Coronavirus May Force The UK To Rethink Its Relationship With Migrant Workers

Coronavirus May Force The UK To Rethink Its Relationship With Migrant Workers

Post by Jared Cockrell. Colgate class of 2020. Source: Reynolds, Emma. “Coronavirus May Force the UK to Rethink Its Relationship with Migrant Workers.” CNN, Cable News Network, 17 Apr. 2020.             On April 17th,  CNN London reported on the impact of COVID-19 concerning the British agricultural sectors that typically rely heavily on seasonal migrant workers from Europe. G’s Fresh, Uk’s largest produce supplier has stated that it had used a company plane to import workers to the UK from Romania….

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Migrants Are The Unsung Heroes Of The Pandemic

Migrants Are The Unsung Heroes Of The Pandemic

Post by Baraka Kiingi. Colgate class of 2022. Source: Tharoor, Ishaan. “Migrants Are the Unsung Heroes of the Pandemic.” The Washington Post, 3 Apr. 2020.             This article’s aim is to reveal the injustice that immigrants who are essential to the economy and health of the United States face during this Coronavirus pandemic. The Covid-19 protocol has many immigrant workers (documented and undocumented) continuing to work as nurses, doctors, drivers, and manual field laborers that help provide food. The article…

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Married To An Undocumented Immigrant? You May Not Get A Stimulus Check.

Married To An Undocumented Immigrant? You May Not Get A Stimulus Check.

Post by John Markola. Colgate class of 2021. Source: Dickerson, Caitlin. “Married to an Undocumented Immigrant? You May Not Get a Stimulus Check.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 28 Apr. 2020. In Caitlin Dickerson’s article “Married to an Undocumented Immigrant? You May Not Get a Stimulus Check.” in the New York Times, she addresses this interesting feature of the stimulus fund program and brings up specific instances of families affected by this across the country. I can understand…

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The US needs foreign doctors and nurses to fight coronavirus. Immigration policy isn’t helping

The US needs foreign doctors and nurses to fight coronavirus. Immigration policy isn’t helping

Post by Sara Feidelson. Colgate Class of 2022. Source: Narea, Nicole. “The US needs foreign doctors and nurses to fight coronavirus. Immigration policy isn’t helping.” Vox, March 30, 2020. Nicole Narea introduces the issue of a lack of medical professionals amidst the coronavirus outbreak in the United States, and how it could be alleviated through less restrictive immigration policies. The shortage of medical personnel in the United States has been an ongoing issue, only further emphasized by the current COVID-19…

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They Cleaned Other People’s Homes. Now They Fear They’re Sick

They Cleaned Other People’s Homes. Now They Fear They’re Sick

Post by Josh McKechney. Colgate Class of 2020. “They Cleaned Other People’s Homes. Now They Fear They’re Sick,” New York Times, April 6, 2020. The article illuminates the need for housekeepers and nannies to continue working during the coronavirus pandemic in order to stay financially afloat. With the ongoing risk of exposure to the virus many housekeepers who are often undocumented immigrants must make an important decision. This decision is either choose to work and maintain a weekly income, or…

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13 Changes to the US Immigration System during the Coronavirus Pandemic

13 Changes to the US Immigration System during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Post by Rohan Gupta. Colgate Class of 2022. Source: Alvarez, Priscilla. “13 Changes to the US Immigration System during the Coronavirus Pandemic.” CNN, Cable News Network, 20 Mar. 2020. This article focuses mainly on the impact of the coronavirus on U.S. immigration and related immigration policies. In the article, the author, Priscilla Alvarez, describes immigration trends in the United States in response to the coronavirus. Alvarez also describes how ICE and government services are changing their respective operations in response to…

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They Made New Lives in the U.S. The Coronavirus sent them fleeing

They Made New Lives in the U.S. The Coronavirus sent them fleeing

Post by Erin Bankert. Colgate Class of 2020. Source: Kwai, Isabella, and Livia Albeck-ripka. “They Made New Lives in the U.S. The Coronavirus Sent Them Fleeing.” The New York Times, 1 Apr. 2020. This article discusses the decision immigrants face to stay in the United States or return to their origin country during the Coronavirus pandemic. The article examines multiple different occupations who are based in New York City, a new epicenter of the virus. The author touches on a…

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There’s Only One Thing Stopping Trump From Deporting Health Care Workers

There’s Only One Thing Stopping Trump From Deporting Health Care Workers

Post by Amy Elkin. Colgate Class of 2021. “There’s Only One Thing Stopping Trump From Deporting Health Care Workers,” The New York Times, April 2, 2020. This article begins by addressing the fact that if the Supreme Court validates the termination of the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program, then this could lead to the deportation of thousands of healthcare workers in the US. With the COVID-19 pandemic, having as many medical workers as possible is critical. It is…

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Trump administration has expelled 10,000 migrants at the border during coronavirus outbreak, leaving less than 100 in CBP custody

Trump administration has expelled 10,000 migrants at the border during coronavirus outbreak, leaving less than 100 in CBP custody

Post by Wheeler Young. Colgate Class of 2021. “Trump administration has expelled 10,000 migrants at the border during coronavirus outbreak, leaving less than 100 in CBP custody,” Washington Post, April 9, 2020. According to the Washington Post, the Trump administration, under its broadened jurisdiction in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, has deported nearly ten thousand illegal immigrants since March 21. According to United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the emergency public health circumstances have given CBP a greater…

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Immigration Is Helping Shield Canada From Global Slowdown

Immigration Is Helping Shield Canada From Global Slowdown

Post by Svetlin Sabev. Colgate Class of 2021. “Immigration Is Helping Shield Canada From Global Slowdown,” Wall Street Journal, March 1, 2020. The article focuses on the importance of immigration for the continued growth of Canada’s economy. There are two main ways to spur economic growth over the long term: an expanding workforce and advances in productivity. The articles points out that immigration flows into Canada in recent years have actually helped contribute to both factors of growth, resulting in…

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