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Immigration limbo prepared my family for the uncertainty of coronavirus. It also taught us how to cope.

Some days it felt like we might drown under the weight of endless unknowns ...

Special Report: Immigrant Couple Face Double Jeopardy in U.S. Coronavirus Epidemic

Even before she got sick, she was struggling to help Jostin with schoolwork. She has limited schooling and doesn't speak English, and had relied heavily on Pedro. Now it is even more difficult for her because Jostin is l ...

New Refugees Struggle to Find Footing in US During Pandemic

“The unknown, that’s what we’re worried about, not knowing how long this pandemic is going to go on,” Batar said. “This time is going to be tough because there are so many Americans out of jobs.” ...

A Honduran Man Has Died of COVID-19 After Leaving an ICE Jail Plagued by the Virus

“This infection is on ICE’s hands.” ...

Republicans Keep Blaming Workers for Coronavirus Outbreaks at Meat Plants

Trump’s HHS secretary Alex Azar said the virus was linked to the “home and social” lives of workers. ...

The US has abandoned asylum seekers in Mexico during the pandemic

The border is closed indefinitely and Trump has started rapidly sending asylum seekers back to Mexico. ...

COVID-19 Cases at One Texas Immigration Detention Center Soared in a Matter of Days. Now, Town Leaders Want Answers.

Coronavirus infections continue to rise at migrant detention facilities in towns with limited resources. Some local governments want details on what’s being done to safeguard the public. ...

California community colleges sue U.S. for denying COVID-19 funds to undocumented students, others

Wallsten said the suit might be difficult to win, though, because courts generally give “tremendous deference” to federal agencies that are implementing congressional laws. ...

One family’s experience with the ‘unfair’ math of our country: Four U.S. citizens plus one who is not equals zero stimulus funds

Around that time, the family also received financial help and support from people at their church. Amador gets choked up when she talks about how they made sure her family stayed housed and fed. People dropped off banan ...

Citing coronavirus, Trump officials refuse to release migrant kids to sponsors — and deport them instead

Said Fluharty, director of the Dilley legal clinic: “It really is a prison for these kids, and still they’re not safe.” ...

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