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ICIRR Applauds Crete Vote to Kill Detention Center

June 12, 2012

Unanimous Board Tells ICE, CCA to Go Away

Immigrant Leaders Thank Lawmakers for Productive Session, Live to Fight Another Day on Detention Center

June 01, 2012

Message to Suburban Democrats: You Turned Your Backs on our Families

Jackson: CCA Riot in Mississippi Should End Debate on Crete Detention Center

May 24, 2012

U.S. Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. issued the following statement today regarding a proposed immigrant detention center in Crete.

Crete Residents Ask ICE "Are you afraid of democracy?"

May 20, 2012

Cancellation of public hearing regarding proposed Crete Detention Center deprives local residents opportunity to get answers, voice their opposition

The 7th National Latino Congreso concludes in Chicago - Delegates adopt multiple resolutions reflective of the political agenda of the nation’s Latino community

May 19, 2012

Chicago, IL—May 19, 2012—The 7th annual National Latino Congreso, the first held outside the Southwestern United States, concluded this afternoon in Chicago at the Arturo Velazquez Institute.

National Latino Leaders Critical of Local Democrats for Stance on Private Prisons

May 18, 2012

ICIRR’s executive director Lawrence Benito calls on Representative Anthony Deluca, Representative Emily McAsey and Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow to stand behind SB 1064

ICIRR Statement on Commitment to Electoral Integrity

May 04, 2012

The following is a statement by the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR):

Latest "Secure Communities" Change Fails to Solve Programs Fundamental Flaws

April 28, 2012

The following is a statement by the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR):

ICIRR Urges Supreme Court to Strike Down Arizona’s Anti-Immigrant Law

April 25, 2012

Today, the Supreme Court hears arguments on the constitutionality of Arizona's immigration law, SB 1070.

Elected Officials, Community Leaders Tell Corrections Corporation of America: Illinois is NOT Arizona

April 23, 2012

As CCA-backed Arizona immigration law comes before US Supreme Court, leaders protest CCA plans to build in Crete

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