Mayor says Chicago will remain a sanctuary city

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CHICAGO -- Mayor Rahm Emanuel says Chicago will remain a sanctuary city.

Sanctuary cities are ones where police are not required to notify customs and immigration officials if they encounter undocumented immigrants.

President elect Trump said Sunday that deportations would begin immediately of undocumented immigrants with criminal records.

Health officials in Illinois say calls to crisis centers and suicide hotlines across the state have gone up more than 200 percent since the election.

There are 37 sanctuary cities around the country.