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Women sort through bags of donated clothes in front of the 12th District Chicago Police station where immigrant families are being provided refuge on July 14, 2023.

Women sort through bags of donated clothes in front of the 12th District Chicago Police station where immigrant families are being provided refuge on July 14, 2023.

Manuel Martinez

Women sort through bags of donated clothes in front of the 12th District Chicago Police station where immigrant families are being provided refuge on July 14, 2023.

Women sort through bags of donated clothes in front of the 12th District Chicago Police station where immigrant families are being provided refuge on July 14, 2023.

Manuel Martinez

A volunteer group aims to keep migrants in Chicago safe

For nearly a year, thousands of migrants have been transported to Chicago by bus from border states like Texas. A lack of adequate housing and services in the city has left these individuals and families susceptible to dangers, including abuse and exploitation. Host: Mary Dixon; Reporter: Cianna Greaves

Women sort through bags of donated clothes in front of the 12th District Chicago Police station where immigrant families are being provided refuge on July 14, 2023.

Manuel Martinez

 

For nearly a year, thousands of migrants have been transported to Chicago by bus from border states like Texas. A lack of adequate housing and services in the city has left these individuals and families susceptible to dangers, including abuse and exploitation.