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Immigration News Today: Some States Spurn Migrants. The Rust Belt Wants Them

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

‘Help is not on the way’: Adams despondent over migrant funding after DC trip:

Mayor Eric Adams saw no federal commitment of reimbursements to asylum-seeker care after visiting Washington, D.C. this week. — POLITICO

Around the U.S. 

Some states spurn migrants. The Rust Belt wants them: 

The Rust Belt and Midwest are embracing migrants as a way to revitalize their communities, in contrast to other major cities where the arrival is causing unease. — The Washington Post

New U.S. aid for Ukraine by year-end seems increasingly out of reach: 

The White House warns about the consequences of inaction as Republicans insist on pairing Ukraine aid with immigration reform. —  The Associated Press

Internal Texas Department of Public Safety investigation finds no wrongdoing: 

Earlier this year, Texas Department of Public Safety troopers allegedly deprived migrants of water and medical assistance and pushed them back into the Rio Grande. — Spectrum News 1

DHS conducts removal flights: 

The flights went to Venezuela, Central America, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Peru, and South Korea. — Department of Homeland Security 

Washington D.C.

Federal judge prohibits separating migrant families at U.S. border for 8 years: 

The separation of thousands of families “represents one of the most shameful chapters in the history of our country,” U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw said. — The Associated Press 

Opinion: Why Biden should make an immigration deal with Republicans:

Biden’s re-election prospects in 2024 could be improved by making an immigration deal with Republicans to address the issue of border security. — The New York Times

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