Illinois Governor Temporarily Freezes $3.4 Million in Immigrant Integration Funding

In an attempt to decrease the state’s $1.6 billion deficit, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner recently froze $26 million in government funding for social service programs; according to the¬†Chicago Tribune.¬†Gov. Rauner’s funding cuts will affect programs that provide aid for HIV and AIDS programs, smoking cessation programs, and immigration integration services. Gov. Rauner was recently elected, […]

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LGBT Immigrants Decry Obama’s New Immigration Plan: ‘He’s Not In Support Of Us’

Many undocumented LGBT immigrants are denouncing President Barack Obama’s new immigration plan — which sparked controversy across the board — for excluding them, even though they are happy to see their family members and friends freed from the ever-present fear of deportation. Last week, the president announced he would grant short-term working rights and deferred […]

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