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No Cop Academy Coalition Files Amendment Complaint Adding Counts and Personally naming Emanuel, Austin, and Burke
Today, SPLO filed suit on behalf of the organizations and individuals that make up the #NoCopAcademy coalition to stop tomorrow afternoon’s expected Chicago City Council vote to fund a new police facility.
After 18 months of suffering in ICE custody, Army veteran Miguel Perez has a citizenship interview on Thursday March 15. Supporters are urged to write immigration officials.
In 2017 U.S. Army veteran Miguel Perez-Montes made headlines and garnered widespread support in his fight against deportation.
Luis Pedrote-Salinas is facing deportation because his name is in the Chicago Police gang database. But this longtime client of Shiller Preyar Law Offices has never been in a gang. He's never even been charged with a crime.
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.
We've launched a YouTube channel for you to stay up to date with Shiller Preyar in the news. First up are Brendan Shiller's appearances on the WGN news and politics show, 26 N. Halsted.