The public continues to see immigration as a boon to the U.S., but most also see restrictions as at least somewhat effective in controlling the COVID-19 outbreak.
“We just want the government to recognize our humanity,” said one undocumented mother who is out of work with no unemployment benefits.
Two Haitian officials told HuffPost they are worried the removals will put immigrants and the broader public at risk.
There will likely be legal challenges to the proclamation, which does not apply to those already in the U.S. with green cards or temporary work visas.
Ainsley Earhardt of "Fox & Friends" said she was concerned about Trump's immigration suspension, because her au pair.
Gretchen Whitmer said President Donald Trump’s plan to suspend immigration is part of “inconsistent messages” that spread fear and put the public in “greater danger.”
More than 800,000 people have been infected with COVID-19 in the U.S.
Trump didn't comment on the comparison but said he agrees that there is "injustice" concerning the COVID-19 safety measures.
While the federal government is making big companies whole during the COVID-19 crisis, working families and small businesses will suffer.
But the pandemic may give us the best opportunity to tackle these deep social fractures.