Daily Archives: April 29, 2020

WOMEN IN ICE DETENTION FACE REPRISALS FOR SPEAKING UP ABOUT FEARS OF COVID-19

The women at South Louisiana told me this weekend by phone that they want to make another video, but “now we can’t get out of sight of a guard who watches everything all the time.” At Irwin, four of the women who partici ...

Married to an Undocumented Immigrant? You May Not Get a Stimulus Check.

Undocumented immigrants are ineligible for federal payments to help families during the coronavirus pandemic. So are their spouses, even if they are U.S. citizens. ...

Trump wants to use coronavirus aid as leverage to force blue states to change immigration policies

The president mentioned using aid to force states into “sanctuary city adjustments” in comments to the press Tuesday. ...

The Uncertain Life of New York City’s Immigrant Uber Drivers During the Pandemic

The decision was reaffirmed last month by the same court. Though the ruling marked entitlements for gig workers, companies disagree that rideshare drivers are “similarly situated”; in the meantime, Uber and Lyft have dec ...

New York attorney general again asks court to block ‘public charge’ rule

The Justice Department has argued that an emergency injunction is unnecessary because the administration has decided not to consider immigrants' use of coronavirus-related public assistance in deciding whether they quali ...

FIRST THE MUSLIM BAN, NOW CORONAVIRUS — IRANIAN FAMILIES SEPARATED BY ONE TRUMP ORDER AFTER ANOTHER

“She’s not studying, she’s basically wasting her life,” said Nasseri of his daughter. He has had three surgeries that have decreased his lung function, and he has high blood pressure. “If I catch coronavirus, there’s a b ...

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