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Leone Beach Field House In Rogers Park Converted To Shelter For Migrants Bused From Texas

The oldest lakefront building in the city will temporarily serve as an emergency housing shelter to help the over 2,000 asylum seekers brought to Chicago from Texas.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

750 Migrants Have Come To Chicago From Texas So Far. Here’s How To Help Them

Mayor Lori Lightfoot has said Chicago will need help to shelter and care for the migrants as they build lives in the city or prepare to move elsewhere.

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The Chicago Chef Behind ‘Taste For The Homeless’ Is Now Cooking Free Food For Migrants Arriving From Texas

Michael "Chef Mike" Airhart said he'll keep helping refugees, he said: "This is our kind of town. This is what Chicago does for anybody who comes and needs help."

Citywide

Pritzker Declares State Of Emergency To Fast Track Housing, Medical Care And More For Texas Migrants Bused To Chicago

About 500 migrants have arrived in Chicago since the end of August, and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott shows no sign of stopping his "political stunt," local officials said.

Downtown

Texas Governor Is ‘Sowing Chaos’ By Sending Migrants To Chicago Without Helping Local Officials, Pritzker Says

Governors typically collaborate across states, but Abbott's administration is refusing to reply when Illinois asks about migrants, Gov. JB Pritzker said: "This is all a political game for Gov. Abbott — and, frankly, it's cruel."

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