A Sanctuary City in Action: Examining a resettlement policies informing the mental health response to migrant arrivals in Chicago.

FY23 Crown Family School Junior Faculty Research Award

This study explores resettlement policies implemented as part of the humanitarian crisis response to the surge of migrant arrivals arriving in Chicago. Interviews with state, city, and community leaders provided valuable insight into the relationship between resettlement policies and the unintended effects on frontline worker experiences serving arrivals in emergency shelters.