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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 ...

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.” ...

Judge Demands ICE Better Explain Why It Won’t Release Kids

The Trump administration is also currently appealing Gee’s order last year stopping it from terminating the Flores agreement. ...

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 a ...

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

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

He noted that “despite the initial technical challenges,” more than 15,000 applications have been opened statewide by late Thursday. ...

The Trump Administration Just Extended Its COVID-19 Border Restrictions—Indefinitely

“Do not be fooled: Trump’s goal is not to protect our health, it’s to sow division and advance his political agenda.” ...

Health experts slam Trump administration’s use of public health law to close border

Health experts recommended instead that US authorities "use evidence-based public health measures to process asylum seekers and other persons crossing the U.S. border." That includes facilitating social distancing and us ...

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