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Migrant encampments

Jesus Jimenez sits with his family while the District 12 police station lobby gets its daily cleaning in downtown Chicago on July 10, 2023. Manuel Martinez/WBEZ

Manuel Martinez

Migrant encampments

Jesus Jimenez sits with his family while the District 12 police station lobby gets its daily cleaning in downtown Chicago on July 10, 2023. Manuel Martinez/WBEZ

Manuel Martinez

Johnson administration lays groundwork for more migrant services

A City Council committee gives initial approval for Chicago to buy property to convert into a temporary migrant shelter.

Jesus Jimenez sits with his family while the District 12 police station lobby gets its daily cleaning in downtown Chicago on July 10, 2023. Manuel Martinez/WBEZ

Manuel Martinez

   

Reset digs into the administration’s efforts to expand services for asylum seekers. Plus, the latest on a hearing to address outrageous water bills in Chicago.

GUESTS: Mariah Woelfel, WBEZ city politics reporter

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