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  • NYC issues 1,500 migrant families 60-day notices to leave shelter or reapply

    Nov 15, 2023

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    Gothamist | “Between delays in arranging busing, a shortage of bus drivers, unreasonably long commute times, and other obstacles, parents often feel they have no choice but to uproot their children from schools they love when they move shelters,” Jennifer Pringle of Advocates for Children previously said.

    Migrant families who have until next month to leave their shelter said they’re worried the rules will affect their children, many of whom have found stability in their schools. Social services providers agreed that forcing families to reapply for housing every 60 days could be destabilizing to children, many of whom have already witnessed trauma. Read article