Matt Wos observes a constant influx of migrants seeking shelter near downtown Chicago, sparking concerns about the challenges they face, especially as colder weather approaches 

Despite Chicago's reputation as a 'Welcoming city,' some locals, like Wos, believe that the current assistance efforts for migrants may not be effective in the long run 

In San Diego, County Supervisor Jim Desmond reports a surge of approximately 4,800 migrants in one week, leading to Border Patrol suspensions of pedestrian crossings to manage the situation 

Anti-migrant activists in various U.S. cities, including Chicago, New York, and Massachusetts, have organized protests against the increasing number of migrants in their communities 

Frustration is growing among Americans who feel that there are inadequate shelter and assistance options for migrants, urging both federal and local authorities to find better solutions 

The United States has experienced a spike in illegal border crossings in recent years, partly due to the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on migration patterns 

New York City Mayor Eric Adams blames a lack of federal aid and Republican governors for the crisis in his city, where over 110,000 migrants have arrived from the U.S.-Mexico border 

The surge in migrants is causing strain on shelters and resources, with some officials holding the Biden administration responsible for the situation 

The Biden administration is sending additional military personnel to assist Border Patrol agents at the U.S.-Mexico border and granting Temporary Protected Status to Venezuelan migrants 

The border crisis is affecting multiple U.S. cities, with El Paso, Texas, experiencing a significant increase in migrant arrivals, putting pressure on local resources and infrastructure