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COVID-19 and Immigration

From the Clinic:

International Students Seeking Entry to the United States, Penn State Law Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic, July 31, 2020.





 

International Students and Remote Learning in Fall 2020: What You Need To Know, Penn State Law Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic, updated August 11, 2020.






 

**NOTE: ON JULY 14, 2020, JUDGE ALLISON BURROGHS ANNOUNCED THAT ICE WILL RESCIND THE JULY 6 DIRECTIVE AND NO LONGER IMPLEMENT THE POLICY. THE ICE RESCISSION APPLIES NATIONWIDE.**

International Students and Remote Learning in Fall 2020: What You Need To Know, Penn State Law Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic, updated July 14, 2020.



 

Rapid Response Briefing: June 22 Presidential Proclamation and Its Impacts on Higher Education and Other Sectors, Presidents' Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration, June 25, 2020.

 

Proclamation Suspending Entry of Immigrants Who Present Risk to the U.S. Labor Market During the Economic Recovery Following the COVID-19 Outbreak: What You Need to Know, Penn State Law Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic, June 23, 2020.






 

COVID-19 FAQ (Spanish Translation) for Immigrants in Pennsylvania
One-pager, last updated Friday, June 5, 2020
In partnership with the Penn State Center Philadelphia and faculty in the Penn State Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology and Education.


 

COVID-19 FAQ for Immigrants in Pennsylvania
One-pager, last updated Friday, May 22, 2020
In partnership with the Penn State Center Philadelphia and faculty in the Penn State Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology and Education.

 

 

COVID -19 FAQ for Immigrants in Pennsylvania
Long-version, last updated Friday, May 22, 2020
In partnership with the Penn State Center Philadelphia and faculty in the Penn State Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology and Education.

 

 

Twitter Thread on Proclamation Suspending Entry of Immigrants Who Present Risk to the U.S. Labor Market During the Economic Recovery Following the COVID-19 OutbreakShoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, April 22, 2020.

Proclamation Suspending Entry of Immigrants Who Present Risk to the U.S. Labor Market During the Economic Recovery Following the COVID-19 Outbreak: What You Need to KnowPenn State Law Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic, April 22, 2020.
Spanish Translation, Pitt Law Clinic, April 23, 2020.

 

Immigration, COVID-19, & Our Community: A Town Hall
Thursday, April 16, 2020 – 6:00p.m. to 7:00p.m.

On April 16, 2020, the Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic hosted an online town hall to provide key updates on immigration, COVID-19, and the community. The clinic presented on several topics: Immigration Services, Immigration enforcement and detention, Immigration courts, borders, U.S. Consulates and Embassies, Public benefits and food security, and the CARES Act. Director Massume Assaf shared updates on behalf of the Directorate of International Student & Scholar Advising (DISSA). 

Video of event
Powerpoint Slides
Bibliography of Sources

Speakers:
Massume Assaf, Director of International Student & Scholar Advising (DISSA)
Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, Professor & Director of the Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic
Spring 2020 Penn State Law Clinical Students


 

COVID-19 Related Travel Suspensions: What You Need to KnowPenn State Law Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic, March 31, 2020.

 

 

 

Proclamation on the Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting Coronavirus: What You Need to Know, Penn State Law Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic, March 14, 2020.


 

Proclamation on the Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting Coronavirus: What You Need to KnowPenn State Law Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic, March 12, 2020.


 

Proclamation on the Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting Coronavirus: What You Need to Know, Penn State Law Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic, March 1, 2020.

Government-Issued Proclamations & Other Documentation:

A Proclamation on Revoking Proclamation 10014, White House Presidential Action, February 24, 2021.

Proclamation on the Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Non-Immigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting Coronavirus Disease, White House, January 25, 2021.

Proclamation Terminating Restrictions on Entry of Certain Travelers from the Schengen Area, the United Kingdom, and the Republic of Ireland, and Brazil, January 18, 2021.

Frequently Asked Questions for SEVP Stakeholders about COVID-19, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, updated August 7, 2020.

National Interest Exceptions for Certain Travelers from the Schengen Area, United Kingdom, and Ireland, Travel.State.Gov., July 16, 2020.

