Monday May 25, 2020

The good fight

UCD-trained immigration lawyer Fiona McEntee, who moved to Chicago in 2005, was there in the Trump administration’s early days fighting the ‘Muslim ban’ and continues to work, speak and mentor on some of the nation’s most heartrending cases

31st March, 2019
Fiona McEntee: originally from Dublin, she has become a leading voice on US immigration issues

In recent years, a strange thing has been happening in Illinois in general, and Chicago in particular. While a steadily resurgent economy has caused Americans to flock from rural to urban and suburban areas in search of better-paid jobs - and better access to good-quality healthcare, education and housing - the opposite is happening here.

In the past five years, more than 160,000 natives have left Illinois. Chicago, the third largest city in the US,...

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