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Bringing Total to $275,000 to Assist Students in Illinois without Legal Status Obtain a Higher Education - Mayor Emanuel announced today that $250,000 in private donations has been raised for th continue reading »
Today, at Benito Juarez High School in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood, Governor Pat Quinn signed historic legislation to increase education opportunities to children of immigrants in Illinois continue reading »
Tuesday, the Illinois DREAM Act (SB2185), legislation that would offer undocumented youth better access to higher education, passed in the Illinois House of Representatives on a bipartisan 60-54 vote. SB 2185, sponsored in the House by Rep. Edward Acevedo, has the support of Cardinal George, 15 university presidents, and hundreds of other faith leaders, business leaders, and community organizations. continue reading »
This week , the Illinois Senate passed the Illinois Dream Act with an overwhelming 45-11 bipartisan vote- with 11 GOP Senators voting in favor of the bill. continue reading »
May 4, 2011 | by Illinois Coalition for Immigration and Refugee Rights | Latino Daily News
For 10 years, universities, business leaders, community groups, and immigrants have urged Congress to pass the DREAM Act. DREAM would enable undocumented students continue reading »
After months of hard work the Illinois DREAM Act is scheduled to be voted on in the Illinois Senate tomorrow! continue reading »