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Alexandra Arriaga, City Bureau

What’s At Stake For Immigrant Communities In The Vote Over The Fair Tax Amendment

Immigrants of all ethnic backgrounds and varying legal status have a stake in the vote over the fair tax amendment. Here’s what some advocates for immigrants in Chicago had to say about it.

Citywide

The Voices Of The Uncounted And Undercounted Immigrants On The Census

Latino immigrants in three South Side neighborhoods — Back of the Yards, Pilsen and South Chicago — share their fears and hopes as the 2020 Census count comes to an end.

Back of the Yards

Lessons From March Election Chaos: Recruit Poll Workers, Young And Early

Chicago election officials seek paid election judges in November, especially those who are multilingual.

Downtown

The Race To Count Immigrant Communities In The Census

As time runs out, some of the neighborhoods in Chicago with the lowest census response rates are those with high numbers of Latinx immigrants.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Left Out of Federal Benefits, Undocumented Immigrants Are Running Out of Options

As debate rages in Washington, undocumented immigrants fear that federal relief may never come. Southwest Side community organizers see a need for systemic change.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop