Chicago’s Migrant Crisis Intensifies as Tent Cities Emerge
Since August of 2022, Chicago has been sent more than 24,000 asylum seekers, primarily Venezuelans fleeing political and economic turmoil. Grassroots efforts from nonprofits are trying to help the transition.
A Cry for Better Housing: Protesters Challenge Chicago’s Tent Cities
As temperatures fall and Chicago officials struggle to house asylum-seeking migrants, safety concerns rise over providing hundreds of asylum-seekers sleeping outside police districts with safe and warm housing.