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Daily Immigration News Clips – January 6, 2021


CNN Trump administration locks down border wall contracts, complicating Biden's pledge to stop construction
By Priscilla Alvarez

El Paso Times Donald Trump administration touts completion of 450 miles of border wall
By Lauren Villagran

Border Report ‘Monumental’: 450 miles of border wall completed, funding for hundreds more secured, acting CBP head says
By Sandra Sanchez

Border Report Bipartisan Spending Bill Commits Over $1 Billion To Border Wall Construction
By Max Rivlin-Nadler

Border Report Biden can redirect new border wall funding lawmakers say they OK’d to avert shutdown
By Sandra Sanchez

By Ryan Devereaux

WNCT 9 Migrant expulsions at southern border shoot up as pandemic drags on
By Salvador Rivera

Bloomberg Law Mayorkas to Balance Calls to Abolish ICE With Securing Borders
By Shaun Courtney

LawFare Ninth Circuit Says President Trump Can Ban Immigrants Without "Approved" Health Insurance
By Peter Margulies

New York Times The 10-year Stacey Abrams project to flip Georgia has nearly come to fruition.
By Reid J. Epstein and Astead W. Herndon

New York Times Raphael Warnock’s Win Is One for the History Books
By Astead W. Herndon

Washington Post Raphael Warnock wins Georgia runoff election against Sen. Loeffler, lifting Democratic hopes of claiming Senate majority
By Reis Thebault, Michael Scherer and Cleve R. Wootson Jr.

Vox Why Democrats need Latino voters in Georgia’s Senate runoffs
By Nicole Narea

Washington Post (Opinion) It’s time to bring down the curtain on the Trump tragedy
By Kathleen Parker

Washington Post (Opinion) Trump lost, but he won millions of new voters. Where did they come from?
By David Byler

Washington Post (Op-ed) Biden vowed to repeal Trump’s Muslim ban. That should be just the start.
By Aarti Kohli and Hammad Alam

The Hill (Op-ed) How Joe Biden made history in Arizona
By Ruben Gallego


GBH (Massachusetts) Fear Of Deportation Prompts Undocumented Immigrants To Resist COVID-19 Vaccine
By Tori Bedford

The State (South Carolina) Charleston sheriff cuts ties with ICE, calls policy ‘legal racial profiling’
By Caitlin Byrd

KETV (Nebraska) Immigration advocates urge state not to inject status into vaccination program
By Andrew Ozaki

Orlando Sentinel (Florida) Venezuelans would be protected from deportation under Darren Soto’s new bill