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    Protect 800,000 DACA Recipients

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 1, 2017 Chicago: Rebecca Shi 312-576-8032 | Ivette Moratoya 773-616-6115 | Washington DC: Miami: Wendi Adelson 954-803-0079 | Chicago, Illinois– Today, over 300 U.S. business leaders joined chief executives of Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, General Motors, Starbucks in an open letter urging President Donald Trump to preserve […]

    IBIC Applauds Gov. Rauner Signing TRUST Act SB31

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: AUGUST 28, 2017 Rebecca Shi | 312-576-8032 | Chicago, Illinois – Today Governor Rauner signed SB 31 Illinois Trust Act into law on Monday August 28, 2017. Illinois Business Immigration Coalition applauds Governor BRUCE RAUNER for approving SB 31 “TRUST ACT” to strengthen trust between police and immigrant community and grow […]

    Illinois Law Enforcement Urge Governor Rauner to Approve TRUST Act to Strengthen Public Safety

    SB 31 will strengthen our collective public safety. Going after hardworking immigrants has adverse effects that go beyond straining our budgets and manpower.

    170 Illinois employers encourage Governor Rauner to sign the Trust Act

    The Trust Act would assure our immigrant workforce that they are welcomed in Illinois, and help ensure that agriculture, green industries, hospitality, manufacturers, and healthcare industries have adequate workforce to support job growth in Illinois. We encourage you to sign the Illinois Trust Act – SB31. It is economically important, morally right, politically smart and […]


    Press Release: Illinois Congressman Mike Quigley Joins Hundreds in a Live Town Hall Discussion on the Future of Federal Stimulus Negotiations & PPP Forgiveness for Small Businesses

    Press Release: U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth Joins Illinois Business Leaders in Discussion on Immigrant Inclusion in Next Stimulus Package and Beyond

    Business and Civic Leaders Applaud Governor J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois General Assembly

    for Supporting Small Businesses and Immigrant Workers during the COVID-19 Pandemic in the FY 2021 State Budget

    IL RISE Act Allows Undocumented & Transgender College Students to Access MAP Grants and Other State Aid

    As DACA reaches the Supreme Court, Congress must keep the American Dream alive for new generations of immigrants

    The cost to the U.S. economy of ending DACA and deporting its beneficiaries would be $280 billion over the next 10 years.

    by Lester Crown

    Business Leaders Support BRIDGE

    CRAIN'S Chicago Business

    EDITORIAL: Trump’s Immigration Chance

    The Wall Street Journal

    Graham, Durbin re-introduce bill to protect DREAMers

    The Hill

    Empresarios crean coalición pro-inmigrante

    Sowing Conscience Among Confusion on Immigration Mess

    We must be prudent about our security and decent to residents and refugees at the same time.

    by John Rowe
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