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Daily Immigration News Clips – May 19, 2020

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the United States on May 19, 2020.

National

Times of India Class action lawsuit against H-1B denials gains steam
By Lubna Kably

NBC News Fearing Trump's green card policy, families with immigrants may opt out of coronavirus care
By Suzanne Gamboa

Roll Call USCIS seeks $1.2 billion from Congress
By Camila DeChalus

CNN Trump administration to extend border and travel restrictions related to coronavirus
By Geneva Sands and Priscilla Alvarez

CNN Health experts slam Trump administration's use of public health law to close border
By Priscilla Alvarez

Roll Call ICE: Migrant parents chose detention over children’s release
By Tanvi Misra

ProPublica The Trump Administration Is Rushing Deportations of Migrant Children During Coronavirus
By Lomi Kriel

Newsweek TRUMP ADMIN'S 'PUBLIC CHARGE' RULE COULD BE DETERRING IMMIGRANTS FROM SEEKING SUPPORT AMID PANDEMIC, STUDY SAYS
By CHANTAL DA SILVA

CBS ICE facing controversy over deportation plan amid pandemic

Los Angeles Times How a Guatemalan girl ended up alone under guard in a hotel, waiting to be deported
By Molly O'Toole

Associated Press COVID-19 Data Sharing With Law Enforcement Sparks Concern

New York Times How Immigrant Twin Brothers Are Beating Trump’s Team on Facebook
By Nick Corasaniti

Politico Clash over government role in worker safety intensifies as businesses reopen
By REBECCA RAINEY

Roll Call Census Bureau nears goal for 2020 count, but crucial areas lag
By Michael Macagnone

Associated Press Biden Hires Former Harris Aide to Help With Latino Outreach

Reuters Crucial Latino Voters Seek More Attention From Biden

Washington Post Biden fights skepticism with a simple immigration message: I'm not Trump.
By Jenna Johnson

Politico Biden campaign pressed on Latina VP prospects
By DAVID SIDERS and LAURA BARRÓN-LÓPEZ

Forbes (Op-ed) Immigration Study Finds H-1B Visas Help U.S. College Grads
By Stuart Anderson

Washington Post (Opinion) Trump is using the coronavirus as a cover to abuse his authority
By Max Boot

Washington Post (Opinion) Republicans are serious about voter suppression. Here’s how to stop them.
By Paul Waldman

Washington Post (Opinion) This is why Trump is back to attacking Obama
By Jennifer Rubin

New York Times (Op-ed) We Are Not Enemies. We Are Essential Workers.
By Yasin Kakande

The Hill (Op-ed) Leaders must step up to fight hate
By KARL RACINE AND WILLIAM TONG

CNN (Op-ed) Understanding why Latinos are so hard hit by Covid-19
By Ed Morales

Local

New York Times (California) California Offers $500 in Covid-19 Aid to Undocumented Immigrants
By Miriam Jordan

Wall Street Journal (California) Coronavirus Hits Southern California Harder Than Northern Counties
By Jim Carlton and Alicia A. Caldwell

CNN (California) California is now offering support to undocumented immigrants, in the first relief fund of its kind
By Harmeet Kaur

KGET (California) Immigrant at Mesa Verde ICE detention center dies by suicide
By Joseph Luiz

Associated Press (New York) Civil rights groups sue ICE over Buffalo detention facility

The Hill (New York) New figures show stark disparities in coronavirus deaths across NYC neighborhoods
By JUSTINE COLEMAN

Legal Reader (New York) Lawsuit: ICE Isn’t Protecting Immigrants from Coronavirus at Its Buffalo Detention Center
By RYAN J. FARRICK

New Hampshire Union Leader (New Hampshire) ICE detainees tested for COVID-19 before shipped out of NH
By Mark Hayward

AZ Central (Arizona) Advocates ask Phoenix to provide COVID-19 relief funds to undocumented Arizonans
By Jessica Boehm

Houston Chronicle (Texas) Illegal immigration a benefit to Texas economy, new study finds
By Benjamin Wermund

Gotham Gazette (Op-ed) Underappreciated and Underserved, Immigrant New Yorkers Need the City to Step Up
By Carlos Menchaca