Chicago has always been a sanctuary city, and better for it. Immigration has been at the core of Chicago’s economic vitality and population growth.
An idea floated by President Donald Trump to send immigrants from the border to “sanctuary cities” for revenge on Democrats could do migrants a favor.
Trump considered a plan to release detained immigrants into “sanctuary cities” — a plan that critics brand as an effort to use migrants as pawns.
Trump announced in a tweet that U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan would be taking over as acting head of the department.
The Trump administration wants up to two years to find potentially thousands of children who were separated from their families at the border.
Trump, tweeting as Air Force One approached California, tried to blame Democrats for a lack of progress on the border wall.
The 35th festival’s curated selection from all over Latin America continues to highlight themes of social justice.
An autopsy report confirmed that an 8-year-old Guatemalan boy who died while in custody of the U.S. Border Patrol succumbed to a flu infection.
Arrests along the southern border have skyrocketed in recent months and border agents were on track to make 100,000 arrests or denials of entry.
Lawmakers have fought over whether there actually is a “crisis” at the border, particularly amid Trump’s push for a border wall.
Concepcion Malinek’s tried to help the immigrants, offering them shelter from trouble in Guatemala, her lawyer said.
The group of about 20 activists plans to leave on April 6 from the Little Village neighborhood to Dwight, Ill.
Jose Ines Garcia-Zarate, a Mexican national, fatally shot Kate Steinle after being deported five times.
Federal money and congressional seats are at stake for Illinois in the 2020 Census. Asking a question on citizenship would make matters worse for us.
The bill was approved this week by the Illinois House Labor and Commerce Committee and now moves to the full House.