Posts tagged "Board of Commissioners"

Cook County challenges federal immigration policy

Cook County challenges federal immigration policy
Politicians in Illinois are again at the forefront of the immigration debate. On Wednesday, the Cook County Board of Commissioners said it won’t pay to detain suspected undocumented immigrants. In a 10 to 5 vote it approved a measure to deny “detainer” requests by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, according to the Chicago Tribune’s Antonio... Read more »

County Commissioners pressure Obama and Congress to pass immigration reform

Will President Obama even mention immigration reform in his speech tonight before Congress and the nation? Members of the Cook County Board of Commissioners are trying to apply some pressure. On Tuesday, the Cook County Board approved a resolution urging Congress to support immigration reform.  It passed 13 to 3. But I wouldn’t expect much... Read more »