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ICE Wants To Show Public How To Arrest Immigrants With ‘Citizens Academy’ — But Locals Are Fighting To Stop ‘Xenophobic PR Stunt’

The six-week Civilians Academy includes courses on "defensive tactics, firearms familiarization and targeted arrests" and a visit to an immigration detention center.

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Albany Park Group Offering Thanksgiving Care Baskets To Families Mourning Relatives Lost To Violence, Coronavirus

The baskets will include food items, knickknacks and sympathy cards. “There’s a lot of need for this in Albany Park,” said Dalia Aragon, Israel’s Gifts of Hope's co-founder.

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$94 Million Property Tax Hike Is Coming After Divided Council Votes Yes

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s 2021 pandemic budget and tax hike were approved Tuesday in the closest budget vote since the 1980s.