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Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

An Immigration Impasse Long in the Making

An Immigration Impasse Long in the Making

The Arizona law is the culmination of years of inaction by Washington to deal with the issue of illegal immigration. 

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

Thousands March in Arizona Over Immigration Law

Thousands March in Arizona Over Immigration Law

The Arizona law is the culmination of years of inaction by Washington to deal with the issue of illegal immigration. 

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

Audience Echoes NBC Poll: We Are a Nation Divided on Immigration

Audience Echoes NBC Poll: We Are a Nation Divided on Immigration

Across NBC's network of city websites, the conversation on immigration policy was active.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

Immigration Insights: Viewers Respond

Immigration Insights: Viewers Respond

NBCChicago users took to Twitter, Facebook and our site to offer opinions.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

Facing Deportation for Stopping Crime

Facing Deportation for Stopping Crime

It's called Section 287(g), and it means local police can enforce federal immigration laws. That's why an illegal immigrant from Mexico faces deportation after he did the right thing and called 911 to report...

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

A Look at One of the Most Active Spots on the Border

A Look at One of the Most Active Spots on the Border

It's called Section 287(g), and it means local police can enforce federal immigration laws. That's why an illegal immigrant from Mexico faces deportation after he did the right thing and called 911 to report...

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

Poll: On Immigration, Racial Divide Runs Deep

Poll: On Immigration, Racial Divide Runs Deep

White and Latino Americans are deeply divided over immigration, their allegiances to the nation’s political parties and their opinions about President Obama, according to a new NBC/MSNBC/Telemundo poll.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

Chicago Protesters: Don't Deport Our Economy

Chicago Protesters: Don't Deport Our Economy

Nearly three dozen, including Chicago alderman, arrested.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

Obama Orders 1,200 Troops to Border

Obama Orders 1,200 Troops to Border

Nearly three dozen, including Chicago alderman, arrested.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011

American Citizen Faced Deportation

American Citizen Faced Deportation

Despite ID and birth certificate, Chicago man detained for three days.

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