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.
ICE Agent Shoots Man While Making Arrest In Belmont CraginA federal immigration agent shot a 53-year-old man in the arm Monday morning, when the man allegedly pointed a gun at agents trying to make an arrest in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood.
Man Facing Deportation Might Get To Stay To Give Kidney To Sick SisterJazmin Longoria-Lara looked exhausted Wednesday as she stood in front of the Lincoln United Methodist Church in Pilsen, hoping U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials would hear her pleas for help. Jazmin has been on dialysis three times a week for four years, and needs a kidney transplant.
ICE Agents Arrest 59 Criminals, Immigration FugitivesImmigration 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.
Three Aldermen Cited For Trespassing After Immigration Sit-InAld. Proco "Joe" Moreno (1), Danny Solis (25) and Rey Colon (35) each sat-in, in front of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office at 101 W. Congress Pkwy.
Search Warrants Issued For Elgin Lawmaker's Home, OfficeSearch warrants were executed Thursday at the home and office of state Rep. Keith Farnham, by agents of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations as part of an "ongoing investigation."
Emanuel Pushes New Limits On Detaining Undocumented ImmigrantsMayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday outlined a proposed ordinance he hopes will reinforce Chicago’s reputation as an “immigrant friendly” city.
4 Arrested During Immigration Rights Rally In South LoopThe 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.
Feds Nab 29 Gang Members In Chicago Area, As Part Of National CrackdownFederal immigration agents and police have arrested 29 reputed street gang members in the Chicago area, all but one of them foreign nationals. It was part of a larger national crackdown.
Police: Man Sold More Than 8,000 Counterfeit PhonesLocal and federal authorities arrested a man accused of producing more than 8,000 counterfeit Motorola mobile telephones sold online and through businesses in Lincolnshire and Glenview.
Immigration Officials Arrest 3,100 In Nationwide SweepDozens of illegal immigrants who had been convicted of serious crimes – or were otherwise considered fugitives or threats to national security – have been arrested in the Chicago area as part of a nationwide sweep that captured approximately 3,100 immigrants.
Preckwinkle Slams Critics Of County Policy On Detaining ImmigrantsCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle lashed out Thursday at critics of a county ordinance that some have blamed for allowing an illegal immigrant to flee the country after he was released on bond in a fatal drunk driving case.