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Immigration News Today: NYC To Impose Curfews At Migrant Shelters

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 to impose curfews on 4 asylum-seeker respite centers:

The new rules will impact some 1,900 adult asylum-seekers at the centers, including one in Brooklyn, one in Manhattan and two in Queens. — The Gothamist

State initiative identifies nearly 40K jobs open to immigrants with work permits:

The DOL does not keep track of who has been hired through the program, so the number of positions filled is unclear. — City Limits

Migrants, taxes face scrutiny in Hochul’s upcoming budget:

Hochul’s upcoming budget faces scrutiny from progressive Democrats seeking a tax increase on the wealthy, while also addressing the migrant crisis and multi-year budget gaps. — POLITICO

(Opinion) A state-federal partnership to help immigrants:

New York City’s efforts to assist asylum seekers could serve as a model for federal-state cooperation, aiming to reduce immigration court backlogs and improve access to legal counsel. — The Washington Post

Around the U.S.

Immigration is a top-tier issue for Iowa caucus-goers:

Iowa caucus-goers are prioritizing immigration as a top-tier issue, with concerns about the southern border’s impact on the economy and drug trafficking. — The Hill

Washington D.C.:

Fueled by unprecedented border crossings, a record 3 million cases clog US immigration courts:

The court backlog has grown by over 1 million over the last fiscal year. — The Associated Press

(Commentary) The war on migration is meant to be lost:

Politicians promise to cut immigration, but also know that their societies couldn’t function without it. — Financial Times

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