Office of the Governor, June 21, 2019
"Making good on his promise to make Illinois a welcoming state for all, Governor JB Pritzker signed three pieces of legislation Friday to protect Illinois' immigrant community amid growing attacks from...
Najera-Rodriguez v. Barr
"Whether the Xanax possession conviction made Najera-Rodriguez removable depends on whether the Illinois criminal law under which he was convicted, 720 ILCS 570/402(c), is “divisible” for purposes of applying...
fortunate that private universities like Dominican make a conscious
effort to help undocumented students. Merit and private scholarships
will cover two-thirds of her tuition. Dominican University President Donna Carroll said it...
"Attorney General Lisa Madigan today
filed suit against a Waukegan woman for fraudulently posing as a
licensed attorney to immigrants seeking help with their status. Madigan
said the defendant's illegal practices cheated immigrants out...
NIJC, Aug. 28, 2017 - "Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner (R) signed the Illinois TRUST Act (SB 31) into law this morning, enacting the nation’s strongest state-level due process protections for immigrants who fear any interaction with local police...
"Democratic Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is set to sign a bill into law that would allow undocumented immigrants to obtain a three-year state driver’s license, thus allowing the state not only to monitor bad drivers, but also allowing immigrants...