Yesterday, the Uniting America fellows joined the other 1000 people at Advocacy Day in Springfield. It was my first ever visit to Springfield and what a great day to go!We started the day bright and early (6:00 am!) and hit the ground running once we arrived.
Yesterday I had the pleasure of meeting with my newest volunteer, Alexandra. Alexandra found a tutoring posting that I had posted on volunteermatch.org. She was interested to hear about a tutoring opportunity that I have.
This past Saturday my host organization, P.A.S.O (West Suburban Action Project), hosted its first citizenship workshop of the New Year. The event was held at St. Charles Borromeo Church in Melrose Park. It was a great success.
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS -- The Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) is pleased with the proposed budget that Governor Pat Quinn announced today. This budget announcement shows that Governor Quinn will continue his commitment to help immigrants succeed in our country.