Immigrant Family Resource Program

Food-stamp tally nears 40 million, sets record

May 13, 2010

Food stamps are the primary federal anti-hunger program, helping poor people buy food. Enrollment is highest during times of economic distress. The jobless rate was 9.9 percent, the government said on Friday.

2010 6-Day Immigration Training! Now Accepting Applications...

April 23, 2010

The Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.& Immigrant Legal Resource Center Announce a 6-DAY IMMIGRATION TRAINING!

Pilsen organizers hoping community won't be penalized in new census as it was in 2000

February 17, 2010

Funding cuts. Program cuts.

That’s what Pilsen residents say happened when about 55 percent of its nearly 44,000 residents didn’t fill out the 2000 Census form.

Responsible Budget Coalition Takes to the Capitol

February 16, 2010

The Responsible Budget Coalition is taking to the capitol on Wednesday to advocate on behalf of social service providers and their clients who have taken a beating over the last few years as the state Democratic leaders refuse to deal with the budget because of the perceived electoral consequences (if only we could indefinitely suspend elections--maybe then we can get some action).