Colorado Agrees To Stop Busing Migrants To Chicago, New York City

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - MARCH 31: A worker prepares a Chicago-style deep dish pizza at a Lou Malnati's restaurant on March 31, 2022 in Chicago, Illinois. Restaurants, like the family-owned Lou Malnati's, have been hit by rising commodities prices such as wheat, which hit a record high after the start of the war in Ukraine.   (Photo Illustration by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • “[T]he Governor had a very productive conversation with Mayor Adams and Mayor Lightfoot today where he shared that there are no more buses scheduled for migrants from Denver to Chicago at this time, and the final chartered transportation to New York City will be successfully completed tomorrow,” a statement from the Colorado governor’s office read.
  • “The state is partnering with the city of Denver and non-profits to continue assisting the city of Denver to continue to ensure this process is being conducted in a humane manner,” it added.
  • The change occurred after a letter from Adams and Lightfoot demanded that Polis end the state’s busing of migrants to their cities.

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