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Democracy Day: ICIRR To Run State's Largest Voter Turnout Campaign

July 14, 2012

Congressman Gutierrez Lends Hand to Non-Partisan Campaign to Register Voters, Train Candidates, Win Immigration Reform, and Help Implement DREAM Relief for Students

Mayor Emanuel Responds to ICIRR's Pressure By Introducing Safe Families Ordinance

July 10, 2012

Call to Emanuel to show real commitment to diversity among high-level appointments

After much pressure from the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR), Mayor Rahm Emanuel took a major step in making Chicago more welcoming for immigrants by introducing the Safe Families Ordinance.

ICIRR Applauds the Supreme Court For Upholding the Affordable Care Act

June 28, 2012

 

ICIRR Applauds the Supreme Court For Upholding the Affordable Care Act

 

ICIRR Blasts Supreme Court Ruling for Upholding Racial Profiling Provision in Arizona SB 1070

June 25, 2012

 

ICIRR Blasts Supreme Court Ruling for Upholding Racial Profiling Provision in Arizona SB 1070


ICIRR Thanks President Obama for Using His Power to Protect “DREAM” Students

June 15, 2012

The Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights today praised President Obama's decision to suspend deportation of DREAM students as a proud moment in America’s long history of welcoming immigrants.  This is a clear demonstration of the President’s commitment to use his executive power to ensure that immigration law is applied fairly.  We likewise praise the hundreds of thousa

ICIRR Applauds Crete Vote to Kill Detention Center

June 12, 2012

Unanimous Board Tells ICE, CCA to Go Away

Immigrant Leaders Thank Lawmakers for Productive Session, Live to Fight Another Day on Detention Center

June 01, 2012

Message to Suburban Democrats: You Turned Your Backs on our Families

Jackson: CCA Riot in Mississippi Should End Debate on Crete Detention Center

May 24, 2012

U.S. Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. issued the following statement today regarding a proposed immigrant detention center in Crete.

Crete Residents Ask ICE "Are you afraid of democracy?"

May 20, 2012

Cancellation of public hearing regarding proposed Crete Detention Center deprives local residents opportunity to get answers, voice their opposition

The 7th National Latino Congreso concludes in Chicago - Delegates adopt multiple resolutions reflective of the political agenda of the nation’s Latino community

May 19, 2012

Chicago, IL—May 19, 2012—The 7th annual National Latino Congreso, the first held outside the Southwestern United States, concluded this afternoon in Chicago at the Arturo Velazquez Institute.

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