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Immigration News Today: Florida Employers Say They’re Losing Workers Because of New Immigration Laws

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

Free and affordable health care for Chinese immigrants in NYC:

This article lists Chinese community organizations that provide health care support for New Yorkers, through which people also access Chinese-language services for general health care. — Documented (Read and share in Chinese language here)

Shelter strain sends NYC and state back to court:

City officials will prepare a proposal for the state laying out their needs to preserve the right to shelter. The state will have a chance to respond, and the parties will return to court on Aug. 16. — CityLimits

New respite site for asylum seekers in Sunset Park draws opposition from first-generation immigrants:

Outside of Sunset Park Recreation Center Sunday morning, volunteers handed out snacks and toiletries to young migrants outside, as roughly 100 protestors rallied against their arrival. — Gothamist

Around the U.S. 

Florida employers say they’re losing workers because of new immigration rules:

A lack of laborers in recent weeks has stalled projects around the state, and costs have started to rise amid competition for a shrinking pool of construction workers. — The New York Times

Marchers start 40-mile walk for immigration reform in the Bay Area:

Organizers are calling on Congress to update the registry bill, which would provide 8 million immigrants a pathway to legal residency. — NBC Bay Area

Honduras saw unprecedented increase in migrants transiting through the country in July:

At least 46,779 people passed through Honduras in July, include 2,000 people per day in the last week. That’s a big increase compared to June. — Instituto Nacional de Migración

Washington D.C.

Appeals court allows Biden’s asylum restrictions to continue for now:As government lawyers appeal a judge’s order striking down the Circumvention of Lawful Pathways law, a court decided the policy will remain in effect for at least several more weeks. — The New York Times

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