Community leaders are agitated with former President Obama’s plans to build its center over a national historic park accompanied with high costs and few economic benefits.
As the crackdown on illegal immigration continues, a political action committee supporting President Trump’s re-election bid calls for an end to sanctuary cities.
A Chicago bakery is busted for employing hundreds of illegal immigrants. The Cloverhill Baker, who supplies hamburger buns to McDonalds, will have to replace one third of its workforce. This comes after ICE officers raided the company’s factory and detained 800 illegal immigrant employees.
Chicago is bracing for another round of tax hikes. This as the city’s public finances are in disarray after 86 years of Democrat rule. Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proposed raising taxes on Uber rides, phone bills, and concert tickets for next year’s city budget.
Authorities are searching for a second suspect in connection with a shooting outside an Indiana nightclub. The shooting happened early Sunday morning in the city of Gary near Chicago.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions continues to crack down on illegal immigration, saying sanctuary cities are contributing to issues with violent gangs and drugs. During a speech Thursday to dozens of law enforcement officers in North Carolina, Sessions said cities that shield illegals are adding to the problems caused by gangs like MS-13.
eff Sessions says sanctuary city policies do more damage to the country than many understand. While speaking from Miami, Florida on Wednesday, the attorney general praised Miami-Dade County as a successful example of lower crime rates thanks to full compliance with federal immigration laws. Meanwhile, a county executive in New York says a new immigration bill would endanger the public by making Westchester a sanctuary county.
The Department of Justice quickly fires back against a lawsuit by the city of Chicago. Mayor Rahm Emanuel filed the suit against the department over a new policy aiming to withhold federal crime fighting funds from sanctuary cities.