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States thought fast work permits would solve their migrant problems. It hasn’t. – POLITICO

States thought fast work permits would solve their migrant problems. It hasn’t. – POLITICO

 

Amer, 26, a migrant from Sudan, stands with other newcomers from African countries including Chad and Mauritania outside Manhattan’s Asylum Application Help Center. He declined to share his last name for fear of deportation. | Katelyn Cordero/POLITICO 11/29/2023 05:01 AM EST NEW YORK — The Biden administration has been banking on an expansion of short-term legal residency for 500,000 migrants as a way to get them into jobs and off government assistance. It’s been slow going. Governors and mayors said they need to put migrants to work so they can move them out of shelters. But they’re vexed by the lengthy… 

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