The Homeless, Illegals, and the Politics of Virtue Signaling

We have no idea how many of the homeless are illegal immigrants, but we do know that homeless shelters in big cities will not cooperate with blanket ICE searches for illegals. Shelter workers are trained to request a warrant for a specific individual, and without that, they are told to keep ICE at bay. The extent to which the ACLU and pro-illegal immigration organizations have gone to educate homeless shelters about how to deal with ICE indicates that the presence of illegals in these shelters is not insignificant. Shelters are all-too-often in lesser supply than the demand for accommodations, especially during winter in brutal climes in places like Chicago. Having walked the frigid streets of that city going from shelter to shelter in search of a homeless relative, I know something about the dynamics of how the homeless survive the unforgiving cold where a place in a shelter can mean the difference between freezing to death in the street or waking up alive. Competition...(Read Full Article)
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