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Mayor Johnson touts Chicago being more 'open and quite accommodating' to migrants than other blue cities

Posted on AllSides March 22nd, 2024
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Democratic Mayor Brandon Johnson touted Chicago as being more "open and quite accommodating" to illegal immigrants compared to other blue cities while admitting that its position is "unsustainable." 

During a press conference on Wednesday, Johnson was asked about the city's temporary shelter policy for migrants being bussed to Chicago from the southern border, stressing the reality of "restraints" of city resources.

That said, he appeared to take a victory lap over how generous Chicago has been versus his liberal counterparts.   

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