OCT 02, 2023
The Committee on Immigrant and Refugee Rights, chaired by Ald. Andre Vasquez (40) met Friday. [Erin Hegarty/The Daily Line]
Friday’s hearing on the city’s response to the more than 15,000 migrants who have been sent to Chicago in the past year turned tense at multiple points as alderpeople acknowledged the crisis is pitting the Black community against the Latino community and later in the meeting as Mayor Brandon Johnson’s floor leader hammered at Gov. JB Pritzker and state officials for not doing enough to help Chicago.
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