Immigration

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April 20, 2020 - 4:21 pm
CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — Sixteen migrants from several countries have tested positive for coronavirus in Mexico’s northern border state of Tamaulipas, the state government said Monday. Fourteen of the infected migrants from Honduras, Mexico, Guatemala, Cuba and Cameroon were staying at a...
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FDNY ambulances are seen entering and leaving the emergency room at Queens Hospital Center, Monday, April 20, 2020, in the Jamaica neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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April 20, 2020 - 1:52 pm
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Number of daily deaths in New York state continues...
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In this April 13, 2020, photo, Kulule Amosa steps out of the apartment she shares with her husband who works at the Smithfield Foods pork processing plant in Sioux Falls, S.D. He tested positive for the coronavirus this week after an outbreak at the plant. (AP Photo/Stephen Groves)
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April 19, 2020 - 12:21 pm
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Kulule Amosa’s husband earns $17.70 an hour at a South Dakota pork plant doing a job so physically demanding it can only be performed in 30-minute increments. After each shift last week, he left exhausted as usual — but he didn’t want to go home. He was scared he would...
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FILE - In this April 1, 2019, file photo President Donald Trump, left, listens as former prisoner Alice Marie Johnson, right, speaks at the 2019 Prison Reform Summit and First Step Act Celebration in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The 64-year-old African American great-grandmother spent 21 years in prison for a nonviolent drug offense before Trump commuted her sentence in 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
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April 18, 2020 - 8:58 am
For the majority of people of color who believe Donald Trump is a racist unworthy of reelection, the Republican president can point to Alice Marie Johnson. The 64-year-old African American great-grandmother spent 21 years in prison for a nonviolent drug offense before Trump commuted her sentence in...
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A man is disinfected by a health worker at the site where Guatemalans returned from the U.S. are being held in Guatemala City, Friday, April 17, 2020. Recently deported Guatemalans were placed in a athletic dorm facility to wait for the results of their tests for the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
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April 17, 2020 - 10:43 pm
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The Trump administration’s failure to test all but a small percentage of detained immigrants for the novel coronavirus may be helping it spread through the United States’ sprawling system of detention centers and then to Central America and elsewhere aboard regular deportation...
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This undated photo provided by Veronica Semino shows Salomon Diego Alonzo. The detained immigrant who said he tested positive for COVID-19 was required to appear by phone for a court hearing even after a guard said he was too weak to talk, his attorney said Thursday, April 16, 2020. When the judge asked Salomon Diego Alonzo to say his name, the guard responded that Alonzo “does not have the lung capacity,” said his lawyer, Veronica Semino, who was listening by phone. The asylum hearing lasted for about two hours, though Judge Mary Baumgarten eventually agreed to delay it, the attorney said. (Angelina Pablo Hernandez via AP)
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April 17, 2020 - 9:13 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A detained immigrant who said he tested positive for COVID-19 was required to call in for a court hearing even after a guard said he was too weak to talk, his attorney said. When the judge asked Salomon Diego Alonzo to say his name Thursday, the guard responded that Alonzo “does not...
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Shinzo Abe, Japan's prime minister, removes a face mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus before speaking during a news conference at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo, Friday, April 17, 2020. Abe expanded Thursday the state of emergency to step up measures ahead of a major holiday week coming up in early May so that people won’t travel around and possibly spread the virus. The ongoing state of emergency runs through May 6. (Kiyoshi Ota/Pool Photo via AP)
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April 17, 2020 - 11:20 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said coronavirus social distancing efforts are still insufficient a day after he expanded a state of emergency to the entire country. Abe asked Japanese in a speech Friday evening to stay home to save lives as infections surge in the nation's...
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Guatemalan citizens recently deported from the United States acknowledge reporters as they stand inside a temporary shelter where the deportees are waiting for their new coronavirus test results, in Guatemala City, Thursday, April 16, 2020. Guatemala's health minister said on Tuesday that deportees from the U.S. were driving up the country's COVID-19 caseload. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
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April 16, 2020 - 10:18 pm
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Forty-four Guatemalans deported on one flight from the United States this week have tested positive for COVID-19, a Guatemalan government official with knowledge of the situation said, amid rising rejection of deportees due to virus fears. Later Thursday, Guatemala Foreign...
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FILE - In this file photo taken Tuesday April 14, 2020, California Gov. Gavin Newsom discusses an outline for what it will take to lift coronavirus restrictions during a news conference at the Governor's Office of Emergency Services in Rancho Cordova, Calif. Newsom announced Wednesday, April 15, 2020, that he would spend $75 million of taxpayer money to create a Disaster Relief Fund for immigrants living in the country illegally. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli,File)
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April 15, 2020 - 10:02 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will be the first state to give cash to immigrants living in the country illegally who are hurt by the coronavirus, offering $500 apiece to 150,000 adults who were left out of the $2.2 trillion stimulus package approved by Congress. Many Americans began...
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FILE - In this March 12, 2020 file photo, an immigration worker in an orange jacket and wearing a mask as a precaution against the spread of the new coronavirus, carries a young Guatemalan migrant who was deported from the U.S., followed by another deportee, at La Aurora International airport in Guatemala City. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo, File)
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April 14, 2020 - 9:48 pm
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala's health minister said Tuesday that deportees from the United States were driving up the country's COVID-19 caseload, adding that on one flight some 75% of the deportees tested positive for the virus. Health Minister Hugo Monroy's comments were dramatically out of...
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