- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Broadway Armory’s Summer Programs Will Continue As City Eyes Facility For Possible Migrant Shelter, Alderwoman Says
The Broadway Armory, which houses senior and teen centers, is one of many sites being considered as an emergency shelter as the city struggles to house incoming asylum seekers.
Man Dies Inside City’s Temporary Migrant Shelter In Woodlawn, Prompting Death Investigation
The 27-year-old man was unresponsive when officers arrived and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
400 Migrants Will Move Into Daley College This Weekend, But Some Neighbors Oppose City’s Plan
Neighbors for and against the city's plan spoke up during Thursday's meeting, which remained mostly peaceful.
One-Day Donation Drive Will Collect Items For Migrants On Northwest Side
Personal hygiene products, food and water are among the items most in need for the Monday donation drive.
City Council Approves $51 Million In Funding To Support Migrants After Dramatic Vote
The $51 million in funds is intended for staffing, food, transportation and legal services at temporary shelters.
300 Migrants Move Into Dunning’s Wright College For Summer
Families staying at Wright College plan to be there until the beginning of August, city officials said last week.
City Funding To Support Migrants Stalls After Alds. Beale, Lopez And Napolitano Block It
City Council was expected to earmark $51 million to help newly arrived migrants, but three alderpeople delayed the vote.
Northwest Side College Gym Set To Become A Temporary Migrant Shelter — But Neighbors Divided At Chaotic Meeting
When people spoke up in favor of the shelter and asked how to help migrants, some in the crowd shouted things like, "Give them the keys to your house," and "Turn the buses around."
Forced To Confront Migrant Crisis Daily, Chicago Police Officers Step Up To Help With No Guidance From City
The disruption at stations has created a juggling of duties for officers, some of whom feel frustrated there's still no word from the city about what they should do.
As Chicago Struggled With Migrant Crisis, City Council’s Immigration Committee Didn’t Meet For More Than A Year
By the time the committee finally convened, families in need were sleeping on police station floors. Even then, the committee didn't take action.
As Albany Park Church Takes In Migrants, Its Pastor Urges Others In The City To Do The Same
Five families moved into private rooms at Christ Lutheran Church this month. "I can't stress how grateful I am for all of these people for helping us get to this point," one woman said.
Dunning’s Wright College Could Become Temporary Migrant Shelter
Ald. Nick Sposato said he was told about the plans as officials try to find more space for migrants, but it's not final. He wants a community meeting before moving forward.
Venezuelan Refugees Living In South Side Police Station Find Peace By Volunteering At Community Garden Nearby
Far South Side neighbors opened the community garden so migrants at the nearby police station had a place to unwind. Then some migrants began to pitch in.
On Visits To Migrant Shelters, Mayor Brandon Johnson Vows To Support New Arrivals — And Existing Residents
Johnson said efforts are underway to foster conversations where there's been pushback to temporary shelters, like in Woodlawn and South Shore.
Respite Center For Migrants Opens At Little Village’s Piotrowski Park; Park Programs Moved To Nearby School
Ald. Mike Rodriguez (22nd) said the park was chosen because of its proximity to schools and nonprofits, and because Little Village is a predominantly immigrant, Spanish-speaking community.
South Shore Neighbors Sue To Stop City From Opening Temporary Migrant Shelter At Old High School
Residents have shouted down plans for the school, blasted the city for its poor communication around a growing "humanitarian crisis" and said leaders systemically ignore neighbors' needs in the mostly Black community.
With No Help From City, Pilsen Alderman, Neighbors Move Migrants From Overcrowded Police Station Into Shelter They Built
The police station in Pilsen is so crowded with migrants that they are being forced to stay outside all day. “The city must act with a plan. This is just inhumane," Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez said.
Lightfoot Planea Convertir El Antiguo Instituto South Shore En Albergue Para Inmigrantes Mientras Llegan Más Autobuses
El plan llega después de que la puesta en marcha con poca antelación de un refugio para inmigrantes en el vecino Woodlawn provocara meses de indignación. Las autoridades celebrarán una reunión sobre el plan el jueves.
Texas Volverá A Enviar Migrantes En Autobús A Chicago El Lunes, Lo Que Creará Una “Crisis Humanitaria”, Según Lightfoot
La alcaldesa Lori Lightfoot ha dicho que la ciudad ya no tiene espacio suficiente para los inmigrantes que están aquí, y que la respuesta a los problemas en la frontera no es enviar a la gente en autobús a Chicago.
McCormick Place, Navy Pier Won’t Be Used To House Migrants, Lightfoot Says
"It doesn't make any sense to shut down McCormick Place and Navy Pier, that are huge economic drivers in the city, that have conventions and meetings already booked out through next year," Mayor Lori Lightfoot said.