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Migrants bused to Chicago need permanent housing, advocates say

Donated shoes are organized at a makeshift shelter in Denver, Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. Over the past month, nearly 4,000 immigrants, almost all Venezuelans, have arrived unannounced in the frigid city, with nowhere to stay and sometimes wearing T-shirts and flip-flops. In response, Denver converted three recreation centers into emergency shelters for migrants and paid for families with children to stay at hotels, allocating $3 million to deal with the influx. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert)

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Migrants bused to Chicago need permanent housing, advocates say

Donated shoes are organized at a makeshift shelter in Denver, Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. Over the past month, nearly 4,000 immigrants, almost all Venezuelans, have arrived unannounced in the frigid city, with nowhere to stay and sometimes wearing T-shirts and flip-flops. In response, Denver converted three recreation centers into emergency shelters for migrants and paid for families with children to stay at hotels, allocating $3 million to deal with the influx. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert)

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Migrants bused to Chicago need permanent housing, advocates say

A recent protest by some aldermen outside a temporary housing facility for migrants bused from the southern border highlights the need for permanent housing for the nearly 4,000 asylum seekers that have arrived since late summer. Reset gets the latest from advocates who have been working to find a permanent solution. GUESTS: Reverend Sandra Castillo, retired priest in the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago, serves as the chair of the diocese’s Sanctuary Task Force Ere Rendon, vice president of immigrant justice, The Resurrection Project

Donated shoes are organized at a makeshift shelter in Denver, Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. Over the past month, nearly 4,000 immigrants, almost all Venezuelans, have arrived unannounced in the frigid city, with nowhere to stay and sometimes wearing T-shirts and flip-flops. In response, Denver converted three recreation centers into emergency shelters for migrants and paid for families with children to stay at hotels, allocating $3 million to deal with the influx. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert)

Thomas Peipert/AP

   

Nearly 4,000 asylum seekers have arrived in Chicago since late summer, and finding housing for them has been a challenge. 

 Reset gets the latest from advocates who have been working to find a permanent solution. 

GUESTS: Reverend Sandra Castillo, retired priest in the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago, serves as the chair of the diocese’s Sanctuary Task Force 

Ere Rendon, vice president of immigrant justice, The Resurrection Project

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