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Supporters surround Alejandra Cano after her immigration check-in, Thursday, Nov. 14.

Immigration officials decide Alejandra Cano must return for a second check-in

November 15, 2019

Brought to the United States as an infant, Chicagoan Alejandra Cano has spent the past few months fighting for her right to live in the U.S. U.S. border agents stopped Cano, a permanent resident, at...

Chronicle FYI: Supreme Court to hear case that could eliminate DACA for good

Chronicle FYI: Supreme Court to hear case that could eliminate DACA for good

November 8, 2019

In September 2017, President Donald Trump announced his administration’s intent to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy. This would impact more than 800,000 people who were granted ...

Protesters confront police on the corner of North Glenwood Avenue and West Pratt Boulevard.

Protesters break police lines, at least two arrested

October 15, 2019

At least two were arrested Saturday at the Stolen Kids, Stolen Land protest, where participants called for the closure of Heartland Alliance immigration shelters. Heartland Alliance, an anti-p...

Hasti Sharisi joins in on the counter-protesters' organized chants.

Immigrant groups clash over senate bill to increase immigration access for some

October 12, 2019

Updated 10/14/19 at 8:05 p.m. with updated numbers of protestors. Shouts of “first come, first served” clashed with chants of “green cards for all” in Daley Plaza Thursday as immigrant advocacy...

Editor's Note: Trump’s border ideas are a sign of ignorance

Editor’s Note: Trump’s border ideas are a sign of ignorance

October 6, 2019

What do snakes and alligators have in common? They were allegedly  considered as a form of  border security. The New York Times reported Oct. 1 that President Donald Trump wanted to dig a 2,000-m...

EDITORIAL: Presidential deportation figures do not tell the whole story

EDITORIAL: Presidential deportation figures do not tell the whole story

September 28, 2019

While former President Barack Obama earned the nickname “Deporter-in-Chief” for his high number of deportations, compared to President Trump, Obama was the lesser of two evils. The Obama administration was...

Hyon Lee is a Chicago-based pastry chef and immigrant from South Korea.

Behind the sign: One protestor’s ICE story

September 25, 2019

Editor’s Note: This article is part of the Chronicle’s ongoing coverage of immigration issues under the Trump administration. The issue continues to impact Chicago, with officials detaining five people...

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4 losers and 1 winner from night two of the Democratic debates

August 1, 2019

“Go easy on me, kid,” former Vice President Joe Biden told Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) as the two presidential candidates entered the debate stage. Though she did not take it easy on Biden...

Activists protest Customs and Border Protection symposium, demand immigrant rights

July 23, 2019

Dozens of community activists protested outside the U.S. Customs and Border Protection annual trade symposium Tuesday, demanding "an immediate cease of all actions that terrorize immigrant families.” “By...

Thousands gather to protest ICE raids

July 13, 2019

Crowds gathered Saturday in Daley Plaza to protest raids by Immigrant and Customs Enforcement that are reportedly beginning Sunday, as ordered by President Donald Trump. After initially delaying the raids, Trump gave the go-ahead Friday to deport immigrants with outstanding removal orders in an attempt to target criminals, but Trump's critics s...

Ten Democratic presidential candidates went head-to-head onstage to debate their stances on issues ranging from immigration to impeachment in the first round of the Democratic primary debates Wednesday evening. Photos by Wilfredo Lee / AP

Five key moments from night one of the Democratic primary debates

June 27, 2019

      From awkward Spanish to shouting matches over an obscure section of the U.S. Code many viewers probably hadn’t heard of, night one of the Democratic presidential primary...

“An American Dream Reconsidered: Immigrant Rights Now!” will be on display through April 30.

Big Read event brings immigration discussion to campus

April 19, 2019

From discussions with an award-winning author to artwork and fashions displays by immigrant creatives, the 2019 Big Read series is returning to campus this month, engaging communities in a conversation ...

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