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Daily Immigration News Clips – March 24, 2020

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on March 24, 2020.

National

The New York Times In Pandemic, Justice Dept. Seeks Video Court Hearings and Home Detention
By Charlie Savage

The Wall Street Journal Trump Administration Pauses Court Proceedings for Asylum Seekers
By Michelle Hackman

The Wall Street Journal Supreme Court Rules on Race, Copyright and Deportation
By Jess Bravin and Brent Kendall

The Washington Post Justice Department’s coronavirus considerations rankle civil liberties advocates
By Matt Zapotosky

Politico SCOTUS rulings land online, upending tradition
By JOSH GERSTEIN

CNN Trump administration postpones immigration hearings for migrants waiting in Mexico
By Priscilla Alvarez

The Washington Post Coronavirus could hit the world’s most vulnerable people hardest
By Ishaan Tharoor

The Washington Post ‘Gee, that’s too bad’ is an encapsulation of Trump’s approach to the pandemic — and politics
By Philip Bump

Politico ‘This is bulls---’: Bitterness takes over Senate as lawmakers clash on rescue
By ANDREW DESIDERIO

Politico Trump signals growing skepticism about coronavirus lockdown
By QUINT FORGEY

The Hill Activists demand Congress consider immigrants in coronavirus package
By Rafael Bernal

CNN Why Trump wants to be seen as a 'wartime' President
By Ronald Brownstein

ProPublica ICE Detainee Says Migrants Are Going on a Hunger Strike For Soap
By Dara Lind

HuffPost ‘I Fear For My Life’: Detained Families Are Terrified Of Coronavirus
By Angelina Chapin

Politico Biden to Trump: Start acting like ‘a wartime president’
By Marc Caputo

Politico Push for remote voting grows as lawmakers fear coronavirus poised to spread
By SARAH FERRIS

The New York Times This Is the Face of an Undocumented Immigrant. Don’t Look Away.
By Caitlin Dickerson

USA Today Coronavirus layoffs disproportionately hurt black and Latino workers: 'It’s almost like doomsday is coming'
By Deborah Barfield Berry

Roll Call Coronavirus crisis complicates in-person census outreach
By Michael Macagnone

The Appeal ‘IS MY LIFE NOT AS VALUABLE AS YOURS?’ IMMIGRATION JUDGES WANT ALL COURTS SHUT DOWN AS CORONAVIRUS CASES SOAR
By Liz Robbins

The Washington Post (Opinion) What Joe Biden should do now
By Paul Waldman

Los Angeles Times (Opinion) ‘It’s just too much’: Asian Americans confront xenophobia, economic devastation and the coronavirus
By FRANK SHYONG

Los Angeles Times (Opinion) Coronavirus: Immigration detention centers could be the next pandemic hot spot (Commentary)
By Scott Martelle

The Washington Post (Op-ed) The U.S. has an ugly history of blaming ‘foreigners’ for disease
By Alexandre I.R. White and Katrina Quisumbing King

The Washington Post (Op-ed) As he bungles this crisis, Trump turns to a familiar scapegoat: Immigration
By Julio Ricardo Varela

The Hill (Op-ed) Coronavirus behind bars: 4 priorities to save the lives of prisoners
By DR. HOMER VENTERS

The Atlantic (Op-ed) I Used to Run ICE. We Need to Release the Nonviolent Detainees.
By John Sandweg

American Prospect (Op-ed) Immigrant Detention During COVID-19 Is a Worsening Nightmare
By MARCIA BROWN

Washington Monthly (Op-ed) They Can Help Fight Coronavirus. Trump Wants to Deport Them.
By Stephanie Griffith

Local

The Jersey Journal (New Jersey) Hudson County jail to begin releasing inmates Tuesday during ‘modified lockdown’ for coronavirus
By Teri West

KGUN (Arizona) Immigration courts, including in Tucson, remain open despite health concern
By Rogelio Mares