Immigration Project No Open Meetings Act Violation In Bloomington Yet By Charlie Schlenker • Feb 13, 2018 Ralph Weisheit / WGLT Five aldermen who tried to remove the Welcoming City ordinance from the Bloomington council agenda probably did not break the law, according to a noted First Amendment and public access attorney in Illinois. YWCA, Immigration Project Team Up For Valentine's Day Consultations By Becky Fletcher • Feb 12, 2018 Matt Rourke / AP Valentine’s Day, primarily recognized as a day of love and appreciation, takes on a new meaning for couples living in fear of possible deportation. Bloomington Council Unwilling To Advance Welcoming City Ordinance By Charlie Schlenker • Dec 18, 2017 Baylee Steelman / WGLT Nearly 300 people—mostly supporters—turned out to a Bloomington City Council meeting Monday dealing with a proposed Welcoming City ordinance. Aldermen OK Brick Streets Plan; Activists Push For Immigration Ordinance By Student Reporter Baylee Steelman • Nov 28, 2017 Baylee Steelman / WGLT The advocacy group Illinois People’s Action again lobbied the Bloomington City Council on Monday for a so-called Welcoming Cities ordinance to protect immigrants. More Local Immigrants Placed In Detention: One Family's Struggle By Judith Valente • Nov 7, 2017 Courtesy of Laura Sandoval The number of illegal immigrants taken from the McLean County jail and sent to immigration detention centers has more than doubled in the past year, from 15 to 39. B-N's Immigration Project: Dreamers 'Very Nervous' About DACA By Student Reporter Dania De La Hoya & Charlie Schlenker • Sep 8, 2017 Charlie Schlenker / WGLT President Donald Trump’s reversal of the Obama-era executive order protecting young undocumented immigrants from deportation has sparked debate in the Bloomington-Normal community.