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Convoluted application process and glitches leave New York immigrants affected by covid out of a much needed rental assistance.
Queens, New York - April 27, 2018: Views of the Jackson Heights neighborhood can be seen near the 7 train. Photo: Christopher Lee for Documented.

Glitches and Problems Leave New York Immigrants Out of COVID Rental Assistance

As mass evictions loom, immigrants and advocates say the convoluted application process is excluding many eligible immigrants New Yorkers from receiving a much needed aid from the state's Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP).

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New Jersey Advocates Block Hudson County Jail Entrances to Halt Transfers

Plus: Rensselaer County Jail accused on abusing detainees, and an immigrant delivery worker is stabbed to death in Manhattan

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Advocates Discuss Federal Policy Ending Work Immigration Raids

Plus: Very few asylum seekers were scanned under the rapid expulsion policy, and Biden's team defends using Title 42 even as borders reopen

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HHS Brings Back Emergency Shelter for Unaccompanied Afghan Minors in Michigan

Plus: Study finds immigrant workers face the most business discrimination, and ICE agents are accused of torturing asylum seekers