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Chicago business leaders push back against Trump's DACA decision

Chicago business leaders push back against Trump's DACA decision

Once again, area business leaders are pushing back on President Donald Trump’s hard-line immigration policies. This time, they want Congress to help out.

Among them is the Illinois Business Immigration Coalition, a group with hundreds of local corporate, political and community leaders pressing for clearer, less punitive immigration laws.

It’s an assembly that’s recently added a couple of interesting, quasi-political players: Martin Slark, CEO of Lisle-based Molex, a part of the ultraconservative Koch brothers commercial empire, and David MacNeil, CEO of Bolingbrook-based WeatherTech and a longtime donor to the Republican Party.

“They need to fix this issue sooner than...

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