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Immigrant rights advocates call to make Illinois a sanctuary state Immigrant rights advocates call to make Illinois a sanctuary state

Immigrant rights advocates call to make Illinois a sanctuary state

Democratic Rep. Celina Villanueva, of Chicago, and Democratic Sen. Don Harmon, of Oak Park, said Wednesday they are pushing for passage of a bill that would limit how much cooperation public agencies in Illinois can provide to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, in its efforts to enforce federal immigration laws.
‘Enough gun violence’: Rally supports passage of toughened FOID processes ‘Enough gun violence’: Rally supports passage of toughened FOID processes

‘Enough gun violence’: Rally supports passage of toughened FOID processes

Lawmakers and supporters of a bill that would strengthen the Firearm Owners Identification card system chanted “Fix the FOID” in front of the statue of Abraham Lincoln outside the Capitol on Wednesday. Speakers like Milagros Burgos told their stories of loved ones who’ve died because of gun violence. Burgos’ husband, Rafael, stood next to his wife, holding a photo of...
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