In October alone, immigrants and supporters of the comprehensive immigration reform bill have banded together from the U.S. Capitol to the Federal Plaza in downtown Chicago to demand Congressional action.
Insurance remains out of reach for some immigrants
As a 12-year-old, Requel Roman moved to Chicago from Mexico. As one of five children, she said there wasn’t always enough money to go to private doctors. Roman remembered a time when one of her brothers had a high fever. The family didn’t have health insurance so Roman knew her parents were faced with a costly doctor bill. Continue reading