SEPTEMBER 8, 2022: Politico — DHS unwinds Trump-era ‘public charge rule for immigrants 


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June 2021 April 2021 March 2021

MARCH 31, 2021: ABC News – COVID-19 cases among unaccompanied migrant children in facilities spark concerns over crowding

MARCH 30, 2021: The Associated Press – Bill in Washington state would ban private immigration jail

MARCH 24, 2021: NPR – DHS Data Shows Minors Crossing Border At Faster Pace As TV Crew Tours Texas Shelter

MARCH 23, 2021: The State of Reform – Campaign for health equity for immigrants in Washington

MARCH 23, 2021: The Hill – HHS asks Pentagon to house migrant children at two Texas bases

MARCH 22, 2021: STAT – Undocumented immigrants sought far less health care after Trump launched his campaign, new study shows

MARCH 20, 2021: NBC News – U.S. to open overflow facility for unaccompanied migrant children

MARCH 18, 2021: The Washington Post – House passes bills to open path to citizenship for young undocumented immigrants, legal status for farmworkers

MARCH 18, 2021: American Medical Association  – Biden stops defense of rule that put immigrants’ health at risk

MARCH 15, 2021: Patient Engagement HIT  – Rhetoric Discourages Access to Care for Undocumented Patients

MARCH 15, 2021: The Washington Post  – Death in the prime of life: Covid-19 proves especially lethal to younger Latinos

MARCH 10, 2021: Bloomberg –  The Link Between Immigration Enforcement and Babies’ Health

MARCH 9, 2021: Kaiser Health News –  Report on State Immigration Laws | 2020

MARCH 9, 2021: The Wall Street Journal –  Supreme Court Dismisses Immigrant Public-Charge Cases

MARCH 8, 2021: National Conference of State Legislatures –  Without a Pandemic Safety Net, Immigrants Living Illegally in US Fall Through the Cracks

MARCH 5, 2021: The Associated Press –  US to open more beds for immigrant children as numbers rise

MARCH 4, 2021: NPR – Supreme Court Makes It Harder For Undocumented Immigrants To Fight Deportation

MARCH 4, 2021: The Seattle Times – Gov. Inslee: Law enforcement, firefighters, grocery workers to get COVID-19 vaccines in March

February 2021

February 25, 2021: The Seattle Times – What Biden’s sweeping immigration changes could mean in Washington state

February 22, 2021: Politico – Biden reverses Trump visa ban on legal immigration

February 22, 2021: Reuters – U.S. Supreme Court to review a hardline Trump immigration rule

February 18, 2021: CNN – White House announces sweeping immigration bill

February 16, 2021: Kaiser Health News – Anti-Immigrant Vitriol Complicates Vaccine Rollout in Southern States 

February 15, 2021: NBC News – Biden, Hill Democrats plan to unveil immigration reform bill this week

February 12, 2021: The Associated Press – Biden to slowly allow 25,000 people seeking asylum into US

February 12, 2021: Business Insider – ICE has no plan to vaccinate 13,860 immigrants in its custody against COVID-19. Here’s how one of the US’s most at-risk groups is falling through the cracks

February 2, 2021: CNN – Biden signs immigration executive orders and establishes task force to reunite separated families

February 2, 2021: The Hill – Watch live: Biden signs executive orders on immigration 

February 2, 2021: NPR – Here Are The Immigration Actions President Biden Plans To Sign 

February 2, 2021: Crosscut – Washingtonians weigh in on Biden’s immigration agenda 

February 2, 2021: NBC News – ICE defies Biden, deports El Paso massacre witness, hundreds of others

February 1, 2021: The Associated Press – US won’t make immigration arrests at virus vaccination sites

February 1, 2021: The New York Times – Separated Families: A Legacy Biden Has Inherited from Trump

December 2020 November 2020 October 2020

October 28, 2020: KNDO/KNDU News – YVC Program supports higher education access for migrant and seasonal farmworker community

October 28, 2020: Marketplace – COVID stresses food production in Washington fruit harvests

October 21, 2020: KIMA-CBS – Immigrants are eligible for $1,000 in covid-19 relief through federal funding

October 21, 2020: The Spokesman-Review – Relief fund opens for immigrants who miss work from COVID-19

October 21, 2020: The New York Times – Parents of 545 Children Separated at the Border Cannot Be Found

October 20, 2020: Puget Sound Business Journal – Somali immigrants create opportunity amid gentrification in SeaTac

October 19, 2020: The National Law Review – 172 Immigrants Arrested in Sanctuary Cities by ICE in Six Days

October 9, 2020: World Health Organization – Improving migrant health in the Americas: WHO and IOM joining forces

October 13, 2020: The Wall Street Journal – U.S. Agents Returned Migrants to Honduras in Unauthorized Operation, Senate Report Says

October 9, 2020: The New York Times – Even as the Economy Grew, More Children Lost Health Insurance

October 6, 2020: Bloomberg Government – Undocumented Migrants Face Fast Removals in Renewed Trump Push

October 4, 2020: The Associated Press – Appeals court upholds ban on holding migrant kids in hotels

October 3, 2020: The Associated Press – Pence ordered borders closed after CDC experts refused

October 3, 2020: The Wall Street Journal – CDC Officials Objected to Order Turning Away Migrants at Border

September 2020

September 30, 2020: The Washington Post – Trump administration will no longer block abortion access for immigrant teens in custody

September 30, 2020: Bloomberg Law – U.S. Ordered to Reserve 9,000 Diversity Visas Past Deadline

