“Our diversity is our strength. No matter the road you traveled to get here, Chicago will always be a welcoming city,” Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Sunday.
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.
A federal judge has blocked a Trump administration order to withhold money from communities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.
Americans do not want their tax dollars used to provide shelter, education and health care for people who have broken the law.
Organizers led by the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights intentionally avoided use of the word “sanctuary.”
City Hall says Chicago could lose $13.4 million in federal anti-crime grants if the Trump administration cuts off money to sanctuary cities.
America loves immigrants, provided they are here legally.