Closing of Chicago Clinics Affects Undocumented Immigrants

Members of the Immigrant Youth Justice League have been supporting the movement against the closing of mental health clinics in Chicago. This blog was written by Xanat Sobrevilla and Sean McClellan, two IYJL organizers. For more information and to get involved visit stopchicago.org or send an email to mentalhealthmovement@gmail.com. When you have mental health you […]

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Not The Token Undocumented Asian American

By: Carla Navoa, IYJL Organizer This past weekend, I attended the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) Collegiate Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C. A mere week after submitting my application, I received a call from the Chicago JACL Chapter director about being selected to attend the conference (along with 13 other Asian American students from all-across […]

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Illinois Dream Act: The Facts

Update: The Illinois Dream Act was signed into law by Governor Pat Quinn on Monday August 1st, 2011. The ceremony took place in Chicago’s Benito Juarez High School, on the anniversary of the introduction of the federal legislation, also known as the DREAM (Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors) Act. This legislation makes Illinois […]

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