Chicago Asylum Seeker Clips – June 4, 2024

CBS News: Long delays, hurdles persist for asylum seekers in Chicago looking for work permits

South Side Weekly: Developer’s Plans for St. Adalbert Remain Vague

“I’m very happy and glad to see our leaders thinking about developing housing to help [asylum seekers],” said Johannes Favi, deputy director of the Illinois Community for Displaced Immigrants.

The Christian Chronicle: Church food pantries respond to increased need amid migrant surge

Churches of Christ in Chicago look past the politics and focus on serving new arrivals from Latin America, Ukraine and beyond.

National News

CNN: Biden expected to unveil immigration order severely limiting asylum-seeker crossings
New York Times: Biden Is Expected to Sign Order Letting Him Seal Border With Mexico

Associated Press/Chicago Sun-Times: Biden prepares an order that would shut down asylum if a daily average of 2,500 migrants arrive