Chicago Asylum Seeker Clips – June 19, 2024

ABC Chicago: Opposition grows to Chicago migrants eviction policy for shelter stays, many ask mayor to reconsider

“The Little Village Community Council is calling for Mayor Brandon Johnson to end a policy forcing migrant families to leave city shelters after 60 days.”

Axios Chicago: Latino Caucus wants evictions halted at migrant shelters

NBC Chicago: Recent lawsuit sheds light on how Chicago migrant funds are being spent

“The latest figures from the City of Chicago’s spending dashboard shows the city has spent more than $400 million over the past two years on migrants – with the bulk of that money going to private companies that helped forge lease agreements or provided staffing for migrant shelters.”

Chicago Sun-Times: Blaring buzzer across from Pilsen shelter believed installed to annoy migrants — ‘It’s pretty awful’

Chicago Tribune: Chicago-area immigrants hopeful over Biden’s executive order that offers pathways to citizenship to spouses of US citizens (share link)

National News

CNBC: How immigrants are helping keep job growth hot while inflation cools

Politico: Biden lays down some immigration bait for Trump

“Inside Biden’s team, advisers are betting that the new policies, unveiled at the White House on Tuesday, will reignite a larger conversation about one of the most controversial chapters of the Trump era: the separation of families on the southern border.”

The Border Chronicle: This Election Year’s Top Three False Border and Immigration Narratives: A Q&A with David Bier