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National Guard to assist migrant welcoming effort as Pritzker declares disaster

State officials provide migrants support as total bused to Illinois from Texas surpasses 500 By JERRY NOWICKI Capitol News Illinois jnowicki@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker said Wednesday that Illinois will continue to welcome migrants bused here from Texas as he blasted that state’s governor for relocating them to other cities without sharing information or…

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Texas begins busing migrants to Chicago

Pritzker, Lightfoot say they’re welcome, accuse Texas governor of racism By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois phancock@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD – About 60 migrants arrived in Chicago Wednesday, August 30, on buses from Texas as part of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s ongoing policy to send undocumented immigrants to so-called “sanctuary cities.” But Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker and…

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