Daily Immigration News Clips – May 21, 2021

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on May 21, 2021.


ABC News Live How the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act affects the AAPI community
Featuring Greg Chen

Associated Press US ends use of 2 immigration jails accused of mistreatment
By Ben Fox and Kate Brumback

Politico DHS ending contracts with 2 local jails that house detained immigrants
By Nick Niedźwiadek

The Hill DHS directs end to immigration detention in two jails under investigation
By Rebecca Beitsch

Los Angeles Times ICE to close Georgia detention center where immigrant women alleged medical abuse
By Molly O'Toole

USA Today Biden administration closes two ICE facilities after allegations of abuse
By Rebecca Morin

MSNBC ICE detention center with dark past to be shut down; investigations 'reactivated'
By Rachel Maddow

CNN Biden administration to close two immigration detention centers that came under scrutiny
By Priscilla Alvarez

The Boston Globe Biden administration terminates ICE contract with Bristol Sheriff Thomas Hodgson
By Laura Crimaldi

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ICE cuts ties to SW Georgia immigrant detention facility
By Christian Boone and Tia Mitchell

Associated Press Jill Biden tells 'dreamers' she feels inspired by them
By Claudia Torrens

HuffPost Jill Biden To DACA College Graduates: ‘We Stand With You’
By Sarah Ruiz-Grossman

Associated Press UN refugee agency calls on US to end asylum restrictions

The Hill Top UN refugee official calls on US to end pandemic asylum restrictions
By Rafael Bernal

theGrio Why are Black people being left out of the immigration debate?
By April Ryan

The Washington Post (Opinion) Why Democrats fear Republicans will never agree to protect ‘dreamers’
By Greg Sargent


News Service of Florida (Florida) Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody appeals immigration ruling
By Jim Saunders

Los Angeles Times (Editorial) Biden must stop expelling migrants under draconian Trump policy

Deseret News (Op-Ed) The unexpected solution for immigration from Central America
By Matthew Rooney

The Denver Post (Op-Ed) Instead of vilifying immigrants, Boebert should focus on meaningful reform
By Donald Valdez

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (Op-Ed) Why I’m running for Pa. governor
By Lou Barletta