Chicago plans to house influx of migrants in massive military grade tents

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by Karen Faulkner, Worthy News Correspondent

(Worthy News) – As busloads of asylum-seeking migrants continue to arrive daily in Chicago, the city’s mayor announced plans last week to house 1,600 migrants in “winterized base camps” consisting of massive military-grade tents, the Sun Times reports.

Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson has not disclosed specifics on how the plan would be funded but told the Sun Times that suitable locations for the tent cities had been identified. Chicago is currently spending over $30 million a month on sheltering the 13,500 migrants who have already arrived in this sanctuary city, the Sun Times said.

Large numbers of migrants are sleeping on the floors of Chicago police stations as there is nowhere for them to go, the Sun Times reports. Under Johnson’s plan these people will be moved to tent “base camps” that would provide meals and recreational and educational programming supplied by the city.

“These families are coming to the city of Chicago,” Johnson told reporters. “If we do not create an infrastructure where we’re able to support, and quite frankly, contain these individuals who have experienced a great deal of harm, individuals who are desperate — if we do not provide support for these individuals and these families, that type of desperation will lead to chaos,” Johnson said. “There is a sacrifice that is going to be required … in order to ensure that this city is not chaotic and it is not riddled with desperate people.”

Addressing heightened concerns about the potential for criminality including sex trafficking, drug-dealing, narcotics use and gang recruitment outside Chicago’s migrant shelters, Johnson said: “Anything absent the type of investments that I am prepared to make and the sacrifices that I am gonna ask the city of Chicago to stand alongside me — anything short of that is going to cause and create that much more damage and chaos.”

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