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Daily Immigration News Clips – March 18, 2020

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on March 18, 2020.

National

The Washington Post Immigration courts remain open amid coronavirus outbreak
By Luis Velarde

Politico Anger builds over virus dangers in immigration courts
By JOSH GERSTEIN

BuzzFeed Immigration Judges Across The US Are Staying Home After The Coronavirus Hits Courtrooms
By Melissa Segura and Hamed Aleaziz

CNN US Citizenship and Immigration suspends in-person immigration services
By Geneva Sands

Associated Press Guatemala Suspends US Flights of Deportees, Asylum Seekers

Newsweek TURNING ASYLUM SEEKERS AWAY IN RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK 'WILL ENDANGER MORE LIVES,' RIGHTS GROUPS WARN
By CHANTAL DA SILVA

Washington Times Trump eyes shutting border to illegal immigration amid outbreak
By Stephen Dinan

Reuters 'The Terminal': Latin American Travelers Stranded as Nations Shut Borders
By Marcelo Rochabrun

The New York Times Citing Coronavirus, Trump Will Announce Strict New Border Controls
By Zolan Kanno-Youngs, Michael D. Shear and Maggie Haberman

The Wall Street Journal Trump Administration May Close U.S. Borders to Unauthorized Foreigners Over Coronavirus Risk
By Michelle Hackman and Alicia A. Caldwell

CNN US is pushing to reject all asylum seekers, citing coronavirus worries
By Evan Perez, Geneva Sands and Priscilla Alvarez

The Wall Street Journal Coronavirus Disrupts U.S. Court System
By Jacob Gershman and Byron Tau

Politico Trump's immigration crackdown could hurt coronavirus containment efforts
By SUSANNAH LUTHI, RENUKA RAYASAM and ALICE MIRANDA OLLSTEIN

NBC DHS faces coronavirus with scores of vacancies and a leadership vacuum
By Shannon Pettypiece

BuzzFeed Immigrants Waiting At The Mexican Border Are At High Risk Of Contracting The Coronavirus, Experts Warn
By Adolfo Flores

Associated Press US Sued to Stop Deportation of 3 Children to El Salvador

Reuters U.S. Limits Mexico Guest Worker Visas, Sends Farmers Scrambling

The New York Times Asylum Seekers Say U.S. is Returning Them to the Dangers They Fled
By Kirk Semple

The Washington Post DHS inspector general’s office nearly dormant under Trump as reports and audits plummet
By Nick Miroff

BuzzFeed US Agencies Made It Harder To Reunite Immigrant Families Because They Failed To Keep Accurate Records, Report Finds
By Adolfo Flores and Hamed Aleaziz

Associated Press Politics in Time of Coronavirus: Arizona Quietly Picks Biden

Politico Biden squeezed on his most critical decision: His VP pick
By NATASHA KORECKI and MARC CAPUTO

Politico How Biden flips Arizona
By LAURA BARRÓN-LÓPEZ and MARC CAPUTO

Politico Biden sweeps Sanders in Illinois, Florida and Arizona
By CHRISTOPHER CADELAGO

The Hill Five Latinas who could be Biden's running mate
By Rafael Bernal

Politico Poll: Most Americans don’t trust Trump on coronavirus information
By QUINT FORGEY

Politico The president’s favorite morning show starts social distancing
By QUINT FORGEY

CNN Coronavirus is already disrupting the 2020 Census
By Tara Subramaniam, Vivian Salama, Holmes Lybrand and Catherine E. Shoichet

Vanity Fair CORONAVIRUS “Dishonesty...Is Always an Indicator of Weakness”: Tucker Carlson on How He Brought His Coronavirus Message to Mar-a-Lago
By JOE HAGAN

The Washington Post (Op-ed) The coronavirus is a real crisis. The border fence obviously wasn’t.
By Elizabeth Goitein

The Washington Post (Op-ed) We must release prisoners to lessen the spread of coronavirus
By Josiah Rich, Scott Allen and Mavis Nimoh

The Hill (Op-ed) Risk behind bars: Coronavirus and immigration detention
By RANIT MISHORI

USA Today (Op-ed) We're seeing confusion, despair and even suicide after Trump rule on aid to immigrants
By Rania Awaad

Politico (Op-ed) Biden’s Top 12 Running Mates, Ranked
By Bill Scher

The New York Times (Opinion) How Racist Is Trump’s Republican Party?
By Thomas B. Edsall

Local

Associated Press (New York) In New York, making a life out of bottles and cans
By Claudia Torrens

The New York Times (Texas) The Face of Houston’s Diverse Dining Scene Is a White Guy From Nebraska
By Brett Anderson

Boston Globe (Massachusetts) Markey calls to curtail deportations, migrant detention amid coronavirus crisis
By Jess Bidgood

New York Post (California) ICE continues arrests despite coronavirus lockdowns
By Adam Schrader

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Wisconsin) ICE pulls 170 detainees from Kenosha County Jail after sheriff declines to take more
By Bruce Vielmetti

Colorado Independent (Colorado) ICE: Immigrants in Aurora detention center possibly exposed to COVID-19
By John Herrick

The Washington Post (Op-ed) Virginia’s reproductive health bill shows where power resides
By Margie Del Castillo