois Governor Pardons Vet Deported to Mexico

Illinois Governor Pardons Vet Deported to Mexico

On Friday, August 30, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker erased the drug conviction of a U.S. Army veteran deported to Mexico. The 39-year-old vet’s su...

What Is Court Supervision? (Video)

What Is Court Supervision? (Video)

What does it mean to be under court supervision, and when is that a good option for a misdemeanor crime committed by an immigrant in Illinois?   Alte...

What To Do if Convicted as an Immigrant

What To Do if Convicted as an Immigrant

The beauty of the American justice system is that it can be very forgiving. Often times if you are a first-time offender for an incident, the system w...

Police Checkpoints in Illinois are Ramping Up – Know Your Rights

Police Checkpoints in Illinois are Ramping Up – Know Your Rights

Police precincts across the U.S. will be stepping up DUI enforcement during the holiday season. A common holiday police tactic is the “spot check”...

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