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Illegal Immigration

A man holds on to a prison bar inside of a jail cell. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

ICE Agents Arrest 59 Criminals, Immigration Fugitives

Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Removal Operations officials have arrested 59 individuals in the Chicago area as part a month-long operation aimed at immigration violators and criminal aliens that led to nearly 300 arrests throughout the Midwest.

06/18/2014

Tim Tebow and Jay Cutler. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Now Here’s A Real Debate

Good evening ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the inaugural Presidential Quarterback Debate, sponsored by Citizens for Better Football.

CBS Chicago–10/04/2012

Gabriela Saucedo Mercer (Credit: SaucedoMercer.com)

Opinion: AZ Republican: We Don’t Want Middle Easterners Here

Republican efforts to promote hatred across racial and religious lines are heating up this electoral season. They have found a new warrior to promote the cause in Arizona, Gabriela Saucedo Mercer. Mercer has questioned whether Middle Easterners should be in the US “either legally or illegally”.

08/29/2012

An immigration rights activist is arrested outside the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement building in the South Loop, after refusing to stop blocking the entrance to the building. A total of four protesters were arrested during the rally. (Credit: CBS)

4 Arrested During Immigration Rights Rally In South Loop

The NATO delegates haven’t arrived in Chicago for the weekend’s summit yet, but the protesters have already been busy for two days, and at least 12 protesters have been arrested in that time.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012

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

Joe Arpaio

Protesters To Follow Sheriff Arpaio To Kendall County GOP Event

Protests are expected at the Kendall County Republican picnic Saturday, as the man known as “America’s toughest sheriff” is expected to attend.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2011

Immigration

Arizona-Style Immigration Law Advances In Indiana

An Indiana State Senate committee has approved a bill that is intended to bring about an Arizona-style crackdown on illegal immigration in the state.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2011