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Court Cases in New York Are Scheduled Out to 2023, Leaving Asylum Seekers Hopeless

For immigrants who have already been waiting years to appear before an immigration judge for asylum cases, pushing dates back even further can have an array of negative consequences. Witnesses can be harder to find, facts become more difficult to recall and the mental toll of waiting in limbo for years can be crushing, advocates said.

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Top U.S. Envoy Resigns Over Haitian Deportations

Plus: U.S. on track to take in record low refugees, and Biden administration prepares to reopen Guantánamo detention camp

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Haitians Facing Terror in Mexico

Plus: Social media helping Haitians get to the southern border, and state troopers make "steel wall" of cars at the southern border

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NYC Passes Legislative Protections for Food Delivery Workers

Plus: New York and New Jersey immigrant advocates protest deportations, politicians camp out to support NYC taxi drivers