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Chicago’s inhumane migrant evictions are a symptom of a bigger problem

Posted on AllSides March 28th, 2024
From The Left
Immigration, Immigration Reform, Chicago, Migrants, Evictions
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ANALYSIS

Chicago’s decision to move forward with a controversial migrant eviction proposal is underscoring ongoing gaps in immigration policy that continue to exist across the country — and the inhumane quick fixes that are being used in the meantime.

Earlier this month, Chicago began evicting migrants from homeless shelters after Mayor Brandon Johnson instituted a policy stating that people must leave these centers after 60 days. The goal, Johnson has said, is to incentivize migrants to find permanent housing and to free up space in these shelters, which have become overwhelmed past their breaking points in...

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