The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: Northwestern must halt use of E-Verify

November 18, 2016

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

To the Editor, As my students and colleagues reel from last week's election results and look to Northwestern University to become a sanctuary, we might pause to consider that right now NU gratuitously participates in a national worker ID program called "E-Verify." While NU makes a great show of accepting undocumente...

Evanston, nonprofit continue partnership to expunge records of residents with criminal pasts

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 25, 2014

Filed under City, Local, Politics

City officials will continue to give residents with criminal records the opportunity to enter the workforce with a clean slate. Aldermen approved Monday a renewal of an agreement with the James B. Moran Center for Youth...

Quinn, Rauner address issues in black community, criticize policies

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 15, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, State

Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn of Illinois and his challenger in the upcoming election, Bruce Rauner, argued Tuesday about each other’s stances on issues related to black Illinois residents, including unemployment, gun safet...

Evanston aldermen review improvements to programs for high-risk residents

Stephanie Kelly, Assistant City Editor

September 18, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

City Council discussed initiatives to coordinate different city services for homeless and at-risk residents Monday. Officials from the Evanston Public Library and the city presented their plans to develop new programs in ...