Irish immigration lawyer assists detainees at O’Hare airport in Chicago
30 Jan
2017
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Irish immigration lawyer assists detainees at O’Hare airport in Chicago »

The Irish Times | Jan 3oth, 2017

The email went out at lunchtime on Saturday from International Refugee Assistance Project telling lawyers to Read more…

Billy Lawless: the emigrant Senator
4 Jun
2016
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Billy Lawless: the emigrant Senator »

Irish Times | June 3, 2016

The Chicago restaurateur, who’ll have by far the longest commute to Leinster House, has been representing undocumented Read more…

Memorial for the Berkeley Victims
19 Jun
2015
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Memorial for the Berkeley Victims »

Last Tuesday, the lives of six young people were tragically cut short when a balcony collapsed in Berkeley, CA. Olivia Burke, 21, Eimear Read more…

Defeated Chicago mayoral challenger ‘Chuy’ Garcia: ‘We fought hard’
8 Apr
2015
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Defeated Chicago mayoral challenger ‘Chuy’ Garcia: ‘We fought hard’ »

MSNBC | April 8, 2015

Defeated in his run for Chicago mayor, Jesus “Chuy” García energized Latino voters often written off by campaigns Read more…

Minister Deenihan to Meet Chicago Irish immigrant Support Groups
13 Mar
2015
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Minister Deenihan to Meet Chicago Irish immigrant Support Groups »

Merrionstreet.ie | 13/3/2015

Minister for Diaspora Affairs, Jimmy Deenihan TD, today begins his St Patrick’s Day visit to Chicago and Milwaukee, where he Read more…

Freedom of the City of Galway to be Conferred on Chicago-based Immigration Activist
9 Dec
2014
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Freedom of the City of Galway to be Conferred on Chicago-based Immigration Activist »

By Gary McMahon, Senior Executive Officer, Galway City Council

Galway City Council today agreed to confer the honour of Freeman of the City Read more…

Archbishop talks about immigration reform at St. Agnes of Bohemia
2 Dec
2014
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Archbishop talks about immigration reform at St. Agnes of Bohemia »

Chicago Sun Times | Dec 1, 2014

During his homily on Sunday, Cupich described a meeting he had last week in Chicago Read more…

Billy Lawless speech introducing President Obama in Chicago today
26 Nov
2014
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Billy Lawless speech introducing President Obama in Chicago today »

Chicago restauranteer and Galway native speaks before Obama’s speech on immigration reform in Chicago today. Billy who is a co founder of Chicago Read more…

Chicago Celts President Billy Lawless to introduce Obama in Chicago
25 Nov
2014
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Chicago Celts President Billy Lawless to introduce Obama in Chicago »

Irish Times | Nov 25, 2014

Leading immigration advocate invited to speak Read more…

Senate Debate on Immigration Dick Durbin (D-IL) and John Cornyn (R-TX)
20 Nov
2014
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Senate Debate on Immigration Dick Durbin (D-IL) and John Cornyn (R-TX) »

Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and John Cornyn (R-TX) debate immigration policy ahead of the president’s Thursday prime-time address announcing his executive action.

Illinois Governor’s Race: Rauner Unseats Quinn
5 Nov
2014
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Illinois Governor’s Race: Rauner Unseats Quinn »

CHICAGO (CBS)| Nov 5, 2014

In a major win with national implications for Republicans, businessman Bruce Rauner declared victory over incumbent Gov. Pat Read more…

Sen. Durbin charges to victory, will serve record 4th term
5 Nov
2014
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Sen. Durbin charges to victory, will serve record 4th term »

Chicago Tribune | Nov 4, 2014

Sen. Dick Durbin charged to victory Tuesday against Republican challenger Jim Oberweis, becoming the first Democrat in Read more…