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.
Mayor Adams announced on Saturday cuts as high as 15% for all NYC agencies amid ballooning migrant costs by next spring
If additional aid is not received, there could be further cuts of 5% in January and April, with a 5% cut annually for the next four years, potentially affecting city services. — Daily News
Harris defends migration policy amid increasing border crossings
Vice President Harris defended the Biden administration’s migration policy, stating that progress is being made despite increased illegal border crossings. She emphasized the importance of addressing the root causes of migration and investing in countries to support their economies and combat corruption. — The Hill
(Opinion) Migrants strengthen New York, but the city still needs financial help
When immigrants have historically been the U.S.’ greatest asset, the federal government should provide support like faster work authorizations and basic housing and employment assistance. — Daily News
NYC plans to place migrant families with children in congregate homeless shelters
This move would be a violation of the city’s right-to-shelter laws, which ban the city from placing families with children in congregate shelters. — The Gothamist
Around the U.S.
DHS Extends TPS Re-registration Periods for El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua and Sudan to 18 Months
G.O.P. Gets the Democratic Border Crisis It Wanted
Migrants sent to northern “sanctuary” cities by Texas Governor Greg Abbott are straining their budgets and communities, leading to a rare convergence between Democrats and Republicans on the issue of immigration, with some Democrats now sounding like Republicans in their concerns about the impact of immigration on their cities. — The New York Times
Court Lets Texas Keep Rio Grande Barriers in Place for Now
A federal appeals court on Thursday allowed Texas to keep its floating barrier on a section of the Rio Grande in place for now, overturning a judge’s order that called the buoys a threat to migrants’ safety and U.S.-Mexico relations. Texas argues that the buoys reroute migrants to ports of entry and that no injuries have been reported. — VOA