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  • 90-year-old begins citizenship process

    90-year-old begins citizenship process
    Teresa Lopez moved to Chicago from Mexico as a septuagenarian in 1994, joining an expanding wing of her family that has since spread to about 100 relatives in the area. Two years later, Lopez, now 90, became a legal permanent resident and then remained...
  • Chicago Latino aldermen want more City Council seats

    Chicago Latino aldermen want more City Council seats
    The leader of the Chicago City Council’s Latino Caucus said today that four more wards should have Latino supermajorities, an announcement that came as the council nears a deadline for redrawing the city’s wards. The city should have 14...
  • Federal court pushes back congressional candidate filing while Illinois map in dispute

    A federal judge today moved back the filing schedule for Illinois congressional candidates to late December while deliberations continue on a lawsuit challenging the state’s new U.S. House district boundaries. The start date for filing candidate...
  • Emanuel wants to make Chicago more immigrant-friendly

    Emanuel wants to make Chicago more immigrant-friendly
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to put a long standing Chicago practice on the books to ensure that police detain only undocumented immigrants who are suspected or convicted criminals. The symbolic ordinance Emanuel proposed Tuesday would allow city police to...
  • Gutierrez says Jackson Jr. should tell voters what's wrong

    Gutierrez says Jackson Jr. should tell voters what's wrong
    U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez on Tuesday joined a growing chorus of Illinois Democrats warning that Rep.Jesse Jackson Jr. needs to be more forthcoming with voters about an undisclosed medical condition that has kept him out of Congress for a month. Gutierrez,...
  • How we did a story on Illinois Congressional voting absences, and why

    How we did a story on Illinois Congressional voting absences, and why
    The House of Representatives doesn’t readily disclose what percentage of roll-call votes lawmakers miss. But an independent legislative tracking service, whose Web site is GovTrack.us, does. I turned to GovTrack late last year when writing about...
  • Mayors on front line of the drug war

    Mayors on front line of the drug war
    If he was nervous, Salvador Vergara Cruz didn't act it. The mayor of this well-groomed town in central Mexico, Vergara traveled without bodyguards even after callers to his cellphone tried to extort $70,000 from him, and demanded that he play ball with...
  • The Latino vote is pro-Clinton, not anti-Obama

    The results of Tuesday's primaries brought a renewed and vigorous debate about the Latino vote and the "Latino gap" for Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.). States such as California, Illinois, New York, Arizona and New Mexico have very large Latino electorates...
  • Deporting mother inflames emotions

    Deporting mother inflames emotions
    The lightning-swift deportation of Elvira Arellano triggered an equally sharp debate Monday about whether her dramatic battle to stay in the U.S. will help or hurt attempts to liberalize immigration laws. The undocumented Chicago resident was arrested...
  • Many migrant marchers have moved on

    MILLIONS OF Latinos surprised the United States a year ago with a kick to the political cojones. Men, women, children and their multiethnic amigos marched through Los Angeles and dozens of other cities, proclaiming to the world that they wanted amnesty...
  • Florida on national TV: Marco Rubio on ‘Fox News Sunday’; Charlie Crist on ‘Meet the Press’; both on ‘State of the Union’; Bill Nelson on ‘Face the Nation’

     
    Florida politics and the U.S. Senate race will receive national exposure on Sunday morning programs. Marco Rubio, the Republican candidate, will be on “Fox News Sunday.” Gov. Charlie Crist, who left the GOP to run as an independent, will be on...