Tim Stelloh1h ago / 6:57 AM UTCThe federal government on Monday delayed upcoming hearings for asylum-seekers who have been detained and are awaiting U.S. court proceedings in Mexico.In a statement, the Department of Homeland Security said that detainees who have hearings within the next month under the Migrant Protection Protocol program — also known as “Remain in Mexico” — will be rescheduled.The department said that migrants should present themselves to border agents on their previously scheduled dates to get a new court hearing.A coalition of lawyers and judges called on the government last week to shutter immigration courts and delay hearings for migrants in response to the coronavirus pandemic. More inmates released from Rikers Island75 people with very limited time left on their sentences have been released from Rikers Island. We’re making final decisions on another 200 candidates for potential release this evening.— Mayor Bill de Blasio (@NYCMayor) March 24, 2020 Tim Stelloh1h ago / 7:06 AM UTCHawaii, Alaska close businesses, tell residents to stay homeHawaii and Alaska ordered businesses shuttered and told residents to stay home on Monday, becoming the latest states to implement sweeping measures in an attempt to limit the spread of coronavirus.In Hawaii, where 77 cases have been


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