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Immigration News Today: NYC Dominicans Targeted in Real Estate Scams Back Home

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 Dominicans targeted in real estate scams back home:

After Dominicans in the U.S. increasingly started buying property back home, fear of getting scammed has them thinking twice. A Dominican bank is trying to win back trust. — Epicenter NYC

NYC extends DocGo’s $432M migrant contract another seven months:

The city is partially extending its contract with DocGo for seven months, even after the company faced lawsuits and allegations of mismanagement. — Times Union

Around the U.S. 

Transgender and nonbinary people describe discrimination at Aurora Detention Facility: 

Transgender and nonbinary people reported a lack of access to health care, discrimination and mistreatment at the Colorado ICE jail in a new complaint. 

Desperate young Guatemalans try to reach the U.S. even after horrific deaths of migrating relatives: 

A lack of local opportunities in Guatemala still drives young people to undertake perilous journeys to the U.S. — The Associated Press 

Why unemployment is ticking up as job creation surges: 

Rising immigration is leading to inconsistencies in U.S. unemployment and job creation numbers. — Wall Street Journal

700,000 undocumented Californians recently became eligible for Medi-Cal. Many may be afraid to sign up:

Migrants are afraid that enrolling in health care will expose their immigration status, which to some is a greater risk than the health consequences of not seeing doctors. — Capital and Main

Washington D.C.

Trump bemoans lack of immigrants from majority-white countries: 

Former President Donald Trump reiterated his preference for immigrants from “nice” countries in Europe as he makes immigration part of his campaign. — The Guardian

U.S. and China in high-level talks to deport more Chinese nationals, Mayorkas says:

China’s refusal to accept deportations “may be changing,” said DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said, as over 24,000 Chinese nationals crossed the U.S.-Mexico border in Fiscal Year 2023. — NBC News

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