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Daily Immigration News Clips – October 2, 2020

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on October 2, 2020.


Law360 H-1B Visa Rule Advances After Budget Office Waives Review
By Suzanne Monyak

Miami Herald Drastic immigration and citizenship fee hikes were supposed to start Friday. They won’t.

New York Times Judge Blocks Trump’s Ban on Foreign Workers
By Miriam Jordan

Wall Street Journal Judge Partially Blocks Trump Administration From Enforcing Visa Ban
By Michelle Hackman

Associated Press Faith groups decry Trump’s plans for record low refugee cap
By Julie Watson and Matthew Lee 

New York Times Trump Virtually Cuts Off Refugees as He Unleashes a Tirade on Immigrants
By Zolan Kanno-Youngs and Michael D. Shear

Washington Post Trump cuts refugee cap to lowest level ever, depicts them on campaign trail as a threat and burden
By Nick Miroff

Wall Street Journal Trump Administration Sets Cap on Refugees Allowed Into U.S. at 15,000, Another Record Low
By Michelle Hackman

The Hill Trump proposes capping refugee admissions at 15,000 in historic low

Roll Call Trump administration slashes refugee cap to new historic low
By Tanvi Misra and Camila DeChalus

Border Report Report: Deaths in ICE facilities more than doubled in fiscal year 2020

New York Times Trump’s Positive Coronavirus Test Upends Campaign in Final Stretch
By Jonathan Martin, Maggie Haberman and Matt Stevens

Washington Post In Profane Rant, Melania Trump Takes Aim at Migrant Children and Critics
By Michael D. Shear

Wall Street Journal President Trump and First Lady Melania Test Positive for the Coronavirus
By Rebecca Ballhaus and Catherine Lucey

CNN Trump's positive Covid-19 test throws country into fresh upheaval
By Kevin Liptak

Associated Press Trump debate comment pushing Black Americans, others to vote
By Kat Stafford, Jay Reeves And Christine Fernando

New York Times Playing the Victim
By Maggie Haberman

New York Times A day after refusing to condemn white supremacists, Trump aims a xenophobic attack at Ilhan Omar.
By Glenn Thrush

Washington Post Trump’s attacks prompted Latino immigrants to get more involved in American civic life
By James A. McCann and Michael Jones-Correa

Washington Post How Trump amassed a red-state army in the nation’s capital — and could do so again
By Aaron C. Davis

Associated Press Trump adds to election anxiety by pushing legal boundaries
By Deb Riechmann and Colleen Long

CNN Leader of Proud Boys also leads grassroots group Latinos for Trump
By Sara Sidner

Associated Press Guatemala vows to detain, return new migrant caravan
By Sonia PÉrez D.

Wall Street Journal New Migrant Caravan From Honduras Heads Toward U.S. Border
By Juan Montes and José de Córdoba

The Hill Hundreds of migrants from Honduras enter Guatemala, toward US
By Rafael Bernal

Forbes (Opinion) Judge Rules Against Trump’s H-1B Visa Ban: President Is Not A Monarch
By Stuart Anderson

Ms. Magazine (Opinion) The U.S. Immigration System’s History of Reproductive Control

Forbes (Opinion) New Fast-Tracked U.S. Regulations Threaten To Restrict H1B Visas Again
By Andy J. Semotiuk

New York Times (Opinion) At His Core, Trump Is an Immoralist
By David Brooks

Washington Post (Opinion) Trump’s refugee ceiling is bad for everyone but bigots
By Catherine Rampell

Washington Post (Opinion) Trump’s ugly rant in Minnesota shows why Republicans fear he’ll lose
By Greg Sargent

Washington Post (Opinion) Essential workers deserve more than a tip for their service
By Steve Majors

New York Times (Op-ed) Why ‘Stand Back and Stand By’ Should Set Off Alarm Bells
By Kathleen Belew

Washington Post (Op-ed) President Trump gets the suburbs all wrong
By Michelle Nickersone


Houston Chronicle (Texas) A COVID loophole kept immigrant kids 'stashed' in Texas hotels. The U.S. wants to keep it in place.
By Gabrielle Banks

New York Times (Ohio) ‘If He Doesn’t Win Ohio, It’s Over’: Trump Slips in the Heartland
By Giovanni Russonello

New York Times (Michigan) Michigan charges two right-wing operatives with felonies over voter suppression scheme.
By Neil Vigdor