I have a problem. I have no problem with Oak Park and, for that matter, the entire country being a sanctuary for people. It is what we should do! I do have a problem with watching my neighbors exploit these people whom we have invited to be here to work and then pay them low wages and no benefits to save my neighbors money. 

Isn’t this just another form of slavery? We cannot turn a blind eye to this! We all, or our families, came here for a better life not to be exploited, although this seems to be the tradition. Let’s end this inhuman cycle and commit to providing everyone in Oak Park with a living wage and benefits. 

See something, say something?! I did and the village did not care. My neighbors are not only exploiting less fortunate people but their children too.

Sanctuary city? I don’t think so!

James Tatum 

Oak Park 

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