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Immigration News Today: Forced Labor Settlement Reached with Private Prison CoreCivic

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

NYC schools are seeing an influx of students. Here’s how they’re handling the immigration crisis:

Newly arrived migrants have added nearly 30,000 children to the city’s public schools; but since about 120,000 families recently left NYC schools, there is room for newcomers. — CNN

Around the U.S. 

Settlement reached in forced labor case against private prison company: 

After plaintiffs alleged they were forced to work for $1/day in a CoreCivic prison, a settlement now requires CoreCivic to adhere to certain conditions and workers’ rights. — Southern Poverty Law Center

Immigrant workers describe discrimination they face on job:

Nearly half of working immigrants report being paid less than U.S.-born workers to do the same job, not being paid for all hours worked, and being given fewer opportunities for promotions or raises. — Los Angeles Times

Immigrant children — a profile of new arrivals to U.S. schools:

A new factsheet illuminates the demographics of recently arrived immigrant children, including geographic distribution, language use, and school enrollment. — Migration Policy Institute

How DeSantis’ ban on Chinese homeownership has affected buyers and real estate agents 3 months in: 

Chinese buyers and Florida real estate agents say the law is ambiguous and has introduced confusion and a growing risk of discrimination. — NBC News

Immigrant rights groups sue for information on asylum turnbacks:

Two immigrant groups sued the Biden admin. for information on its policy of turning back people who seek asylum without obtaining an appointment on the CBP One app. — American Immigration Council

Washington D.C.

First U.S. deportation flight lands in Venezuela under new Biden crackdown:

Buses dropped Venezuelan men and women in shackles on an airport tarmac in Harlingen, Texas, on Wednesday morning. About 130 Venezuelans were deported, according to ICE. — Reuters

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