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CHICAGO _ Illinois has launched a bullish effort to undercut the Trump administration’s immigration detention practices and politicians and activists are taking note. A first-of-its kind ban on privately run immigration detention has begun as President Donald Trump’s threat of mass deportations looms and his administration scrambles to find more jail space. Advocates hope the Illinois law will spark consideration of other options, like increased check-ins with immigration authorities. By Sophia Tareen. UPCOMING: 1,100 words, photos.
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