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Immigration News Today: NYC to Order Migrant Families With Children to Leave Shelters After 60 Days, Sources Say

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New York

Mental health services for Chinese New Yorkers:

Documented’s resource guide lists mental health resources in New York City that offer bilingual services for Chinese immigrants who are not fluent in English. — Read more

“It’s a melting pot:” Immigrant New Yorkers share their favorite things about NYC:

Documented spoke to more than 24 attendees at the annual ROAR summer festival and took their portraits with the goal of learning about their immigrant experience in New York City. — Read more

NYC to order migrant families with children to leave shelters after 60 days, sources say:

If implemented, the plan would mark the Adams administration’s most severe attempt yet to reduce services for the more than 60,000 migrants currently in the city’s shelter system. — Gothamist

Around the U.S. 

Detectives: man murdered 6-year-old boy, injured woman because they are Muslim:

In Illinois, 71-year-old landlord Joseph Czuba stabbed a 6-year-old Palestinian child 26 times. The child’s mother was injured and hospitalized in serious condition. — ABC 7 Chicago

No shade, no water, and record heat, more migrants die in U.S. desert:

In the last 12 months through September, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) logged 60 migrant deaths due to heat in the El Paso Sector, triple the same period a year ago. — Reuters

Opinion — Why New York needs a right to shelter:

At risk would be the city’s quality of life, its economy and the lives and dignity of thousands of vulnerable people who may be forced to live on the streets, Mara Gay argues. — Read more

Washington D.C.

Judge denies bid to prohibit US officials from turning back asylum-seekers without app appointment:A federal judge on Friday denied a bid by immigration advocates to prohibit U.S. officials from turning away asylum-seekers at border crossings — a victory for the Biden administration. — NBC New York


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