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Immigration News Today: 700 Children Evicted from NYC Shelter No Longer Enrolled in School System

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

Many migrant children evicted from shelters also left school:

Nearly 700 children evicted from NYC migrant shelters on Jan. 9 are no longer enrolled in the city’s school system. — Governing Magazine

Black immigrant rally in NYC raises awareness about racial, religious and language inequities:

Black migrants are often turned away at shelters, have trouble getting help in their own languages, and face difficulties to find accommodations for religious practices compared to others. — The Associated Press

30K children lived in NYC homeless shelters every month last year, data shows:

Comptroller Brad Lander also said he wants to accurately track where migrants go after the mandatory 30- or 60-day evictions. — The Gothamist

Around the U.S.

How immigration reforms could bolster Social Security and Medicare solvency and address direct care workforce issues:

The U.S. should expand legal immigration, inviting certified nursing assistants, home health aides and personal care aides to come. — Brookings Institute

County judge calls on Texas to process, jail its own migrants:

Citing resource constraints, El Paso County officials request Texas to utilize its judges and detention facilities for migrants arrested at the border. — News Nation Now

Washington D.C.

Senate rejects impeachment articles against Mayorkas, ending trial against Cabinet secretary:

“For the sake of the Senate’s integrity and to protect impeachment for those rare cases we truly need it, senators should dismiss today’s charges,” said Chuck Schumer, Senate Majority Leader. — The Associated Press

Dept. of Homeland Security embraces AI and other federal agencies are likely to follow:

DHS plans to launch three pilot projects to test AI technology covering issues including immigration, fentanyl, and child exploitation. — NBC News

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