WBEZ: Chicago Advocates And Elected Officials Push Back Against Promise Of Mass Deportations

María Inés Zamudio of WBEZ covered the work of Chicago organizations and elected officials to push back against the plan for mass deportations:

Chicago-area immigration advocacy groups gathered Monday to announce that they’re working together to prepare for mass deportations promised by President Donald Trump.

Six organizations — Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1, West Suburban Action Project, Organized Communities Against Deportations, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Chicago and National Immigrant Justice Center — held Monday’s press conference with elected officials.

Read the full story at WBEZ.