These are some amazing images posted on the Flickr page of Chicago Public Media (WBEZ).
It’s young immigrants lining up for a reprieve from deportation. WBEZ’s Peter Sagal posted this image from his office window, showing a line longer than Navy Pier.
The Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights organized the event after the U.S. Department of Homeland Security began taking applications for deportation deferrals and work permission under a new policy.
Applicants must prove they arrived in the United States before turning 16 and have been here for five years.