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To address the migrant crisis, Chicago area advocates and Democratic lawmakers have been pushing the federal government to grant work permits.
Now the Biden Administration has granted temporary protected status for 14 thousand local Venezuelan migrants.
Ere Rendón leads immigrant justice initiatives at The Resurrection Project and joins us now. Host: Mary Dixon; Reporter: Cianna Greaves, Esther Yoon-Ji Kang