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Immigration News Today: 300,000 Immigrants Get Temporary Protected Status

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

Advocates want NYC to allocate $24 million in budget to early education, child care for immigrants:

Elected city officials joined advocates at City Hall Park asking for more investment in the Linking Immigrant Families to Early Childhood Education Project and Promise NYC.— Watch here

Hochul announces $20 million for CUNY’s Center for Puerto Rican Studies:

The investment will enable the center to move into a new 17,000-square-foot space and will be used to expand its library and archives. — News release

Around the U.S. 

What employers need to know about Florida’s new immigration bill: 

The legislation prohibits employers from employing undocumented immigrants and from continuing to employ them upon discovery that they are undocumented. — Read more on how the new bill applies to employers

New book looks at how undocumented immigrants deal with everyday surveillance:

Sociologist Asad L. Asad found that undocumented people often fear seemingly mundane things such as seeking health care, applying for a job, or interacting with law enforcement. — Stanford 

Fourteen percent of all women in the U.S. are immigrants:

Top countries of origin for immigrant women in the U.S. are Mexico (22.1%), India (5.6%), Philippines (5.2%), China (5.1%), among others. — Immigration Impact

Washington D.C.

Biden admin. stops taking asylum appointments as migrants were being extorted:

Several asylum seekers said Mexican officials in Nuevo Laredo, across the border from Laredo, Texas, threatened to cancel their appointments in the CBP One app unless they paid them. — AP News 

Biden grants deportation relief to over 300,000 immigrants:

The Temporary Protected Status extension allows immigrants from  El Salvador, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua to continue living in the U.S. for another 18 months. — CBS News

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