With a high cost of living and no social safety net, undocumented seniors often depend on families and are at high risk of losing their homes. This is part three in a series with the Chicago Tribune on the growing population of undocumented seniors in Illinois.
The number of undocumented immigrants ages 65 and over in Illinois is set to grow exponentially. Advocates say it’s a crisis in the making. Injustice Watch and the Chicago Tribune teamed up to report on the challenges facing Illinois’ aging undocumented population.
The Illinois General Assembly passed a sweeping immigration bill that would close all immigrant detention centers in the state and severely restrict how local law enforcement can collaborate with federal immigration agents.
Un grupo de congresistas demócratas, liderado por el representante de Illinois, Jesús "Chuy" García, está renovando el impulso de una amplia legislación que desmantelaría muchos segmentos del llamado conducto de la prisión, a la deportación.
A group of congressional Democrats, led by U.S. Rep. Jesus “Chuy” García of Illinois, is renewing the push for sweeping legislation that would dismantle many segments of the so-called prison-to-deportation pipeline.