Chicago Asylum Seeker Clips – June 24, 2024

FYI: WTTW will hold a screening and discussion event for their new series, “Firsthand: Homeless – The Migrant Experience”, on July 10, 2024 at the WTTW studios. RSVP here

Special Report from the Chicago Sun-Times: Why we traveled to Toronto to learn about immigration 

“This spring, the Chicago Sun-Times traveled to Toronto to explore how the country’s approach to immigration differs from the U.S., where it is a highly debated and politicized issue.”

WBEZ – Chicago’s migrant shelter population down by more than half since evictions began this spring

WBEZ, Reset with Sasha Ann-Simons – The immigrant experience in Canada

WTTW – “Firsthand: Homeless – The Migrant Experience.”

NBC Chicago – Lawsuit shows how MIGRANT FUNDS are being spent in Chicago

Arlington Cardinal – Thieves Arrested in Arlington Heights Reside at ‘Standard Club’ Migrant Center in Downtown Chicago

Chicago Tribune – Biden’s 2 steps on immigration could reframe how US voters see a major political problem for him

National News

The Hill – Trump suggests migrants form fight club

NPR – Biden’s executive actions on immigration send mixed signals

La Verdad Juárez – More migrants in Juárez shelters, on streets after Biden’s asylum restrictions

Vanity Fair: The Global Crisis That No Border Crackdown Can Fix 

Barron’s – ‘Suffocating Heat’: Body Of US-bound Migrant Recovered At Mexico Border