Fact-checking Gov. Abbott’s claim of migrants entering Texas border cities with virus
“They cannot cross the border without having a negative test result,” Romero said. The other group is people who crossed the border illegally and are dropped off by U.S. Customs and Border Protection under the catch-and-release program. Of those tests, 169, or just over 13%, tested positive, but that’s just for the city of Brownsville. Romero said local non-governmental organizations have set up shelters and hotel rooms for those who test positive to stay in and quarantine if they choose to. Romero said the city received 10,000 Rapid COVID-19 tests from the Texas Department of Emergency Management to facilitate the process.
Organization helps immigrant students succeed at school
25 percent of U.S. children are children of immigrants or refugees and there are 20 million children in the U.S. with at least one immigrant parent. These children are more likely to struggle in school and are more likely to live in poverty, with possible roadblocks along their path to reaching their potential. 16-year-old Alexis Dorman works hard to make sure every child knows their rights. “I found a niche for helping refugees and immigrants,” said Alexis Dorman, founder of CAFYIR. If you would like to check out the tutorials for your child, you can find them on YouTube at CAFYIR.