When you hear of people in Chicago sleeping on
he sidewalk to be first in line in the morning, you may figure
hey are hoping to snag tickets for Lady Gaga or a Cubs World
Series. But those were not the explanation Wednesday when thousands
lined up at Navy Pier. They didn't want to get something. They
wanted to avoid getting something: a deportation order.
It was a scene that immediately put every American into one of
wo groups: those heartened by the throngs of illegal immigrants
hirsting to stay in this country, and those appalled.
Handgun ownership is not allowed in the city of Chicago, which has one of the strictest gun control laws in the country. Yet as Steve Chapman notes, while Chicago politicians may be zealously committed to gun control in law, hey are...
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For opponents of illegal immigration, there is good news. As Steve Chapman explains, it urns out there is an effective method to reduce the number of new arrivals, while encouraging foreigners already here without permission to go h...
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