Middle Class

Chicago’s Middle Class Being Driven to Extinction

The city of Chicago has lost over half its middle-class residents since 1970, replaced by lower income and poor residents — and some richer ones — as taxes rise, debt grows, and the pension crisis explodes.

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - JANUARY 31: Snow, ice and salt covers buildings and streets as temperatures during the past two days have dipped to lows around -20 degrees on January 31, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. Businesses and schools have closed, Amtrak has suspended service into the city, more than a thousand …

5 ‘America First’ Legal Immigration Promises Trump Must Keep This Year

While much of President Trump’s attention has been focused on illegal immigration and the soaring level of border-crossers at the United States-Mexico border, reforms to the country’s legal immigration system remain one of the key tenets of his “America First” agenda.

President Donald Trump talks about immigration and border security from the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018.