Albany Park Father Appeals for Discretion in His January 31st Deportation Order Stemming from Mistaken Immigration Raid at His Apartment Building

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Albany Park Father Appeals for Discretion in his January 31st Deportation Order Stemming from Mistaken Immigration Raid at His Apartment Building Since the fall, Immigration and Customs Enforcement has conducted at least four raids at the same Albany Park apartment building according to its tenants. On December 6th, 2013 immigration agents wearing vests marked “police” […]

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Families of Immigrants To Be Deported Tuesday Urge ICE for One Last Chance, Ask President Obama to Expand Low-Priority Categories To Include People Who Were Previously Deported

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WHAT: Octavio Nava Carrera and Brigido Acosta Luis, likely to be deported on Tuesday, are considered “high priority” for deportation for reuniting with their families after being deported in the past, a category which President Obama has the power to change.  Their families, undocumented immigrants previously deported, and advocates will be speaking at a press […]

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Durbin’s Staff Asks Security to Escort Octavio’s Mom Our of Office [Video]

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Senator Durbin is supportive of immigration reform, but has not been so helpful when we are trying to keep families together. While his staff has called ICE to inquire about the status of Octavio’s case, he has not taken any other action. On Monday, Octavio’s mom went to his office to ask for a letter […]

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After Morning Civil Disobedience, Stop Deportations Rally Planned for Obama Fundraiser to Lift Up Cases of Chicagoans Facing Removal

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  After Morning Civil Disobedience, Stop Deportations Rally Planned for Obama Fundraiser to Lift Up Cases of Chicagoans Facing Removal What: Not1More Deportation Rally at Obama Fundraiser When: 4:30pm, Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 Where: Hilton Hotel, 720 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL Who: Undocumented Illinois, LOS, IYJL, CCWR, PASO, NPA, NDLON and ICIRR. Following the arrest of 12 undocumented Chicagoans and […]

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BREAKING: 12 Chicagoans Form Human Chain Calling on President to Suspend Deportations

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On Day of President’s Visit Home, Undocumented Immigrants & Allies Block Traffic, Unfurl Banner Reading “400,000: Not1More Deportation” Recorded Live: (05.29.2013) Chicago, IL – Seated around a banner with the number 400,000, the amount of people scheduled to be deported this year under White House quota, Chicagoans mounted a morning rush hour protest to call […]

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Seven Undocumented Illinois Immigrants Block Broadview Detention Center Road with Locks and Chains Calling for Suspension of Deportations

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Group asked Illinois supporters to call on Senator Durbin (D-IL) to urge the President and the Department of Homeland Security to suspend deportations as a first step to comprehensive and humane immigration reform. The ask comes a day after a group of national organizations published a letter to President Obama to take similar actions. (Chicago, […]

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