- On a work tour carried out by the Secretariat for Migrants and International Liaison, in conjunction with deputies from the Congress of Guanajuato, the representative of District 1 in Illinois said that it is the first time that the US government recognizes and helps this sector of the population .
Chicago, Illinois, julio 2021.- As part of the support provided by the United States government to families in the face of the health contingency caused by COVID-19 in that country, Aarón Ortiz, a deputy from District 1 of Illinois said that, from the legislature, an economic amount was secured in this sense for people who have an irregular immigration status.
During a working meeting held by the legislator, with Ernesto Oviedo representing the Congress of Guanajuato and Juan Hernández, head of the Secretariat for Migrants and International Liaison, they said that the state of Illinois will provide direct assistance to the undocumented.
“We were able to ensure that there was a fund of 80 million dollars in our budget, so that the Latino community could access the money from the federal government that has not been able to count on it in these different rounds,” said Aarón Ortiz.
Data from the Secretariat for Migrants and International Liaison report that, in the Midwest of the United States, there are just over 95 thousand 802 Guanajuato migrants, distributed in the cities of: Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota , Hawaii and North Dakota.
Within the dialogue and rapprochement table, the Guanajuato officials raised issues of mutual interest to the Guanajuato migrants in Chicago.
“He is a Latino leader who fights a lot for our Migrants, mainly the undocumented”.
Later, he met with Daniel López, a Guanajuato native of the municipality of Acámbaro and president of Harold Washington College and promoter of the DACA program, to seek rapprochement and strengthen ties with the university he represents.
The objective, to generate alliances for the Guanajuato Dreamers and for the student community of the state of Guanajuato.
As well as with, Chava Pedroza, migrant leader and links of the Gto-Chicago Liaison Offices, to give a tour of the facilities and generate rapprochement with the community in this area of the country.
Juan Hernández, received the delegation of deputies from Guanajuato at the Midway International Airport (Chicago Midway International Airport), to later have a joint talk with the Commissioner of District 7 in Chicago, Alma Anaya on issues related to Migration.
To seek collaboration in migrant and entrepreneurial projects in our state, he met with Jaime Di Paolo, president of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, in order to get to know the incubator; as well as with the Chamber of Commerce “La Villita”, with whom it seeks to link and strengthen the “Gto Brand” and various entrepreneurship projects for Guanajuato.
With Pablo deFilippi from the company “Credit Unión”, to generate an investment project.
At the end, he spoke with Reyna Torres Mendivil, Mexico’s ambassador in Chicago, and Sandra Mendoza, Consul for Communities, with the mission of strengthening ties to seek points of agreement in favor of the Migrant community.