Asylum-Seekers Who Came Months Ago Still Say they Lack Housing, Legal Help Due to Immigration Status

While migrants often say their long journey to the United States has been worthwhile, adapting to the city is still an uphill battle.

Asylum-Seekers Who Came Months Ago Still Say they Lack Housing, Legal Help Due to Immigration Status

New York City, NY USA August 26, 2022. Assembly member Catalina Cruz at City Hall press conference for migrant asylum seekers arriving in NYC. (Shutterstock) By Gabriel Poblete, THE CITY Olga Rodriguez and her two boys were among the hundreds who went Monday to Riverbank Park in West Harlem to get free food, health coverage, […]

Biden is Hoping Small Changes go a Long Way on Immigration

Biden is Hoping Small Changes go a Long Way on Immigration

Dallas, TX USA – April 9, 2017: Man Draped in American Flag During Immigration Reform March. (Shutterstock) By Michael D. Shear and Miriam Jordan, The New York Times WASHINGTON — Even before the political spectacle of a Republican governor flying migrants to a tiny resort island in Massachusetts, President Biden’s top border officials decided there […]

As Adams Attacks GOP Govs, Many New Migrants from Border to NYC Come on Their Own

“Since I was a kid, I always dreamt of New York,” said one refugee who flew to the city, sponsored by a San Antonio nonprofit — even as mayor claims no knowledge of refugees arriving by air.

As Adams Attacks GOP Govs, Many New Migrants from Border to NYC Come on Their Own

New York, NY – September 12, 2022: Mayor Eric Adams speaks during annual Jerusalem Post conference at Gotham Hall. (Shutterstock) By Gabriel Poblete and Katie Honan, THE CITY At daybreak Thursday, Mayor Eric Adams made an appearance at his new welcome center for asylum-seekers a few blocks Manhattan’s Port Authority Bus Terminal, emphasizing his commitment […]

Recent Supreme Court Ruling Limits Advocates’ Relief on Asylum Seekers’ Case

Recent Supreme Court Ruling Limits Advocates’ Relief on Asylum Seekers’ Case

McAllen, Tx/U.S. – April 17, 2019: A young Honduran family seeking asylum from poverty and gang violence wait at the bus station for their bus to go stay with sponsors until their hearing. (Shutterstock) By American Immigration Council Legal Staff, Immigration Impact A federal court decision this month confirmed what advocates feared: that a recent […]

Asylum Seeking Families Surge New York City Shelters

Asylum Seeking Families Surge New York City Shelters

By JR Holguin A recent and unexpected surge of migrants that began as early as May has arrived in New York City, causing a swell of people staying in NYC shelters. In a briefing, Mayor Adams addressed the current wave of nearly 3,000 newly arrived migrants. Mayor Adams, Department of Social Services Commissioner Gary Jenkins, […]

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