Exceptions to Presidential Proclamations Suspending the Entry of Immigrants and Nonimmigrants Presenting a Risk to the United States Labor Market During the Economic Recovery Following the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak, Travel.State.Gov., July 16, 2020.

FAQ for SEVP Stakeholders about COVID-19, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, updated July 15, 2020.

Harvard College and MIT v. U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security and U.S. ICE, Jenner & Block, July 12, 2020.

Proclamation on Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting Novel CoronavirusMay 24, 2020.

Proclamation Suspending Entry of Immigrants Who Present Risk to the U.S. Labor Market During the Economic Recovery Following the COVID-19 Outbreak, Donald J. Trump, April 22, 2020.

USCIS Response to Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, March 2020.

ICE Guidance on COVID-19, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, March 2020.

President Donald J. Trump Is Taking Necessary Safety Measures at the Border to Prevent Further Spread of the Coronavirus, The White House, March 20, 2020.

Joint Statement on US-Mexico Joint Initiative to Combat the COVID-19 Pandemic, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, March 20, 2020.

Joint Statement on US-Canada Joint Initiative: Temporary Restriction of Travelers Crossing the US-Canada Land Border for Non-Essential PurposesU.S. Department of Homeland Security, March 20, 2020.

Immigration Court Practices During the Declared National Emergency Concerning the COVID-19 Outbreak, U.S. Department of Justice, March 18, 2020.

Proclamation on the Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting Coronavirus, Donald J. Trump, March 14, 2020.

Carrier Liaison Program Bulletin, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, March 13, 2020.

Proclamation Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus, Donald J. Trump, March 11, 2020.

Proclamation on the Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting Coronavirus, Donald J. Trump, February 29, 2020.

Other Resources:

Travel Issues for Permanent Residents in Pandemic Times, American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Where do new international students stand?, Inside Higher Ed, July 17, 2020.

Penn State Virtual Town Hall Recording: International Student, Immigration, and Remote Learning, July 14, 2020.

Penn State 'very pleased' after White House, ICE rescind rule that threatened international students, Centre Daily Times, July 14, 2020.

Penn State in support of rescission and Harvard/MIT's lawsuit against Dept. of Homeland Security and ICE, Penn State News, July 8, 2020.

Arizona International Students Expected to Be Largely Unaffected by New ICE Rules, Fronteras, July 7, 2020.

Summary of Presidential Proclamation Suspending Entry of Certain Individuals from China, American Immigration Council & American Immigration Lawyers Association, May 29, 2020.

Supporting International Students in Remote Learning Environments, Penn State Global Programs, April 22, 2020.

A Message to Residents from the State College Borough, April 2020.

 


 

 

 A Message to Residents from the State College Borough - Spanish, April 2020.

 

 


 

 A Message to Residents from the State College Borough - Chinese, April 2020.

 

 


 

A Message to Residents from the State College Borough - Hindi, April 2020. 

 

 

 


A Message to Residents from the State College Borough - Farsi, April 2020.

 

 



A Message to Residents from the State College Borough - French, April 2020.

 

 

 

Can Trump End Immigration? Wording Matters, Scholars Say, Suzanne Monyak, Law360, April 22, 2020.

FAQ: Immigrant Workers' Rights and COVID-19, A Resource for Workers and Their Advocates, National Immigration Law Center, April 10, 2020.

Resources for Immigrants During the Coronavirus Crisis, Informed Immigrant, April 2020.

COVID-19 Parole Informational Guide for Sponsors, Southeast Immigrant Freedom Initiative, Southern Poverty Law Center, March 2020.

'We're Petrified': Immigrants Afraid to Seek Medical Care for Coronavirus, Miriam Jordan for New York Times, March 18, 2020.

Resource Center: 2019 Novel Coronavirus, American Immigration Lawyers Association, March 17, 2020.

Most Courts Closed Due to Coronavirus - But Not Those That Serve High-Risk Populations, Catherine Kim for Vox, March 16, 2020. 

How the Coronavirus is Impacting Immigration, Melissa Cruz for Immigration Impact, March 9, 2020.