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. 

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. 

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.

Jun 30, 2011

Immigration Insights: Viewers Respond

Immigration Insights: Viewers Respond

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

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...

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...

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.

Jun 30, 2011

Chicago Protesters: Don't Deport Our Economy

Chicago Protesters: Don't Deport Our Economy

Nearly three dozen, including Chicago alderman, arrested.

Jun 30, 2011

Obama Orders 1,200 Troops to Border

Obama Orders 1,200 Troops to Border

Nearly three dozen, including Chicago alderman, arrested.

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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No Bail For Man Accused of Killing Estranged Wife

No Bail For Man Accused of Killing Estranged Wife

A northwest suburban Chicago man accused of brutally killing his estranged wife who was trying to hide from him in Wisconsin was ordered held Friday without bond.

Teen With Cancers Claims He Was Fired for Needing Surgery

Teen With Cancers Claims He Was Fired for Needing Surgery

A 19-year-old delivery driver diagnosed with cancer claims he was fired from his job at a suburban Chicago restaurant when he informed his employer he needed to take six weeks off work for surgery.

Freezing Rain Advisory Issued for Chicago Area

Freezing Rain Advisory Issued for Chicago Area

The National Weather Service issued a freezing rain advisory beginning Friday night for the Chicago area ahead of a frigid night and possible ice accumulations of one-tenth to two-tenths of an inch.

Judge Rules Illinois Pension Law Unconstitutional

Judge Rules Illinois Pension Law Unconstitutional

An Illinois judge ruled Friday that a law intended to fix the nation's worst state employee pension crisis violates the state constitution, deciding in favor of state employees and retirees who sued to block the...

4 Injured in Aerosol Blast at Macy's in Loop

4 Injured in Aerosol Blast at Macy's in Loop

Four people were injured Friday morning in Chicago's Loop in a "cooking incident with propane," officials said.

911 Tapes Released in Plane Crash Near Midway Airport

911 Tapes Released in Plane Crash Near Midway Airport

Newly released 911 tapes suggest that when a call came in early Tuesday, stating that a plane had crashed into a home near Midway Airport, somewhat incredulous–sounding operators took it with a grain of salt.