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Chicago names Mexican-American to Head Immigrants' Office

Hernandez, the son of Mexican immigrants, was born and raised in Chicago's Little Village/La Villita neighborhood and has experience in community initiatives related to health and quality of life.


Mayor Emanuel Announces Initiatives to Support Immigrant Entrepreneurs and Create Jobs Led by Office of New Americans

“Adolfo has a proven track record and will work to ensure every Chicagoan has access to the resources they need to contribute to this thriving global city.”

Rahm Emanuel goal: "immigrant-friendly" Chicago

Office will help immigrants access city services and start new businesses; will pursue long-term goal of making Chicago the world's most immigrant-friendly city.