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WGLT Coverage: McLean County Board rejects proposal opposing public services for certain immigrants

The McLean County Board rejected a proposal that opposed providing tax-supported services for certain groups of immigrants.

WGLT writes:

The 13-to-7 vote followed nearly two hours of public comments before a standing room-only crowd. Of the nearly 50 people who addressed the board, almost all spoke against the proposal, with many calling it anti-immigrant, racist, and immoral. Others called it shortsighted for not embracing the economic benefits immigrants bring to a municipality.

Michele Steinbacher, WGLT