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Cardinal George To House GOP Leadership - Find a Path To Common Sense Immigration Reform
We were thrilled too see this powerful op-ed from Cardinal Francis George in this past Sunday's Chicago Tribune, urging the House GOP leadership to establish a clear path to final passage of common sense immigration reform. We look forward to standing at his side as we continue to urge passage of the reform our economy and communities need.
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ITA Hosts Immigration Roundtable With FWD.us
This Friday, ITA and FWD.us are co-hosting a roundtable that will include members of Congress, business leaders, and members of the tech community to discuss how common sense immigration reform promotes economic growth for the Illinois and American economy.
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A Sheriff, A Lawyer and A Priest

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A Sheriff, A Lawyer and A Priest
"I was at that event to make a clear point on behalf of our more than 80,000 members - immigration reform is long overdue and we need a solution this year. We cannot wait for some future Congress to deal with fixing our broken immigration system."
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Illinois Business, Faith and Law Enforcement Leaders Urge House GOP to Lead on Common Sense Immigration Reform
“This is the Land of Lincoln. The Republican Party was born here. The Republican Party is in control of the U.S. House of Representatives. We need the members of the Republican Party and specifically the Congress people of Illinois to step up and be a party that accepts and brings about change because it’s the business thing to do, it’s the moral thing to do and it’s the right thing to do.” - Doug Whitley, President & CEO of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce and Steering Committee member of ...
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Illinois Small Business Leaders Express Deep Disappointment In House GOP's Lack Of Leadership On Immigration [Audio]
“Our company like most others was built through the energies of immigrants. I have observed the experiences of my ancestors being repeated on my own shop floors.”-Mike Holewinski, President of Ace Industries; Chairman, Illinois Manufacturers’ Association
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We Need A Clear Path - Now

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We Need A Clear Path - Now
Today, House Republicans emerged from a closed-door session to repeat their assertion that the Senate legislation is too “massive” and that its unprecedented border security provisions are not sufficient enough to even consider common sense immigration reform that our economy needs and the American people want.
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We Need A Vote

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We Need A Vote
As Congress continues to debate whether to move forward with common sense immigration reform, we urge the House to take up the Senate bill or to offer a common sense solution that helps rebuild the Illinois economy, provides Illinois companies with both the high-skilled and low-skilled talent they need and includes a pathway to citizenship.
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Senate Passes Historic Common Sense Immigration Reform Legislation
Yesterday, the Senate made history by taking a significant step forward in passing a common sense solution to our broken immigration system. The 68-32 vote came with overwhelming bipartisan support in the Senate – an indication of how urgently the American economy needs common sense immigration reform.
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Welcoming Senator Kirk's Statement on Support for Common Sense Immigration Reform
I would like to share with you a statement that my fellow Co-Chairs and I released to the press today welcoming Senator Mark Kirk's recent statement in support of immigration reform.
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Top CEOs Release Urgent Call for Leadership on Immigration from Illinois Senators
As the U.S. Senate begins to debate immigration reform, top CEOs ask the Congressional leadership to strive for bi-partisan and common sense solutions for our broken immigration system.
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