Activists Sue Two Illinois Sheriffs For Detaining Immigrants Without Judicial WarrantsThe lawsuits allege sheriffs in Stephenson and Ogle counties unlawfully detained immigrants for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement after minor traffic offenses.
Chicago Priests Tour McAllen, Texas Respite Center, Find Migrants Are Scarce After U.S. Policy ChangesA group of Chicago priests recently traveled more than 1,500 miles to check on conditions along the southern border with Mexico.
At Border Shelter, Chicago Priests, Nuns Welcome Immigrants Who Have Braved Alligator-Infested River, Other HorrorsSince 1989, a shelter near the southern U.S. border has welcomed 30,000 immigrants from all over the world. Chicagoans play a critical role in helping that mission.
Immigration Agents Detain Workers At Route 66 Pizzeria On Southeast Side, Officials SayFederal immigration agents detained five people at a Southeast Side pizzeria Monday, the Mayor’s Office confirmed.
Chicago Missionary Trying To Help Venezuelan Refugee Bring His Music Talent To The U.S.; 'It’s Roadblock After Roadblock'A former symphony musician turned high school music teacher in Peru, Paul Garcia has said he can never return to his native Venezuela.
Raoul Joins Lawsuit Seeking To Block Trump's Proposed New Rule To Detain Immigrant Children LongerIllinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul is joining 18 other states and the District of Columbia in a lawsuit against the Trump administration’s efforts to eliminate limits on how long migrant children can be kept in detention.
Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Two Laws To Protect Young ImmigrantsThe governor said the new laws will protect young immigrants who have been “demonized” by the Trump administration.
Immigrant Rights Groups To Protest Customs And Border Protection Conference In ChicagoWith the blessing of Mayor Lori Lightfoot, several groups plan to rally outside the Marriott Marquis Chicago on Tuesday after the hotel decided to host a two-day U.S. Customs and Border Protection conference.
No Signs Of Expected Immigration Crackdown, But Tension Remains In Latino CommunityAdvocates have been spending weeks informing undocumented immigrants of their rights, if ICE agents show up at their homes.
Chicago Communities Prepare For Possible ICE RaidsChicago areas are preparing for ICE raids and increasing fears surrounding the deportation threat.
Thousands Gather In Daley Plaza For Immigration Policy Rally
Man Says ICE Agents Tried To Pick Up His Wife Friday In ChicagoImmigration raids are planned in Chicago and across the country this weekend, and some say they are already happening.
Durbin Says Trump Administration 'Not Prepared' To House Immigrants Detained In ICE RaidsIn two days, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents could begin conducting raids to arrest and deport thousands of undocumented immigrants across the nation, and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said he’s concerned about where people who are detained in the Chicago area will be housed.
Immigrant Groups Preparing For Anticipated ICE Raids; 'You Have Rights'Fear among immigrant communities is mounting, as the Trump administration says deportation raids that were delayed nearly three weeks ago will go forward, and they could start this weekend.
South Shore Business Owners Say Police Should Do More To Stop Gang And Drug ActivityBusiness owners in the South Shore neighborhood say gangs and drugs have taken over the streets outside their shops. They say authorities are not doing enough to crack down on the criminals.