Immigrant Kids Arriving In Chicago Shelters Sick And Traumatized | WBEZ
Skip to main content

WBEZ Updates

Immigrant Kids Arriving In Chicago Shelters Sick And Traumatized

Immigrant kids are arriving in Chicago shelters sick and traumatized, according to a new report from ProPublica Illinois.

Reporters there talked to officials at the shelters, who say they’re seeing a spike in contagious diseases unlike anything they’ve seen before.

Jodi Cohen is one of the ProPublica reporters who broke the story. She spoke with WBEZ's Melba Lara.

Get the WBEZ App

Download the best live and on-demand public radio experience. Find out more.

CLOSE X