The Biden administration announcement last week included only Venezuelans arriving before August. Thousands of Venezuelans have arrived since then, and many who arrived before and since are from …
Juan González is a senior fellow at the Great Cities Institute at the University of Illinois Chicago. He says U.S. foreign policy is key to understanding why migrants flee to the city.
The administration says it’s looking into whether it can staff the tent camps with local organizations once they are built.
Venezuelan migrants in the U.S. as of July 31 can sign up for Temporary Protected Status. Homeland Security officials estimate that roughly 472,000 more people will now be eligible for work permits.
The contract doesn’t mention specific sites for the giant camps, and none have been chosen, according to Mayor Brandon Johnson’s press secretary Ronnie Reese.
Chicago isn’t the first city to propose a mega-tent migrant shelter. New York opened one Wednesday.
A year since the first buses of migrants arrived in Chicago, the journey to asylum for Vannessa Olivera, others is just beginning
More than 13,000 immigrants have arrived since Texas Gov. Greg Abbott started sending them away on buses — so far 197 of them coming to the Chicago area.
Carolina and Abraham join thousands of others arriving in Chicago over the last year from Latin America. On Monday, the boy made it to fourth grade.
Thousands of new English-learning students joined CPS last year. Thousands more are expected this year. CPS is trying to find a way to reach them all.
Forest Glen man gives out free clothes to migrants outside his home: ‘How could I not do something?’
Frank Schmeda realized that most of the migrants had very few belongings. He set up a table with a sign saying ‘gratis’— free in Spanish — and started leaving clothes and shoes daily.