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Daily Immigration News Clips – March 19, 2020

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on March 19, 2020.

National

Bloomberg Law Immigration Attorneys Ask Agencies for No-Contact Solutions
By Genevieve Douglas

The New York Times ‘We’re Petrified’: Immigrants Afraid to Seek Medical Care for Coronavirus
By Miriam Jordan

The Wall Street Journal U.S. Suspending Routine Visas in Most Countries in Response to Coronavirus Outbreak
By Jessica Donati and Michelle Hackman

The Washington Post ICE to stop most immigration enforcement inside U.S., will focus on criminals during coronavirus outbreak
By Maria Sacchetti and Arelis R. Hernández

The Washington Post Suspension of visa processing for Mexican seasonal workers hits U.S. farms, fisheries
By Tracy Jan and Laura Reiley

Washington Times DHS still boosting foreign guest workers amid coronavirus crisis
By Stephen Dinan

Associated Press Trump dubs COVID-19 ‘Chinese virus’ despite hate crime risks
By Deb Riechmann and Terry Tang 

Associated Press Trump Asks Lawmakers for $46B More to Battle Coronavirus

Reuters Trump Says He Will Invoke Wartime Act to Fight 'Enemy' Coronavirus
By Jeff Masonm, Steve Holland, Alexandra Alper, Doina Chiacu, Susan Heavey, Lisa Lambert

The New York Times Trump Defends Calling the Coronavirus the ‘Chinese Virus’
By Katie Rogers and Lara Jakes

Politico Trump team’s new mission: Defend the ‘wartime president’
By GABBY ORR and LARA SELIGMAN

Politico Trump on 'Chinese virus' label: 'It's not racist at all'
By QUINT FORGEY

Politico Documents show undisclosed coronavirus cases at DHS
By BETSY WOODRUFF SWAN

CNN 12 changes to the US immigration system during the coronavirus pandemic
By Priscilla Alvarez

CNN Justice Department closes more immigration courts, postpones hearings
By Priscilla Alvarez

Associated Press Report: Surge in White Nationalism Ramps Up Violence Threat

BuzzFeed An Immigrant Has Killed Himself In An ICE Family Detention Facility
By Hamed Aleaziz

Daily Beast Rand Paul: ‘Non-People’ Shouldn’t Get Federal Tax Credit
By Sam Brodey

Reuters Avoid U.S. Visits Over Coronavirus, Mayor of Mexico's Tijuana Says
By Lizbeth Diaz

Reuters Mexican Migrant Shelters Brace for Coronavirus Amid Border Uncertainty
By Jose Luis Gonzalez and Julia Love

The Hill Mexico under international criticism for coronavirus response
By Rafael Bernal

Associated Press Getting Coronavirus Updates in Spanish Is a Mixed Bag in US

Politico No need to hoard: There’s plenty of food in the system
By RYAN MCCRIMMON and CATHERINE BOUDREAU

The Hill Former prosecutor sues Netflix, claiming series portrayed her as 'mastermind behind a racist plot'
By ZACK BUDRYK

HuffPost An Easy Way To Help Fight Coronavirus: Fill Out Your Census Form Now
By Paul Blumenthal

Vice Thousands of Doctors Demand ICE Release Detainees to Stop a COVID-19 Disaster
By Janus Rose

Reuters Biden's Wins in U.S. States That Matter Most Set Stage for Duel With Trump
By James Oliphant and Steve Holland

Miami Herald ‘Refuting the narrative.’ Biden’s results in Arizona and Florida show Latino support
By BIANCA PADRÓ OCASIO, DAVID SMILEY, AND ALEX DAUGHERTY

The Washington Post (Opinion) Biden wants a woman as his running mate. Val Demings could be the one.
By Jonathan Capehart

The Washington Post (Opinion) This is the biggest blunder in presidential history
By Jennifer Rubin

The Washington Post (Opinion) In an uncertain moment, Trump takes refuge in a familiar place: Fake poll numbers
By Philip Bump

The Washington Post (Opinion) Tucker Carlson, America’s new ‘moral’ leader
By Erik Wemple

The Washington Post (Opinion) Shut down the U.S.-Canada border, but don’t repeat the mistakes of 9/11
By J.J. McCullough

The Washington Post (Opinion) Surrounded by experts, Trump still needed an intervention by Tucker Carlson to take coronavirus seriously
By Margaret Sullivan

Politico (Opinion) The Pandemic is the End of Trumpism
By JOHN F. HARRIS

The New York Times (Op-ed) ‘I Don’t Know How I’m Going to Pay Rent Next Month’
By E. Tammy Kim

CNN (Op-ed) Trump's malicious use of 'Chinese virus'
By Jill Filipovic

Local

NBC (Georgia) Georgia driver's license office is sharing information with ICE, records show
By Daniella Silva

BuzzFeed (Wisconsin) A Local Sheriff Said No To More Immigrant Detainees Because Of Coronavirus Fears. So ICE Transferred Them All To New Facilities.
By Harmeet Kaur

Newsweek (Texas) ICE CALLED ON TO RELEASE DETAINEES AFTER FATHER KILLS HIMSELF AT FAMILY DETENTION CENTER
By CHANTAL DA SILVA

Miami Herald (Florida) Immigration system closes some courthouses – but not Miami’s
By MONIQUE O. MADAN

Miami Herald (Editorial) Coronavirus is real, Sens. Rubio and Scott. Demand Miami immigration courts be shut down | Editorial