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Immigration News Today: Migrants Can Sue the Company That Flew Them to Martha’s Vineyard, Judge Says

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. 

A federal judge says migrants can sue the company that flew them to Martha’s Vineyard: 

Florida’s governor, his administration, and the company conspired to mislead the migrants and deprived them of their civil rights, the judge ruled. — NPR

Texas Gov. Abbott helped spur NY’s “migrant crisis.” He’s in town on Thursday: 

Gov. Abbott’s immigration policies have influenced NYC’s immigration and political debate, highlighting divisions within both political parties. — Gothamist

Latino voters could prove vital in battleground Pennsylvania: 

The Biden-Harris and Trump campaigns are leveraging outreach initiatives and addressing key issues like the economy and immigration to sway a rapidly growing and diverse electorate. — CNN

Company helping immigrants in detention ordered to pay $811M+ in lawsuit alleging deceptive tactics: 

A court decided the company falsely assured immigrants it would secure their release, but misrepresented costs, charged excessive fees, and mandated painful ankle monitors. — Spectrum News

Texas’ controversial immigration law remains on hold, shelved by 3-judge panel:The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals once again postponed a decision on Texas’ SB4 amid debates over its constitutionality and opposition from ACLU and Mexico. — CBS News

New York

A program helping NYC homeless students will be out of money in June:

Mayor Adams proposed cuts to the program even as 14,500 migrant families with children remain under city shelters’ care and are enrolling in school for the first time. — Gothamist

Immigrants, advocates await city’s rollout of new re-sheltering rules:

City Hall has issued some 1,500 notices to immigrants with 30-day shelter stays and another 1,300 to those with 60-day notices warning them to “make alternate arrangements.” — City Limits

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