Environmentalists and comprehensive immigration reform advocates protested outside Chicago's Downtown Hilton where President Barack Obama and other key political leaders attended a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee fundraiser Wednesday evening.
called upon Obama to stop the deportation of undocumented immigrants and reject the Keystone XL Pipeline, among other issues.
Yesenia Najera, 11, a leader of the Albany Park Neighborhood Council, said her father was deported earlier this month.
"It is not fair," she said. "My dad is a good person and will always care for me and my brother and sister."
No other child should have to endure that kind of pain, she said.
Najera had one question for Obama.
you stand for immigration families, and stop all deportation until
immigration reform passes," she asked. "Not one more. Not one more."