CBP reported a total of 5,071 Ukrainians detained last month. That represents a significant increase from the 1,146 who were detained in February. CBP detained most of the Ukrainians at the U.S.-Mexico border. The data shows that a total of 3,274 were detained at the southwest border, another major increase from the just 272 Ukrainians who were detained there in February.
The Department of Homeland Security 宣布 Monday that the Biden administration is extending temporary protected status for Ukrainians for another 18 月. DHS said the designation will allow eligible Ukrainians to stay in the U.S. and apply for employment authorization.
The United Nations 报告 that more than 4.9 million people have fled Ukraine since the war began on February 24. Most of the Ukrainians have sought refuge in neighboring countries including Poland, 罗马尼亚, Hungary and Moldova. The vast majority, 几乎 2.8 百万乌克兰难民, have sought safety in Poland.