Blog Archive

Blog Archive : December 1991

Jose Aspera posted a blog on Dec 31, 1991

Most Racially Diverse Congress in US History

Chicago Urban League v. State Board of Elections leads to the creation of the first majority Latino congressional districts in Illinois, while preserving three minority African-American districts. The 1992 elections result in the most racially diverse Congress in U.S. history.

Jose Aspera posted a blog on Dec 31, 1991

CLC Condemns INS Detention System

The Committee sues the Immigration and Naturalization Service, challenging the INS detention system, under which alien detainees are rotated daily among several unsanitary, inaccessible facilities operated by the County and suburban municipalities.