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Mexican Farmworkers Crammed Into Border Tunnel Despite Contagion Risk

A spokeswoman said CBP was "taking every available precaution to minimize the risk of exposure to our workforce and to members of the public." In California, 84 CBP employees have tested positive for COVID-19, the agency ...

Democrats gear up to hit GOP senators on DACA

“On the one hand, we have Trump saying and implementing all of these anti-immigrant policies. On the other hand, he’s signing executive orders mandating that employees go to work, like in the meat packing industries,” he ...

House Democrats Demand Trump Administration Stop Rushing Through Deportations of Migrant Children

Democratic congressional leaders expressed alarm at the sudden acceleration and requested the government “cease this practice immediately.” ...

Facing lawsuits, Betsy DeVos quietly updates agency rule keeping dreamers from relief funds

DeVos will no longer legally pursue schools for allocating relief funds to Dreamers. For many, it might be too late ...

With Naturalizations On Hold, Potential New Voters Sit On Sidelines

"We have no idea how they are going to start structuring and scheduling them for the rest of the year," said Benifield, who hopes government officials come up with a plan soon that allows immigrants to become citizens sa ...

Op-Ed: Republicans weaponized ‘amnesty’ to make undocumented immigrants suffer. Let’s take it back

Amnesty is not a perfect word, and it’s been made toxic by right-wing forces. But it gets at something: the vast unpaid debt this country owes the undocumented. Amnesty is not on the table. But it should be. It’s the lea ...

He’s diabetic. He works a high-risk job. But to pay rent, he has no choice

Instead, work has slowed, and his boss told him to stay home and take a few days off. He doesn’t know whether those days are paid. ...

With citizenship ceremonies postponed, hundreds of thousands could miss chance to vote in November

Hispanic immigrants accounted for 34 percent of all foreign-born eligible voters in 2018, according to the study, while Asian immigrants represent 31 percent of immigrant voters. Both groups tend to favor Democrats, and ...

The genius of immigrants is helping restaurants survive the pandemic

Originally published by The Washington Times “Our family survived a revolution and the extremism that followed it. Then we escaped through a border covered in mines,” Sebastian Oveysi, Iranian-born chef and co-owner  ...

Power Up: Policymakers concerned that immigrants avoiding coronavirus testing and care

Originally published by The New York Times The People FEAR OF CARE: Many immigrants are avoiding testing and coronavirus treatment amid worries about being deported or hurting their chances of becoming legal permanent ...

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