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Ill. Senate panel OKs immigration detainer bill

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Legislation that could alter how some immigrants in Illinois are jailed has received backing from a state Senate panel, but the measure isn't expected to resurface for months. The Senate Executive Committee approved a plan Wednesday that would stop honoring so-called immigration detainers. Detainers allow immigrants to be jailed without probable cause at the request of...

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