Chicago’s international visitors reflect on migrant busing crisis at ‘Wings of Mexico’ sculpture


CHICAGO — As one of the destinations in the migrant bussing crisis, Chicago has become a focal point in the national discussion over immigration, the border and the responsibilities of sanctuary cities.  

On Michigan Avenue’s “Plaza of the America’s” renowned Mexican artist Jorge Marín’s masterpiece, the “Wings of Mexico,” a temporary art installation, is a monument to the journey of the immigrant.   

“The Wings of Mexico brought me here before it left town,” Dyjayanthi Subramanian, an Indian immigrant who now lives in Michigan, said. “Wings are all about taking flight.”  

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