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Immigration News Today: Out of Hotel Space, NYC Decides to Send Migrants to the Hudson Valley

Just have a minute? Here are the top stories you need to know about immigration.

New York

NYC running out of hotels to shelter migrants, now looking at the Hudson Valley:

Mayor Eric Adams has decided to send up to 300 asylum seekers to two hotels in downstate New York, without asking other mayors for permission. — NBC New York

New York City given $30.5 million in FEMA funding for migrants:

The Federal Emergency Management Agency allocated over $330 million to over 30 cities and organizations, and NYC’s Office of Emergency Management was given $30.5 million from the fund. — Spectrum News NY 1

Around the U.S. 

7 dead after driver mowed car into crowd in front of Texas migrant shelter:

A police investigator said police have not identified the driver because he has been very uncooperative and has given several different names. — Valley Central

Here’s how to help immigrants arriving in Chicago:

Community members and organizations are collecting basic necessities and donations for newly arrived migrants in Chicago. More than 8,000 have arrived since August. — Chicago Sun-Times

Student attorneys working to reduce immigration case backlog:

“I was an asylum seeker myself back in 2011. I was part of the revolution in Syria,” said Emad Mahou, a student attorney with DePaul’s Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic in Chicago. — CBS News

Why Wisconsin undocumented immigrants need driver licenses: 

American-Hispanic Association of Marathon County Director Tony Gonzalez describes why advocates want immigrant workers to be able to acquire Wisconsin driver licenses. — PBS Wisconsin

Washington D.C.

House to vote on GOP immigration bill as border restrictions end:

As the Title 42 policy that has allowed the U.S. to expel migrants seeking asylum ends this week, the House will vote on a border security package on Thursday. — Axios

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