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The campaign to lead the largely Hispanic Chicago suburb of Cicero got tougher Tuesday with the filing of a lawsuit for intimidation and harassment by Latino candidate Juan Ochoa against the incumbent town president. continue reading »
The attorney son of a Guatemalan immigrant is in the forefront of defending the labor rights of about 70,000 farm workers in Illinois. continue reading »
Families are demanding Homeland Security to release their loved ones due to a raid in Elk Grove, Illinois. Below is a statement prepared by the families of those who were detained: continue reading »
The Illinois Dream Fund, which has collected $500,000 from private donors, announced Friday that on Nov. 1 it will begin accepting applications for the scholarships it will award to undocumented students eager to enter college. continue reading »
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn inaugurated here on Thursday the La Casa Student Housing and Resource Center, which offers a place to live and study at affordable prices and near the city's main universities. continue reading »
April 6, 2012. Governor Pat Quinn today granted 52 and denied 136 clemency petitions. This action marks another step in a series of clemency decisions aimed at eliminating a backlog of more than 2,500 cases that built up during the previous administration. continue reading »
Illinois Senator Mark Kirk is reportedly undergoing surgery after suffering a stroke over the weekend. A spokesperson for Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) today released continue reading »