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Daily Immigration News Clips – May 20, 2020

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the United States on May 20, 2020.


Buzzfeed News The US Agency In Charge Of The Immigration System Says It's Facing A Financial Disaster Amid The Coronavirus Pandemic
By Hamed Aleaziz

Associated Press US extends heightened border enforcement during coronavirus
By Ben Fox

Washington Post More Than 900 Children Have Been Expelled Under a Pandemic Border Policy
By Caitlin Dickerson

Washington Post Trump’s preferred construction firm lands $1.3 billion border wall contract, the biggest so far
By Nick Miroff

Washington Post Citing financial cost of pandemic, House liberals demand cut in military spending
By Mike DeBonis

The Hill DHS watchdog to investigate COVID-19 cases in ICE detention facilities
By Marty Johnson

The Hill Trump administration finalizes indefinite extension of coronavirus border restrictions
By J. Edward Moreno

The Hill Democrats call on DHS to allow free calls at ICE detention centers
By Rebecca Klar

Forbes Homeland Security Inspector General Investigating Pandemic Response Of Border Patrol And ICE
By Matt Perez

The Border Report ICE flight to repatriate migrants from San Diego to Mexico
By Salvador Rivera

The Border Report UN agency, Juarez officials set up ‘filter hotel’ for the recently deported
By Julian Resendiz

New York Times America’s Immigration Paradox
By David Nasaw

Washington Post Asian American doctors and nurses are fighting racism and the coronavirus
By Tracy Jan

Vox Why meatpacking plants have become coronavirus hot spots
By Nicole Narea

New York Times Emulating Democrats, G.O.P. Ties House Hopes to Diverse Recruits
By Catie Edmondson

Politico GOP House candidate demeans Muslims and compares Dreamers to pedophiles
By Ally Mutnick

Politico ‘A moonshot mission’: Trump campaign eyes a return to megarallies
By Gabby Orr

USA Today Joe Biden vowed to pick a woman VP. Some Democrats say she must be a woman of color
By Joey Garrison

Yahoo News Biden on meatpacking safety: ‘No worker’s life is worth me getting a cheaper hamburger’
By Christopher Wilson


New York Daily News Joe Biden beefs up Latino outreach as Arizona and Florida loom as targets to topple Trump
By Dave Goldiner

The Texas Tribune Federal judge says all Texas voters can apply to vote by mail during pandemic
By Alex Ura

Houston Chronicle Opinion: Cuban ICE detainee exposes unsafe Texas facilities, pleads for release to help battle coronavirus
By Roger Ernesto La O Muñoz

Washington Post (Opinion) If Joe Biden wins, immigration reform may actually be possible
By Paul Weldman

The Hill (Op-ed) We can engage Latino voters and redefine elections in the time of COVID-19


Associated Press (South Dakota) South Dakota city plans ‘thank you’ for meatpacking workers
By Stephen Groves

New York Daily News (New York) Immigration advocates want Cuomo to do more for state’s undocumented workers
By Dennis Slattery

WHYY NPR (New Jersey) More migrant workers test positive for COVID-19, this time in Gloucester County
By Ian T. Shearn

Fort Worth Star Telegram (Texas) Detainees sue federal officials for release from COVID-19 plagued immigration center
By Mitch Mitchell

Dallas Morning News (Texas) 11 immigrants sue ICE, seeking release from Alvarado detention center where coronavirus has spread
By Dianne Solis