Comprehensive Immigration Reform Team – CIR


Marlene Rivera and Patrick Watson


Our actions never stop…we are all immigrants…

DACA and DAPA Status

The Supreme Court decision regarding DAPA/DACA+ did not support President Obama’s Executive Action. However, that will not stop us from making Comprehensive Immigration Reform a reality. We will continue to rally, educate, and take actions to get legislation passed. Join us! Check out our calendar for upcoming events and actions.


Historical Resources and Actions

Resource Handbook

Comprehensive Immigration Reform Community Action Planning Session


We have the speakers, the press… all we need is YOU
Immigration Reform
Press Event and Rally
Saturday, June 28, 2014 12:00 AM – 2:00 AM

 One (1) Year Anniversary of the Senate passing the CIR bill

Marking the one year anniversary since the Senate passed their CIR bill and one year that the house has failed to act.


One more year with 12-15 million Immigrants living in the shadows.

The Senate passed it … and the House has been sitting on it. Lets let John Boehner and incoming House Majority Leader, Kevin McCarthy,  know how we feel… and increase the pressure on them by our ACTIONS!


The Press Event and Rally will take place at US Congressman’s Dan Lipinski’s office, at 6245 South Archer Ave., Chicago… A few blocks west of Midway Airport.

Note for the NWSOFA attendees: We will meet @ 10:00 am and caravan/car-pool from the Starbucks Streets of Woodfield (601 North Martingale Road Streets of Woodfield Schaumburg, IL) at 10:30 am Saturday morning. We have three cars but will need more.

Come join us to get folks involved in the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Movement.

 To RSVP to the CIR6-28 Rally – Click here!

Comprehensive Immigration Reform (CIR)
Day of Action Meeting
@ the Palatine Library
700 N. North Ct.
Palatine, IL
February 15th   1 PM – 3 PM


To join this team contact Bill at 224-241-2012 or at
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Immigration has always been a part of the American story. We are a nation
of immigrants, but also a nation of laws. For too long, our immigration system has been broken—11 million undocumented immigrants live in constant
uncertainty outside the system, employers are free to exploit the system, and
our broken system can’t keep up with the demands of our economic growth.
Now, we have a historic chance to fix all of that.

Democrats and Republicans came together to pass a
bipartisan immigration reform bill in the Senate by a
vote of 68–32. The House of Representatives is now
discussing comprehensive immigration reform. It’s more
important than ever for supporters to make their voices
heard in their communities and by their Representatives.
We have a unique opportunity to fix our broken system.
Now is the time for comprehensive immigration reform
to fix our broken system.

• Immigration reform would reduce the deficit
by more than $800 billion over the next 20
years. (source: Congressional Budget Office)
• Immigration reform would add more than 3.2 million
new jobs and strengthen Social Security. (source: Social
Security Administration)
• 74% of Americans support a path to citizenship for
undocumented immigrants “as long as they meet
certain requirements like paying back taxes, learning
English, and passing a background check.”
(source: Fox News Poll, 6/13)

Provide a pathway to earned citizenship
Comprehensive immigration reform will provide
undocumented immigrants with a legal way to earn
citizenship. It requires that everyone play by the same
rules, including passing a background check, paying
taxes and a penalty, going to the back of the line, and
learning English.
Continue to strengthen our borders
Immigration reform would give law enforcement the
tools they need to make our communities safer from
crime, enhance our infrastructure and technology,
and strengthen our ability to remove criminals and
apprehend and prosecute threats to our national
Streamline legal immigration
Immigration reform will make our system more efficient.
That includes providing visas to foreign entrepreneurs
looking to start businesses here, helping the most
promising foreign graduate students in science and
math stay in this country after graduation, and reuniting
Crack down on employers who hire
undocumented workers
Immigration reform will stop businesses from exploiting
the system by knowingly hiring undocumented workers.
Employers will have a reliable way to verify that their
employees are here legally, and everyone will be
required to play by the same set of rules.


Re-printed from OFA Get the Facts

Please sign up for our next EVENTS:

 National Day of Action: NWSOFA CIR Recruitment Phone Bank

We will be having a Recruitment Phone Bank for a Day of Action Training on Feb. 15th. This is crucial legislation and we will be doing big events in the next couple of months to help move this forward. Join us to see how you could be part of the the leadership for this Team.

Time: Thursday Jan. 30th 7-9 PM
Coffee Planet (Rolling Meadows, IL)
1450 Golf Rd
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Golf just west of Algonquin. Out lot of Walmart Plaza