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Immigration grinds to a halt as President Trump shuts borders

President Trump plans to seal off the U.S-Mexico border to migrants under a law intended to protect the country from communicable disease — a move that comes as the U.S. immigration system grinds to a halt in response to the growing coronavirus pandemic.

“President Trump has been falsely scapegoating immigrant communities in the name of public safety since he came into office,” said Michelle Brané at the Women’s Refugee Commission.

This article was featured on more than 40 news radio stations, including Hawaii Public RadioTexas Public Radio, and Spokane Public Radio.