Illinois refugee population at risk in state budget debacle

Jul 3, 2015

 

Credit East Central Illinois Refugee Mutual Assistance Center

As lawmakers in Springfield continue to fight over a state budget, service agencies across Illinois are beginning to operate in a reduced capacity. Thousands of human service agencies won't be receiving money from the state in the near future...including those who serve Illinois' population of immigrants and refugees. Illinois Public Radio's Hannah Meisel reports.