| Jun 19, 2014
| 2:08 PM
The flood of immigrant children crossing the Southwest border took center stage Thursday on Capitol Hill as a Senate committee moved to provide $100 million to respond to the crisis.
In addition, a group of Democratic lawmakers called for measures...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 10:47 AM
A panel of Democrats and Republicans led by Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday agreed federal immigration reform makes sense for Chicago but differed on President Barack Obama’s record on border security and the logistics of getting something done....
| Feb 19, 2014
| 10:00 PM
At a time when our country is desperately in need of compromise and leadership on a number of critical issues, it was encouraging to see U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., and Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., join Mayor Rahm Emanuel and U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-...
| May 28, 2014
| 5:34 PM
The White House's surprise decision Wednesday to delay a review of deportations once again revived the immigration debate, shifting focus away from President Obama — who has increasingly come under fire from immigrant advocates as the "deporter in...
| May 5, 2014
| 7:12 PM
WASHINGTON — The House Ethics Committee said Monday it would continue to review Rep. Luis Gutierrez’s hiring of an Illinois lobbyist who was paid more than $590,000 to perform extensive duties for his congressional office.
The lobbyist, Doug...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 3:37 PM
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| Jan 11, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Cicero President Larry Dominick and several others testified this afternoon at an election hearing focused on whether Dominick should be tossed from the ballot.
Juan Ochoa, a candidate running against Dominick for mayor, and David Donahue, a candidate...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 3:46 PM
As President Barack Obama gets sworn in for his second term Monday, immigration activists in Chicago plan a march downtown to protest administration policies that have led to a record number of deportations.
The president has pledged to make...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 9:21 AM
WASHINGTON – Rep. Luis Gutierrez of Chicago, a key player in the bipartisan push for comprehensive immigration reform, said today he is hopeful that Congress will act on the issue in early April after the Easter recess.
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:46 PM
WASHINGTON — Saying the U.S. government was "guilty of a political mortal sin" when it misled Americans about the Iraq War a decade ago, Sen. Dick Durbin asserted Wednesday that the proposed military strikes against Syria were different, and he...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 3:57 PM
WASHINGTON -- The number of immigrants asking for asylum after illegally entering the United States nearly tripled this year, sending asylum claims to their highest level in two decades and raising concerns that border crossers and members of drug cartels...