Mayor Lori Lightfoot Issues Order Guaranteeing Immigrants And Refugees Access To City's COVID-19 Relief Programs“We are all in this together is not just a nice sentiment, it is an imperative for who we are and who we will remain as a city,” Lighfoot said.
What's Considered An 'Essential Business' During The COVID-19 Outbreak?"The intent of the EO (executive order) is to ensure that the maximum number of people self-isolate in their places of residence. Even essential businesses and operations should promote telecommuting whenever possible."
Trump Signs Executive Order To End Family Separation But Says 'Zero Tolerance' To StayTrump told reporters that the administration would still continue its "zero tolerance" policy while managing to solve the issue of family separation.
Duckworth: Ending ACA Subsidies Affect The Most VulnerableSenator Tammy Duckworth says President Trump's order ending the subsidies for health insurance marketplaces is going to push many people out of being able to afford the healthcare that they need.
Mayor To Sign Order Committing Chicago To Terms Of Paris Climate DealThe executive order directs all city departments to work together to meet the goals of the Paris climate accord.
Chicago Aldermen Fight President Trump's Order Undoing EPA RegulationsChicago Aldermen are vowing to fight President Trump’s moves to undo federal environmental regulations from the past two decades.
Sen. Durbin Hopes Courts Strike Down Trump Immigration OrderDick Durbin said the president’s executive order amounts to a Muslim ban and sets a poor example for the world.
Family Reunites After Trump Travel Ban Halted By CourtAbdusebur Jemal welcomed his wife and daughter to the U.S. on Sunday after President Trump's travel ban delayed their initial arrival.
Universities Criticize Trump's Immigration BanThe University of Chicago, Northwestern University and the University of Illinois say the order will hurt the academic community.
Growing Outrage As Trump Stands By Travel BanState and local leaders have joined those raising their voices against President Donald Trump’s controversial temporary travel ban, but the White House is standing firm.
Airport Protests Continue In Wake Of Trump's Controversial Travel BanFor the second night in a row, protesters gathered at O’Hare International Airport on Sunday to express their outrage at President Donald Trump’s travel ban for people from seven predominantly Muslim countries.
Travelers Detained Due To Trump Travel Ban Released, Attorneys SayDozens of people from seven predominantly Muslim countries were detained at airports across the country on Saturday, because of President Donald Trump’s travel ban, but immigration attorneys said they were later released after a federal judge temporarily blocked deportations.
Rauner Moves To Get More State Contracts To Women, MinoritiesGov. Bruce Rauner has signed an executive order he said will increase the number of women- and minority-owned businesses that receive state contracts.
Durbin Hoping Supreme Court Backs President's Immigration ActionsAs one of those who encouraged President Barack Obama to use his executive authority to shield millions of immigrants from deportation, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin was hoping the Supreme Court would uphold the president’s initiative.
Rauner's Immigration Message Leaves Advocates PerplexedMore than two months after taking the reins of one of the nation's most immigrant-friendly states, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has offered mixed signals about his stance on immigration.