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Often chilly relations between some Bloomington aldermen and Mayor Tari Renner became even worse at Monday's council meeting.

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Groups seeking a Welcoming City ordinance in Bloomington are expressing concern at the level of communication between Bloomington Police and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE.

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Bloomington aldermen are asking to halt scheduled discussion of a Welcoming City ordinance, clouding the prospects for future public consideration.

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Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a plan limiting the role local and state police in Illinois can play in cooperating with federal immigration authorities.

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A coalition of Bloomington-Normal social justice groups is organizing a phone campaign to urge Gov. Bruce Rauner to sign a bill that would prevent local and state police from stopping, searching or arresting residents based on their immigration or citizenship status.