Thousands are being deported without a chance to appear before an immigration judge.
Watch the first joint investigation from NBC 5 Chicago and The Chicago Reporter
Despite getting millions of dollars in government grants, some of community organization's employees say they haven't been paid in months.
A well-known Chicago community organization is under investigation by two state agencies after WMAQ’s Unit 5 Investigative Team, in partnership with The Chicago Reporter, raised questions about its finances. The story is a follow-up to the Reporter's latest investigation, "Following Finney," in which we raised a series of questions about how two nonprofits overseen by clout-heavy minister Leon Finney Jr.--The Woodlawn Organization and the Woodlawn Community Development Corp.--are handling millions in tax dollars each year.