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Danielle and Miguel Casco. (Credit: CBS)

Teens From Honduras Fighting To Stay With Family In Waukegan

The future of a 16-year-old boy and his sister from Honduras is unknown after they arrived here illegally to escape violence in their home country.

08/06/2014

Israel Alcantar-Abrego (Credit: Naperville Police)

Bar Employee Punches Boss; Injures Cops After Escaping Handcuffs

Israel Alcantar-Abrego, 24, of Aurora, remains in DuPage County Jail in Wheaton on $50,000 bail. He faces trial on charges of aggravated battery of a peace officer, resisting or obstructing a police officer and battery, according to police and DuPage County Circuit Court records.

07/25/2014

Congressman Luis Gutierrez calls on President Barack Obama to use his executive powers to stop deportations. (Credit: CBS)

Gutierrez Urges Obama To Take Immediate Action To Halt Deportations

Joined by several families facing deportation, U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) on Tuesday demanded President Barack Obama take “immediate” action that would prevent those families and others from being torn apart.

07/08/2014

Protesters taking part in a two-day march as part of the National Day of Action for Deportation Relief. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Protesters Begin Two-Day March Against Deportation

Immigration rights groups are marking the National Day of Action for Deportation Relief.

04/07/2014

Elvira Arellano returned to Adalberto United Methodist Church on Sunday, nearly seven years after she ended a yearlong stay to avoid deportation. She was deported in 2007, but returned to the U.S. in March 2014 to renew her fight for immigration reform. (Credit: CBS)

Immigrant Activist Brings Reform Fight Back To Chicago

A familiar face in the debate over immigration rights was back in Chicago on Monday, nearly seven years after she was deported to Mexico, following her yearlong stay in a local church to avoid deportation.

03/24/2014

Justin Bieber. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Chicago Teens Ask Justin Bieber For Help In Stopping Deportations

Some Chicago teenagers who are close to the immigration issue asked for the support of Justin Bieber for their cause today at a church in the heavily-Latino Pilsen neighborhood.

02/12/2014

Court Generic

Mexican Immigrant Fighting Deportation, Fears He’ll Be Killed By Drug Cartels

A 42-year-old undocumented Chicago resident is asking an immigration judge to allow him to stay here, claiming he’ll be killed by drug traffickers if he’s sent back to Mexico.

10/09/2013

Mantas Matulis (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Man Convicted Of 2005 Murder Of UIC Student Is Deported

A 27-year-old man convicted of second-degree murder for his role in the 2005 beating death of a UIC student, was deported Tuesday to his native Lithuania.

01/23/2013

About 300 Latino demonstrators marched from Daley Plaza to Federal Plaza on Jan. 21, 2013, -- the day of President Barack Obama's second inauguration -- to call for immigration reform and a moratorium on deportations. (Credit: CBS)

Hundreds Of Latino Activists March For Immigration Reform During Inauguration

Four busloads of Latino activists marched from Daley Plaza to Federal Plaza on Monday, to demand President Barack Obama focus on immigration reform during his second term.

WBBM Newsradio–01/21/2013

The logo of the US Homeland Security Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement(ICE) Detention and Removal unit. (Credit: Getty)

Chicago Immigrant Laborers Denounce Raid

On a recent day, they say, Chicago police and Immigration showed up and hauled seven workers away.

12/28/2012

City Council Chambers

Ordinance Protects Undocumented Immigrants From Unfair Deportation

The Chicago City Council has given final approval to an ordinance protecting undocumented immigrants from being unfairly detained or deported.

WBBM Newsradio–09/13/2012

Andrew Golota

Boxer Andrew Golota Faces Deportation

ne of Chicago’s best-known boxers faces deportation after being in the United States for 21 years.

CBS Chicago–06/25/2012

Cook County government seal (CBS)

Cook County To Re-Evaluate Policy Of Releasing Illegal Immigrants

Cook County commissioners voted Wednesday to hold a hearing on the contentious issue of whether to keep suspected illegal immigrants behind bars while federal authorities check their immigration status.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2012

Immigrant Group Sets Up Hotline For Families Facing Deportation

The Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights has launched a new hotline to help immigrant families who face being split up by deportation.

WBBM Newsradio–09/19/2011

U.S. Rep Luis Gutierrez (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM Newsradio)

Gutierrez Pleased, Hopeful About Change In Deportation Policy

U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) has launched a new push to inform immigrants about new deportation rules.

CBS Chicago–08/30/2011

Photo Of The U.S. Flag. (John Cody/WBBM Photo)

Family To Be Reunited After Deportation Sent Wife Back To Poland

Four years after they were separated by deportation, a family is about to be reunited today at O’Hare International Airport.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2011

Immigration

6 Arrested At Anti-Deportation Protest In Broadview

As many as six people were arrested during a protest this morning against current U.S. immigration laws at the Deportation Detention Center in Broadview.

WBBM Newsradio–04/22/2011