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Immigration News Today: Black Jobs? Trump Draws Pushback After Anti-Immigration Rant

Fisayo Okare

Jul 01, 2024

Trump and Biden in 2020.

Trump and Biden in 2020

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.

Washington D.C.

‘Black jobs’? Trump draws pushback after anti-immigration rant:

“They’re taking Black jobs now and it could be 18, it could be 19 and even 20 million people,” Trump said in the debate Thursday about immigrants. — NBC News

Biden expands immigration protections for 300,000 Haitians:

The TPS renewal covers the nearly 165,000 Haitians covered by the previous renewal and redesignation in December of 2022, plus an estimated 309,000 Haitians who were in the U.S. by June 3. — The Hill

Trump focuses anti-immigration drive on murdered women and girls:

During the debate, former President Trump used the murder of a 12-year-old girl to make a case for curbing illegal immigration. — Reuters

Donald Trump’s migrant obsession:

Fearmongering the public by concocting lies about immigration, Donald Trump invented an apocalyptic onslaught of immigrants during his presidential debate. — The Atlantic

New York

School’s out, sending NYC migrant families into uncertainty:

The New York City school year ended Wednesday, but for thousands of migrant families, the shuffle from shelter to shelter continues. — Washington Post

NYC, counties clarify plans to close upstate migrant motel shelters:

City and state officials are assessing the 1,549 migrants living in Albany, Monroe, Erie, Westchester and Suffolk counties to connect them with more permanent housing in those communities.  — Spectrum News 1

Around the U.S.

How to apply for financial assistance as an undocumented student:

Undocumented students entering college can’t apply for federal financial aid, but some local and national scholarships and assistance can bridge this gap. — Borderless

Federal court temporarily blocks Oklahoma’s anti-immigrant HB 4156:

HB 4156 conflicts with federal immigration law by usurping federal control over the immigration system, the court said. — ACLU

Fisayo Okare

Fisayo writes Documented’s "Early Arrival" newsletter and "Our City" column. She is an MSc. graduate of Columbia Journalism School, New York, and earned her BSc. degree in Mass Comm. from Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos.




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