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Daily Immigration News Clips – June 12, 2020

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the United States on June 12, 2020.


Law360 Attys Say US Is Approving Visas To Skirt Green Card Ban Suit
By Suzanne Monyak

Al Dia Trump administration proposes toughest asylum rules to date: Why it matters
By Ericka Conant

New York Times Trump Administration Moves to Solidify Restrictive Immigration Policies
By Zolan Kanno-Youngs

Wall Street Journal Trump Administration Considers Suspending H-1B, Other Visas Through the Fall
By Michelle Hackman and Andrew Restuccia

The Hill DeVos issues rule barring colleges from granting coronavirus relief funds to DACA recipients
By J. Edward Moreno

The Hill Chamber CEO urges Trump against entry bans impacting work visa holders
By Alex Gangitano

Associated Press After Floyd’s death, a reckoning for immigrant store owners
By Aysha Khan 

Politico Feds comb Facebook to hunt down alleged rioters and looters
By Betsy Woodruff Swan

KXAN ICE now says detainees held hunger strike in honor of George Floyd
By Fernie Ortiz

KGW8 Portland teacher facing deportation joins 'Educators for Black Lives Matter' protest
By Cristin Severance

New York Times Moving Beyond ‘MAGA’?
By Lisa Lerer

Associated Press White House Eyes Travel From Mexico as Source of Virus Spike

San Diego Tribune Migrant who tested positive for COVID-19 in San Diego is deported to Tijuana
By Wendy Fry

Associated Press Watchdog: Agency Misspent Money Meant for Migrant Care

Associated Press Suit Seeks Immediate Citizenship for Those Waiting on Oath

Washington Post Border officials spent emergency humanitarian funds on dirt bikes, dogs and enforcement programs, according to government report
By Nick Miroff

Salon After months of confusion, DeVos officially blocks undocumented students from pandemic relief funds

Washington Post (Opinion) Trump is so set on harassing immigrants that his immigration agency needs a bailout
By Catherine Rampell

New York Times (Opinion) How Worried Should You Be About the 2020 Election?
By Spencer Bokat-Lindell

Washington Post (Opinion) Twitter is our window into Trump’s shriveled soul
By Michael Gerson

New York Times (Op-ed) Why Joe Biden Should Look to His Left
By Sean McElwee

The Hill (Op-ed) US Citizenship and Immigration Services doesn't deserve a blank check
By Eric Cohen

The Hill (Op-ed) Refugees are not a drain on the economy or a threat to security


Washington Post (Florida) Migrant farmworkers, many coronavirus positive, move north from Florida to other states
By Laura Reiley

Fox 5 (District of Columbia) Looming changes on immigration could have profound impact on students, work visas
By Jim Lokay

WSAW 7 (Wisconsin) Thousands of DACA recipients in Wisconsin await imminent Supreme Court decision
By Naomi Kowles

LA Times (Editorial) Editorial: Of course race matters. Put affirmative action back on California’s ballot