Chicago Asylum Seeker Clips – May 29, 2024

NBC Chicago and Telemundo Chicago: ‘So many people in tents’: New documentary follows migrant families’ struggles, triumphs in Chicago

“Desde Cero: The Migrant Journey in Chicago,” an hour-long documentary from NBC Chicago and Telemundo Chicago, explores the human side of the city’s crisis.

Chicago Tribune: Notes of home: A Civic Orchestra of Chicago Venezuelan fellow brings music to migrants (gift link)

Chicago Sun-Times: Illinois House ekes out $53.1 billion budget after floor theatrics

“Just like the Senate debate, some House Republicans complained that the budget prioritizes the migrant crisis and the undocumented — $182 million for migrants and $440 million in healthcare costs for undocumented people — over Illinois citizens.”

El País English: Chicago struggles to cope with mass influx of migrants sent from Texas

Latino Policy Forum (press release): Illinois General Assembly Approves Work Permits for All Resolution

Daily Herald (submitted content): ‘Uncaged’ exhibit at St. Charles church features artwork by detained migrant children