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The Enforcement of COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Orders Article
A member of the Metropolitan Police Department closes off areas surrounding the Washington Monument and National Mall due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19, March 2020. (Getty/Win McNamee)

The Enforcement of COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Orders

As the novel coronavirus pandemic intensifies, officials must be vigilant in educating and persuading the public to adhere to stay-at-home orders, only using the criminal justice process as a last resort.

Betsy Pearl, Lea Hunter, Kenny Lo, 1 More Ed Chung

Federal Immigration Officials Can Help Protect Public Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic Article
People walk through the parking lot as they visit the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office in Miramar, Florida, on March 13, 2020. (Getty/Joe Raedle)

Federal Immigration Officials Can Help Protect Public Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic

While some local law enforcement agencies have responded to the COVID-19 outbreak by diverting people away from prisons and jails and by releasing particularly vulnerable incarcerated individuals, federal immigration officials are continuing to endanger the lives and safety of detained people and undermine public health.

Tom Jawetz, Ed Chung