New migrant center on Randall’s Island addresses community impact and humanitarian needs for asylum seekers.
In the most recent battle of wills between border states and inland blue states, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has sworn to continue sending busloads of migrants to NYC; and NYC Mayor Eric Adams hints at a possible racial motive for these gestures.
This week, the Biden Administration has asked the Supreme Court to extend Title 42 until after the 27th of December. Title 42, is a Trump-era policy his administration implemented during the pandemic to block over 2 million refugees on the U.S Mexico border from seeking asylum in the United States. Before this requested extension, President Joe Biden had been attempting to end the policy. In fact, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, sided with Republicans who wanted the policy to remain by temporarily blocking the Biden administration from ending Title 42.
What once was a warm home has now become rubble. For many Ukrainians, neighboring countries like Poland and Romania have become their sanctuary as their beloved country gets torn down by missiles. Although risky, there are Ukrainians who seek refuge in the United States with hopes to begin a new life there. The United States, for hundreds of years, has been referred to as the “land of opportunity.” The opportunity for a better life is now.