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Daily Immigration News Clips – May 7, 2020

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the United States on May 7, 2020.

National

The Wall Street Journal Immigrant Detainee Becomes First Covid-19 Casualty in ICE Facility
By Michelle Hackman

The Washington Post ICE detainee in California is first in U.S. immigration custody to die of coronavirus
By Arelis R. Hernández

BuzzFeed An Immigrant Who Tested Positive For The Coronavirus Has Died In ICE Custody
By Hamed Aleaziz and Adolfo Flores

Associated Press Agency Finds Private Border Wall Violates Rio Grande Treaty

The Washington Post Trump order to paint border wall black could drive up cost $500 million or more
By Nick Miroff and Josh Dawsey

USA Today The Wall: A 2,000-mile search for answers

Politico U.S. citizens locked out of stimulus payments turn to federal courts
By AARON LORENZO

Politico Azar faulted workers' 'home and social' conditions for meatpacking outbreaks
By ADAM CANCRYN and LAURA BARRÓN-LÓPEZ

The Hill ICU doctor fighting coronavirus denied green card: 'It's like a slap in the face'
By J. EDWARD MORENO

CNN The people in power don't look like the people hit hardest by Covid-19
By Fredreka Schouten

CNN While she treated coronavirus patients, the US denied her a green card
By Catherine E. Shoichet

Roll Call Negotiators face more contentious issues than state, local aid
By Lindsey McPherson

Roll Call Exemption sought for foreign physicians in next immigration ban
By Tanvi Misra

CBS U.S. suspends protections for migrant kids at border, expelling hundreds amid pandemic
By CAMILO MONTOYA-GALVEZ

The New York Times AP-NORC Poll: Pandemic Especially Tough on People of Color

The Washington Post Hispanics are almost twice as likely as whites to have lost their jobs amid pandemic, poll finds
By Tracy Jan and Scott Clement

The Hill Immigration advocates launch fund to help those ineligible for coronavirus stimulus packages
By ZACK BUDRYK

The Hill Top Latino group names new president and CEO
By RAFAEL BERNAL

HuffPost How Coronavirus Is Affecting The Latinx Community’s Mental Health
By Kiara Alfonseca

Politico Republicans praise Trump's pandemic response with Senate majority at risk
By BURGESS EVERETT and JOHN BRESNAHAN

Politico Shocking social media posts yanked by Republican House candidate
By ALLY MUTNICK

The Washington Post (Opinion) Save us all from Jared Kushner
By Karen Tumulty

Bloomberg (Opinion) Don’t Let Coronavirus Devastate Refugee Camps
By Tracy Walsh

The New York Times (Op-ed) These Are the Voters Who Could Decide the Election
By Stephanie Valencia

The Washington Post (Op-ed) We can beat the virus only by protecting human rights
By Kenneth Roth

The Washington Post (Op-ed) Trump knows he’s no Lincoln. That’s why he’s obsessed with him.
By Sidney Blumenthal

The Hill (Op-ed) For Hispanics, inequality is deadly
By REP. VICENTE GONZALEZ

Forbes (Op-ed) Immigration Review Could Lead To New H-1B Visa Restrictions
By Stuart Anderson

Ms. Magazine (Op-ed) Trump Introduces New Sponsorship Rules as Part of “Insidious Campaign” to Halt Immigration
By MARY GIOVAGNOLI

Washington Examiner (Op-ed) Declining international student enrollment amid coronavirus actually hurts American students
By Brad Polumbo

Local

Associated Press (California) California Court Denies Bid To Block Cononavirus Aid Payments To Immigrants

Texas Tribune (Texas) Texas DACA recipients working on pandemic's front lines await Supreme Court ruling
By JULIÁN AGUILAR

Philadelphia Inquirer (Pennsylvania) With DACA down to the wire, immigrant health care workers fight the pandemic as possible deportation looms