October 2, 2023


Migrants Booted from NYC Shelter Into Pummeling Rain
BY GWYNNE HOGAN SEP 29, 2023, 4:39PM EDT

At the Jefferson Street shelter, migrants were left to face the deluge while carrying what possessions they could, before the city eventually reversed course.

The City

Where the Migrants Who Came to New York Are Living Now

From every corner of the world to every corner of New York City, newcomers are carving out communities in unexpected — and sometimes hostile — places.

By Todd Heisler, Andy Newman, Raúl Vilchis and Olivia Bensimon

NYTimes

Why Immigrants Are More Hopeful Than US-born Americans – VOA Learning English
VOA Learning English
A recent opinion study of 3358 immigrant adults found that immigrants in America are more are hopeful about the future than U.S.-born Americans.

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Why Can’t We Stop Unauthorized Immigration? Because It Works. – The New York Times
The New York Times
There are now more than 11 million undocumented immigrants inside the United States, three times the number that lived here in 1990. And during …
Social Investment in Immigrants: Why and How? – Intereconomics – Intereconomics

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L.A. receives 20th bus of migrants courtesy of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott – Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Times
The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights said the migrants it helped this week were from Colombia, El Salvador, Haiti, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru and …

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Who wants a job these days? Probably many undocumented immigrants – The Herald-Mail
The Herald-Mail
Columnist Pete Waters suggests politicians find ways to put immigrants to work, instead of miring them in the welfare state.

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Immigrants lost $20,000 in citizenship scam, Des Plaines police say – Daily Herald
Daily Herald
Two Des Plaines residents lost about $20000 to scammers who had offered to help them become U.S. citizens, police said Friday.

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Immigrants Overrepresented Among Jobseekers in Nordland – High North News
High North News
They and other immigrants represent an important contribution to companies that have recruitment challenges. At NAV, we have wage subsidies and …

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Alachua County immigrants fear new SB 1718’s impact on health care
The Independent Florida Alligator
With a community plagued by doubt, Guatemalan immigrant Adriana Menendez is buried by countless calls from Hispanic immigrants to the Project SALUD …

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Jovita Idar’s fight for the rights of women and Mexican immigrants | PBS News Weekend
PBS
… Idar, a journalist and activist who spent her life improving the lives of women and Mexican immigrants at the turn of the 20th century.

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My full name is my identity – immigrants shouldn’t have to change theirs to fit into Australia’s systems
The Guardian
No one in Sri Lanka would ever call me by my lineage name, the anglicised system used in Australia forces me to be a Liyanamohottilage Wijetunga; …

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