Chicago nonprofits helping asylum seekers build new lives in the U.S.

Written by on November 22, 2023

CHICAGO (CBS) -- As city officials continue working to provide temporary shelter to thousands of migrants who have arrived in Chicago over the past year, neighborhood organizations are rolling up their sleeves and doing the work to provide many other services.

Belmont Cragin-based Onward Neighborhood House has been helping recently arrived asylum seekers learn to speak English, alongside other students in the nonprofit's classes.

It's one of the ways Onward Neighborhood House helps people build new lives in the United States, including asylum seeker Greicer Pina, who came to Chicago from . . .

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