A group of public-interest lawyers filed a lawsuit Thursday alleging that embattled Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios violated state and federal civil rights and housing laws by knowingly producing inaccurate assessments that punished poor and minority homeowners across the county. The lawsuit, filed in Cook County Circuit Court, contends the county's "residential property tax scheme is neither accurate nor uniform" and is "perpetuating institutional racism" by shifting the
This February, Brighton Park Neighborhood Council (BPNC) will apply for Illinois State Board of Education 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) grant funding to support the agency’s Full-Service Community School Initiative (FSCSI) partnerships at Brighton Park Elementary and Curie Metropolitan High School. The 21st CCLC grant program is authorized under Title IV, Part B of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2
Once again, the Trump administration fails to comprehend the complexities of immigration reform. Last night, Trump proposed a xenophobic immigration policy that cuts family-based migration, ends the diversity visa, and increases funding for ICE. Trump’s immigration policy pits DACA recipients with other immigrants. This is unacceptable! “I and the other 11 million undocumented people deserve a pathway to citizenship. We deserve the opportunity to study, travel, and work witho
El 19 de enero, el Senado votó para reabrir el gobierno federal sin el DREAM Act. La nueva fecha límite para el presupuesto federal será el 8 de febrero, pero ya no tenemos tiempo. Cada día, 122 jóvenes pierden su estatus de DACA. Nuestros oficiales electos fallaron una vez más en respaldar a nuestra comunidad de inmigrantes. Los jóvenes inmigrantes necesitan soluciones reales ahora y necesitan seguridad. Trump eligió terminar con DACA. Trump causó el cierre del gobierno. Nec
On January 19, the U.S. Senate voted to reopen the federal government without the DREAM Act. The new budget deadline is now February 8 but we are out of time. Every day 122 youth lose their DACA status. Every day 122 youth are at-risk of deportation. With this vote, senators voted for more deportations.
Our elected officials failed once again to stand up for our immigrant community. Immigrant youth need real solutions now, and they need security. Trump chose to end DACA.