Lightfoot calls Chicago ‘the most welcoming city’ for immigrants, but some nonprofit leaders disagree

By Anabel Mendoza Medill Reports A month after Mayor Lori Lightfoot called Chicago “the most welcoming city” for immigrants, representatives from local immigrant rights organizations said this characterization doesn’t reflect reality. Lightfoot’s statement followed a report by the New American Economy last November, which ranked the city as first among the 100 largest cities in […]