Rodriquez likely won’t stand trial

By:  Diane Benjamin The Jose Rodriquez case had a hearing today concerning the accident that killed Corey Cottrell. The State’s Attorney wanted a September trial, the judge set another hearing for September 11th so Jose could be present.  He is currently in ICE detention in Wisconsin. ICE will probably deport Rodriquez before he stands trial.  […]

Rodriguez had a deportation order

By:  Diane Benjamin It is official – Jose Rodriguez in an illegal alien.  Catch and release policies allowed him to be free in this country since 2013.  Of course he didn’t show up for his court date. STATEMENT: (on the record from Nicole Alberico as an ICE spokesperson) On June 23, 2019, deportation officers with […]

Miscellaneous

By:  Diane Benjamin Homeland Security has not issued a valid retainer for Jose Rodriguez.  They knew when they sent one signed by an immigration officer instead of a judge it wasn’t valid in Illinois because former REPUBLICAN Governor Rauner signed the Trust Act. I looked up who voted to make Illinois a sanctuary State, none […]

Rauner did this – Homeland Security

By:  Diane Benjamin When Jose Rodriguez was arrested last week for the fatal accident his fingerprints were run through the FBI database.  That tipped off Homeland Security who issued an immigration detainer for him. Because Illinois’ former governor signed the Trust Act, McLean County could not hold him for ICE.  The retainer was signed by […]