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  • /IMAGES/SHARE/Logos_Headers/sealnews.gif01/05/2015 - Governor Quinn Issues Executive Orders to Support President Obama’s Immigration Action in Illinois
    CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today issued two executive orders to help support the state’s undocumented immigrants in their integration into communities across Illinois. The orders create the Governor’s New Americans Welcoming Initiative and the Governor’s New Americans Trust Initiative to help undocumented immigrants apply for federal administrative relief and to improve cooperation between immigrants and law enforcement agencies. Today’s action is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to support comprehensive immigration reform and make Illinois a welcoming place for all people.
  • /IMAGES/SHARE/Logos_Headers/sealnews.gif04/02/2013 - Governor Quinn to Lead Trade Mission to Mexico
    CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn will lead a trade mission to Mexico April 3 - 6 to spur economic opportunities and tourism between Illinois and Mexico. With Illinois already leading the Midwest in exports, the mission will build on the success of Governor Quinn’s agenda to aggressively pursue international trade and create jobs in Illinois. He will be Illinois’ first governor to visit Mexico in 13 years and only the fourth U.S. governor to visit Mexico since 2005.
  • /IMAGES/SHARE/Logos_Headers/sealnews.gif04/02/2013 - Governor Quinn Highlights Progress Made in Welcoming Everyone in Illinois
    MELROSE PARK – Governor Pat Quinn today released an inter-agency report detailing the efforts of his New Americans Initiative to welcome everyone in Illinois. The report comes in advance of the Governor’s upcoming trade mission to Mexico, which is part of his agenda to create jobs in Illinois and drive the state’s economy forward.
  • /IMAGES/SHARE/Logos_Headers/sealnews.gif01/29/2013 - Statement from Governor Quinn on President Barack Obama’s Plan for Immigration Reform
    CHICAGO – January 29, 2013. Governor Pat Quinn today welcomed the call by President Barack Obama to take immediate action on immigration reform in America:
  • /IMAGES/SHARE/Logos_Headers/sealnews.gif01/27/2013 - Governor Quinn Signs Historic Traffic Safety Legislation
    CHICAGO – January 27, 2013. Governor Pat Quinn today was joined by legislators, community leaders and public safety advocates to sign into law a bill that will help ensure every Illinois motorist is properly licensed to drive. An estimated 250,000 immigrant motorists are on Illinois roads today, and these unlicensed drivers present a serious, but preventable safety risk to all Illinois drivers. Governor Quinn was an early supporter of this key legislation, which is part of his agenda to improve traffic safety in Illinois and lead the nation in welcoming and including our immigrant population.