# Migrant crisis
Chicago Mayor Blames Crime Surge, Rapidly Growing Migrant Crisis on Lightfoot & Far Right Extremism
Mayor Johnson says he 'inherited' city's disastrous migrant crisis, violent crime rate, with right-wing extremists trying to create turmoil, chaos to target black mayor. Chicago's Mayor Brandon Johnson attributed the city's decline, marked by a surge in crime and a burgeoning migrant crisis, to his predecessor Lori Lightfoot and what he termed as 'right-wing extremism.' The mayor, unveiling a new initiative to address the escalating migrant problem, asserted that he inherited the crisis six months ago and outlined plans to move migrants from police stations to more dignified shelters.
Governor Abbott Bussed Nearly 70,000 Migrants to Sanctuary Cities and Will Send More
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has bussed close to 70,000 migrants to sanctuary cities. He wants to send more migrants to these cities where some have struggled managing supporting these migrants.
19,100 Migrants Bound For Texas Stranded Due to Border Closure
On Monday, there were over 19,100 illegal migrants in custody along the Texas border. The migrants caused a temporary closure of vehicles in the Eagle Pass area, just south of San Antonio.
City Moved Asylum Seekers Into Upstate In May And The Long-Living Guests Are Still Peaceful There
On a Saturday in May, amid a dispute over New York City's new strategy for handling an intensifying problem, the first busses arrived and dropped off passengers at a hotel in the town of Newburgh.
Migrant train headed to U.S border as unprecedented numbers enter since President Biden took office
[ U.S Politics] The clatter of freight trains echoing through the Mexican countryside carries with it more than just cargo. According to Fox News reporting, a train carrying hundreds of migrants is heading towards the U.S border.
Train Packed with Migrants Heading to US Southern Border
In recent weeks, a video capturing a cargo train filled with migrants making its way toward the US southern border has gone viral. The footage depicts a perilous journey undertaken by hundreds of individuals seeking refuge and a better life in the United States. Despite the risks and challenges, these migrants bravely embark on a 750-mile trip from central Mexico to the border, defying warnings to "not come" from US officials. This article delves into the details of this alarming situation, shedding light on the motivations of these migrants and the obstacles they face along the way.
Texas Troopers and Border Patrol Save Drowning Migrants in Eagle Pass
Texas State Troopers and Border Patrol agents heroically saved migrants, including children, from drowning during an illegal crossing near Eagle Pass. Eagle Pass declared a state of emergency following the mass influx of migrants, which has put a strain on the city's resources.
Oak Park's Response to the Migrant Crisis, A Test of Progressive Values
Suburban Oak Park faces challenges extending helping hand amid migrant crisis. Oak Park, a western suburb of Chicago, is grappling with the complexities of the ongoing migrant crisis. Pastor Ole Schenk of United Lutheran Church in Oak Park reflects on the community's progressive values being put to the test in recent days.
Long Island City NYCHA Residents And Migrants Face Grave Food Insecurity Amid Major City Cut Backs
QUEENS - Tammy Waters, a longtime resident of the Queensbridge public housing development, enjoyed a Thanksgiving meal inside the nearby Jacob Riis Neighborhood Settlement on Saturday.
(Opinion) Back To Venezuela: Is Life In The U.S. difficult without a leg up?
This post includes content written by AI to refine the writer's article. While a number of U.S. citizens witness the efforts of the government to give illegal migrants a leg up in the United States, various issues are being observed with the process. One of which is the lack of stability some illegal migrants are facing now that they're on this side of the border, particularly in Chicago.
Governor Abbott's Fight for Border Security
Illegal immigrants crossing the southern border of Texas has slowed down a little, but Governor Greg Abbott continues to make progress in the border crisis. Governor Abbott shared his thoughts in a recent press release on the current situation.
NYC Budget Cuts Hit Essential Services as Migrant Crisis Strains Resources
As New York City faces a growing fiscal crisis, Mayor Eric Adams has announced a series of budget cuts that will have a significant impact on essential services. These cuts, which include a freeze on police hiring and the closure of libraries on Sundays, have been met with mixed reactions from residents and city officials alike.
Migrant, homeless emergencies merge into one urgent crisis in Denver
The Denver City Council will consider again Monday extending the mayor’s emergency declaration over homelessness. In reality, Denver is facing two emergencies – the matter of the unhoused population that’s already here, and the issue of migrants from south of the border that have come flowing into the city. From December 2022 to August 2023, the Denver mayor declared an emergency around the migrant influx. The situation with the migrants is even more urgent now. Migrants who have timed out of the city’s shelter system are living on the streets in tents. Many are families with young children and pregnant mothers.
Alderman resigns as Mayor Johnson's City Council Floor Leader
Alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa of the 35th Ward resigned as Mayor Johnson's City Council Floor Leader after an unprofessional interaction during a City Council meeting on Thursday.
Immigrant Workers Bill Of Rights: Immigrants In NYC Now Have Their Own Bill Of Rights
The Immigrant Workers Bill of Rights was created by legislation that the City Council passed last week in an effort to combat wage theft and other forms of abuse. The bill's author, councilmember Shahana Hanif, stated that one goal of the legislation was to safeguard asylum seekers who have been granted work permits and are now joining the city's labor force.
Empowering the Vulnerable: New York City Passes Immigrant 'Bill of Rights' with Overwhelming Support
In a significant move amid the ongoing surge of asylum-seekers, the New York City Council has given the green light to a proposal introducing an immigrant "bill of rights." Passed on Thursday by the Democratic-controlled Council with a 43-8 vote, the measure mandates city agencies to create and publish a comprehensive workers’ bill of rights. This bill will encompass essential information on rights and protections under federal, state, and local laws applicable to all workers in the city, irrespective of their immigration status.
Chicago Mayor, Ill Governor, Reps Pressure White House, Urgently Requesting $5B-$10B for Migrant Aid
While President Biden trying to get supplemental $1.4 billion for migrant shelters and services nationally through Congress, Illinois leaders demand $5B to $10B. Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson met with President Joe Biden at the White House on Thursday morning to urgently request federal assistance for the escalating migrant crisis overwhelming the city.
Opinion: Ukraine & Israel's borders over ours; why we need an asylum moratorium & militarized border
Is the U.S going to wait until hostile actors act, or should we protect our borders like we do for others?. (AI contributed to text or images in this article) U.S Politics: The contrast between the United States' approach to border security in Ukraine and Israel, and its approach to border security on its own southern border, is particularly stark.
Warning about possible Terror Attack on US soil
Fran Townsend, the former Homeland Security adviser, has recently voiced her increasing concern over the imminent threat of a terrorist attack taking place within the borders of the United States.
Biden Plan Sparks Backlash: Immigration Crisis in the Texas-Mexico Border States
The Controversial Decision Raises Questions About Immigration Policies and its Impact on Texas-Mexico Border States. The Biden administration's plan to require certain migrant families to remain in Texas while their eligibility for asylum was being determined has been put on hold in the face of local opposition. The plan, which aimed to curb illegal crossings along the Texas-Mexico border, faced intense backlash from local officials in the Democratic-led city of El Paso. This move has sparked debates about the administration's immigration policies and possible political motivations behind the decision. As Texas continues to grapple with the immigration crisis, the focus now shifts to whether a similar plan could be implemented in Ron DeSantis' Florida.