Lightfoot Issues Emergency Declaration Over Arrival Of More Migrants

Mayor Lightfoot is issuing an emergency declaration as the city deals with a surge of newly arriving migrants in Chicago.  The migrants have been bused to the city by Texas Governor Greg Abbott, including 48 individuals yesterday.  Lightfoot said the city has reached a breaking point.  Chicago officials have partnered with the State and Cook County to provide emergency care for over eight-thousand new arrivals.  Abbott has said that Texas won’t stop sending migrants to Chicago until President Biden “secures the border to stop the inflow of mass migration.”