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Daily Immigration News Clips – July 20, 2020

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on July 20, 2020.


Bloomberg Law Revamped Suit Challenges Presidential Power to Bar Entry to U.S.
By Genevieve Douglas

Associated Press Trump Offers Confusion, Contradictions on Immigration Order

Business Insider Trump is considering a loophole, which he found in a conservative magazine article, to bypass Congress to impose new immigration policies
By Tom Porter

Axios Scoop: Trump's license to skirt the law
By Alayna Treene, Stef W. Kight

Newsy Trump Admin. Rejects New DACA Applicants Despite Supreme Court Order
By Ben Schamisso

Associated Press How the Coronavirus Spread Through One Immigration Facility

Reuters U.S. Immigration Officials Spread Coronavirus With Detainee Transfers

CNN Trump administration announces plan to resume hearings for migrants in Mexico
By Geneva Sands

Politico Appeals court blocks administration effort to weaken protections for asylum-seekers

Newsweek Border Wall Costs Could Grow 'Exponentially' Due to Poor Planning: DHS OIG
By Chantal da Silva

Big Country Homepage Exemptions added to border-wall spending bills as White House issues waivers to build faster
By Sandra Sanchez

Associated Press Federal Court Restores DACA After Supreme Court Ruling

Wall Street Journal Federal Court Orders Trump Administration to Accept New DACA Applications
By Michelle Hackman

CNN Judge orders Trump administration to accept new DACA applications
By Priscilla Alvarez

Roll Call Trump admin must accept new DACA applications, court rules
By Camila DeChalus

New York Times Federal Agents Unleash Militarized Crackdown on Portland
By Sergio Olmos, Mike Baker and Zolan Kanno-Youngs

New York Times Were the Actions of Federal Agents in Portland Legal?
By Zolan Kanno-Youngs

New York Times Federal officials dismiss Portland leaders’ calls to leave city as clashes with protesters continue
By Marissa J. Lang, Maria Sacchetti and Emily Gillespie

CNN DHS leaders, filling jobs on temporary basis, carry out Trump agenda
By Priscilla Alvarez and Geneva Sands

CNN 'Alarming outbreak' of Covid-19 spreads through DHS training facility
By Geneva Sands and Bob Ortega

Associated Press Given a Chance, Trump Would Push Court Pick Before Election

Reuters Factbox: Trump and Biden take sharply different paths on immigration
By John Whitesides and Ted Hesson

Reuters Trump Expected to Exclude Undocumented Migrants From U.S. Census

Associated Press AP FACT CHECK: Trump and the Virus-Era China Ban That Isn't

New York Times As Trump Ignores Virus Crisis, Republicans Start to Break Ranks
By Alexander Burns, Jonathan Martin and Maggie Haberman

New York Times Inside Trump’s Failure: The Rush to Abandon Leadership Role on the Virus
By Michael D. Shear, Noah Weiland, Eric Lipton, Maggie Haberman and David E. Sanger

New York Times Trump Leans Into False Virus Claims in Combative Fox News Interview
By Katie Rogers

Washington Post Trump defends bungled handling of coronavirus with falsehoods and dubious claims
By Philip Rucker and Felicia Sonmez

Washington Post The crisis that shocked the world: America’s response to the coronavirus
By Joel Achenbach, William Wan, Karin Brulliard and Chelsea Janes

The Hill Trump downplays virus, disputes bad polls in testy interview with Fox's Wallace

CNN Donald Trump is sealing his fate as the coronavirus denier-in-chief
By Maeve Reston

New York Times Trump Promotes Caricature of What Conservatives Want
By Maggie Haberman

New York Times As Trump Slumps, Republican Donors Look to Save the Senate
By Shane Goldmacher

New York Times How Buying Beans Became a Political Statement
By Farah Stockman, Kate Kelly and Jennifer Medina

New York Times Why Trump’s Attacks on John Roberts Aren’t Working With Some Conservatives
By Elaina Plott

Washington Post From ‘Sleepy Joe’ to a destroyer of the ‘American way of life,’ Trump’s attacks on Biden make a dystopian shift
By Michael Scherer and Josh Dawsey

Washington Post Endangered GOP senators under pressure as Senate considers new coronavirus measures
By Seung Min Kim, Rachael Bade and Erica Werner

Politico Trump leans on 2016 tactic to crack Biden support

LA Times Trump won’t commit to accepting result if he loses election

Inside Elections Electoral College Outlook: Biden Has the Edge
By Nathan L. Gonzalez

The Hill (Opinion) Foreign students still in danger of losing visas, despite settlement

New York Times (Opinion) Where Is the Outrage?
By Charles M. Blow

Washington Post (Opinion) Joe Biden has an enthusiasm problem with Hispanic voters. It’s even worse for Trump.
By David Byler

Washington Post (Op-ed) The extraordinary scene unfolding in Portland has a disturbing history
By Ivón Padilla-Rodríguez

The Hill (Op-ed) Let's scrap regulations on medical workers for good

The Hill (Op-ed) The real Goya backlash will happen on Election Day

CNN (Op-ed) Why Trump's 2016 playbook won't work in 2020
By Dean Obeidallah

Roll Call (Op-ed) Most Americans want to help Dreamers. Trump shouldn’t stand in the way
By Ryan A. Costello


Dallas Morning News Immigrants close to U.S. citizenship find delays and uncertainty
By Dianne Solis

LA Progressive Latino Families Not Equipped for Distance Learning

New York Times (Texas) Vulnerable Border Community Battles Virus on ‘A Straight Up Trajectory’
By Caitlin Dickerson Photographs by Lynsey Addario

Washington Post (Maine) ‘I’m scared’: Black people — many of them immigrants — make up less than 2 percent of Maine’s population but almost a quarter of its coronavirus cases
By Maria Sacchetti

Washington Post (Maryland) Hundreds protest Maryland county’s agreement with ICE

Daily Utah Chronicle (Opinion) Poma: The Supreme Court on Immigration: One Step Forward, Two Steps Backward
By Sasha Poma