Top stories: ‘Dreamers’ await SCOTUS ruling; Latinos in San Diego more likely to get COVID-19; Asylum seekers wait longer for hearings

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SAN DIEGO (Border Report) — Border Report’s California, El Paso region and South Texas correspondents share the top stories from along the U.S.-Mexico Border. Here are the headlines for June 25 from the Border Report team.

‘Dreamers’ cope with tension amid imminent Supreme Court ruling on DACA

About three-quarters of a million immigrants brought into the United States illegally as children will soon find out if they can keep their work permits or face the possibility of deportation.

Latinos getting COVID-19 at much higher rates than others in San Diego 

The Latino community in San Diego is seeing a much higher COVID-19 infection rate than any other segment of the population according to County stats.The numbers show that 67.4 percent of cases are people within the Latino Community especially in San Diego’s South Bay in neighborhoods closer to the border with Mexico.

Suspension of MMP hearings extended due to coronavirus pandemic

Thousands of asylum-seekers who are forced to wait in Mexico during their U.S. immigration court proceedings will have to wait even longer. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced it will not resume immigration court hearings for migrants in the program until mid-July, at the earliest, due to the coronavirus pandemic and escalating cases in Mexico.

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