CHICAGO (CBS) — Three Chicago aldermen were among 37 people issued citations at a rally and march by immigration rights activists Thursday in the south Loop.
Ald. Proco Joe Moreno (1st), Danny Solis (25th) and Rey Colon (35th) each sat-in, in front of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office at 101 W. Congress Pkwy. After initial discussions with police, the 37 were issued citations for criminal trespass, instead of being arrested and detained, said police commanders on the scene.READ MORE: IDES Kept Offices Closed While Many Struggled To Get Their Unemployment Benefits: What Really Happened
No one was detained away from the scene.READ MORE: More Than 9,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 Pandemic