Just have a minute? Here are the top stories you need to know about immigration.
Adams talks with county officials as NYC considers accommodations for migrants, including shuttered prison:
County leaders railed against Mayor Eric Adams’ decision to move migrants to the Hudson Valley, calling it hastily done and bereft of details. — POLITICO
Advocates, community leaders working to help migrants settle with whatever resources they have:
Early morning on Wednesday, Documented’s Giulia McDonnell Nieto del Rio was at Port Authority as advocates and community leaders welcomed new migrants. — Read her full report here
Biden campaign reportedly dropped Adams because of his criticisms of the White House’s migrant response:
Adams was initially named to Biden’s National Advisory Board, but no longer appeared on a list of 50 Democrats released by the campaign Wednesday. — POLITICO
Around the U.S.
How to get across the border under new asylum rules:
What determines whether migrants get in or not? It’s about how good of a case they can make; or whether they’ve followed the rules. Most times, however, it’s just luck. — The New York Times
New report recommends 13 solutions to build a more humanitarian border protection system:
Suggestions include establishing a center for migrant coordination within DHS to work with receiving communities, expanding lawful pathways for migration, and more. — American Immigration Council
On the border, on the cusp of change:
The New York Times’ national immigration correspondent discusses how she’s covering the border policy change. — The New York Times
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signs immigration overhaul bill ahead of expected White House run:
The legislation makes it a felony to bring some undocumented immigrants into the state, orders hospitals to collect immigration status, and more. — AP News
DeSantis legislation led Florida workers to stop showing up to work:
Before the Florida law went into effect, undocumented immigrants temporarily stopped going to work on construction sites and farms across the state. — CBS News
60,000 migrants are waiting near U.S.-Mexico border as Title 42 ends, border chief says:
As of Thursday, nearly 25,000 migrants were in Border Patrol holding facilities and tents. The Biden administration expects to have over 45,000 individuals in custody by month end. — CBS News
ICE will subject parents to GPS monitoring and home curfew while credible fear process is ongoing:
Under a new ICE program, families who cross the border without authorization will be subject to ankle monitors, and will be deported if they fail an initial asylum screening. — Los Angeles Times
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