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From the Office of The Mayor: Migrant Operation Summary

Overall numbers

  • The City is currently housing 2,259 migrants
  • 3,936 clients have arrived on buses from the border and have been taken to shelters sinceSeptember of 2022
  • An additional 2,212 clients have been placed into shelters through the 311 system since September of 2022
  • Catholic Charities has provided Outmigration Services for over 650 clients
  • *All data current as of 3/3/2023



Single Men120153%
Single Women1477%

Country of Origin

Venezuela 2712
Nicaragua 163

Other countries with fewer than 10 individuals: Cuba, Dominican Republic, Pakistan, Mexico, Russia, El
Salvador, Panama, Angola, “Africa”, Congo, Afghanistan
NOTE – About half of arrivals who exited the shelter are missing country of origin data point

Shelter Locations by Community Area

Humboldt Park
Hyde Park (2 in this community area)
Loop (2 in this community area)
Near North
Near West Side
West Ridge

Current Needs

The City of Chicago is currently accepting donations through an Amazon Wishlist set up in
partnership with Instituto del Progreso Latino. Items purchased through this wish list are
directly donated to all City new arrival shelters. To donate, visit:
Community partners across the City are seeking volunteers for the programming efforts they
are organizing for new arrivals. Concord Missionary Baptist Church and the Chicago 4 All
Initiative are seeking volunteers for their Home Away From Home Center in Woodlawn. Those
interested in volunteering can contact Concord Missionary Baptist Church at 773-363-1377 or
via email at