Rolf Weil used to say, “In what other country could you arrive with no money, and with hard work and commitment, become a university president?’’
Genoveva Ramirez, a mother of four and grandmother of 10, filed her visa application after she and her grandson were assaulted in her Berwyn in 2015.
President Donald Trump also said his promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border would “come later.”
The justices blocked a lower court ruling that would have eased the refugee ban and allowed up to 24,000 refugees to enter the country by Oct. 31.
Azalia Martinez was only 3 when her mother packed up her and her two brothers for a two-week trek on foot from Guerrero, Mexico, to the U.S. border.
The cut-out of the boy, by the French artist “JR,” stands nearly 65 feet tall. It will be in place for a month.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is not shy about talking up his pro-immigrant bona fides. Really, though, Emanuel could do more for immigrants in Chicago.
The ordinance would essentially declare Chicago apartment buildings as sanctuaries, off limits to federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.
When it came time to plan her funeral, Christina Molloy made things easier for her family. “Bagpipes,” she instructed. “And get me a good singer.”
During a December meeting with the president-elect at Trump Tower, Emanuel, said Trump assured him that Dreamers would continue to be protected.
Gov. Bruce Rauner and Attorney General Lisa Madigan sharply disagreed on whether the state of Illinois should fight President Trump’s DACA decision.
South Loop resident Jhonny Perales said he joined the protest to show citizens that ending DACA will affect more people than most realize.
DACA to end by March if Congress does not act
Trump and the attorney general like to brag about their immigration crackdown. But they’re going after Grandmas like Genoveva Ramirez of Berwyn.
With DACA status, you could go on with your life and not worry about being deported to a place you’d never lived. Now, under Trump, you wait and see.