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Daily Immigration News Clips – June 17, 2020

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the United States on June 17, 2020.


Law360 1st Circ. Finds Asylum-Seeker Was Denied Counsel Access
By Suzanne Monyak

Associated Press Lafayette Square Could Decide Trump's Legacy — and Election

Associated Press High Court Decision Spotlights GOP Divide Over LGBT Rights

Politico ‘We just need a win’: The left unites to take down Eliot Engel

Reuters U.S. Extends Non-Essential Travel Restrictions With Canada, Mexico

New York Times Coronavirus Outbreaks at Border Put Haitian Migrants at Risk
By David Waldstein

The Progressive The Essential, the Undocumented
By James Goodman

Washington Post U.N. Human Rights Council to turn attention on ‘systemic’ racism in United States
By Adam Taylor

Associated Press White House Steps Up Effort to Downplay Coronavirus Concerns

Associated Press ‘My Gut Hurts’: Immigrants Anxious As They Await Supreme Court DACA Decision
By Astrid Galvan

Politico Poll: Trump voters want to protect Dreamers
By Anita Kumar

CNN California forges a path through America's racial divide
By Ron Brownstein

Roll Call Trump administration eyes potential vaccine by January 2021
By Emily Kopp

NBC News LATINO 'Abuse of power': Asylum-seekers, advocates decry new use of high bond fees as condition of parole
By Carmen Sesin

The Guardian A diabetic immigrant in Ice custody sued for her release. Instead, she got Covid-19
By Valeria Fernández and Jude Joffe-Block

Jurist Supreme Court agrees to hear immigration detention and arbitration cases
By Angela Mauroni

Wall Street Journal (Editorial) Trump’s Immigration Choice

LA Times (Editorial) Editorial: Trump’s latest efforts to sabotage asylum should remind you why he has to go

Washington Post (Opinion) Forget vaccines and treatments. The very stable genius has a foolproof coronavirus cure.
By Dana Milbank

Washington Post (Opinion) Some Canadians have always been considered more important than others. It’s time to end that.
By J.J. McCullough

Washington Post (Opinion) It’s a big deal when the Supreme Court decides not to decide
By Jennifer Rubin

Washington Post (Op-ed) Calling Trump unwell doesn’t hurt Trump. It hurts disabled people.
By Rebecca Cokley

The Hill (Op-ed) Despite winner, US will face a very turbulent period after the election

The Hill (Op-ed) The end of asylum — for now

The Hill (Op-ed) New Trump immigration regulations would devastate refuge pathways


Associated Press (Mississippi) Mississippi Official: Black People 'Dependent' Since Slavery By The Associated Press

Associated Press (Vermont) In Vermont, an Immigrant City Races to Tamp Down an Outbreak

New York Times (New York) When Rich New Yorkers Fled, These Workers Kept the City Running
By Winnie Hu and Nate Schweber

LA Times (California) Otay Mesa Detention Center blocks detainees’ phone calls to group of advocates

Houston Chronicle (Texas) Peaceful protest supporting immigrants in ICE detention planned for June 20 in Houston
By Sonia Ramirez

WSET 13 (Virginia) Students, regardless of citizenship or immigration status, will be eligible to go to UVA
By Elizabeth Tyree

Fox 5 (Virginia) Prince William County Jail Board to vote on controversial immigration program
By Tisha Lewis