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Miguel Perez did two tours in Afghanistan but was never offered support from the military on citizenship. He came here legally as a child from Mexico in 1989, but now he is in a Wisconsin detention center facing deportation. Shiller Preyar is fighting to get him back home with his family.
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.
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.