Joel Rose

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'We Were Treated Worse Than Animals': Disaster Recovery Workers Confront COVID-19

Thursday, July 09, 2020

Disaster recovery workers cleaning up after major flooding in Michigan tested positive for the coronavirus. The outbreak shined a light on working conditions in the fast-growing industry.

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International Doctors Start Residencies At U.S. Hospitals Amid COVID-19 Surge

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

Totaling about 4,000, they began working Wednesday. They'll face two historic challenges: the coronavirus pandemic and some of the most restrictive immigration policies the U.S. has seen in decades.

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Foreign-Born Doctors Start Their Residencies At U.S. Hospitals Amid The Pandemic

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

Thousands of foreign-born doctors started their residencies at the U.S. hospitals Wednesday amid two historic challenges: the coronavirus pandemic and the White House's new immigration restrictions.

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Big Business Opposes President Trump's New Limits On Foreign Workers

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Major employers say a White House proclamation suspending the entry of many foreign guest workers will hurt — not help — the U.S. economic recovery.

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The History Of The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Policy

Thursday, June 18, 2020

A look back at how the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals began, grew in size and popularity and then landed before the Supreme Court after the Trump administration tried to end it.

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Feds Spend Billions On COVID-19 Contracts, Often Without Fully Competitive Bidding

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

In the government's hurried pandemic response, more than 250 companies, some with little or no medical supply experience, got contracts worth more than $1 million without fully competitive bidding.

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Coronavirus Testing Machines Are Latest Bottleneck In Troubled Supply Chain

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Civilian labs and the Army say they've had trouble getting big machines that run hundreds of coronavirus tests at once. Public health experts say that's holding the U.S. back from ramping up testing.

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Immigration To The U.S. Comes To A Standstill During The Pandemic

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

U.S. citizenship and green card applications have plummeted during the coronavirus pandemic. Now, the White House is planning to consider further cuts to work visas.

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U.S. Field Hospitals Stand Down, Most Without Treating Any COVID-19 Patients

Thursday, May 07, 2020

Across the U.S., convention centers and empty fields were transformed into emergency field hospitals at a cost to federal taxpayers of more than $660 million. Most haven't treated a single patient.

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Internal ICE Reviews Of Two Immigrant Deaths Stoke Fears About COVID-19 Care

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

As COVID-19 spreads in detention, ICE documents shared with NPR reveal new details about the health care provided to two immigrants who died in 2017. Those facilities now face coronavirus outbreaks.

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President Trump Is Considering Pausing Immigration To U.S.

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

President Trump announced in a late-night tweet that he would suspend immigration into the U.S. But that executive order — which has not yet been released — may contain some big exemptions.

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Putting The Protests Against Coronavirus Lockdowns In Context

Monday, April 20, 2020

Protests against coronavirus lockdowns continued across the country over the weekend. People gathered to oppose shelter-in-place orders and demand reopening of businesses.

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Frustration Mounts With Stay-At-Home Orders As Weeks Turn To Months

Monday, April 20, 2020

Frustrated protesters have been rallying, demanding that governors reopen state economies. Health officials worry that a premature opening could make economic and health problems even worse.

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Protesters Across The Country Demand COVID-19 Restrictions Be Lifted

Monday, April 20, 2020

Frustrated protesters have been rallying, demanding that governors reopen state economies. Health officials worry that a premature opening could make economic and health problems even worse.

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A 'War' For Medical Supplies: States Say FEMA Wins By Poaching Orders

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

The White House has told states to find scarce medical supplies on their own in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Now state and local officials accuse FEMA of poaching supplies they ordered.

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How 1 State Says It's Being Left Out Of Airlifted Supply Chain

Friday, April 10, 2020

The Trump administration says it's directing critical medical supplies "to the right place at the right time." But Gov. Steve Bullock says Montana isn't seeing any of that help.

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Some States Complain They Aren't Getting Federal Help For The Pandemic

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Montana is dealing with a micro-outbreak of COVID-19 cases and trying to prepare for a bigger spike. The governor says the state is being largely left out of federal efforts to provide help.

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Questions On Immigration, Borders And Travel During The Coronavirus Epidemic

Monday, March 30, 2020

NPR's immigration correspondents answer listener questions about closed borders, travel, visa applications, relief aid for non-U.S. citizens and the refugee camps at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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More Questions On Immigration, Borders And Travel During The Coronavirus Epidemic

Monday, March 30, 2020

The U.S. government took the unprecedented step to close both borders with Mexico and Canada. NPR correspondents answer more questions about immigration and travel during the coronavirus epidemic.

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New York's Coronavirus Death Toll Reaches 1,000

Monday, March 30, 2020

Hospitals in New York are running short of supplies, and there are growing concerns over potential outbreaks in the region's prisons and immigration detention facilities.

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