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Title: Immigrant Integration Toolkit

URL: https://www.cmap.illinois.gov/documents/10180/326513/Immigrant+Integration+Toolkit+lowres.pdf/d0fedf13-945d-4def-afed-a42fd2ffc8a4/

Description: This toolkit is divided into eight chapters. Each focuses on a different topic area that is related to immigrant integration. The chapters present some of the most common challenges associated with municipal integration and provide a variety of strategies, local examples, and resources that municipalities can utilize to assist with local immigrant integration efforts. Document includes Executive Summary and two Appendix.

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Subject:   Immigrants, Municipalities, Suburban, Financial, Integration

Title: Banking on Immigrant Communities-Grantee Stories Chicago

URL: https://www.macfound.org/press/grantee-stories/banking-immigrant-communities/

Description: The MacArthur Foundation describes how The Resurrection Project joined the North Carolina based Self-Help Credit Union to revive the Second Federal Credit Union. Together these partners help educate immigrants about predatory lending, helping them build credit and navigate the mortgage lending system. The article talks about a machine operator who bought a home in Bensenville, Illinois. Second Federal President, Rudolfo Medina, discusses how lending education leads immigrants to stability and saves many from foreclosure. The project has invested over 150,000,000 and served over 1400 families in Chicago's Little Village.

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Subject:   Banking, Mortgages, The Resurrection Project, Second Federal Credit Union, Immigrant communities, Predatory lending, Self-Help Federal Credit Union

Title: Anxiety Grows Over Anti-Immigrant Actions: 'We Feel They Are After Us'

URL: https://www.npr.org/2018/07/05/626241032/anxiety-grows-over-anti-immigrant-actions-we-feel-they-are-after-us/

Description: The anti-immigrant threats and actions of the Trump Administration have many Hispanic Americans in particular living on edge. The uncertainty of not knowing what's coming next is making it difficult for immigrants and their families to build their lives and is impacting their mental health and sense of stability. St. Alexis Church in Bensenville provides immigrants a place of blessing and support.

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Subject:   Immigrants, Hispanic Americans, Anti-Immigrant Threats, Mental Health, Trump Administration, St. Alexis Church

Title: When Migrant Students Come To Illinois, Schools Adjust And Embrace

URL: https://www.npr.org/local/309/2019/05/07/714365434/when-migrant-students-come-to-illinois-schools-adjust-and-embrace/

Description: Illinois State Board of Education data shows the number of new students born outside of the U.S. has been increasing. A young man named Elder talks about his experience in a new country. Fenton High School in Bensenville and York High School in Elmhurst discuss what they have been focused on to educate new students from Central America who often have education gaps that need to be filled. The emphasis is meeting the students where they are and not their immigration status.

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Subject:   Immigrants, Teenagers, Central American, Education

Title: Dentro de la vida de los adolescentes inmigrantes que trabajan en peligrosos turnos nocturnos en fábricas suburbanas

URL: https://www.propublica.org/article/el-mundo-secreto-de-los-adolescentes-inmigrantes-que-trabajan-en-peligrosos-turnos-nocturnos-en-fabricas-suburbanas/

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Subject:   Inmigrantes, Adolescentes, Trabajo Infantil, Centroamericano, Solicitantes de Asilo, Educación, Explotación

Title: Inside the Lives of Immigrant Teens Working Dangerous Night Shifts in Suburban Factories

URL: https://www.propublica.org/article/inside-the-lives-of-immigrant-teens-working-dangerous-night-shifts-in-suburban-factories/

Description: Underage teenage asylum-seekers from Central America navigate US federal immigration and labor laws, while working to payoff immigration debts, support their families at home, and get an education. These teens are faced with choosing between dead end exploitive factory work from agencies that do not ask their age, and getting an education. The results are unreported injury, loss of educational opportunity, psychological trauma and poverty.

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Subject:   Immigrants, Teenagers, Child Labor, Central American, asylum-seekers, Education, Exploitation

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