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WASHINGTON FARMWORKERS BECOME COVID-19 GUINEA PIGS

[May 21, 2020] On March 12 an H-2A visa guest worker living in a Stemilt Growers barracks in Mattawa, Washington, began to cough.  He called a hotline, was tested and found out he had COVID-19.  He and five of his coworkers were then kept in the barracks for the next two weeks.

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Five things we can do to protect people on the move during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is disproportionately impacting the world’s most vulnerable. Read more >

The House’s latest coronavirus relief bill gives stimulus payments to unauthorized immigrants

House Democrats voted in favor of offering stimulus payments to unauthorized immigrants Friday night, prevailing over Republican efforts to strike the provision from the latest $3 trillion  Read more >

Trump is continuing deportations during the pandemic. It’s causing the coronavirus to spread.

[May 12, 2020] The US has put most of its immigration process on hold due to the  Read more >

20,000 migrants have been expelled along border under coronavirus directive

[May 7, 2020] The Trump administration announced on Thursday that officials at the southern border have summarily expelled more than 20,000 unauthorized migrant adults, families and children from the U.S. Read more >

#GivingTuesday May 5th and Join NNIRR today - May Day - for livecast at 12 pm PST | 3 pm EST

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Trump Plans to Suspend Immigration to U.S.

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Monday evening that he intended to close the United States to people trying to immigrate into the country to live and work, a drastic move that he said would prote Read more >

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Locked-Up Immigrants Face Danger and Despair

In late March, as COVID-19 began to spread across the state, Ventura Quintanar-Rico made a call from the Stewart Detention Center, a private prison in Lumpkin, Georgia. Read more >

Latino lawmakers call for farmworkers to be shielded from deportation during pandemic

Latino lawmakers on Wednesday asked Democratic and Republican congressional leaders to include protections for the nation's farmworkers in the next coronavirus relief package, urging them to grant  Read more >

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