At Casa Al-Fatiha in Logan Square, two local musicians built a sanctuary for LGBTQ asylum seekers.
Many are without lawyers and more frightened and confused than ever.
Like thousands of asylum seekers, Abu Omar waits with the uncertainty of whether the U.S. government will accept his asylum application.
The harrowing stories of six asylum seekers who now call Chicago home
Therapists and social workers trained in trauma care are helping asylum seekers along their legal and healing journey.
Asylum seekers who undergo medical exams as part of their legal case are more than twice as likely to be granted asylum as those who do not.
How immigration court is especially challenging for LGBTQ asylum seekers
Indiana-based beat wizard Jlin returns to the stage for Pitchfork Midwinter after courting burnout to finish her second album and score an avant-garde dance performance.
Reader film capsules guide what you should watch online.
A review of Perfect Sense, a Scottish sci-fi romance new on DVD
A record by this 70s prog-rock band recently sold for nearly $2,000
Repercussions of the dropped sexual-assault charges.
Fundamentalist Muslims in Cairo beat a Christian for not turning over a friend to be murdered for converting to Christianity. A U.S. judge saw no sign he’d suffered religious persecution.