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Black residents torch Chicago lawmakers over $51 million funding to house migrants: 'Enough is enough'

Posted on AllSides June 3rd, 2023
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Chicago City Council

Several Black residents in Chicago slammed city leadership this week for allocating more than $50 million to house illegal immigrants in their communities rather than addressing the needs of citizens.

Tensions flared during the Wednesday night Chicago City Council meeting shortly before the council voted 34-13 in favor of setting aside $51 million to house the thousands of migrants sent to the city from the border by Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott.

After leading a chant of "Black Lives Matter," a woman named Carolyn Ruff urged the council to vote down the...

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