Today, we’re looking at how 9/11 transformed Muslim-Americans around the country and in Chicago.In a previous segment, we talked to a lawyer who defended the Global Relief Foundation, a local Islamic charity shuttered by the federal government shortly after the attacks.
After September 11th FBI agents in Chicago were tasked with figuring out if an attack could happen here. But some agents from the Chicago office were also immediately sent to Pennsylvania. Their job was to sift through the rubble of United Flight 93 - for evidence of who carried out the attacks.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is trying to throw another wrench into a key immigration-enforcement program of President Obama’s administration, saying it ensnares too many people and erodes trust in local police.