Appeals Court Upholds Injunction Blocking Trump Policy Punishing Sanctuary CitiesLast year, U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber ruled U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Justice Department could not deny requests for law enforcement grants from cities that refused to comply with strict immigration policies, such as allowing federal agents access to local jails.
Citizenship Questions On Census May Hurt Illinois CountIllinois residents have been moving out of state, which could lead to fewer seats in Congress. Now, as CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports. a question on the 2020 Census could make that even more likely.
Immigration Activists March Downtown, Seeking Permanent Fix For DACAScores of Dreamers and their supporters were marching in Chicago on Monday to send a message to Washington.
Polish-Born Physician Released After Arrest By FedsBorn in Poland -- but in the U.S. since he was 5 years old -- Lukasz Niec has been a medical doctor practicing in Kalamazoo, Mich. for more than a decade.
Sen. Durbin To Bring 'Dreamer' To Trump's State Of The Union AddressDuring the president's first official State of the Union address Tuesday, Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin says he'll be focused on what Trump has to say about immigration.
Trump To Roll Out Immigration PlanThe Trump administration has said their plan would provide a pathway to citizenship for nearly 2 million undocumented immigrants.
Justice Dept. Threatens To Subpoena Records Of 'Sanctuary Cities' In Growing Immigration RiftThe move is part of the Trump administration's promised crackdown on cities and states that refuse to help enforce U.S. immigration laws.
Emanuel: Threat To Charge Sanctuary City Mayors With Crimes 'Will Not Stand'Acting ICE Director Thomas Homan said earlier this month elected officials who run local governments that don’t cooperate with federal immigration authorities should be charged with crimes.
Durbin Challenges Denial Of Trump's 'S***hole' Remark; 'I Know What Happened'U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is standing by his account of the now infamous meeting with President Donald Trump, in which the president allegedly made vulgar and racist comments while discussing immigration.
Local Republicans Distance Themselves From Trump's Words On ImmigrationLocal Republicans seem to be distancing themselves from President Donald Trump’s profane language, and more, when it comes to immigration.
At Issue: AG Candidate Jesse Ruiz Offended By President Trump’s Words On ImmigrationA democratic running for Illinois Attorney General is reacting strongly to President Trump’s words about immigration this week.
Durbin Calls Trump's 'S***hole Countries' Remark On Immigrants 'Heart-Breaking'Senator Dick Durbin called the president's "sh*thole countries" remarks "hate-filled, vile, and racist."