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United States Supreme Court Backs Mandatory Detention for Certain Aliens

United States Supreme Court Backs Mandatory Detention for Certain Aliens

On March 19, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Nielsen v. Preap, 586 U.S. _____ (2019). The court rejected challenges to mandatory detention of cer...

Undocumented Immigrants Come Away Winners in Chicago’s Mayoral Election

Undocumented Immigrants Come Away Winners in Chicago’s Mayoral Election

On Tuesday, Chicago voters trudged to the polls and picked from a handful of candidates for the office of Mayor. Voters had more candidates than ever ...

Under Trump, Immigrants Applying For Legal Status Have Their Own Invisible Wall

Under Trump, Immigrants Applying For Legal Status Have Their Own Invisible Wall

While the public is distracted with the building of a physical wall on our southern border, the Trump administration has been silently building an inv...

Governor Pritzker Signs Executive Order Assisting Immigrants

Governor Pritzker Signs Executive Order Assisting Immigrants

Governor, J.B. Pritzker signed an executive order directing the Department of Human Services to coordinate with other state agencies to put together a...

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