On February 11, join members of the Pan Asian Voter Empowerment (PAVE) Coalition, for a mayoral forum to hear directly from Chicago’s mayoral candidates about their vision for our city and how they will support our communities.
Month: January 2019
WBEZ covered the upcoming 2020 U.S. Census and the possibility that a question on citizenship will be included on the survey. Reporter Maria Ines Zamudio spoke with Brandon Lee of Advancing Justice | Chicago about the 2020 Census and how immigrant communities might already be afraid to participate.
President Trump in December agreed to “own” the ongoing government shutdown. Today, he proposes to end the crisis of his own making by offering temporary protection from deportation for DACA and TPS recipients, two other crises of his own making, in exchange for $5.7 billion for his Wall and reduced protections for asylum seekers.. His proposal today is unacceptable. We call on members of the House and Senate to reject this offer, and for Senator McConnell and the President to reopen the government immediately.