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Daily Immigration News Clips – March 17, 2020

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on March 17, 2020.

National

Reuters Fearing Coronavirus Spread, Lawyers for Immigrant Detainees Urge Their Release
By Kristina Cooke, Mica Rosenberg and Ted Hesson

The Wall Street Journal Coronavirus Risk for Detained Migrants Targeted in ACLU Lawsuit
By Alejandro Lazo and Alicia A. Caldwell

The Intercept OVERCROWDED BORDER HEARINGS RISK SPREADING THE CORONAVIRUS
By Debbie Nathan

Politico Supreme Court postpones arguments due to coronavirus
By JOSH GERSTEIN

The Hill DOJ's immigration review office suspends hearings
By ZACK BUDRYK

Associated Press Asylum Seekers Attend Border Court Amid Outbreak
By Nomaan Merchant and Sophia Tareen

The New York Times McConnell Has a Request for Veteran Federal Judges: Please Quit
By Carl Hulse

Politico Surgeon general trumpets coronavirus efforts but warns ‘we are not an authoritarian nation’
By QUINT FORGEY

CNN Coronavirus is a test Trump can't pass with ideology alone
By Ronald Brownstein

Roll Call Immigrants tested for coronavirus won’t be penalized applying for naturalization, USCIS says
By Camila DeChalus

Newsweek TRUMP CONDEMNED FOR RACISM AFTER CALLING CORONAVIRUS 'CHINESE VIRUS' SHORTLY AFTER TELLING AMERICANS TO 'BAND TOGETHER'
By CHANTAL DA SILVA

Associated Press US Census Faces Challenges Counting Small, Poor Latino Towns

The Washington Post Evangelical leader denounces Trump for calling coronavirus the ‘Chinese virus’
By Sarah Pulliam Bailey

HuffPost Right-Wing Media’s Coronavirus Response: Sycophancy, Racism And Misinformation
By Nick Robins-Early

Associated Press 5 questions heading into Tuesday’s Democratic primaries
By Nicholas Riccardi 

The New York Times When Voting During a Pandemic Is a Way to Feel Normal
By Jennifer Medina

The Washington Post For years, Bernie Sanders warned that increased immigration would lower the wages of U.S. workers. Now he barely mentions it.
By JM Rieger

Politico Meet the young voters who refuse to vote for Bernie
By SABRINA RODRIGUEZ

Politico Ohio governor recommends postponing Tuesday's primary
By ZACH MONTELLARO and ALICE MIRANDA OLLSTEIN

Politico Trump licks his chops as Biden veers left on sanctuary cities, fracking
By CHRISTOPHER CADELAGO

The Hill Biden opens up 20-point lead over Sanders in Arizona: poll
By REBECCA KLAR

The Hill Biden leads Sanders among Florida Hispanics
By RAFAEL BERNAL

KJZZ Professor: Bernie Sanders Needs Huge Latino Turnout To Win Arizona And Stay Competitive
By Steve Goldstein

The Hill (Op-ed) Biden should choose a Latina as his running mate
By FORMER REP. LUIS V. GUTIÉRREZ

The Washington Post (Opinion) The proudly incompetent Trump administration sows chaos, as usual
By Max Boot

The Washington Post (Op-ed) Movies have perpetuated racist ideas about illness for more than a century
By Kirsten Ostherr

The Hill (Op-ed) Remote hearings for unaccompanied children proves a disaster
By JENNIFER PODKUL

The Hill (Op-ed) Homeless families suffer the most under 'public charge' rule
By ANTHONY R. CARRASCO

NBC (Op-ed) To show love for the Irish on St. Patrick's Day, give them green cards instead of green beer
By Sadhbh Walshe

Esquire (Op-ed) Why Did the Trump Administration Reject the WHO Coronavirus Test?
By CHARLES P. PIERCE

Local

Texas Tribune Amid coronavirus concerns, Justice Department continues "remain in Mexico" hearings in immigration courts
By JULIÁN AGUILAR

Associated Press (Georgia) Judge: Cancellation of High Court Election Was Legal

The New York Times (Arizona) When Arizona Elected a Mexican Immigrant Governor
By Simon Romero

Los Angeles Times (California) With masks at the ready, ICE agents make arrests on first day of California coronavirus lockdown
By BRITTNY MEJIA

Boston Globe (Massachusetts) At ICE Boston office, all scheduled immigration check-ins happening by phone
By Danny McDonald

Dallas Observer (Texas) Dallas Immigration Advocates Seek to Protect Women Fleeing Gender Violence
By MEREDITH LAWRENCE