How COVID-19 and recent policies have impacted immigration law
Jacob Tingen is an immigration attorney in Richmond and host of the Nation of Immigrants podcast. He also teaches an immigration rights course at the University of Richmond. Jacob gives us his perspective on how the practice of immigration law has changed since the beginning of the pandemic, and life under the Trump administration more generally. This is the first in a series of interviews about the effect of COVID-19 on legal practice.
Buzzfeed News, A Government Watchdog Group Will No Longer Conduct Onsite Inspections of Immigration Facilities Because of the Coronavirus (July 2, 2020), https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/adolfoflores/an-government-watchdog-group-will-no-longer-conduct-onsite.
White House proclamation of July 2, 2020, https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/proclamation-suspending-entry-aliens-present-risk-u-s-labor-market-following-coronavirus-outbreak/
CNN, Trump is Now Blocking Most of the Legal Paths to Immigrate to the US (July 9, 2020), https://edition.cnn.com/2020/07/09/politics/trump-legal-immigration-coronavirus/index.html.