Sanctuary City Policies In Cook County Are Working: Report

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks during a January news conference. On Sunday he announced the city will sue the federal government in defense of its status as a so-called sanctuary city and against threats to withhold U.S. grant funds.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks during a January news conference. On Sunday he announced the city will sue the federal government in defense of its status as a so-called sanctuary city and against threats to withhold U.S. grant funds. Matt Marton/AP
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks during a January news conference. On Sunday he announced the city will sue the federal government in defense of its status as a so-called sanctuary city and against threats to withhold U.S. grant funds.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks during a January news conference. On Sunday he announced the city will sue the federal government in defense of its status as a so-called sanctuary city and against threats to withhold U.S. grant funds. Matt Marton/AP

Sanctuary City Policies In Cook County Are Working: Report

A new report out Tuesday morning from the Migration Policy Institute takes stock of how President Trump’s hardline on immigration is translating into action on the ground. It also analyzes how “sanctuary city” policies, like the ones in the Chicago area, are affecting the number of arrests and deportations of undocumented immigrants. 

Morning Shift talks to Randy Capps, director of research for U.S. Programs at MPI and the lead researcher of the report, "Revving Up the Deportation Machinery: Enforcement and Pushback under Trump."