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Trump’s executive order puts immigrants’ American dreams on hold

I work at one of Ukraine’s most prominent law firms. Andrii is also is a lawyer — we’re a lawyer family. If the lottery is delayed because of President Trump’s decision, it means that we will still follow through with ou ...

Trump can’t defeat the coronavirus. But he can wage war on immigrants.

Originally published by The Washington Post President Trump has led the United States to catastrophic defeat in the battle against a virus. The United States has more confirmed coronavirus cases (800,000-plus) and mor ...

Trump’s vow to suspend immigration over coronavirus has certain industries on edge

Roy Beck, president of NumbersUSA, a group that advocates for lower levels of legal and illegal immigration, said skyrocketing unemployment in the country right now is all the reason necessary to close the nation’s borde ...

ACLU sues for ‘drastic reduction’ of immigrant detainees along California border due to coronavirus

Bernal’s ruling requires all public and privately operated facilities housing immigrants across the country to consider for release all inmates older than 55, who are pregnant or who have serious underlying health condit ...

Trump Executive Order Banning New Green Cards and Visas Coming in Next Few Days, Says Report

Trump’s motivation is reportedly so he can be seen to be protecting American workers from foreign competition when the economy reopens after the worst of the coronavirus pandemic, particularly as he faces a tough re-elec ...

ICE Releases Hundreds Of Immigrants As Coronavirus Spreads in Detention Centers

Originally published by NPR Several hundred immigrants have been released from U.S. detention centers amid concerns that the coronavirus is spreading rapidly through some facilities. Immigration and Customs Enforceme ...

ACLU drops coronavirus lawsuit after clients released from immigration detention

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) introduced a bill Monday that would release many detainees from immigration custody in light of the pandemic. ...

Diagnosed with the coronavirus, 32-year-old L.A. woman dies next day

Consular officials told the Los Angeles Times that along with Jéssica Beatriz Cortez, three other Salvadoran immigrants have died in New York. ...

Judge for now won’t release immigrants with high virus risks

Similar lawsuits have been filed in other states, including California, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Washington state, according to the ACLU. ...

Facing coronavirus pandemic, Trump suspends immigration laws and showcases vision for locked-down border

Originally published by The Washington Post President Trump has used emergency powers during the coronavirus pandemic to implement the kind of strict enforcement regime at the U.S. southern border he has long wanted, ...

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