Vice President Mike Pence didn’t comment on the walkout, but he did allude to clashes at other campuses that have derailed appearances by speakers.
The strangers broke bread together, and the commonality in their stories forged instant friendships.
Garcia: Anti-immigrant sentiment fomented by President Trump could sway Gov. Bruce Rauner. The governor will seek re-election next year.
The law lets police ask whether someone is in the U.S. legally and threatens sheriffs with jail if they don’t cooperate with immigration agents.
It’s the first time an appeals court will hear arguments on the revised travel ban, which is likely destined for the U.S. Supreme Court.
Under the Illinois TRUST Act, immigration agents would need to provide criminal warrants to get police departments to detain immigrants.
Dozens gathered to rally at Tenochtitlan Plaza in Pilsen before joining a larger rally at Union Park; from there, a march to the Loop was planned.