COVID-19 Safety as a Smokescreen for Cruel Immigration Policies

By: Louis Gallegos The right to seek asylum is a fundamental human right. However, it has been severely restricted during the COVID-19 pandemic through the United States government’s use of Title 42. Title 42 is a somewhat obscure provision that grants the government the authority to “prohibit … the introduction of persons” into the United … Continue reading COVID-19 Safety as a Smokescreen for Cruel Immigration Policies

A Federal Moratorium on Stability

By: Danielle Russell In September 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) issued a national moratorium on evictions for missing rent payments in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. The federal eviction moratorium (the “Moratorium”) was initially set to expire on December 13, 2020, but Congress extended it through January 2021. … Continue reading A Federal Moratorium on Stability

The Disproportional Impact of COVID-19

By: Kylie Love While COVID-19 is not a racist virus, it has brought social and racial injustices and inequality to the forefront of public health. The global pandemic has shined a light on the disparities that have placed minorities at an increased risk of getting sick and dying from the virus. Nationwide, the fatality rate … Continue reading The Disproportional Impact of COVID-19