In 1929, Chicago welcomed my grandfather, an immigrant from Germany. He, in turn, sent for my grandmother, and the rest is family history. I am proud to see that Chicago continues to welcome New Americans to the Heartland. Thank you, Chicago!--Teacher Jennifer
The City of Chicago: Office of New Americans
The Office of New Americans (ONA) is dedicated to improving services and engaging Chicago’s global immigrant communities through enhanced collaboration with community organizations, academic institutions, and the private sector. Through the creation of the ONA, the City has affirmed and strengthened its support for immigrant communities, entrepreneurs, and businesses.