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Migrants waiting to be picked up by the U.S. Border Patrol under an international bridge in Eagle Pass, Texas, earlier this month.

Migrants waiting to be picked up by the U.S. Border Patrol under an international bridge in Eagle Pass, Texas, earlier this month.

Migrants waiting to be picked up by the U.S. Border Patrol under an international bridge in Eagle Pass, Texas, earlier this month.

Migrants waiting to be picked up by the U.S. Border Patrol under an international bridge in Eagle Pass, Texas, earlier this month.

What life is like for migrants who landed in Chicago

More than three months after the first bus of asylum seekers arrived from the Texas border to Chicago, journalists from Block Club Chicago and Borderless Magazine interviewed them on how it’s going and if they think the journey was worth it. Reset gets an update on their experiences and what legal challenges get in the way of being able to find employment and send money home to their families. GUESTS: Madison Savedra, Southwest Side reporter for Block Club Chicago Nicole Hallett, director, Immigrants’ Rights Clinic, University of Chicago Law School

Migrants waiting to be picked up by the U.S. Border Patrol under an international bridge in Eagle Pass, Texas, earlier this month.

   

More than three months after the first bus of asylum seekers arrived from the Texas border to Chicago, journalists from Block Club Chicago and Borderless Magazine interviewed them on how it’s going and if the new arrivals think the journey was worth it. 

Reset gets an update on their experiences and what legal challenges get in the way of being able to find employment and send money home to their families. 

GUESTS: Madison Savedra, Southwest Side reporter for Block Club Chicago
Nicole Hallett, director, Immigrants’ Rights Clinic, University of Chicago Law School

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