Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says he wants changes to an ordinance that frees some jail inmates wanted by immigration authorities. But the law’s supporters say they still have the votes to keep it intact.The ordinance, approved last September, prohibits the sheriff from complying with U.S.
A new Cook County ordinance that touches the hot-button issue of immigration is allowing inmates out of the county’s jail and making waves in other parts of the country.The ordinance, approved Wednesday by the County Board, halts compliance with Immigration and Customs Enforcement requests that cert
Illinois Congressman Luis Gutierrez is coming out in support of President Barack Obama over a new deportation policy. Under the plan, immigration officials would have more discretion on who to prosecute for immigration violations.Two weeks ago, President Obama announced the U.S.