April 30, 2020
Immigrants are playing a vital role in COVID-19 response and recovery | COMMENTARY
Photo: Immigrants are filling many vital jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic, including front line medical staff. home caregivers and farming.(Mukhtar Khan/AP) // Baltimore Sun
By Tim Breene for The Baltimore Sun
President Trump issued an executive order last week temporarily halting immigration to the U.S. Not only does this keep families apart during an already psychologically trying time, but it puts a stigma on America’s immigrant community, many of whom are putting their lives at risk as health care and other front-line workers.