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PI Original
by David Milton Brent
Thu Nov 17, 2011

Latinos Provide Gains, Not Drain

The Chicago-area Latino population contributes more in local taxes than it uses in government services, providing a net gain in public revenue for Chicago and its suburbs, a report released yesterday finds. The research also highlights Latinos’ increasingly large impact in the local economy and workforce.

PI Original
by Matthew Blake
Thu Sep 8, 2011

Explaining The Deportation Policy Change

U.S. Rep Luis Gutierrez will hold an educational forum Sep. 10, at Benito Juarez High School in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood, to explain changes in the Obama administration’s updated immigration deportation guidelines.

Quick Hit
by Aricka Flowers
Tue Aug 30, 2011

Rep. Gutierrez Plans Forum On Obama's New Deportation Policies

Lauding the Obama administration for its new policies on deportation, U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez announced plans to hold a public forum on September 10 to help educate the public on the changes and what they will mean for thousands of families across the nation. The congressman is making the move in hopes of cutting potential scams off at the pass.

"To the community we are saying, 'Be patient and be careful,'" Gutierrez said at a press conference earlier today. "We do not want you to fall victim to false promises and those who would exploit your hopes and fears for profit. We will work hard in the coming days to clarify these new policies and get you correct information."

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