Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz

Journalist (Illinois)
Chicago Tribune workplace reporter.

Links: @alexiaer | (Current as of: April 27, 2016)


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.

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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.

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