Immigration Raid at O’Hare Airport; Last of Jena Six Pleads ‘Not Guilty’

By The News Nov 08, 2007

Immigration Raid at Chicago Airport Leads to Arrests 23 undocumented workers, who gained access to fake ID badges in order to allow them to work at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, have been arrested and are facing state felony charges for possession of fraudulent state identification. Chicago Sun Times Clinton Defends Her Stance on Immigration Amidst Further Criticism In an interview with CNN’s Candy Crowley, Clinton once again evaded a question asking if she supported granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants. The Presidential Race continues to get ugly as Clinton’s opponents attack her apparent inability to be straightforward on the issue of immigration. Washington Post FBI Investigates Noose in a New Orlean’s Public Works Department A complaint by a black employee has led to an FBI investigation of a noose display in the office of the New Orlean’s of the Supervisor Public Works Department. The investigation goes on amidst already heightened racial tension in the state of Louisiana. International Herald Tribune Last of Jena Six Pleads ‘Not Guilty’ Bryant Purvis, 18, who was initially charged with attempted second-degree murder, saw his sentence reduced to charges of second degree-aggravated battery and conspiracy. Purvis’ trial is set for March of next year. He pled ‘Not Guilty’ on his reduced sentence. International Herald Tribune