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NPR - Illinois Public Media News - April 13, 2013

Immigration Debate Puts Farm Workers Union In Spotlight

By Don Gonyea


(Duration: 4:22)

United Farm Workers - immigration rally

A new immigration bill is expected to be introduced in the U.S. Senate next week. One big hurdle toward that was cleared this week when the United Farm Workers reached a deal with growers that would address wages and caps the number of visas allowed for new workers.


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AP - Illinois Public Media News - April 01, 2013

U of I Leaders on Business Panel Pushing Immigration Reform

By The Associated Press, with addtional reporting from Illinois Public Media

A new group of business leaders wants to recruit 300 CEOs and 1,000 small businesses in Illinois to push for "common sense'' bipartisan immigration reform.  It includes two heads from the University of Illinois.


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AP - Illinois Public Media News - February 21, 2013

Bill in Indiana Seeks In-State Tuition for Some Immigrants

By The Associated Press

Indiana lawmakers are considering rolling back the state's two-year-old immigration law so that undocumented immigrants who were attending public colleges then would again be eligible for in-state tuition rates.

American Public Media - Illinois Public Media News - February 19, 2013

Glimpse of What Legal Status Means for the Undocumented

By Jeff Tyler/Marketplace

class for immigrants who are applying for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

What would it look like for the 11 million undocumented immigrants living in this country to come out of the shadows and join the legal workforce? We’ve gotten a sneak peek through a federal program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, which went into effect last year.

Categories: Education, Immigration

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