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CHICAGO — Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in downtown Chicago Thursday afternoon to voice concerns over a landmark immigration bill.

More than a hundred people with the Illinois Immigration Forum, many from India, held a “Walk for Equality” in support of the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act, which would remove country caps to allow immigrants to receive green cards on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Current law says no country can receive more than 7 percent of the total green cards issued in a year. That means for much larger countries, such as India and China, the backlog of applications is…



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