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Closing Arguments

Don’t use pandemic as pretext for expelling refugees argues Professor Evangeline Abriel

“The CDC expulsion order is one more step in the Trump administration’s relentless efforts to limit asylum,” writes Abriel in her op-ed in the Mercury News. “Public safety and the safety of immigration officers must certainly be considered. But there are humane alternatives to a blanket expulsion order, including health screening, testing, quarantine, and self-isolation.” Read the op-ed in full.