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Frank Dicaccio, DeKalbs asylum seekers citizens committee representative, shares the committees progress to the Council and the audience on Monday at the City Council meeting. The asylum seekers citizens committee is gathering assistance from local non-profits to accommodate migrants seeking asylum in the Chicago-land area. (Rachel Cormier | Northern Star)

City Council discusses migrants finding refuge in Dekalb

By Rachel Cormier, News Reporter | February 13, 2024

DeKALB – Conversations of how the city of DeKalb would support migrants seeking asylum from the U.S. border brought financial considerations and an update to a pressing national issue to City Council Monday. Council and community members came with...