Updates

Federal courts temporarily block the new public charge rule

UPDATE: On October 11, 2019, federal courts temporarily blocked the new public charge rule described here. The future of the new public charge rule is up to the courts— in the coming months, there will be further legal action to determine whether the new rule will take effect. We will continue to update this page […]

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Fall 2019 Newsletter

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Changes to Public Charge

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Save the Date: 2019 Annual Meeting

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Join us on October 7 for our Give Back Monday Launch Party

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VAWA Will Be On The US Senate Floor This Month

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) was signed 25 years ago. The law changed the conversation about domestic violence as millions of Americans took gender-based violence seriously. It is also is credited for a dramatic decrease in the rate of domestic violence in the United States. In April, the U.S. House of Representatives passed HR […]

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Illinois Immigrant Tenant Protection Act

On August 21, 2019, the Immigrant Tenant Protection Act was signed into Illinois state law. This act is aimed to protect tenants from the fear that their landlord may disclose their immigration status if they voice the concerns needed to maintain adequate living conditions. The Immigrant Tenant Protection Act explicitly prohibits landlords from disclosing or […]

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Illinois Immigrant Tenant Protection Act

On August 21, 2019, the Immigrant Tenant Protection Act was signed into Illinois state law. This act is aimed to protect tenants from the fear that their landlord may disclose their immigration status if they voice the concerns needed to maintain adequate living conditions. The Immigrant Tenant Protection Act explicitly prohibits landlords from disclosing or […]

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Know Your Rights at the Highwood Public Library

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Summer 2019 Newsletter

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