Erie House Files Amicus Brief in Lawsuit Aimed at Protecting Chicago’s Welcoming Ordinance

Erie Neighborhood House has filed an amicus brief to signal its support for the City of Chicago’s lawsuit against the US Department of Justice (DOJ) regarding changes made to the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) requirements aimed at undermining sanctuary city policies. “We know how essential immigrants are to the beauty and vitality…

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DACA Phase-Out Leaves Thousands in Legal Limbo

Today Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced President Donald Trump’s decision to overturn, with a six-month delay, former President Barack Obama’s 2012 executive action on immigration, in the process terminating the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy that has served as a source of hope for undocumented youth and young adults who were brought here…

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