All hearings were cancelled when two of New York’s immigration courts closed due to the pandemic. Now, they’re reopening and advocates worry notices about the new hearings are not reaching immigrants in legal proceedings.
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Documented and Univision found evidence that the consulates of Mexico, Honduras and Colombia are facing delays in scheduling appointments to process and renew passports in New York, causing setbacks of up to a year for individuals who are in need of the documentation to apply for benefits such as the upcoming Excluded Workers Fund.
While there is bipartisan agreement that the current U.S. immigration system is broken, the book, Immigration Matters, Strategies for a Future Immigration System, lays the groundwork for a progressive path forward. This was the topic for Documente’s third-panel discussion on Immigrant issues: How do we build a more humane immigration system?
Last year, more than 170 migrant farmworkers caught COVID-19 at Green Empire Farms, an Upstate New York greenhouse.
New York and New Jersey residents are stuck oversees due to visa issues and President Biden issuing an India travel ban as COVID-19 rages.
Every tenant in NY, regardless of immigration status, can apply for the state's Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) starting Tuesday, June 1st. The program will provide rent relief of up to 12 months of past due rent, and up to 3 additional months of assistance to New Yorkers affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Todos los inquilinos de NY, sin importar el estatus migratorio, podrán aplicar al programa estatal de alivio de alquiler (ERAP) empezando el día martes, 1 de junio de 2021. El programa brinda alivio financiero de hasta 12 meses de alquiler acumulado y hasta 3 meses de asistencia adicionales a personas afectadas por la pandemia COVID-19.
La cerradura de aeropuertos por la pandemia COVID-19 impidió la salida de turistas en los Estados Unidos antes de que expire su visa turista. Esto es lo que debe saber antes de regresar a los Estados Unidos.