fbpx NYC Shelter Beds Sat Vacant While Migrants Slept On Street - Documented - Documented

Immigration News Today: NYC Shelter Beds Sat Vacant While Migrants Slept On Street

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

ICE detention contract in New Jersey could “immediately” be renewed:

CoreCivic, the operator of the state’s last remaining immigration detention center, is suing New Jersey over a 2021 law barring ICE and the company from renewing its contract in the state.  – Documented

Hundreds of NYC shelter beds sat vacant while migrants slept outside Roosevelt Hotel:

The City had more than 700 beds set aside for single men during the week between July 29 and Aug. 3. A City official said the Adams administration does not distinguish between “longtime New Yorkers experiencing homelessness” and recently-arrived migrants. – New York Daily News

Florida company gets $18 million contract for NYC migrant shower trailers:

The company, Imperial Toilets, will provide services to at most 10 sites across the city. Advocates have expressed concerns that migrants lack access to showers at respite shelters.  – Gothamist

These New York State counties want to shut their doors to asylum seekers:

A shorter list of counties have also indicated they are opening to housing asylum seekers. NYC has sent them in buses across the state since May.  – City & State

Around the U.S.

Immigration advocates move again to block Florida transportation law in federal court:

The Farmworkers Association of Florida is a plaintiff in the lawsuit arguing the law making it a felony to transport undocumented immigrants causes “extreme hardship.” – Miami Herald

Health of Latino children worse in states with anti-immigrant attitudes and policies:

The study used data from 17,855 children aged 3 to 17, and found they are more likely to experience chronic physical health or mental health conditions.  – CNN

Afghan immigrants struggle to resettle in North Carolina:

A U.S. immigration backlog and financial stability are two challenges for thousands of migrants resettled following the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan’s government. – Carolina Public Press

Washington D.C. 

Lawsuit: Immigration Agency Unfair To Students, H-1B Applicants:

The lawsuit alleges international students were not given a chance to respond to allegations of committing fraud before being banned from entering the United States. – Forbes

Documented Advertising