Last 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).
A three year old boy and his mother who are in the country illegally from Honduras, will get at least six more months in Chicago, reports WBBM’s Cisco Cotto.
The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local’s top ten news stories of 2014.
An Arab community activist has been released from a Michigan jail to await her sentence for failing to tell U.S. immigration officials about her conviction for bombings that killed two people in Israel in 1969. Rasmieh Odeh of Chicago paid a $50,000 bond and was released Thursday, about five weeks after her conviction.
President Barack Obama came to Chicago to talk about his executive order on immigration, but the events in Ferguson just prompted an impassioned response at the Copernicus Center on the Northwest Side.
President Barack Obama is expected in Chicago to discuss his executive actions that could extend legal protection to as many as 5 million immigrants living in the U.S. illegally.
In what may be the defining moment of his second term, President Obama signed an executive order allowing millions of illegal immigrants to temporarily stay in the United States.
Some Illinois business leaders said they are glad President Barack Obama has taken executive action to protect millions of immigrants from deportation, but they also want to see Congress step up with more sweeping changes to immigration laws.
For Faviola Delgado and millions more, President Obama can temporarily lift the threat of deportation.
Tomorrow night, President Barack Obama will give a primetime address on immigration.
Rasmieh Odeh is the final witness at her trial. Lawyers also are expected to give closing arguments Friday.
Rasmieh 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.
President Barack Obama became the first sitting president to visit the campus of Northwestern in 60 years as he delivered a speech on the economy there Thursday afternoon.
Wednesday is Constitution Day and dozens of Chicagoans will be celebrating the birth of our nation for the first time as U.S. citizens as they were sworn in today in a special ceremony at Daley Plaza.
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.
Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) has developed a faith-based program with ministers to help care for migrant children being detained in Illinois, reports WBBM’s Kimberly Easton.
Elected officials addressed thousands during the People’s Mass at Fiesta Del Sol in honor of dreamers, immigrants and the 47,000 children held at detention centers across the nation.
Friday, Sen. Kirk was all about the their safety and their welfare. A Democratic representative was not swayed by the change of heart. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
About 30 immigration rights advocates rallied Saturday in front of Congressman Dan Lipinski’s Southwest Side office.
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