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After The Buses: Meet The Migrants At The Center Of Texas’ Manufactured Crisis

Block Club Chicago and Borderless Magazine followed 10 of the thousands of Venezuelan migrants sent to Chicago as part of Texas Gov. Abbott’s political stunt this year.

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A Young Father Survived A Deadly Journey To Provide For His Family. The Danger Didn’t End Once He Arrived In Chicago

Nolram Cardozo came to a shelter housing hundreds of single men. He made friends and found temp work, but his path took a turn for the worst when he was hospitalized.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Young Venezuelan Struggles To Build A Life And Pay Off Debt Of His Journey To America

Maikel Jose Tineo was hopeful about his new life in Chicago. But since he’s arrived, he's been stiffed by a job and watched his friend rushed to the emergency room. Now, he’s wondering if he should stay.

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A Young Venezuelan Dreamed Of Being A Baseball Player. In Chicago, He Found A New Passion Behind A Camera

Jesus David Lucena Castillo has spent more than five years separated from his family. During Día de los Muertos, a friendly encounter changed his course in the city.

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A Venezuelan Father’s Fight To Earn A Living For His Family: ‘I Was Tired Of Not Being Able To Provide For Them’

Denis “Omar” Covis traveled more than 3,000 miles to find a job that would support his pregnant wife and children.

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A Family’s Search For Home Again After Leaving Venezuela For Chicago

After years of living as migrants, Tomás Alvarado and Carmen Ollarves are starting over in Chicago with their young daughter.

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A Young Venezuelan Had Never Heard Of Chicago. Now, He’s Starting A Life Here

Jhopsef Stiven spent years hopping countries in search of a better life. He’s one of thousands of migrants starting over in Chicago with no family or knowledge of the city.

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A Venezuelan Father Came To America In Pursuit Of A Better Job To Support His Family. But He Had To Leave His Young Daughter Behind

Yorvi Sánchez found friends in Chicago, but he isn’t looking forward to Christmas without his 7-year-old daughter. "Being able to help them from here is the whole reason I came here,” he said.

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A Young Venezuelan Had A Simple Dream To Make Money And Travel. He Was On His Own For The First Time In His Life

After being separated from his family at the border, Delwuins was alone for months in a suburban hotel with little to do. Without a car or work permit, his options to make money were limited.

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