Martinez Applauds the Passage HB 929
The House Passed legislation to Opt Out of ‘Secure Communities’

SPRINGFIELD, IL – State Senator Iris Martinez (D-Chicago) said today that she is overwhelmingly pleased with Illinois recent decision to formally opt out of the U.S Department of Homeland Security’s “Secure Communities” program.

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 Martinez Denounces Racial Profiling Practices

SPRINGFIELD, IL – State Senator Iris Y. Martinez (D – Chicago) joined the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights to condemn the illegal practices of the McHenry County Sheriffs office recently revealed by the Chicago Tribune.

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Martinez Applauds to the Passage of the Dream Act

Yesterday, the Illinois Senate passed historic legislation that will make college education more affordable for immigrant children. Senate Bill 2185, or the ‘Dream Act,’ will allow residents of Illinois with a valid taxpayer identification number to invest their money in either of Illinois’ two college savings programs or the prepaid tuition program.

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Martinez Creates Commission to Improve Education


Springfield IL- Today, State Senator Iris Y. Martinez (D-Chicago) passed Senate Bill 620 out of the Illinois Senate. It creates a commission based on the findings and recommendations of the Chicago Education Facilities Task Force (CEFTF). The commission will help Chicago Public Schools (CPS) produce facility and budgeting plans to improve educational facilities.

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