Pam G. Dempsey/CU-CitizenAccess -- Community groups are working this month and next to help local immigrants get a driver’s license after a new bill was signed into law earlier this year. In...
CU-CitizenAccess.org has won the 2012 Peter Lisagor Award for its collaborative project with Hoy Chicago looking at changing demographics and racial issues in Central Illinois. The award was...
CU-CitizenAccess.org has won a national investigative journalism award for its collaborative project with Hoy Chicago looking at changing demographics and racial issues in Central Illinois....
The C-U Immigration Forum organized a candelight vigil and march in Champaign, Ill. this week to show support for Comprehensive Immigration Reform. On Wednesday, April 10, 2013, over two dozen local...
Our collaborative work with Hoy Chicago in last year’s Midwest Chronicles gained high honors recently.  The project took a look at the deep demographic shift in Central Illinois...
A delegation of immigration experts from Russia are scheduled to visit Champaign-Urbana this week through the US-Russia Civil Society Partnership Program.  They are guests of Chicago Mayor Rahm...
List of documents needed to get a driver's license
By Sean Powers/Illinois Public Media -- There are only a handful of places that Urbana resident Marcela Guillen will drive to – the fast-food restaurant where she works, to buy groceries and to...
By Pam G. Dempsey/CU-CitizenAccess - For journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, a driver’s license meant working for the Washington Post - a job he really wanted.  The license was required....
By Azra Halilovic /CU-CitizenAccess.org / Hoy -- Last December, the CU-Immigration Forum held a public meeting at the Champaign Public Library to discuss the county’s implementation of Secure...
By Sean Powers /Illinois Public Media -- Angelina Lopez, 47, is a single mother in central Illinois who came into the U.S. illegally 10 years ago. Lopez, who has three grown children, lives in fear...

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