Illinois Village Approves Immigration Detention Center PlanThose against the plan are concerned that a for-profit prison will focus on increasing inmates to gain money. Opponents also raised concerns about ICE policies that separate children from their parents.
Couple Says Their Son Will Die If They Are Forced To Leave The U.S. When Their Visas ExpireLeaving the United States and Chicago is a death sentence for their son, says one Libyan couple on student visas for medical school.
Almost 1,200 Immigration Cases In Illinois Canceled Due To Government Shutdown, Buying Immigrants More Time Almost 1,200 immigration cases in Illinois have been canceled since the government shutdown. More than 42,000 cases have been canceled around the country.
Judge Blocks Trump Administration From Denying Asylum Claims To Immigrants Who Cross Border IllegallyIn an order laced with language accusing President Donald Trump of attempting to rewrite immigration laws, a federal judge based in San Francisco temporarily blocked the government late Monday night from denying asylum to those crossing over the southern border between ports of entry.
Lisa Madigan Demands End To Policy Preventing Immigrant Families From ReunitingThe Illinois attorney general signed a letter to the federal government demanding reversal of the existing policy.
'Midterm Election Nonsense'; Emanuel Slams Trump Plan To End Birthright CitizenshipPresident Trump, seeking to limit immigration to the U.S., is set to challenge a 150-year-old constitutional standard that anyone born in America is an American citizen.
Far-Right Party With Neo-Nazi Roots Surges In Swedish Vote, Early Results ShowThe rise of the far right in Sweden mirrors similar trends in other European nations following the mass migration of refugees to Europe in 2015, at the height of the Syrian war.
The Effects Of Family Separations, Seen Through The Eyes Of A 13-Year-Old"Yes, we did something that we shouldn't have. We crossed illegally. But we were fleeing danger."
Trump Administration To Detain Migrant Families LongerThe move angered immigrant rights advocates and is all but certain to trigger a court battle.
Federal Judge Denies States' Request To End DACAMALDEF said it was happy with the decision and expects the states to appeal to a higher court.
Texas Judge: He'll Likely Kill DACA -- But Not YetDACA is an Obama-era program that protects young undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children from deportation.
Hundreds Of Separated Migrant Children Still Not Reunited Amid Slow ProgressTo date, 1,923 out of 2,654 children identified as separated from their parents have been reunified, the administration says.
ICE Detains Man Driving Pregnant Wife To Hospital To Deliver BabyA newborn is without his father Friday after immigration agents detained the man as he was taking his wife to deliver the baby.
Immigrant Families To Testify Monday In ChicagoImmigrant families facing separation in the U.S. will testify before the Chicago City Council's Committee on Human Relations.
Trump Administration Outlines Plan To Reunify Separated Children With Deported ParentsThere are currently 365 separated children with parents outside the US in the care of the Department of Health and Human Services, according to the submitted plan.