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Immigration News Today: Targeted Immigrants Rebuild Florida After Hurricane Idalia

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

A year after a Sunset Park e-bike fire, displaced families remain in city shelters unable to access belongings:

Tenants from 21 apartments in a Sunset Park building sued their landlords, demanding they make it safe for them to return to their apartments. — Documented

NYC schools and Head Start: what immigrant and undocumented parents need to know:

All the programs listed in Documented’s resource guide are open to all New York City children, regardless of their immigration status. Families with children up to four years old can apply for free Head Start or Early Head Start programs through a Department of Education website. — Read more

Around the U.S. 

California prisons systematically profile and report suspected immigrants to ICE, new ACLU report reveals:

The report analyzes over 2,500 previously unseen California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation records and emails from August and September 2022. — Read more

Immigrants cleaning up after Hurricane Idalia wonder if DeSantis’ immigration law will limit their ability to rebuild Florida:

“This is where all the immigrants that the governor wants to push out are needed,” Maggie Vida, a Mexican construction worker said in Spanish. “Who is going to do all of this work? There is a lot, a lot of work here.” — NBC News

Analysis: Infographic makes false, incomplete claims about asylum seekers:

The tweet from an advocacy group made contains several points of factual errors, improperly contextualized data, and uncited (or wrongly cited) claims. — Read an analysis on Austin Kocher’s Substack

As housing crisis continues in Chicago, new migrant shelter to open in Hyde Park:

A heated meeting between city officials and Hyde Park residents was held Wednesday night over plans to move migrants into the Lake Shore Hotel. — abc7Chicago

Washington D.C.

Biden talks immigration, trade with Costa Rica’s president at White House:

The two presidents talked about deepening U.S.-Costa Rica trade ties, creating new jobs, advancing democracy, and promoting a more orderly immigration process. — Border Report

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