Chicago Tribune


Major daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois. Daily circulation of 448,930 as of 2013.
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Primary geographic focus: Illinois
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News Story

Renters in Chicago’s black neighborhoods 4 times as likely to face eviction as those in white areas

Javonte Anderson
Chicago Tribune
May 16, 2019
Fair housing advocates said the racial disparity in eviction filings is linked to poverty, instability and other historical racial dynamics that warrant further exploration.

News Story

Almost 1,200 immigration hearings in Chicago canceled because of government shutdown; backlogs expected to grow

Elvia Malagon
Chicago Tribune
January 16, 2019
If the shutdown were to continue into February, the number of hearings canceled in the city would grow to 2,978, and if it continues into March the number would climb to 4,975, according to the TRAC analysis.

Profile

“When a woman is in crisis, you do not put them in a cage.”

Annie Sweeney
Chicago Tribune
July 18, 2018
Raised by hardworking parents who put her and her siblings in Catholic school, Payne fell victim to the rough streets of the Ida B. Wells public housing complex, where her family was forced to move after her father became ill when she was 11.

News Story

Spike in legal representation for immigrants in Chicago is attributed to $1 million city fund

Vikki Ortiz Healy
Chicago Tribune
November 4, 2017
Immigrants in Chicago have seen a dramatic increase in legal representation since earlier this year, thanks in part to a fund established by the city, according to an independent study released this week by researchers at Syracuse University.

Letter to Editor

Pro bono attorneys needed to address justice gap

Linda Rio Reichmann
Chicago Tribune
August 30, 2017
Low-income Americans received no or inadequate legal help for 86 percent of their non-criminal legal problems, including domestic violence, divorce, child support, veterans' benefits, disability access, housing conditions and health care.

News Story

Legal aid service fears Trump budget slashing

Javonte Anderson
Chicago Tribune
March 29, 2017
If ILS sustains budget cuts it would have a direct impact on the low-income citizens in Northwest Indiana, officials said.

For migrant workers on Illinois farms, the job is hot, risky

Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz
Chicago Tribune
August 6, 2016
There has been a sharp rise in the number of foreign farmworkers being brought in by employers on temporary agricultural work visas called H-2As, a trend some say is driven by a crackdown on illegal immigration.

News Story

Report: Illinois’ hiring protections ‘minimal’ for those with criminal records

Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz
Chicago Tribune
April 26, 2016
A tangle of other laws restrict people with criminal records from obtaining state licenses to practice certain occupations, such as nursing.

Column

Illinois to receive $13 million in mortgage crisis settlement

Gail MarksJarvis
Chicago Tribune
March 14, 2016
The Lawyers Trust Fund of Illinois has received $13 million to help individuals in Illinois navigate through foreclosure-related problems as homeowners or renters.

Column

Difficult prison divorces easing with judge’s help

Mary Schmich
Chicago Tribune
February 12, 2016
Last May, as part of a novel program fueled by the notion of equal access to justice for everybody, Chicago judge Dickler began hearing cases from the incarcerated via a videoconference call.



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