Mayor Lori Lightfoot Defends Chicago's Sanctuary City Law, After Previously Deported Convict Charged With Sexually Assaulting ToddlerChristopher Puente, 34, was charged last week with one count of predatory criminal sexual assault, after police say he lured a 3-year-old girl into a bathroom stall and raped her while her father was tending to her brother in the next stall.
Chicago Sues Trump Administration Again Over GrantsThe City of Chicago has sued the U.S. Department of Justice again for withholding public safety grants for the "sanctuary city's" refusal to cooperate with the Trump administration's immigration enforcement policies.
City To Feds: 'Stop Playing Games,' Or Face LawsuitIt's the latest skirmish over federal police grants to "sanctuary cities" like Chicago.
Judge: Sessions Can't Deny Grant Money For Sanctuary CitiesA federal judge has ruled Jeff Sessions cannot withhold public safety grant money to Chicago and other so-called sanctuary cities.
AG Sessions Accuses Mayor Emanuel Of Putting Politics Ahead Of SafetyThe Trump Administration is tying Chicago’s high murder rate to its sanctuary city status and blaming Mayor Rahm Emanuel for putting politics ahead of safety.
California Judge Blocks Trump Order On Sanctuary City MoneyChicago leaders, including Mayor Rahm Emanuel, have been defiant that the city will not act as immigration agents for the federal government.
More Bickering Between Chicago, Feds Over Sanctuary City StatusChicago-area officials are dismissing a Justice Department letter ordering it to comply with federal immigration enforcement or risk losing grant money.
Spicer: "No Question" Trump Would Pull Funds Over Sanctuary StatusWhite House press secretary Sean Spicer said Friday that Chicago can’t expect to continue receiving funding from the Justice Department to fight crime if it maintains its status as a so-called “sanctuary city” that shields some undocumented immigrants from deportation attempts.
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.
Immigrant Rights Advocate: Courts Will Side With 'Sanctuary Cities'Mony Ruiz-Velasco said the 10th Amendment protects cities from being threatened with the loss of federal funds over new deportation laws.
Emanuel Defiant: Chicago Will Remain 'Sanctuary City'A President Trump executive order could decrease the amount of federal aid to cities like Chicago.
Emanuel Tells Undocumented Immigrants Chicago 'Always Will Be A Sanctuary City'Even as President-elect Donald Trump vows to immediately deport 2 to 3 million undocumented immigrants when he takes office in January, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is reaffirming Chicago’s commitment as a so-called “sanctuary city.”
'Sanctuary City' Status May Hurt Chicago With Trump AdministrationPresident-elect Donald Trump threatened to cancel federal funding to sanctuary cities. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.