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How You Get Your Berries: Migrant Workers Who Fear Virus, but Toil On

Many laborers in New Jersey follow the ripening of crops up the East Coast. Each influx of new workers brings the risk of a fresh outbreak. ...

Die in Detention or at Home? U.S. Pandemic Forces Cruel Choice on Asylum Seekers

In a statement, a representative for GEO Group, the company that contracts with ICE to run the facility, said: "We take our responsibility to ensure the health and safety of all those in our care and our employees with t ...

First Coronavirus Then Trump Order Split Indian Families

“The stress level that this causes on the number of people in the U.S. in legal working status is massive," said Nell Barker, an attorney in Chicago. "It is causing mental health issues. It is causing productivity issues ...

How You Get Your Berries: Migrant Workers Who Fear Virus, but Toil On

Many laborers in New Jersey follow the ripening of crops up the East Coast. Each influx of new workers brings the risk of a fresh outbreak. ...

US Signals It Will Resist Freeing Detained Migrant Families

Those figures have dropped sharply from last year, when reports of fetid conditions at some overcrowded border facilities sparked outrage. Most border crossers are now being expelled under an emergency order citing the n ...

U.S. Farmers Scramble for Help as COVID-19 Scuttles Immigrant Workforce

"My hiring for the year is definitely not done," he said. "I am going to have to recruit somebody that doesn't have to be in school." ...

Amid COVID-19, Trump administration keeps immigration courts open, putting judges, lawyers and immigrants at risk

The restrictions could make it more challenging for immigration attorneys to properly represent their clients, according to Emily Trostle, an immigration attorney based in New Orleans.  ...

Drive-Up US Citizenship Eases Backlog, but New Threat Looms

Rosenberger is leaning the other way, saying she is generally conservative and would most likely support Trump. “Now that I’m a citizen I’m very excited about voting," she said. “You have the right now, so use it.” ...

Immigrant detainees describe deteriorating conditions as coronavirus spreads in facilities

Originally published by CNN For months, immigrant detainees held in Farmville, Virginia, worried about the coronavirus pandemic unfolding across the United States, but within the confines of the facility, the situatio ...

US must release children from detention centers due to Covid-19, judge rules

Judge Dolly Gee found ICE has failed to adequately protect children in custody from Covid-19, ordering them to be released by July 17. ...

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