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Migrant Children Face Trauma, Homelessness As They Seek Asylum in NYC

11.28.2022 | Documented | Nicole Wallach, a staff attorney with the Immigrant Students’ Rights Project at Advocates for Children, says that one school her organization spoke with has over 80 recently arrived migrant students. 

“Their needs are not purely academic,” Wallach said. “They need more than just school, a classroom to go to….And they require a lot more support, they’re brand new to the City. They need knowledge and comfort and tools to know how to advocate and understand how to thrive and function in the New York City school system.” Read article