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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.

Around the U.S. 

Immigrant workers face routine injuries, lack of protections on U.S. dairy farms:

Many workers feel that employers treat them as less than human, but they can’t push back because of their immigration status. — PBS News Hour

Rep. Pramila Jayapal’s statement on death of detainee at the Northwest detention center:

Rep. Jaypal said Charles Leo Daniel’s death “is an unacceptable tragedy and there must be accountability and a full investigation to understand exactly what happened at the Northwest Detention Center.” — Read the full statement

Migrant gate rush highlights friction between federal, Texas border enforcement:

Migrants tried to rush past Texas’ barriers and enforcement officers to reach federal officials who are required to process them. — KTLA

Migrants sheltering at five Chicago city parks to be moved:

The city has sheltered migrants in park field houses, leaving neighbors displeased, though they say the moves will just disadvantage other residents. — Chicago Sun Times

(Photos) Tension soars as migrants push through barbed wire at Texas border:

Photographs capture migrants who were injured pushing through barbed wire and law enforcement guards at the Texas border. — Reuters

New York

New guide for local officials to welcome new arrivals with positive messaging and proactive legislation:

Local Progress, a national network of 1400 progressive local elected officials, released a that local leaders can use to reframe “the negative, crisis- and scarcity-oriented narrative” about newly arrived migrants.  — Read and share the new guide here

Where are asylum seekers living in New York City?

New York City has set up emergency shelters and tent cities to house over 64,600 asylum seekers, with higher concentrations in Manhattan and Queens. — City and State New York

Newly arrived immigrant youth face challenges to school enrollment:

New York City is failing to immediately enroll newly arrived immigrant youth in school, as required by federal law. — City Limits

Migrants from outside Latin America now make up nearly half of NYC’s newest arrivals:

Migrants from Africa, Asia and Europe are increasingly headed to NYC and to the U.S., changing the dynamics of just two years ago. — Gothamist

Washington D.C.

Vice President Kamala Harris and Guatemalan leader Bernardo Arévalo discuss immigration:

Vice President Harris praised Guatemalan President Arévalo’s efforts to combat corruption and announced $5.2 billion in private sector commitments to address migration. — Los Angeles Times

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