But some City Council members want the people of Chicago to weigh in on changing all that. Some representatives want a referendum on the city’s sanctuary city status that was imposed by Mayor Harold Washington in 1985, according to Axios. “When … Harold Washington did this, times were different. We didn’t have people coming into this city by the thousands,” Alderman Anthony Beale said last week. He said the proposed referendum would be “a non-binding question to ask the people who are paying $30 and $40 million a month [for migrant services] if they want to continue down this road or do we want to make our elected officials try to do something different.”
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