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He took this selfie with Angela Merkel in 2015. Their lives, and Germany, changed 10.9.2020 LA Times: Nation

During Europe's 2015 migrant crisis, Germany took in more than 1 million newcomers, sparking a backlash by some. Five years on, tensions have eased.

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'Can you bless our quarantine room?' In a city scarred by the coronavirus, a priest revives a nervous parish 8.8.2020 LA Times: Nation

When the coronavirus shut down the Smithfield pork factory in Sioux Falls, it also decimated the city's only Spanish-speaking Catholic congregation.

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Op-Ed: How James Baldwin spoke to immigrants like me 2.8.2020 LA Times: Commentary

"The tragedy of this country now," Baldwin wrote in 1963, "is that most of the people who say they care about it do not care."

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Stephen Miller’s Grandmother Died of COVID-19. Her Son Blames the Trump Administration. 24.7.2020 Mother Jones
This month, Stephen Miller, the extremist anti-immigrant Trump adviser who has promoted white nationalist ideas, lost a relative to the coronavirus pandemic, and his uncle tells Mother Jones that the Trump administration is partly to blame for this death. On July 4, David Glosser, the brother of Miller’s mother, posted a Facebook note announcing the death […]
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How coronavirus spread through JBS’s Greeley beef plant 12.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
A Denver Post review of more than 500 pages of records obtained through Colorado open records law shows JBS and public health officials were slow to react to the outbreak.
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As Beijing tightens its grip, Hong Kongers seek refuge in Taiwan 18.6.2020 LA Times: Nation

8,000-plus Hong Kongers have resettled in Taiwan since early 2019, seeking shelter from political turmoil as China cracks down on their home city.

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'Is pork essential?' In a Smithfield town, a coronavirus-plagued meat factory comes back to life 29.5.2020 LA Times: Nation

Smithfield, one of the nation's largest pork plants in Sioux Falls, S.D., shut down after nearly a quarter of its workers were infected with the coronavirus. As it reopens, refugees who work the factory floor and hog farmers wonder if the risks are worth it.

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Family separation returns under cover of the coronavirus 27.5.2020 LA Times: Health

Three children are fighting government efforts to take them from their father and deport them to El Salvador to no one. They're far from alone.

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Meatpacking relies on immigrants. But coronavirus fears, border moves could trigger labor shortage. 26.5.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
Meatpacking companies struggling to hire before the pandemic are spending millions on fresh incentives. Their hiring capability hinges on unemployment, industry changes, employees' feelings about safety, and President Donald Trump’s aggressive and erratic immigration policies.
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How a Guatemalan girl ended up alone under guard in a hotel, waiting to be deported 19.5.2020 L.A. Times - World News

One girl's case shows how Trump officials target migrant minors for deportation, lawyers scramble for their release and the kids live with the chaos.

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In poor and overcrowded camps, refugees contend with another threat: Coronavirus 14.5.2020 LA Times: Nation

With 10 million people around the world packed into refugee camps and settlements, advocates fear the onset of an undetected coronavirus crisis.

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Mask sewing project among Chicago refugee groups leads to new career goal: ‘This is my job’ 1.5.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Refugees in Chicago are among those helping make masks for the public. The group’s effort comes as Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s modified stay-at-home order goes into effect Friday, requiring face masks in stores and public places where they can't keep 6 feet away from other people.
Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s what’s happening Monday with COVID-19 in the Chicago area 27.4.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.
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Refugees try to make new start in Chicago as COVID-19 upends daily life: ‘Once we get back to the normal life, we want to walk freely’ 27.4.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Chicago resettlement organizations help refugees navigate their new lives as some in essential jobs are on the front lines of the fight.
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Immigrant families face complex challenges with Minnesota’s distance learning 14.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Many immigrant and refugee families are navigating distance learning while trying to find the right support needed to succeed online. Some have limited English proficiency, no formal education or internet access, and even lack the understanding of how to work on a computer.
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9 out of 10 children are out of school worldwide. What now? 2.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Recovery will take years, and other lessons from "education in emergencies" around the world.
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Editorial: The global crisis we're forgetting about — 71 million people displaced by war and unrest 13.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The world faces a humanitarian crisis of historic proportions propelled by war and political instability, and so far has not devised workable remedies or programs.

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Local clinic works with immigrants struggling with mental health issues 12.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A local clinic is working with immigrants and refugees in the Fargo-Moorhead area with mental health issues.
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Nonprofit works with immigrants struggling with mental health issues 12.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A nonprofit is working with immigrants and refugees in the Fargo-Moorhead area with mental health issues.
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Editorial: Trump's war against immigration is grinding on — with unfortunate success 1.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Over the last three years, the Trump administration has ignored Congress and, often, federal law, to reshape U.S. immigration policy.

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