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Elvira Arellano

Aldermen Proco Joe Moreno (1st), Danny Solis (25th) and Rey Colon (35th) joined a sit-in at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Chicago, following an immigration rights rally in Federal Plaza. Police issued citations for trespassing to 37 people, including the aldermen, after the sit-in. (Credit: CBS)

Three Aldermen Cited For Trespassing After Immigration Sit-In

Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno (1), Danny Solis (25) and Rey Colon (35) each sat-in, in front of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office at 101 W. Congress Pkwy.

03/28/2014

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

Immigrant rights activist Elvira Arellano, a Mexican immigrant, stands with her son Saul at a press conference inside the Adalberto United Methodist Church in Chicago on Aug. 15, 2007. Arellano took refuge in the church for a year after she was ordered to report to the U.S. immigration office to face deportation. She eventually left the church to lobby Congress for immigration reform, and was deported. (Credit:  JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Immigration Activist Arellano Returns To Chicago

The Mexican activist who holed up in a Chicago church for a year to protest her deportation is returning to the city.

03/23/2014

Immigrant rights activist Elvira Arellano, a Mexican immigrant, stands with her son Saul at a press conference inside the Adalberto United Methodist Church in Chicago on Aug. 15, 2007. Arellano took refuge in the church for a year after she was ordered to report to the U.S. immigration office to face deportation. She eventually left the church to lobby Congress for immigration reform, and was deported. (Credit:  JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Activist Immigrant Who Took Refuge In Chicago Church Returns To U.S.

A Mexican immigrant who made international headlines seven years ago for living in a Chicago church while fighting to stay in the U.S. with her son before she was deported has returned from Mexico, seeking asylum for humanitarian reasons.

03/19/2014