September 24, 2020: Seattle pi – ‘History making’: City Council passes minimum wage standard for Uber, Lyft drivers in Seattle

September 24, 2020: CNN – Immigrants in US custody died after ‘inadequate’ medical care, congressional investigation finds

September 22, 2020: The Washington Post – Trump asks Supreme Court to overturn lower-court ruling that blocked effort to exclude undocumented from apportionment

September 21, 2020: KIRO 7 News – Wildfires leave migrant workers homeless, jobless in Eastern Washington

September 14, 2020: Crosscut – Migrant workers leave WA farms, risking poverty instead of coronavirus

September 14, 2020: The New York Times – 400,000 Immigrants Can Be Forced to Leave the U.S., Court Rules

September 13, 2020: Yakima Herald – Two Yakima nonprofits serving immigrant populations awarded $20,000 for COVID-19 response relief

September 10, 2020: NPR – Court Blocks Trump’s Attempt To Change Who Counts For Allocating House Seats

September 8, 2020: POLITICO – Harvest of shame: Farmworkers face coronavirus disaster

September 4, 2020: NBC News – U.S. judge orders migrant children to be released from hotel detention

September 1, 2020: The Washington Post – Appeals court overturns ban on immigrant courthouse arrests

August 2020 July 2020 June 2020 May 2020

May 30, 2020: The Wall Street Journal – Covid-19 Spreads Deportation Fears Among Immigrant Doctors in U.S.

May 28, 2020: KUOW – They aimed to raise $100,000 for undocumented immigrants in Washington state. They’re over $3M

May 27, 2020: The Washington Post – Power Up: Policymakers concerned that immigrants avoiding coronavirus testing and care

May 25, 2020: Home Health Care News – New Immigration Rules Could Harm Home-Based Care Workforce

May 20, 2020: Pew Research Center – Americans favor medical care but not economic aid for undocumented immigrants affected by COVID-19

May 20, 2020: Vox – Cory Booker’s new bill would expand immigrants’ health care access during the pandemic

May 19, 2020: NPR – Community Health Centers Struggling As Fewer People Seek Care During Pandemic

May 18, 2020: NBC News – Fearing Trump’s green card policy, families with immigrants may opt out of coronavirus care

May 15, 2020: Vox – Immigrants were largely overlooked in the US’s coronavirus response. The latest relief bill aims to fix that.

May 13, 2020: Newsweek – Pelosi’s HEROES Act Would Protect Immigrant Health Workers on the Frontline of Coronavirus Pandemic From Deportation

May 12, 2020: The Atlantic – America’s Slaughterhouses Aren’t Just Killing Animals

May 9, 2020: NPR – Immigrant Health Care Worker Fights The Coronavirus – And For His Asylum

May 8, 2020: Seattle Times – Detainees sue; Tacoma’s Northwest immigration jail has positive coronavirus test

May 7, 2020: New York Post – Pelosi says it’s ‘essential’ for illegal immigrants to get health benefits

May 7, 2020: The Hill – COVID-19’s distinctive footprint on immigrants in the United States

May 7, 2020: American Medical Association (AMA) – AMA fighting for IMG physicians on several fronts with many allies

May 6, 2020: The Wall Street Journal – Immigrant Detainee Becomes First Covid-19 Casualty in ICE Facility

May 3, 2020: The New York Times – Before Covid-19, Trump Aide Sought to Use Disease to Close Borders

May 1, 2020: KOMO News – May Day 2020: Protesters call for worker, immigrant rights during caravan, rally

May 1, 2020: The Seattle Times – King County has big racial disparities in coronavirus cases and deaths, according to public-health data

April 2020

April 30, 2020: NBC News – Farmworkers sue Washington state seeking coronavirus protections

April 30, 2020: Roll Call – Green card bill would bring more foreign doctors, nurses to US

April 29, 2020: The Hill – Emboldened Democrats push for immigrant relief in next coronavirus response

April 29, 2020: NPR – Internal ICE Reviews Of Two Immigrant Deaths Stoke Fears About COVID-19 Care

April 28, 2020: MIT Technology Review – Five things we need to do to make contact tracing really work

April 28, 2020: U.S. News & World Report – AHA News: Coronavirus Intensifies Existing Issues for Older Immigrants

April 27, 2020: Forbes – Lawsuit Asks Judge To Stop Trump Immigration Order

April 27, 2020: Newsweek – National Latino, Immigration Groups Say Trump Left Latinos Out Of Coronavirus Aid, Ask Congress For More Help

April 24, 2020: Reuters – U.S. Supreme Court refuses to block Trump immigration policy during pandemic

April 23, 2020: The New Yorker – Immigrant Doctors Want to Help Fight COVID-19 but Are Stymied by State Licensing Laws
April 23, 2020: Seattle Times – Applications for food and cash assistance skyrocket in Washington as coronavirus pandemic continues

April 21, 2020: Washington Post – U.S. is deporting infected migrants back to vulnerable countries

April 14, 2020: The Associated Press – Washington state sues Greyhound over immigration searches

April 14, 2020: Crosscut – Undocumented workers fend for themselves with little COVID-19 help

April 11, 2020: ABC News – Immigrant detention numbers decline as COVID-19 spikes and controversial border policies take hold

April 9, 2020: U.S. News & World Report – Coronavirus Cases Rise in Refugee Camps

April 6, 2020: KUOW – Washington state’s undocumented residents scramble to find funds


Reviewed on 9/18/2022