Tag: migrants

New York City’s new debit card program for migrants hit with online misinformation

New York City’s new debit card program for migrants hit with online misinformation

A new program set to assist migrants within New York City has been hit with waves of misinformation online. Claims of New York City handing out $53 million in credit cards to migrants have only escalated the tension between them and the city’s residents. In actuality, the $53 million program, called the Immediate Response Card […]

Fashion Brands agree to compensate Mauritius migrant garment workers after forced labor investigation

Fashion Brands agree to compensate Mauritius migrant garment workers after forced labor investigation

Garment workers in Mauritius made another big step in bettering the clothing factory working conditions within the country. Top brands within the fashion industry have agreed to compensate the migrant workers following an investigation that found numerous worker’s rights violations at factories across the country. The investigation was led by the US-based workers’ rights non-profit […]

5 Found Dead and Many Missing After Migrant Boats Sank

5 Found Dead and Many Missing After Migrant Boats Sank

Tragedy has stricken as three shipwrecks claim the lives of migrants off Tunisian coast. In a heart-wrenching series of events, these three separate shipwrecks off the coast of the Tunisian city of Sfax have resulted in the loss of 5 lives and dozens believed missing.

Migrants met by Border Patrol vans shortly after Title 42 lifted

Migrants met by Border Patrol vans shortly after Title 42 lifted

About two hours after the end of Title 42, dozens of migrants had already boarded three white school buses in small groups, Border Patrol vans partially obscuring the media’s ability to see them. The bus was flanked by members of the National Guard and Border Patrol in green and camouflage uniforms. After the van left, border authorities closed the outermost chain-link fence and sealed it with a heavy lock. Homeland Security officials predicted 10,000 migrants per day would try to cross into the U.S. after the lifting of Title 42, the pandemic-era policy that immediately expelled migrants millions of times without providing asylum hearings.

NYC mayor Eric Adams rebukes Texas Governor Abbott for Migrant Buses

NYC mayor Eric Adams rebukes Texas Governor Abbott for Migrant Buses

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.

Busloads of Migrants Stranded on Christmas Eve

Busloads of Migrants Stranded on Christmas Eve

Imagine- it’s Christmas Eve, and you’re sitting with your family inside your warm house, safe from the vicious cold that awaits just outside- you’re getting ready for what many children consider to be one of the most magical nights of the year. Everything is how you would expect it to be- until- it isn’t. Suddenly, there are three busloads of cold and confused people that are in need of help standing at your doorstep. This imagined scenario that would stress anybody out on a normal day (Christmas Eve or not), was the reality for Vice President Kamala Harris.

Hundreds of migrants fleeing Lebanon die after boat sinks off Syrian coast

Hundreds of migrants fleeing Lebanon die after boat sinks off Syrian coast

Ibrahim Mansour, one of 20 survivors of one of the deadliest boat accidents in the Eastern Mediterranean, says he can’t forgive himself for failing to save others while speaking from a hospital bed while still in shock.
The small boat carrying more than 150 people set sail from crisis-torn Lebanon early last week in the hopes of finding a better life in Italy. According to the United Nations, those on board included both children and elderly people and were primarily Lebanese, Syrians, and Palestinians.

Florida Migrant-Moving Company Gave GOP Cash

Florida Migrant-Moving Company Gave GOP Cash

It turns out that the air charter company that Governor Ron DeSantis hired for his migrant-moving program has contributed a lot of money to some top allies of the governor and was once legally represented by Representative Matt Gaez and his former partner, who is now in charge of Florida’s immigration policy.

Homeland Security Secretary Blamed for Spike in Migration

Homeland Security Secretary Blamed for Spike in Migration

Republicans on Capitol Hill are reviewing Biden’s immigration policies as the midterm elections are getting closer. Homeland security secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas was blamed for causing a spike in migration. Representative Clay Higgins, Republican of Louisiana, said, “I feel that America needs you to own this thing, good sir. Speak to the American people and own this thing. We’re losing our country down there. We need you to resign.”

Biden Administration Makes a Change to the Asylum Process

Biden Administration Makes a Change to the Asylum Process

The Biden Administration has made some changes on how they will operate the asylum status for immigrants seeking asylum in the United States. Instead of having the immigration judges look over the asylum applicants, the process would be in the responsibility of the asylum officer. This would allow the asylum process to expedite to six months instead of the original waiting time of about five years.

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