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Daily Immigration News Clips – March 25, 2020

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on March 25, 2020.

National

Reuters U.S. Senators Look to Quickly Pass Massive Coronavirus Bill, Head Home
By Richard Cowan and Patricia Zengerle

The Washington Post ICE detainees threaten suicide, stage protests over coronavirus fears
By Luis Velarde and Dalton Bennet

Politico DHS wound down pandemic models before coronavirus struck
By DANIEL LIPPMAN

Politico Legal battles escalate over virus dangers to immigration detainees
By JOSH GERSTEIN

Politico How to update the country on coronavirus: Thank Trump first
By MERIDITH MCGRAW

The Hill Immigration advocates call on Barr to halt migrant prosecutions amid coronavirus outbreak
By REBECCA KLAR

CNN Illegal border crossings and lawful travel drop amid coronavirus restrictions
By Geneva Sands

CNN First ICE detainee tests positive for coronavirus
By Priscilla Alvarez and Catherine E. Shoichet

Roll Call Coronavirus cases prompt DOJ to close more immigration courts
By Camila DeChalus

Newsweek U.S. PLANNING TO USE ICE DEPORTATION FLIGHTS TO BRING STRANDED AMERICANS HOME
By CHANTAL DA SILVA

Newsweek NEARLY 20 ICE WORKERS HAVE TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 AS AGENCY SEES FIRST CASE AMONG DETAINEES
By Chantal Da Silva

The Nation Exclusive: ICE Detainees Are Being Quarantined
By Ken Klippensteinen

The Washington Post She told the U.S. immigration agent she was HIV-positive and requested asylum. She was sent back to Mexico, without medication.
By Kevin Sieff

The Hill Hispanic Caucus campaign arm unveils non-Hispanic endorsements
By Rafael Bernal

NBC Joe Biden vowed to pick a woman for vice president. Why not a Latina?
By Suzanne Gamboa

McClatchy DC Latinas want to see one of their own as Biden’s VP. But they may be at a disadvantage.
By DAVID CATANESE

Reuters Mexico Suspends Refugee Requests as Coronavirus Cases Climb to 405
By Daina Beth Solomon and Stefanie Eschenbacher

The New York Times As the Coronavirus Approaches, Mexico Looks the Other Way
By Brent McDonald and Miguel Tovar

Associated Press Of America and Sacrifice: Is the Country Ready to Step Up?

Reuters After Being Courted by Trump, African Americans, Latinos Face Economic Blow From Coronavirus
By Jason Lange and Chris Kahn

The Washington Post ‘Disaster waiting to happen’: Thousands of inmates released as jails and prisons face coronavirus threat
By Kimberly Kindy, Emma Brown and Dalton Bennett

Politico Priorities USA begins $6 million blitz of anti-Trump coronavirus ads
By MAYA KING

The Hill Latinos projected to bear economic brunt of coronavirus
By J. EDWARD MORENO

Bloomberg Law Foreign Doctors’ 'Hands Tied’ by Visa Rules in Covid-19 Fight
By Jacquie Lee and Genevieve Douglas

Forbes Critics: USCIS Policies Make Immigration Difficult And Dangerous
By Stuart Anderson

Truthout If You Hear Someone Say “Chinese Virus,” Don’t Let It Slide
By Jack Herrera

The New York Times (Opinion) Trump Thinks He Knows Better Than the Doctors About Coronavirus
By Jamelle Bouie

The New York Times (Op-ed) We Don’t Have to Destroy the Constitution to Take on Coronavirus
By Greg Weiner

The Washington Post (Op-ed) Suspending immigration filing deadlines would save lives
By León Rodríguez

Politico (Op-ed) Pandemics Close Borders—And Keep them Closed
By CHARLES KENNY

CNN (Op-ed) This is a national emergency. Trump and Congress must act
By Charlie Dent

Forbes (Op-ed) Here’s How We End U.S. Immigration Detention
By Lorena García Durán

Local

San Francisco Chronicle (California) Detained immigrants sue ICE, say they can’t social distance in jail and fear severe coronavirus illness
By Lauren Hernández

California Health Report (California) Pandemic Underscores the Plight of Undocumented Californians
By Claudia Boyd-Barrett

Miami Herald (Florida) Immigration agent at Miami International Airport tests positive for COVID-19
By MONIQUE O. MADAN

San Antonio Express-News (Texas) Detained migrants pepper-sprayed for rioting amid coronavirus fears
By Silvia Foster-Frau

WBUR (Massachusetts) 'They Fear That They're Going To Die Here'; ICE Detainees In Bristol County Speak Out On COVID-19 Concerns
By Shannon Dooling