Jaime di Paulo is the executive director of the Little Village Chamber of Commerce. Originally from Guadalajara, Mexico, di Paulo was recruited to come work with the thriving business community here.
Jimena Martinez migrated to the United States with her parents and two siblings when she was five years old.
Nissa RheeJuly 31, 2018
They came to destroy. ISIS forces flooded the Sinjar region of Iraq at dawn determined to wipe out Yazidism, an ancient faith with a rich oral tradition.
Sarah ConwayApril 11, 2018
A year after the Syrian uprising began, Northwestern University professor Wendy Pearlman headed to Jordan to collect the stories of Syrian refugees who were pouring out of their war-torn country.
Sarah ConwayOctober 5, 2017
At least 8,372 Muslim Bosniaks were killed in the 1995 Srebrenica genocide when Bosnian Serb soldiers swept into a U.N.-designated “safe haven.” Šehović remembers the fear and horror that her family experienced at the time, emotions that she has channeled into her public monument to the genocide: ŠTO TE NEMA or “Why are you not here?”
Nicole FoyAugust 25, 2017
In April, President Donald Trump pledged not to deport undocumented immigrants with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status — aka “Dreamers” — telling the more than 875,000 people brought to the U.S. illegally as children that they should “rest easy.”
Alex V. HernandezMay 19, 2017
Maudlyne Ihejirika is an award-winning reporter and editor who has spent over 25 years at the Chicago Sun-Times.
Sarah ConwayApril 24, 2017
More than 17,000 Syrians have been killed in government custody since March 2011, and an estimated 100,000 people are still missing and presumed detained or killed, according to Syrian human rights groups.
Sarah ConwayApril 20, 2017
Seventeen-year-old Malak Afaneh was learning about Rosie the Riveter in a class at her high school in Chicago when an idea struck her: What if Rosie was Muslim?
Nissa RheeFebruary 28, 2017
Hadia Zarzour is a licensed clinical professional counselor and co-founder of the Syrian Community Network, a nonprofit determined to aid and assist resettled Syrian refugees as they build new lives in the United States.
Sarah ConwayFebruary 21, 2017
Jamie Friedland answered a call for legal help at O’Hare International Airport January 28, the day after the immigration ban began.
Nissa RheeFebruary 15, 2017