Beto on Buses and the Border

February 28, 2023
Assembly Hall

90th Anniversary

Since September, Chicago has taken in thousands of immigrants from Texas under Gov. Greg Abbott’s controversial program, “Operation Lone Star,” in which he has bused those who have crossed the border to three American cities. What is the view from El Paso? How has Illinois managed the influx? What is the fate of those coming in and what tensions around Chicago’s housing and other infrastructure have been revealed in this crisis? Former Congressman Beto O’Rourke in conversation with Illinois Deputy Governor Sol Flores.

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