The Shiller Preyar Law Offices are dedicated to social justice issues on a local scale in the Chicagoland area as well as on a national scale. Our blog is a useful space to keep up with current legal news, firm updates and upcoming events.
The Civilian Office of Police Accountability kicked off this week: will it bring justice for police violence victims or will it carry on Chicago’s legacy of police coverups?
El 5 de septiembre del 2017 el presidente Donald Trump anunció la eliminación del programa de DACA, dándole al congreso 6 meses para actuar. Esto es lo que tiene que saber y lo que puede hacer.
On September 5, 2017 President Donald Trump announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, giving Congress 6 months to respond. Here's what you need to know, and what you can do.
Rahm Emmanuel and The City of Chicago want a judge to throw out a gender discrimination lawsuit, but Shiller Preyar attorneys won't back down.
SPLO lead immigration attorney Chris Bergin notified ICE officials on August 23 that his client, Francisca Lino, will choose sanctuary over self-deportation.
On August 4 Illinois Senator Duckworth and Nevada Senator Catherine Cortez Masto introduced four bills to the U.S. senate aimed at protecting U.S. military veterans from deportation or loss of healthcare due to immigration status
New Complaint Filed in Federal Court.
CHICAGO – Bea Sullivan-Knoff, a queer, transgender woman and performance artist, filed suit in federal court today against the City of Chicago and Mayor Rahm Emanuel challenging the city’s ordinance which prohibits only women, not men, from exposing their breasts in venues with liquor licenses.
Attorney Chris Bergin helped Edgar R. Reina obtain his legal permanent residency through same sex marriage, making it Shiller Preyar's first of its kind.
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On June 14th Elvira Arellano/Emma Lozano Leadership Institute of Faith Based Organizing held The First Annual Unity Dinner to recognize individuals who have made a difference this year for Immigrant rights. Some people in attendance included: Jesse Jackson, Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, Bobby Rush, Congressman Luis Guiterrez and Shiller Preyar Law Offices' own John Antia and Chris Bergin.