Maywood to Discuss Sanctuary City Ordinance at Tonight’s LLOC Meeting, March 15

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews The Maywood Board of Trustees will consider adopting either a “Sanctuary City” ordinance or a “Welcoming Resolution” at a Legal, License and Ordinance Committee (LLOC) meeting tonight, Wednesday, March 15, 7 p.m., at Council Chambers, 125 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood. Last month, the board directed  village attorney Michael Jurusik to provide information on the … Continue reading Maywood to Discuss Sanctuary City Ordinance at Tonight’s LLOC Meeting, March 15

Melrose Park Mayor Refuses to Let Trustees Answer Questions on Welcoming Proposal

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Supporters of a proposed welcoming ordinance that would “draw a firm line between police and [U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement], disentangling the criminal and immigration system,” according to a flyer circulated by the nonprofit PASO — West Suburban Action Project, were back in force at a March 13 regular meeting of the Melrose Park Board … Continue reading Melrose Park Mayor Refuses to Let Trustees Answer Questions on Welcoming Proposal

D89 Superintendent Pens Immigration-Related Letter to Families

District 89 Supt. David Negron released a letter to students, parents and families on March 8 reinforcing some of the district’s immigration-related policies. | File  Wednesday, March 8, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Maywood-Melrose Park-Broadview District 89 Superintendent David Negron released a pointed letter addressed to parents, families and students today. It was related to “local and national events surrounding immigration and refugees.” Negron … Continue reading D89 Superintendent Pens Immigration-Related Letter to Families