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New Illinois Law Protects Immigrant Renters

New Illinois Law Protects Immigrant Renters

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed a new law on August 21, 2019, to protect immigrant renters in Illinois, effective immediately. The Immigrant Te...

Fake ICE Agent Scam in the Chicago Suburbs

Fake ICE Agent Scam in the Chicago Suburbs

Phone scammers have been calling U.S. citizens in Palos Park, a suburb southwest of Chicago. Palos Park police said in early August, 2 people received...

Illinois Has 2 New Bills to Protect Immigrant Youth

Illinois Has 2 New Bills to Protect Immigrant Youth

On July 23, 2019, Illinois passed two new laws to protect immigrant youth “in the wake of attacks on immigrant families by the Trump administration....

Chicago Permanently Bans ICE Access to Police Databases

Chicago Permanently Bans ICE Access to Police Databases

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has permanently banned ICE officials from accessing the city’s police databases. Ahead of the July ICE raids, Lightfoot...

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