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Daily Immigration News Clips – May 12, 2020

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the United States on May 12, 2020.

National

NPR Will Filing For Unemployment Hurt My Green Card? Legal Immigrants Are Afraid
By ALINA SELYUKH

Associated Press Guatemala says more deportees from US positive for COVID-19

Reuters Exclusive: U.S. government officials worry about return of dual citizens if Mexico's pandemic worsens
By Ted Hesson, Jonathan Landay, Mica Rosenberg

NBC News As COVID-19 looms, conditions for migrants stalled at U.S. border are a 'disaster in the making'
By Julia Ainsley

The Guardian He lived in the US for 40 years. Then he became the first to die from Covid-19 in immigration jail
By Sam Levin

HuffPost ICE Changes Course, Declines To Deport COVID-Positive Haitians [UPDATE]
By Isabel Macdonald

The Intercept WITH CORONAVIRUS SPREADING, MEXICO VOWED TO EMPTY DETENTION CENTERS — BUT MIGRANTS WERE THRUST INTO CHAOS AND DANGER
By Maya Averbuch

The New Republic Is Biden Going to Repeat Obama’s Immigration Mistakes?
By LAURA WEISS

New York Times Daniel Dae Kim on ‘Asian-Americans’: Ugly History, Relevant Again
By Brandon Yu

Washington Post Workplace worries mount as US tracks new COVID-19 cases
By David Crary

Washington Post (Opinion) How Ginsburg’s and Kagan’s recent opinions send a healthy signal about the Supreme Court
By Charles Lane

Washington Post (Op-ed) Immigrants — essential, ignored, persecuted — are committed to the U.S. Where’s our gratitude?
By León Krauze

The Hill (Op-ed) COVID-19 and the future of North American borders
By Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera and Victor Konrad

Roll Call (Op-ed) Will 2020 be the year the RNC's 'autopsy' was right? Stuart Rothenberg

Local

Tucson News 4 Tucson immigration attorney wants Supreme Court to delay DACA decision

Los Angeles Times Citing coronavirus, Trump officials refuse to release migrant kids to sponsors — and deport them
By MOLLY O’TOOLE, CINDY CARCAMO

Daily News Make undocumented immigrants a priority in next coronavirus stimulus bill, N.Y. advocates tell Schumer
By DENIS SLATTERY

Wall Street Journal (California) Coronavirus Crosses Borders, Causing Surge in California Community Near Mexico
By Alicia A. Caldwell, Melanie Evans and Santiago Pérez

The Texas Tribune (Texas) COVID-19 cases at a Texas immigration detention center soared. Now, town leaders want answers.
By PERLA TREVIZO

KERA News (Texas) Texas DACA Recipients Working On Pandemic's Front Lines Await Supreme Court Ruling
By Julian Aguilar

The Columbian (Washington) Detainees sue; Northwest immigration jail has positive test
By Gene Johnson

Clarion Ledger (Op-ed) Mississippi poultry worker dies of coronavirus: Celso Mendoza spoke up
By Angela Stuesse

Hartford Courant (Op-ed) Undocumented immigrants are cut off from federal coronavirus aid; that has to change
Kica Matos