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

    Effective January 1, 2020, undocumented students in Illinois can now access IL MAP grants and other aid/scholarships for college. The RISE Act was sponsored by Representative Lisa Hernandez, Senator Omar Aquino, the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, and signed into law by Governor J.B. Pritzker in June of 2019. Chicago Sun-Times Story Here […]

    Immigration Fact Sheet

    Partnership for a New American Economy

    Immigrants create new businesses and job opportunities, spur innovation, and play significant roles in both high- and low-skilled occupations such as information technology, engineering, bio-tech, medical services, construction, hospitality, and agriculture. Facts on Immigration – Partnership for a New American Economy

    U.S. Economic Competitiveness at Risk

    A Midwest Call to Action on Immigration Reform

    For too long the Midwest has waited for Washington to produce meaningful reform of the nation’s immigration laws. Bills have come and gone through the years, but often end in political gridlock. The Midwestern economy needs high-skilled, educated workers with long-term visas to create the companies and innovations that will power it in the future. […]

    Updates

    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

    NegociosNow.com

    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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