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Daily Immigration News Clips – March 26, 2020

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on March 26, 2020.

National

The Hill Legal immigrants at risk of losing status during coronavirus pandemic
By Rafael Bernal

Border Report Excluding migrants from COVID-19 testing, treatment bad for public health, advocates say
By Julian Resendiz

Associated Press Trump Administration Urged to Free Migrants as Virus Surges

Associated Press US Deaths Top 1,000 as $2.2 Trillion in Virus Aid Approved

The Wall Street Journal Rule Barring Immigrants From Social Programs Risks Worsening Coronavirus Spread
By Michelle Hackman

The Washington Post Immigrant doctors want to help the Army fight the coronavirus. The Pentagon won’t let them.
By Alex Horton

Politico Trump can’t decide whether to blame China for the coronavirus
By ANITA KUMAR

Politico Trump team failed to follow NSC’s pandemic playbook
By DAN DIAMOND and NAHAL TOOSI

Politico Infighting erupts in Trumpworld as coronavirus attacks mount
By ALEX ISENSTADT

The Hill Senate deal would block Pentagon from using coronavirus funds on border wall
By REBECCA KHEEL

CBS Citing coronavirus pandemic, judges and ICE attorneys demand closure of immigration courts
By Megan Towey

Mother Jones It’s Still Too Painful to Put Clothes On: An ICE Detainee Reports He Was Pepper Sprayed and Sent to Isolation
By Noah Lanard

San Francisco Chronicle Coronavirus: ICE requests 45,000 N95 masks despite dangerous shortage in U.S. hospitals
By Tatiana Sanchez

Politico Biden blindsides Trump’s Florida ally
By MARC CAPUTO and MATT DIXON

Reuters Costa Rica to Transfer 2,600 U.S.-Bound Migrants From Panama to Nicaragua Border
By Drazen Jorgic

Reuters Mexican Rights Groups Denounce Crackdown on Migrants Protesting Over Coronavirus Fears
By Julia Love and Lizbeth Diaz

Dallas Morning News In Mexico, coronavirus ‘will go from the rich to the poor and the poor will pay’
By Dianne Solis and Alfredo Corchado

The New York Times ‘Plz Cancel Our Cleaning’: Virus Leads Many to Cast Aside Household Help
By Miriam Jordan and Caitlin Dickerson

The New York Times Even Before Coronavirus, America’s Population Was Growing at Slowest Rate Since 1919
By Sabrina Tavernise

USA Today Asian American lawmakers sound the alarm on coronavirus-related discrimination
By Nicholas Wu

Roll Call ICE detainee, 19 employees test positive for coronavirus
By Camila DeChalus

Mother Jones Civil Rights Orgs to ICE: Protect Immigrant Detainees From COVID-19 or Release Them
By Camille Squires

Border Report Coronavirus complicates lawyer’s efforts to help migrants through asylum process
By Sandra Sanchez

The Washington Post (Opinion) A loose brick in Republicans’ red wall
By George F. Will

Politico (Opinion) Trump Is An Authoritarian Weakman
By JOHN F. HARRIS

The Washington Post (Op-ed) Coronavirus is inspiring anti-Asian racism. This is our political awakening.
By Madeline Leung Coleman

The Washington Post (Op-ed) Stop calling covid-19 a foreign virus
By Mark A. Goldberg

The Washington Post (Op-ed) The U.S. should be leading the world on the virus. Instead, it’s missing in action.
By Frida Ghitis

The Hill (Op-ed) Why Donald Trump cannot use the coronavirus to cancel the election
By STEVE ISRAEL AND DOUGLAS KRINER

The Hill (Op-ed) Failure to fix immigration undermines our ability to mitigate COVID-19
By CRISTOBAL RAMÓN

The Hill (Op-ed) In the midst of a crisis, leaders must tamp down fear, not inflame it
By THOMAS R. MOCKAITIS

Quartz (Op-ed) Why ICE’s coronavirus response is so dangerous
By Alina Das

Local

Politico (New York) NYC morgues near capacity, DHS briefing warns
By BETSY WOODRUFF SWAN, DANIEL LIPPMAN and AMANDA EISENBERG

Documented NY (New York) Varick St. Immigration Court Reopened Despite Court Staffer Testing Positive for COVID-19
By Mazin Sidahmed

Border Report (California) Border agents expelling undocumented immigrants upon apprehension
By Salvador Rivera

Miami Herald (Florida) Quarantines at Florida immigration detention centers rise as ICE arrests more migrants
By Monique O. Madan

Arizona Republic (Arizona) Protesters in Mexico block lanes at Arizona border crossing to demand stricter coronavirus screenings
By Rafael Carranza

Philadelphia Inquirer (Pennsylvania) Babies, immigrants enabled Philly to narrowly avoid population decline in 2019, Census estimates show
By Claudia Vargas and Dylan Purcell

York Daily Record (Pennsylvania) They were set to be become naturalized citizens in York County — until the coronavirus hit
By Dylan Segelbaum

Denver Post (Colorado) Immigration attorneys required to wear masks, gloves to represent clients in Aurora detention center court
By ELISE SCHMELZER

Atlanta Journal Constitution (Georgia) Immigrants, refugees in Georgia vulnerable amid coronavirus pandemic
By Jeremy Redmon