Loyola Chicago Shows Support for Student as Father Faces Deportation

“Solidarity” was the theme of a prayer vigil hosted by students and faculty at Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine. The group of more than fifty supporters were there to support Belsy Garcia, a third-year medical student whose father is facing imminent deportation.

Loyola Chicago Medical Student's Father Faces Imminent Deportation

This evening, the success of Loyola University Chicago's basketball team will be overshadowed for one medical student by the imminent deportation of her father.

Loyola Chicago Med School DACA Recipient Attending State of the Union

Cesar Montelongo, a medical student at Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine who has temporary protected status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, will attend President Trump’s State of the Union Address to Congress tonight at the U.S. Capitol as a guest of Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL).