McHenry County State’s Attorney Partick Kenneally Argues TRUST Act Unconstitutional

Here is the motion on McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim’s behalf in the case of the illegal alien Niceforo Macedo-Hernandez now in the custody of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency: IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 22nd JUDICIAL CIRCUIT … Continue reading

Jenner & Block Law Firm Files 93-Page Brief in Support of Release of Niceforo Macedo-Hernandez from McHenry County Jail

The prominent Chicago law firm of Jenner & Block has taken over the representation of Niceforo Macedo-Hernandez, believed by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department to be an illegal alien. McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim refused to release Macedo-Hernandez, a twenty-some … Continue reading

Expect TV Trucks at the Courthouse Wednesday

Chicago television stations will probably be ringing the Courthouse Wednesday for the results of  Niceforo Hernandez-Macedo’s hearing. The 20-year Crystal Lake resident, a landscaper by occupation, but not an American citizen, was arrested domestic battery, a misdemeanor. Friday, Sheriff Bill Prim … Continue reading

David McSweeney Urges Sheriff Bill Prim to Contact U.S. Justice Department re Illegals

State Rep. David McSweeney has urged McHenry County Sheriff to ask advice from the United States Attorney Jeff sessions with regard to how to react to Governor Bruce Rauner’s signing into law a bill entitled, “The Trust Act.” Sessions opposed … Continue reading

Sheriff Issues Statement on New “Trust” Act

From McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim: Illinois Trust Act The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office would like to issue the following statement. “We have a public act less than a week old with a sweeping effect that has yet to be … Continue reading

GOP Legislators Urge Rauner to Veto Sanctuary State Bill

From the follwoing Republican legislators: Representative Allen Skillicorn, Representative David Allen Welter, Representative John Cabello, Representative Tom Morrison, Senator Kyle McCarter, and Senator Jim Oberweis all urge Governor Bruce Rauner to veto the Sanctuary State Bill, Senate Bill 31. Governor … Continue reading

ICE Catches 2003 Stateville Escapee

A press release from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement: ICE arrests Mexican fugitive in Atlanta wanted for escape from Illinois prison ATLANTA – A Fugitive Operations Team assigned to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) … Continue reading

CL Woman Gets Over Four Years for $1.1 Million in Fraudulent Income Tax Refunds, Scheme Involved McHenry, Marengo and Popular Grove Folks, One to be Deported

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: Crystal Lake Woman Sentenced to 55 Months in Federal Prison for Mail Fraud ROCKFORD — A Crystal Lake woman was sentenced today in federal court by U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Kapala … Continue reading

Prim Says Jail Rental Program Exceeding Expectations

At the McHenry County Board meeting, Sheriff Bill Prim revealed that his office is “well on the way to hitting and exceeding our benchmarks” for the rental of jail space to outside agencies, primarily the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency … Continue reading

C’ville Sham Marriage Arranger, Then Customs Officer, Convicted

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: Kane County Woman Convicted of Witness Tampering for Hindering a Federal Investigation into Sham Marriage CHICAGO — A Kane County woman was convicted of witness tampering today for impeding a wide-ranging federal … Continue reading

Committee Approves Six-Month ICE Extension

At nine months on the job, Sheriff Bill Prim is asking McHenry County Board permission for a six months longer to decide on whether to keep housing Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainees in the McHenry County Jail. He gained … Continue reading

473 Illegals Went from County Jail to ICE over 53-Months

With national media talking about President Barack Obama thinking hard about using Executive Branch powers to address immigration reform, I asked the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office to provide information about the number of people who went from the County Jail … Continue reading

Sheriff Purchasing New Bus for Alien Transport That May End Next Year

Although Sheriff Keith Nygren spent about a half an hour last Tuesday unsuccessfully trying to convince the McHenry County Board that the taxpayers were not losing money on his beloved contract to house illegal aliens, he is still planning to … Continue reading

For Those Who Think You Cannot Influence Congress – Alert of Blog Friend Find re “Unaccompanied Alien Children” Prompts Unanswerable Questions from Homeland Security

A note from Congressman Randy Hultgren concerning the developing “unaccompanied alien children” crisis in the United States.  I forwarded the January Request for Proposal from Homeland Security which a Friend of McHenry County Blog sent. The date of the RFP … Continue reading

“Unaccompanied Alien Children” – January 2014 RFP

The following information was uncovered by a friend of McHenry County Blog from a January 29, 2014, Request for Proposal from ICE, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement part of the Department of Homeland Security: “ICE [Immigration and Customs Enforcement] is … Continue reading

DHS Memo on “Unaccompanied Alien Children”

When Congressman Randy Hultgren sent out his press release on the probable settlement in Illinois of unaccompanied children crossing the Mexican border, it mentioned a memo from the U.S. Department of Human Services. I asked for a copy. You can … Continue reading

“Unaccompanied Children” Crossing Mexican Border May End Up in Illinois

A press release from Congressman Randy Hultgren: Hultgren Concerned Illinois Targeted for Receiving Influx of Immigrant Border Children Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren (IL-14) today issued a statement on the situation involving an influx of Unaccompanied Alien Children … Continue reading

Multi-Million Dollar Annual Subsidizing of Fed’s Housing of Illegal Aliens & Others at the McHenry County Jail – Part 2

Yesterday, based on McHenry County Sheriff’s Department figures organized by $60,000 consultant Joseph Summerill, McHenry County Blog pointed out that over a five-year period, Sheriff Keith Nygren’s program to house illegal aliens and prisoners in the McHenry County Jail cost … Continue reading