Turkish Restaurant Owner Granted Reprieve From DeportationA restaurant owner from southwestern Michigan has been given a temporary reprieve from deportation, which had been looming over the Christmas weekend until a last-minute delay on Wednesday.
More Than A Dozen Children Plead For Immigration Officials To Release Their FathersWBBM's Mariam Sobh reports the children waived American flags as they said the Pledge of Allegiance.
Man Facing Deportation Allowed To Stay To Donate Kidney To SisterThe pleas of a 23-year-old Chicago woman in need of a kidney have been answered, reports WBBM's Mike Krauser.
Man Facing Deportation Might Get To Stay To Give Kidney To Sick SisterJazmin Longoria-Lara looked exhausted Wednesday as she stood in front of the Lincoln United Methodist Church in Pilsen, hoping U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials would hear her pleas for help. Jazmin has been on dialysis three times a week for four years, and needs a kidney transplant.
In Need Of New Kidney, Woman Tries To Stop Brother's DeportationA 23-year-old Chicago woman in need of a life-saving kidney transplant was asking an immigration judge to spare her brother from deportation, because he might be her last hope.
Gutierrez: Immigration Activists "Will Not Be Deterred" By Court SetbackCongressman Luis Gutierrez and other immigration activists in Chicago denounced a federal judge’s decision blocking President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration, but remained undeterred in their support for overhauling the nation’s immigration system.
Durbin Predicts Senate Floor Battle Over ImmigrationLast week, Senate Democrats were able to fend off a Republican attempt to force the Obama administration to stop delaying deportations - a practice known as the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
Immigrant Moms Ask Quinn To Pardon Their HusbandsA pair of immigrant mothers trying to keep their families together visited the Thompson Center on Monday, hoping for an audience with Gov. Pat Quinn – or, better yet, a pardon for their husbands.
Chicago Activist Seeks Delay In Detroit TrialRasmieh Odeh faces trial in a week, but her lawyers want more time. She failed to disclose convictions for bombings in Israel when she applied for U.S. citizenship in 2004.
Teens From Honduras Fighting To Stay With Family In WaukeganThe 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.
Bar Employee Punches Boss; Injures Cops After Escaping HandcuffsIsrael 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.
Gutierrez Urges Obama To Take Immediate Action To Halt DeportationsJoined 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.