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Daily Immigration News Clips – March 13, 2020

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on March 13, 2020.

National

Bloomberg Law Immigration Judges Call to Halt Mass Hearings Amid Virus (1)
By Madison Alder

Tech Target H-1B work visa ruling comes down to conjunctions
By Patrick Thibodeau

The New York Times The President as Bystander: Trump Struggles to Unify a Nation on Edge
By Peter Baker and Maggie Haberman

The Wall Street Journal Coronavirus Crisis Tests Trump’s Unusual Governing Style
By Michael C. Bender

The Washington Post A border wall will not stop coronavirus, despite Trump's claims
By Meg Kelly

The Washington Post Coronavirus could pose serious concern in ICE jails, immigration courts
By Abigail Hauslohner, Nick Miroff and Matt Zapotosky

The Hill GOP Congressman calls for more testing for coronavirus, shutting down Southern border

The Hill Democrats get assurances from Cuccinelli on immigrants, coronavirus care
By MIKE LILLIS

The Hill CNN's Acosta: Trump referring to coronavirus as 'foreign virus' in Oval Office address 'smacked of xenophobia'
By JOE CONCHA

CNN Warren and Markey ask Justice Department about confusion at immigration courts over CDC coronavirus fliers
By Priscilla Alvarez

CNN What historians heard when Trump warned of a 'foreign virus'
By Catherine E. Shoichet

Roll Call Courts mull closures and risks amid coronavirus pandemic
By Todd Ruger and Tanvi Misra

HuffPost Trump Appears More Concerned With Closing Borders Than Testing For Coronavirus
By Jessica Schulberg

The Nation Trump’s Coronavirus Response Is Going to Get Someone Hurt
By Elie Mystal

Associated Press Pregnant 19-Year-Old Dies Trying to Climb US Border Wall
By Ben Fox and Sonia Perez

Reuters A Year Documenting Migration on the Rio Grande
By Rosalba O'Brien

The New York Times What Happens When the U.S. Outsources Asylum?
By Brent McDonald, Ora DeKornfeld and Rodrigo Hernández

Miami Herald Cuban immigrants have enjoyed special privileges. Public charge changes that for some
By DANIEL SHOER ROTH

Reuters Mexicans Wonder if Trump's Wall Could Stop Coronavirus Spreading South
By Lizbeth Diaz and David Alire Garcia

The Guardian US migrant deportations risk spreading coronavirus to Central America
By Jeff Ernst

The Wall Street Journal ACLU Sues U.S. for Records of Facial-Recognition Use at Airports
By Ryan Tracy

CNN How Fox News misled viewers about the coronavirus
By Oliver Darcy

Associated Press Florida Could Be Knockout Punch for Sanders’ 2020 Campaign

Politico A 'Never Biden' movement vows not to vote for Joe
By DAVID SIDERS and HOLLY OTTERBEIN

Politico Biden offers coronavirus plan, rebuking Trump’s ‘America First’ approach
By ADAM CANCRYN

The Hill Internal Democratic research shows Hispanics energized to vote in November
By RAFAEL BERNAL

The Washington Post (Opinion) Biden just took on Trump’s reactionary nationalist fearmongering
By Greg Sargent

The Washington Post (Op-ed) ‘America First’ is the wrong approach to the coronavirus
By Benjamin Haddad

The Hill (Op-ed) As coronavirus spreads, Trump immigration policies endanger public health
By Raul Reyes

Newsweek (Op-ed) TRUMP IS HURTING THE ECONOMY BY LINKING CORONAVIRUS TO IMMIGRATION | OPINION
By IBRAHIM ALHUSSEINI

Local

Texas Public Radio How Will Immigration Courts Handle The COVID-19 Pandemic?
By REYNALDO LEAÑOS JR

Associated Press (Louisiana) Only on AP: Pepper-Sprayed Inmates Reach $177K Settlement

Associated Press (Arizona) Advocates: Transgender Woman Sexually Assaulted at ICE Site

The Guardian (California) 'Courts must be safe spaces': Ice arrests undo longheld migrant protections, lawyers warn
By Abené Clayton

Los Angeles Times (California) As White House takes on ‘sanctuary’ cities, tensions between L.A. County sheriff and ICE ramp up
By BRITTNY MEJIA

Dallas Morning News (Texas) Trammell Crow completes new immigration center at DFW Airport
By Steve Brown

Miami New Times (Florida) Activists Say ICE Check-Ins Put Elderly Immigrants at Risk for Coronavirus
By MANUEL MADRID

Des Moines Register (Opinion) Did Maytag Family Foundation deliberately support a white supremacist outfit for 17 years?
By Rekha Basu

Miami Herald (Op-ed) Congress should not weaken the diversity among workforce immigrants | Opinion
By TAMMY FOX-ISICOFF

Courier Journal (Op-ed) Opinion: Kentucky's anti-immigration bill will hurt state economy, lead to discrimination
By Riffat Hassan