Tag Archives: Virus

Fear, Illness and Death in ICE Detention: How a Protest Grew on the Inside

Detained men and women held at a facility in Georgia are trying desperately to raise the alarm. ...

Tatiana’s luck

She came to the U.S. legally and was trying to do everything right. Then came the coronavirus. ...

African, Haitian Migrants in Honduras Defy Border Closure in Attempt to Reach U.S.

A curfew first imposed in March is still in place, as the country on Monday registered 5,362 total infections and 217 overall deaths. ...

Immigrant Doctors on the Frontlines of COVID-19 Are Asking America for a Safety Net

There’s no date set for a committee hearing on the bill, but physicians who are part of Physicians for American Healthcare Access are hoping it might pass as a part of the next coronavirus stimulus package. “It’d be a we ...

Caught Between COVID and DACA

Will the Supreme Court decide to end the program that protects this doctor from deportation? ...

Trump Allies Try to Slash COVID Benefits for the Undocumented

“We shouldn’t be spending hard-earned taxpayer dollars on illegal immigrants at a time when 35 million Americans are out of work,” said Sen. Tom Cotton in a release about his bill. ...

Judge declines to order release of more medically vulnerable ICE detainees

Sabraw earlier this month denied the ACLU’s request in a separate lawsuit to order the U.S. Marshals Service to release medically vulnerable inmates at Otay Mesa. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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