Daily Archives: May 26, 2020

Migrants arriving at US borders largely barred from humanitarian relief

Originally published by CNN Migrants seeking refuge in the US have been largely barred from humanitarian relief in the wake of stringent border control measures the Trump administration put in place during the coro ...

Worker shortage concerns loom in immigrant-heavy meatpacking

“There’s so many unknowns,” she said. “I don’t know what’s in store for us.” The pandemic has accelerated some workers’ decisions. Guadalupe Paez, 62, likely won’t return to his job cleaning cattle at JBS Packerland in ...

Judge Demands ICE Better Explain Why It Won’t Release Kids

The Trump administration is also currently appealing Gee’s order last year stopping it from terminating the Flores agreement. ...

Business Groups Push Trump to Keep Skilled-Worker Visas Amid Pandemic

A Teamsters union official on Friday criticized a recent Trump administration move to ease requirements for U.S. food supply chain businesses employing seasonal workers through the H-2B visa program, saying the workers a ...

Letters to the Editor: Why is the Trump administration working so hard to deport immigrant children?

A teenage girl from Guatemala who has entered this country illegally is arrested, moved from place to place and not allowed to meet with her lawyer. Her brother, who lives in the United States, has offered to sponsor her ...

Thousands Wait to Take US Citizenship Oath Amid Virus Delays

“This is a big happiness,” Mee Reh said. “We were worried there would be more difficult times ahead.” ...

Trump expected to broaden foreign worker bans

The president has already barred many foreign workers during the coronavirus pandemic, but he is facing pressure from conservatives to go further. ...

ICE DETAINEE WHO DIED OF COVID-19 SUFFERED HORRIFYING NEGLECT

Originally published by The Intercept IF THERE’S ONE thing the men locked inside the Otay Mesa Detention Center want the world to know, it’s that Carlos Ernesto Escobar Mejia didn’t need to die. The 57-year-old passed a ...

Cuban doctors and nurses seeking asylum keep border clinic running during pandemic

“It’s a debt we owe to society as doctors,” he said. “This is my mission, and I feel better because I’m doing something that really helps people.” ...

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