Saturday, January 15, 2011

Chicago aldermen urge moratorium on ‘cruel deportations’

By Fran Spielman, Chicago Sun Times
January 14, 2011

The Chicago City Council on Thursday turned up the heat on President Obama on the volatile issue of immigration reform that Illinois’ native son promised — but so far has failed — to deliver.

Aldermen unanimously approved a resolution urging Obama to use his executive powers to call an immediate halt to deportation of undocumented workers that separate them from families that include either a U.S. citizen or a child who would be covered by the so-called “DREAM Act.” [...]

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