The Council’s Human Relations Committee will take up a symbolic resolution from Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (25) and Ald. Ed Burke (14) calling on the Department of Homeland Security to designate Ecuador for temporary protected status and to provide temporary immigration relief to eligible Ecuadorians living in Chicago. The resolution follows a devastating earthquake there that resulted in 660 deaths and racked up about $3 billion in damages earlier this year.
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