Chicago Authorities Address Safety Concerns Amid Unannounced Migrant Arrivals from Texas in nearby Suburbs 


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Chicago, Illinois – Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Ted Berger, Executive Director of the Cook County Department of Emergency Management and Regional Security, issued a situational awareness update regarding the unannounced arrival of buses transporting individuals from Texas to the Chicagoland area. 

This follows recent incidents where migrants were found walking along busy roadways and Interstate 57 after being dropped off in Kankakee. 

To address potential safety concerns, municipalities are instructed to contact the City of Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications for coordination upon learning of any bus arrivals. This directive aims to safely manage the situation and ensure the well-being of all involved.


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