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Immigration News Today: Work Stops During ‘A Day Without Immigrants’ in Protest of Florida Law

Fisayo Okare

Jun 02, 2023

Immigration advocates protest an appearance by Donald Trump at the Morrelly Homeland Security Center in Long Island. Felipe De La Hoz for Documented.

Just have a minute? Here are the top stories you need to know about immigration. This summary was featured in Documented’s Early Arrival newsletter. You can subscribe to receive it in your inbox three times per week here.

New York

Adams awaits green light from feds to convert JFK mail warehouse to migrant shelter:

City officials are expecting to provide temporary relief to 1,000 adult asylum seekers there, and have installed 500 cots and several trailers with showers and bathrooms. — THE CITY

Inside the grassroots granny network that helps migrants:

The network was created in 2018 to protest the separation of families at the southern border. Now it has a presence in 14 states, and recently helped migrants who arrived in Newburgh, N.Y.— The New York Times

Around the U.S. 

Work stoppages, rallies support ‘A Day without Immigrants’ in protest of Florida law:

Truckers and crane workers showed their solidarity with the local immigrant community by organizing protests across Orlando. — NBC News

Everything immigrants need to know about the visa bulletin:

Former State Department official Charlie Oppenheim discusses how the visa bulletin affects immigration policy and family and employment-based immigration. — Forbes

Washington D.C.

More migrants waiting in Mexico can soon secure asylum appointment through CBP One:

Officials are preparing to distribute 1,250 appointments per day on the CBP One app starting in June — about 38,750 each month. — CBS News

Revised DACA program debated before Texas judge who previously ruled against it:

Judge Andrew Hanen had declared DACA illegal saying it had not been subjected to public notice and comment periods. — The Washington Post

Fisayo Okare

Fisayo writes Documented’s "Early Arrival" newsletter and "Our City" column. She is an MSc. graduate of Columbia Journalism School, New York, and earned her BSc. degree in Mass Comm. from Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos.




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