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.
U.S. Justice Department Withholding Grant Money, Hurting Police DepartmentsA suburban police chief said the US Justice Department has been withholding grant money from local police departments over undocumented immigrants.
Activists Demand Cicero Pass Welcoming Ordinance To Protect Immigrants“We are seeing increased attacks against the immigrant community under the Trump administration,” said Irene Romulo, with Organized Communities Against Deportations.
Gov. Rauner Signs The Trust ActThe Trust Act is a bill that limits law enforcement's cooperation with federal immigration authorities.
Gov. Rauner Calls Immigration-Rights Bill ReasonableThe TRUST Act would limit Illinois law enforcement’s involvement in federal immigration control efforts.
Illinois Senate President Backs Bill That Protects ImmigrantsThe Illinois Senate is moving forward with legislation that would offer immigrants more protection from federal immigration authorities.