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Daily Immigration News Clips – December 28, 2020

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on December 28, 2020.

National

Washington Post To stay or to go? Amid coronavirus outbreaks, migrants face the starkest of choices: Risking their lives in U.S. detention or returning home to the dangers they fled
By Hannah Dreier

NPR Immigrant Detainees Held by ICE Are Going On Hunger Strikes
By Matt Katz

NPR Immigrant Advocates Vow To Keep Up The Pressure As Biden Asks For Patience
By Joel Rose

Marketplace Radio COVID response takes “devastating toll” on immigrant health care professionals
By Kimberly Adams

Courthouse News Judge Imposes Covid Measures for Immigrants at Northern California Jail
By Nicholas Iovino

Teen Vogue (Opinion) How to Shut Down ICE Detention in Your Community, a Detention Watch Network Guide
By Silky Shah

Local

San Diego Union-Tribune The U.S. asylum system is broken. How could it be reimagined?
By Kate Morrissey

WDVM inFOCUS – How will LGBTQ asylum seekers be impacted by Trump’s immigration reform proposal?
By Christy Matino

Mercury News ‘Basically what’s happening here is the creation of a deportation pipeline’: DA, critics say Tenderloin initiative is being used to dodge sanctuary laws
By Nate Gatrell

CBS4 Immigration court backlog hits record levels as hearings postponed due to COVID-19
By Julian Resendiz

NBC Bay Area Undocumented Immigrants' Fears Could Stop Them From Getting Vaccine
By Amber Frias

Colorado Sun Eight months into coronavirus, an immigrant community in Colorado finds hardship and hope
By Sarah Tory

The Columbus Dispatch Editorial: Let's end Trump's shameful immigration, asylum policies

Las Vegas Sun (Editorial) Investment in stabilizing neighbor nations serves us better than a wall

Chicago Tribune (Opinion) Column: The ‘Dreamers’ are still waiting for their nightmare to end
By STEVE CHAPMAN