Immigration

Immigration

Promote reunification of immediate families; meet the economic, business, and employment needs of the United States; be responsive to those facing political persecution or humanitarian crises; and provide for student visas. Ensure fair treatment under the law for all persons. In transition to a reformed system, support provisions for unauthorized immigrants already in the country to earn legal status.

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Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Many Aspects of the Immigration System Need Fixing

March 2020 League Day Flyer
Event Date: 
Mar 5 2020 - 8:30am to 12:00pm
Event location: 

Women's City Club

Comprehensive Immigration Reform: What Does It Mean Today?

No Human Is Illegal sign
Testimony

December 17, 2019

To: Senate Committee on Labor and Regulatory Reform

Re:  Opposition to Senate Bill 151

Event Date: 
Dec 15 2019 - 4:00pm
Event location: 

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

St Mark’s Episcopal Church in Glen Ellyn and the LWVIL Immigration Issues Committee is hosting an Immigration Town Hall with Congressman Sean Casten.

Position

The League supports equal rights and equal opportunity for all. The League promotes social and economic justice and the health and safety of all Americans.
Event Date: 
Nov 11 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Event location: 

Westside Community Center

How have recent policy changes impacted the humanitarian crisis at the border and what can we do in our community to address this crisis?  Community Organizer  Adriana Quiroga from the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services

Dr. Frank Hutchins, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Bellarmine University.  One of our guest speakers at the September Dinner and Democracy Forum.
Event Date: 
Sep 16 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Event location: 

Lang House

The first "Dinner and Democracy" community forum this fall will be on the topic:  Immigration.

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