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Lawyers Demand Immigrant Detainees Be Released Amidst Fears Of Coronavirus Spread

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U.S. immigration authorities are terrified immigrants that are currently being detained are at risk of contracting the potentially lethal coronavirus and spread it throughout the densely populated detention facilities that are housing them.

Among those lawyers are looking to release is a Cuban asylum seeker who has breast cancer, a disease that severely compromises the immune system and could make her more vulnerable to complications from the coronavirus.

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In her four months in immigration detention, the 39-year-old woman has contracted flu and numerous infections and was recently transferred to a detention facility in rural Louisiana, her attorney wrote in a request to federal immigration authorities for what is known as humanitarian parole.

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Attorneys are scrambling to file petitions like hers around the country asking U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials and courts to grant discretionary release and reconsideration of bond denials based on an elevated risk to the detained immigrants of contracting COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.

The immigrants are seeking to be released in the United States while they pursue asylum and other claims to avoid being returned to their home countries.

“The effect of her exposure to this virus could be deadly given what little information we have about how to treat and control this outbreak,” Linda Corchado, the Cuban asylum seeker’s lawyer, wrote in her parole request.

This whole coronavirus situation has raised a lot of ethical questions and concerns, this definitely being one of the top that we need to discuss as a nation. Do we forego the law and allow this individual to just walk free? Or do we find a different solution, like perhaps quarantining her at a hospital so she doesn’t contract the virus and possibly succumb to complications?

Las Americas, Corchado’s organization based in El Paso, Texas, is working with other non-profit groups to file some 60 parole requests, Corchado said, including for a pregnant woman, a man in his late 30s with diabetes and a 55-year-old woman with unspecified underlying health issues.

Other organizations and individual lawyers around the country told Reuters they are pursuing similar bids to free detained immigrants. For example, an attorney at the Brooklyn Defenders legal aid group in New York said it was filing dozens of petitions for release based on the risk of coronavirus.

The balance between upholding the law and being a nation that is equal under the law, while also preserving our belief that all human life is precious and has value is a difficult one to strike.

However, we also have to be aware that the left is notorious for using crisis situations to their advantage when it comes to pushing a particular agenda, therefore, caution in these matters must be exercised.

More than 2,000 immigration detainees were quarantined after mumps and other infectious diseases spread to nearly 900 people in 57 detention centers in 19 states between September 2018 and August 2019. A U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study found that 84% of those people were infected within government facilities.

The adequacy of medical quarantine in these facilities came under scrutiny even before the emergence of the coronavirus. Reuters reported this month that federal inspectors found quarantine measures at a detention center in rural New Mexico that experienced a mumps outbreak were inadequate, among other deficiencies in healthcare there.

Measures must be taken to stop the spread of the coronavirus, even among prisoners and those being detained for immigration purposes. If we do not, and these folks just get let loose in the open, either in their home countries or in our own, this could blow back on us and cause yet another epidemic or worse, pandemic.

What that looks like, honestly, is anyone’s guess.

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New Video Posted By President Trump Proves He’s Denounced White Supremacy Over And Over Again

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President Trump released a video Tuesday that completely annihilates the left-wing narrative promoted in the mainstream media that he is a racist who supports and promotes white supremacy. Many folks in the MSM have made the accusation that the president has not condemned white supremacy, but this video showcases all of the times he’s done just that. Here’s more on the video from the Daily Wire: “The Trump campaign rolled out a nearly 5-minute-long video of the president, featuring video clips from as recently as this month, to his 2016 presidential campaign, and dating all the way back to an interview Trump gave to Matt Lauer in the early 2000s, where he denounced White supremacy and ‘disavowed’ White supremacist groups,” Fox News reported. “The video comes after Biden and Harris have criticized Trump, casting him as a racist and claiming he has not denounced White supremacy, and also comes as part of the Trump campaign’s final pitch to win over Black voters ahead of Election Day.” The video actually details 38 examples of when Trump denounced white supremacy. Here’s just a few of the ones covered in the clip.   From recent NBC News townhall: “I denounce white supremacy, okay?” From recent NBC News townhall: “Are you listening? I denounce white supremacy. What’s your next question?” From recent NBC News townhall: “I denounce white supremacy.” From recent NBC News townhall: “You start off with white supremacy, I denounce it.” https://youtu.be/Bd0cMmBvqWc Folks, the mainstream media is never going to ditch their anti-Trump racist narrative, regardless of how false it actually is. They believe this is one of their strongest strategies against the president and have worked hard, investing much time and energy, into covering this narrative and brainwashing their viewing audience with it. But it’s not true. Clearly, the president is…

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Tony Bobulinski Makes Explosive Claims On Tucker Carlson’s Show, Media Skips Story

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Critics are having a hard time wrapping their minds around the fact that the mainstream media is choosing to ignore the Tucker Carlson interview with Tony Bobulinski, a former business associate of Hunter Biden, who stated that the Biden family casually shrugged off any worries that Joe Biden’s ties to all of his son’s business deals might have a negative impact on future presidential campaigns. This, of course, raises questions as to whether or not the MSM is worthy of public trust. Given the kind of anti-Trump coverage we’ve seen over the last few years, and the total destruction of journalistic integrity and ethics, the answer to that question should easily be “no.” via Fox News: Bobulinski’s comments to Carlson were completely ignored by CNN, MSNBC, The New York Times and Washington Post as of 8 a.m. EST on Wednesday, exactly 12 hours after the start of the damning interview. “It is pretty much a 100 percent blackout of the Bobulinski story in the traditional media. Of course, there are lots of stories that need to be covered in the busy 2020 news agenda, but the total omission of Bobulinski’s accusations is curious, to say the least,” DePauw University professor and media critic Jeffrey McCall told Fox News. “Even if this story is not front and center on the news agenda, it does need to be approached somewhere along the way. Odds are that most mainstream media outlets are devoting very few reporting resources, if any, to the Bobulinski story,” McCall added. “It would seem those outlets could at least be investigating the accusations to try to prove them invalid.” “What little coverage has surfaced has basically just been running without challenge the boilerplate denials and indignation from the Biden camp. The manner in which this story has been covered…

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