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

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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IYJL Statement In Response to Deferred Action Memo Approach

In the past two months leading up to August 15th, when the application is expected to be released for undocumented youth to apply, we have seen organizations come out in support of this memorandum. The Immigrant Youth Justice League also acknowledges the concerns that other organizations and individuals have expressed in regards to the deferred […]

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Rally for the Illinois Dream Act April 30th!

It’s time to hold our legislators accountable for their promises on the IL DREAM Act.  Hundreds of students and community members will rally to put pressure on our legislators how important the IL DREAM Act is to all communities! We need to let our legislators know: Enough talking! Time for Action! April 30th, 2011 at 11:00AM […]

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