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Immigration News Today: Migrants Bused from NYC to Other Towns Face Hostility

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

New York City launches asylum application help center:

Opening in the coming weeks, the center will offer immigrants assistance completing and filing asylum applications. — Read more and see what law firms are helping

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Everything to know about the immigration medical exam:

To receive a green card, a noncitizen has to complete an immigration medical exam by an appointed civil surgeon. We answered big questions about the process. — Documented’s glossary

Migrants bused from NYC to other towns face hostility: 

While places like Albany, a sanctuary city, have welcomed new arrivals, many localities NYC has sent migrants to have expressed hostility toward them. — NPR

Advocates blast new work requirement in Mayor’s housing voucher rule: 

Adult-only households will be required to work 10 hours per week to receive housing vouchers, matching a requirement for families with children. — City Limits

Around the U.S. 

New book looks at why immigrants enlist in the armed forces — and the struggles they face:

“People didn’t understand that you could be in the U.S. military without being a U.S. citizen,” sociologist Sofya Aptekar says. About 7,000 people with green cards join the military each year. — Mother Jones

New report details refugees’ economic impact, contributions:

In 2019, a greater portion of refugees were entrepreneurs than the U.S.-born population. Refugee entrepreneurs also generated $5.1 billion in business income that year. — Download and read the key findings from the report

New Orange County office creates ‘hub’ of services for immigrants:

The California county is expanding its department started to provide services to Afghan refugees in 2021. — Spectrum News 1

Washington D.C.

Homeland Security reassigns top official at CBP following death of 8-year-old:

DHS has removed the chief medical officer at U.S. Customs and Border Protection as the department continues to investigate the death of Anadith Tanay Reyes Alvarez. — The Washington Post

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