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Elvira Arellano

Methodist Bishop Arrested At Immigration Rally

Posted 03.28.2014 | Religion

On Thursday, Chicago police arrested 40 people during an anti-deportation rally that saw some 500 protesters march from the Federal Plaza to the Immig...

Activist Elvira Arellano Released From Custody

AP | E.J. TAMARA and ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 03.21.2014 | Latino Voices

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Mexican woman who received widespread attention for taking refuge in a Chicago church before she was deported in 2007 was release...

Deported Immigrant Seeks Asylum In The U.S.

AP | OMAR MILLAN | Posted 03.19.2014 | Latino Voices

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — A Mexican immigrant rights advocate who gained international attention in 2007 when she took refuge in a Chicago church befor...

Flor Crisostomo, Undocumented Immigrant, Leaving Church Sanctuary After Nearly Two Years

Chicago Public Radio | Chip Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Mexican has moved out of a church on Chicago's West Side where she lived almost two years in defiance of a deportation order....

Congressman Urges Obama To Help Immigrants

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Activists are calling on Barack Obama to fulfill promises to keep immigrant mothers from being separated from their children. That plea came outside ...

Understanding Immigration Through Foosball

WBEZ | Diane Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In Chicago, A Declaration of Immigration is an exhibition of work from more than 70 artists. One interactive installation approaches the title issue t...