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Daily Immigration News Clips – July 9, 2020

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on July 9, 2020.


NBC News Trump admin plans to block asylum seekers from U.S. by citing public health risk of COVID-19
By Julia Ainsley and Adiel Kaplan

Law360 Trump Admin. Looks To Deny Asylum Over Health Fears
By Suzanne Monyak

Teen Vogue ICE's "In-Person Instruction" Rule for Visas Leaves International College Students Stressed Out, Uncertain

Associated Press US Rule Targets Disease-Stricken Countries to Deny Asylum

Associated Press About That Border Wall, Mr. Presidents ... Who's Paying?

Wall Street Journal Trump Administration Proposes Denying Asylum to People Who Travel From Countries Where Contagious Disease Is Widespread
By Michelle Hackman

The Hill Almost half of staffers at ICE detention center diagnosed with COVID-19
By J. Edward Moreno

Reuters Foreign Students Fret Over Being Sent Home After U.S. Visa Rule

Reuters Explainer: Why Is the New U.S. Policy for International Students Causing Backlash From Colleges?

Reuters Explainer: What 1.1 Million Foreign Students Contribute to the U.S. Economy

New York Times Harvard and M.I.T. Sue to Stop Trump Visa Rules for Foreign Students
By Anemona Hartocollis and Miriam Jordan

Washington Post Why Trump’s move to force international students to take in-person classes this fall is being blasted as harmful
By Valerie Strauss

Roll Call Foreign students’ dilemma: Risk COVID-19 exposure or deportation?
By Tanvi Misra

Associated Press Biden-Sanders Task Forces Unveil Joint Goals for Party Unity

New York Times Republican Senators in Arizona and Georgia Have a Problem: The Base
By Astead W. Herndon

New York Times Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders Deepen Their Cooperation
By Sydney Ember and Thomas Kaplan

Washington Post Liberals want more from Biden than an anti-Trump message
By Sean Sullivan

Associated Press Trump, Mexico's President Briefly Discussed Immigration: White House

New York Times Where’s Trump’s Financial Disclosure? The White House Blames the Pandemic
By Steve Eder and Ben Protess

New York Times Coronavirus Surge in Tulsa ‘More Than Likely’ Linked to Trump Rally
By Maggie Astor and Noah Weiland

Washington Post With pressure and threats, Trump pushes to fully reopen schools. Schools say: Not so fast.
By Laura Meckler

Washington Post Trump highlights cooperation with Mexico on border security, coronavirus

CNN The last 4 months have brought an unprecedented crackdown on legal US immigration
By Priscilla Alvarez and Catherine Shoicet

Politico Racial disparities follow pandemic’s path across political divide

NBC News Coronavirus reported in over half of Latino meat, poultry workers in 21 states, CDC says
By Suzanne Gamboa

Washington Post (Editorial) Undeterred by the last uproar, Trump is again considering family separation

Washington Post (Opinion) E Pluribus Unum is on the ballot this November
Opinion by Jill Biden and Julissa Reynoso

Slate (Opinion) It’s Time to Create a Right to an Immigration Attorney

Washington Post (Opinion) This year’s Senate races spell disaster for the Republican Party
By Henry Olsen

Business Insider (Opinion) Trump's attacks on legal immigration show just how desperately the US needs to change our system
By Julie Pearl

Washington Post (Op-ed) We immigrants owe a great debt to the African American struggle for equality
By Roya Hakakian

Washington Post (Op-ed) ICE is putting international students in a terrible position — and hurting America
By Margarita Konaev

CNN (Op-ed) Trump administration's planned purge of international students serves a cruel purpose
By Jill Filipovic


KUCI The Cultural Mosaic: COVID-19 in Detention Centers and Immigration Court Issues (feat. Laura Lynch)

W7 News (MA) Very upsetting’: ICE deportation policy upends students’ plans

Wichita Eagle ‘Electrify the wall.’ Kansas Republican’s ad spurs backlash from immigrant rights groups
By Bryan Lowry

Lincoln Journal Star (Nebraska) Hundreds of Lincoln immigration workers face furloughs
By Matt Olberding

WLRN (Florida) More Than 30,000 Cuban Americans Ask Trump To Reverse Order To Suspend Immigration

Bottom Line (Kentucky) Kentucky Chamber encourages Congress to support DACA and protect Dreamers

The Chicago Reporter (Op-ed) Trump’s COVID-19 visa bans may alter the face of American immigration beyond the pandemic
By Sruthi Darbhamulla