Immigration And Customs Enforcement

The children waived American flags as they said the Pledge of Allegiance. (Credit: Mariam Sobh)

More Than A Dozen Children Plead For Immigration Officials To Release Their Fathers

WBBM’s Mariam Sobh reports the children waived American flags as they said the Pledge of Allegiance.


Jazmin Longoria-Lara (CBS)

Man Facing Deportation Allowed To Stay To Donate Kidney To Sister

The pleas of a 23-year-old Chicago woman in need of a kidney have been answered, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.


Cook County Jail

County Board To Discuss Policy On Illegal Immigrants In Jail

Expect heated debate on immigration issues at a Cook County Board hearing Thursday morning.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2012

Roberto Carlin was charged with one count each of possession of cannabis and possession of cannabis with intent to deliver (Credit: Cicero Police)

Police Setup Sting As UPS Driver To Arrest Man Receiving Pot-Stuffed Clocks

Police on Monday posed as UPS employees to nab a west suburban man accepting packages of wooden clocks jammed with $600,000 worth of compressed cannabis.


Cook County Criminal Courts

Immigration Agents Move Out Of Criminal Court Building

Federal agents who track illegal immigrants are no longer working out of the Cook County Criminal Courts building where they were able to immediately check arrest records and begin deportations.

CBS 2–04/13/2011


Immigrant Advocates Slam Federal Deportation Program

State lawmakers and advocates for immigrants’ rights are condemning a federal program, which they say is targeting families and not the worst criminals for which it was designed.

WBBM Newsradio–03/29/2011