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U.S. Supreme Court columns
J. Scott Applewhite / AP

A Supreme Court scholar at Illinois State University said the two rulings this week in support of LGBTQ rights and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) may show how justices can sometimes be swayed by popular opinion.

DACA supporters stand in front of Supreme Court
Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP

Immigration rights advocates in McLean County are cheering Thursday's Supreme Court ruling that blocks the Trump administration's effort to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

ISU Students Demonstrate For Welcoming Campus

Mar 26, 2018
Judith Valente / WGLT

With the American flag flying in the background, a group of about 30 Illinois State University students demonstrated Monday in front of the Hovey Hall administration building to press university officials to make ISU an official "welcoming campus."

Baylee Steelman/WGLT

Here are the top stories we covered this week (Sept. 4-8, 2017) on WGLT and WGLT.org.

Charlie Schlenker / WGLT

President Donald Trump’s reversal of the Obama-era executive order protecting young undocumented immigrants from deportation has sparked debate in the Bloomington-Normal community.

Dania De La Hoya / WGLT

Local opponents of President Donald Trump’s decision to end an Obama-era program for young immigrants turned up the volume Thursday, with new protests planned over the next few days.