It's ironic that a pregnant Susana Chinchilla was turned away from
the Thompson Center because she didn't have a valid I.D.
Chinchilla, a Salvadoran who is facing deportation, was supposed to speak at a press conference in
the 15th floor Blue Room to support an upcoming
bill that will reform the controversial "Secure Communities" federal immigration program. But Chinchilla never got upstairs. She is a mom from South Holland who was arrested for allegedly running a stop sign on her way to buy medicine for her sick 3-year-old son who is a