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

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 residents.  State and national policymakers say they're increasingly concerned about the public health implications of this — especially as the case data starts to ...
Family separation returns under cover of the coronavirus

Family separation returns under cover of the coronavirus

“My wish is to be with my children there in America one day,” she said. “But if it is my turn to return, I have already lived my life. They are just beginning to live.” ...

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

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.

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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 away in a southern California hospital on May 6, becoming the first person in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody to ...
Cuban doctors and nurses seeking asylum keep border clinic running during pandemic

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.” ...
Undocumented immigrants may be eligible for federal COVID care, but a larger issue looms

Undocumented immigrants may be eligible for federal COVID care, but a larger issue looms

Unless these problems are resolved, it may not be possible to meet COVID-19 hospitalization needs, whether undocumented immigrants are included or not. ...
California’s coronavirus relief program for unemployed immigrant workers gets off to a rocky start

California’s coronavirus relief program for unemployed immigrant workers gets off to a rocky start

He noted that “despite the initial technical challenges,” more than 15,000 applications have been opened statewide by late Thursday. ...
GOP House candidate demeans Muslims and compares Dreamers to pedophiles

GOP House candidate demeans Muslims and compares Dreamers to pedophiles

A second set of social media posts casts doubt on Ted Howze’s claim that another person gained access to his accounts.

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