Immigration Reform

SEIU Healthcare Illinois Indiana is fighting to bring over 11 million undocumented workers from out of the shadows and to provide them a pathway to citizenship. We must give immigrant families the opportunity to contribute to our communities, rebuild our economy, and offer the “Dreamers” — the children of immigrants — the chance to better their lives and to live the American dream. The #TimeIsNow!

BREAKING-ICE Shooting and Sessions’ Comments Make Clearer Than Ever: Illinois Must Be a Sanctuary State

Gov. Rauner Must Stand Up to GOP Persecution of Immigrants; HB 3099 Deserves Support CHICAGO-Following is the statement of SEIU Healthcare Illinois Executive Vice President Greg Kelley in response to threats to sanctuary status for Chicago by Attorney General Jeff …

Rocío Sáenz de SEIU: Presidente Trump amenaza la unidad de familias inmigrantes

Washington, D.C. — En respuesta al discurso del Presidente Trump ante la sesión conjunta del Congreso, Rocío Sáenz, vicepresidenta ejecutiva internacional del Sindicato Internacional de Empleados y Servicios (SEIU, por su sigla en inglés) y presidenta de iAmerica, emitió la siguiente declaración:  “Sus …

Guest Post from Our Coalition Partners: Immigration Rights Advocates and Faith Leaders Protest Northbrook Nursing Home for Unjustly Terminating 20 Workers

Advocates Demand that Grove of Northbrook Rehire Workers Since It Appears that Workers Were Targeted Based on Race and Ethnicity CONTACT: Tim Bell, ctbell@chicagoworkerscollaborative.org, Executive Director at Chicago Workers Collaborative (November 2nd, 2016) — A broad coalition of immigrant rights …

The Trump/Rauner Record

Today , community leaders will gathered outside the Trump Tower at 10 a.m. to condemn the hatred and division of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, as Trump was in the city for a fundraiser. SEIU Healthcare Illinois Executive Vice President Greg …

“Fast for Families Across America” Protests Congressman Dan Lipinski’s Office to Support Common Sense Immigration Reform

February 14th, 2014, Chicago –  “Fast for Families Across America” gathered with prominent Chicago faith and labor leaders and activists at U.S. Representative Daniel Lipinski’s Chicago district office to urge him and his fellow members of the U.S. House of Representatives …

Hundreds Participate in Civil Disobedience to Escalate Pressure on House Republicans to Pass Immigration Reform, Demand Halt to Deportations

Message to President Obama: 2 Million, Too Many SEIU Presidents Keith Kelleher of Healthcare Illinois Indiana, and Tom Balanoff of Local 1, Get Arrested In Fight for Common Sense Immigration Reform (Nov. 6, 2013, Chicago) — More than 500 people …

Trouble for Illinois Congressman Rodney Davis: New Polls Show Public Moved By Immigration Reform Votes, Gov’t Shutdown

(October 29th, 2013, Springfield, IL) — New Public Policy Polling (PPP) polls of eight congressional districts — including Congressman Rodney Davis (IL-13th District) — commissioned by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), show that Republican House members can begin to …