Mayor Lightfoot Expands ‘Welcoming’ Protections For Immigrants

Immigrant Church Sanctuary
In this May 18, 2018, photo, Vicky Chavez's daughter Yaretzi, 6, plays within the walls of the First Unitarian Church in Salt Lake City. Rick Bowmer / AP Photo
Immigrant Church Sanctuary
In this May 18, 2018, photo, Vicky Chavez's daughter Yaretzi, 6, plays within the walls of the First Unitarian Church in Salt Lake City. Rick Bowmer / AP Photo

Mayor Lightfoot Expands ‘Welcoming’ Protections For Immigrants

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot signed an updated version of the city’s welcoming ordinance Tuesday, strengthening protections for undocumented immigrants.

Reset checks in with an alderman and an activist who supported and pushed for the changes, which prevent Chicago police officers from cooperating with federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

GUESTS: Ald. Rossana Rodriguez Sanchez, 33rd Ward

Fred Tsao, senior policy counsel, Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights