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Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker presses Biden for federal assistance amid 'humanitarian crisis' caused by migrant influx

Posted on AllSides October 2nd, 2023
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In a letter to President Joe Biden, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker called for the federal government to assist the state as it grapples with a "humanitarian crisis" due to an influx of migrants. "But as the numbers being transported to Chicago are accelerating, the humanitarian crisis is overwhelming our ability to provide aid to the refugee population. Unfortunately, the welcome and aid Illinois has been providing to these asylum seekers has not been matched with support by the federal government. Most critically, the federal government's lack of intervention and coordination...

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