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migrant at Chicago City Life Center

Carolina Gonzalez of Venezuala carries supplies into the Chicago City Life Center Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023, where migrants who were living at police stations are now staying. Chicago now limits stays at city-run shelters to 60 days. However, a WBEZ analysis shows that most migrants stay in shelter longer than 60 days.

Erin Hooley

migrant at Chicago City Life Center

Carolina Gonzalez of Venezuala carries supplies into the Chicago City Life Center Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023, where migrants who were living at police stations are now staying. Chicago now limits stays at city-run shelters to 60 days. However, a WBEZ analysis shows that most migrants stay in shelter longer than 60 days.

Erin Hooley

Burke trial jury deliberations resume, migrant boy dies and more Chicago politics news

The five-year-old boy who died was living in a Pilsen shelter that’s been the subject of complaints about crowded, unsanitary conditions.

Carolina Gonzalez of Venezuala carries supplies into the Chicago City Life Center Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023, where migrants who were living at police stations are now staying. Chicago now limits stays at city-run shelters to 60 days. However, a WBEZ analysis shows that most migrants stay in shelter longer than 60 days.

Erin Hooley

   

The fate of ex-Alderman Ed Burke is in the hands of a jury in his public corruption trial. Meanwhile, Chicago officials continue to struggle to house and support newly arrived migrants.

Reset gets the latest on city politics.

GUESTS: Mariah Woelfel, WBEZ city politics reporter

Tessa Weinberg, WBEZ city government and politics reporter

Tessa Weinberg, WBEZ city government and politics reporter

who died was living in a Pilsen shelter that’s been the subject of complaints about crowded, unsanitary conditions.

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