- Provide critical protection from deportation for Illinois residents by preventing local police from stopping, searching, or arresting anyone based solely on that person’s immigration status;
- Uphold basic requirements under our Bill of Rights by requiring a warrant issued by a judge before anyone can be arrested and jailed for immigration purposes;
- Ensure that local residents can interact with police without fear that they will end up in deportation proceedings
ICIRR’s Statement: VICTORY: Governor Rauner will sign the Illinois TRUST Act on August 28!
ABC7: Governor Expected to sign Bill Protecting Undocumented Victims of and Witnesses to Crime
Telemundo: Gobernador Rauner firmará el “Trust Act”
The Atlantic: Don’t Call Illinois a ‘Sanctuary State’
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