Chicago Sister Cities International is committed to promoting Chicago as a global city, developing international partnerships and networks, and sharing best practices through citizen-to-citizen connections.
The Coalition of Irish Immigration Centers (CIIC) is a national umbrella group for all of the Irish Immigration Centers in the US. The CIIC was established in 1996 to promote the welfare of Irish immigrants in the US at a national level.
The Illinois Coalition for Immigration & Refugee Rights is dedicated to promoting the rights of immigrants and refugees to full and equal participation in the civic, cultural, social, and political life of our diverse society.
The Irish Lobby for Immigration Reform was founded in December 2005 by Niall O’Dowd, Ciaran Staunton and Kelly Fincham. The trio directed the largest lobbying effort ever by an Irish American group. The biggest – and most important – factor in their success was the involvement of hundreds of volunteers across the U.S.
The Illinois Business Immigration Coalition (IBIC) represents a growing and diverse set of businesses and business associations promoting sensible, comprehensive federal immigration reform to benefit the people and economy of our state.