Venezuelan Work Permit OK Could Help 15K NYC Asylum Seekers: Mayor

Posted on AllSides September 21st, 2023
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NEW YORK CITY — President Joe Biden's decision to effectively OK work permits for hundreds of thousands of Venezuelan asylum seekers could help 15,000 migrants in New York City. But this estimate by Mayor Eric Adams came with a significant caveat: the city has 60,000 total asylum seekers in its care, he said Thursday. "This is really moving in the right direction, but we have a long way to go," Adams told CNN. Adams and other New York officials spent months pressuring the Biden administration to let asylum seekers get...

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