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Illinois pumping $250M in taxpayer funds to help illegal migrants in Chicago

Posted on AllSides February 16th, 2024
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The state of Illinois and Cook County have announced plans to allocate up to an additional $252 million to house, feed and provide other services to illegal immigrants arriving in Chicago this year – although Chicago's progressive Mayor Brandon Johnson appears to be holding out on committing more funds to the ongoing crisis, at least for now. Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker has pledged around $182 million while Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has committed up to $70 million more for the joint funding plan to ensure migrants sent to...

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