What comes next for migrants in Martha’s Vineyard

The World

They were pawns in a political stunt. A group of 50 migrants — most from Venezuela — landed in Martha's Vineyard this week after reportedly being offered flights to somewhere safe, where they could find work. But it was just the latest move in an ongoing effort by Republican politicians in Texas and Florida, to protest the Biden administration's immigration policy. The World's Carol Hills spoke with Julio Henriquez, an immigration lawyer from Venezuela who spent time with the migrants, about what comes next for them.

Will you support The World today?

The story you just read is available to read for free because thousands of listeners and readers like you generously support our nonprofit newsroom. Every day, the reporters and producers at The World are hard at work bringing you relevant, fact-based and human-centered news from across the globe. But we can’t do it without you: We need your support to ensure we can continue this work for another year. 

Make your gift of $100 or pledge $10 monthly, and we’ll thank you on The World’s podcast in early 2023. And every gift will get us one step closer to our goal.