(NEW YORK) -- New York City plans to open humanitarian relief centers for asylum seekers coming from Texas and states along the southern border, Mayor Eric Adams announced Thursday. The Humanitarian Emergency Response and Relief Centers will offer aid to individual and family asylum seekers... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- An asylum seeker in New York City died by suicide in a city shelter on Sunday, according to Mayor Eric Adams. "The thousands of asylum seekers we have seen arrive in our city came to this country seeking a better life. Sadly... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- New York City is "reassessing" longstanding procedures that stem from a law requiring the city to shelter undomiciled people. It follows an influx of more than 11,000 asylum seekers who have been bussed from Texas, the mayor's chief counsel said Thursday after... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court on Thursday said the Biden administration can end a Trump-era immigration policy known as “Remain in Mexico” that had forced thousands of asylum seekers to wait south of the border while their claims were adjudicated. The court ruled 5-4, with... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A federal judge in Louisiana on Friday ordered the Biden administration to continue implementing pandemic-related restrictions at the border that effectively close humanitarian relief options for asylum seekers. The restrictions were slated to end on Monday. The restrictions were first implemented under the Trump administration... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration is gradually moving forward with new changes that would increase the speed at which the U.S. government evaluates requests for asylum – a frequent plea from migrants at the border -- according to two government officials. The new rule would... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said Thursday that Customs and Border Protection will handle asylum claims by Ukrainian and Russian nationals at the U.S.-Mexico border on a case-by-case basis. Advocates have criticized the Biden administration alleging it has been turning away both... Read More.
GUATEMALA) -- Ruben spent four years in Chile working as a housekeeper at a hotel and despite his experience in the hospitality and tourism industry, he was unable to get a higher paying job. Originally from Haiti, he said he was skipped over for promotions... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas has formally terminated the Migrant Protection Policy (MPP), also known as the "remain in Mexico" policy, first enacted in 2019 by the Trump administration. DHS in January suspended all new MPP enrollments. "I have determined that MPP... Read More.