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.
Sessions Sends Illinois Four More Federal Prosecutors To Focus On Violent CrimeThe Northern District of Illinois will get three additional assistant U.S. attorneys, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Durbin Slams Sessions For Threatening Funds To Sanctuary Cities"You’re not helping us solve the murder problem in the city of Chicago by taking away these federal funds," Durbin said.
AG Sessions Accuses Mayor Emanuel Of Putting Politics Ahead Of SafetyThe Trump Administration is tying Chicago’s high murder rate to its sanctuary city status and blaming Mayor Rahm Emanuel for putting politics ahead of safety.
Chicago Sues Attorney General Sessions Over Plan To Withhold Funds From Sanctuary CitiesThe federal lawsuit challenges new rules that would make it impossible for sanctuary cities like Chicago to receive some federal grants.
Chicago To File Lawsuit Against Justice DepartmentThe city of Chicago is firing back, and accusing Jeff Sessions of a sly move that would greatly affect sanctuary cities.
Mayor Emanuel Ignores Request About Having The Courts Monitor CPD ChangesMayor Emanuel is side-stepping a challenge from Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan about having the courts oversee the City of Chicago’s efforts to reform the police department.
Durbin Hoping Sessions Provides More Insight On Trump ControversiesU.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says Sessions' testimony is headline news “because there’s so much controversy involved in this administration.”
Durbin Said Comey Wins The Battle Of Trustworthiness Against President TrumpIllinois’ senior U.S. senator said Thursday's testimony by former FBI director James Comey was one bad day for President Trump.
Sessions Memo Puts CPD Reform Agreement With Feds In DoubtA memo from Attorney General Jeff Sessions has called into question whether the Justice Department will monitor reforms to the Chicago Police Department.
Chicago Aldermen Stand Firm On 'Sanctuary City' StatusAldermen are not backing down from Chicago’s “Sanctuary City” status, despite U.S. Attorney General Jeff Session’s threat to withhold federal grants from such local governments.
Sessions Vows To Block Sanctuary Cities From Getting Justice GrantsU.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday said the Trump administration would block so-called “sanctuary cities” like Chicago from receiving Justice Department grants, and seek to “claw back” existing funds, if they do not begin helping the federal government enforce immigration laws.