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Judge dismisses McHenry County’s lawsuit challenging new law that will prohibit Illinois jails from housing ICE detainees

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by McHenry County challenging a new law that will prohibit jails in Illinois from housing ICE detainees and limit local law enforcement from working with immigration agents. Senate Bill 667 — also called the “Illinois Way Forward Act” — was passed 36-19 in late May. In early […]

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McHenry County state’s attorney files lawsuit challenging new law that will prohibit Illinois jails from housing ICE detainees

The McHenry County state’s attorney has filed a federal lawsuit challenging a new law that will prohibit jails in Illinois from housing ICE detainees and severely limit local law enforcement from working with federal immigration agents. Senate Bill 667 — also called the “Illinois Way Forward Act” — was passed 36-19 in late May. In […]

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Gov. Pritzker signs bill that prohibits jails in the state from housing ICE detainees

Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill into law on Monday that will prohibit jails in Illinois from housing ICE detainees and severely limit local law enforcement from working with federal immigration agents. Senate Bill 667 — also called the “Illinois Way Forward Act” — was passed 36-19 in late May. On Monday, Pritzker signed SB 667 […]