Emanuel defends refuge plan for 1,000 immigrant children
BY FRAN SPIELMAN City Hall Reporter July 30, 2014 4:46PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration can't explain how it rehired two former city employees fired by the Daley administration and placed on the city's "Do-not-hire" list. | Rich Hein~Sun-Times file photo
Updated: September 1, 2014 8:04AM
Citing his immigrant grandfather’s frightening flight from the pogroms of Eastern Europe, Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday defended his decision to open the city’s arms to 1,000 unaccompanied immigrant children fleeing violence in Central America. READ MORE.