Daily Immigration News Clips – March 30, 2017

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on March 30, 2017.


CNN Money: H-1B visa applications open up next week
By Sara Ashley O'Brien

Wall Street Journal: New H-1B Visa Allocation Bears Little of Donald Trump's Imprint
By Laura Meckler

Internal Medicine News: Foreign doctors may lose U.S. jobs after visa program suspension
By Alicia Gallegos

CNBC: This is what immigration means to the US economy in two charts
By Patti Domm

Washington Post: 'Know your rights': Clinic in school cafeteria aims to allay immigrant fears
By Moriah Balingit

Washington Post: A 13-year-old sobbed on camera when ICE took her father away. Now she has a plan.
By Lindsey Bever and Ed O'Keefe

Washington Post: This Army veteran served his country. Will his undocumented wife be deported?
By Theresa Vargas

Wall Street Journal: Connecticut Governor Advises Parents in U.S. Illegally to Pick Guardians for Kids
By Joseph De Avila

NPR: Deportation Fears Prompt Immigrants To Cancel Food Stamps
By Pam Fessler

Chicago Tribune: Foxx fears 'chilling effect' of Trump orders for immigrants who are victims of crimes
By Kim Janssen

Huffington Post: Auschwitz Survivor Confronts ICE Director: 'History Is Not On Your Side'
By Ed Mazza

The Hill: ICE chief faces rowdy crowd at Calif. forum
By Rebecca Savransky

Washington Post: These Hispanic contractors offered to build Trump's border wall. Then the death threats began
By Tracy Jan

Wall Street Journal: Mexican Companies Aiming to Work on Trump's Border Wall Get Criticized
By Dudley Althaus

Wall Street Journal: Scores of Builders Raise Their Hands to Design Trump Border Wall
By Dan Frosch and Andrew Tangel

Washington Post: 'Build that wall?' Some Canadians are calling for more border control, too
By Alan Freeman

Politico: Border wall on the back burner
By Ted Hesson

The Hill: White House signals it can live without border wall funds
By Jordan Fabian

The Hill: Interior secretary hints border wall could be on Mexican land
By Ben Kamisar

Huffington Post: Number Of Refugees Resettled In U.S. Has Skyrocketed Since Trump's Ban Struck Down
By Willa Frej

Associated Press: The Latest: Mexican man freed from detention thankful

Associated Press: 'Dreamer' reunites with family, says he's hopeful for future
By Gene Johnson

Associated Press: Mexican man arrested despite protected status to be released
By Gene Johnson

Reuters: U.S. Judge Says Arrested Mexican 'Dreamer' Can Be Released
By Dan Levine

The Hill: Judge approves release of Dreamer detained for six weeks
By Paulina Firozi

Associated Press: Seattle announces lawsuit over Trump sanctuary cities threat
By Martha Bellisle

Washington Post: Trump's campaign words stalk him in court on sanctuary cities, just as in travel ban cases
By Fred Barbash

Talking Points Memo: A SCOTUS Obamacare Ruling May Doom Trump's Sanctuary Cities Crackdown
By Alice Ollstein

Associated Press: Muslim immigrant to join California lieutenant governor race
By Christopher Weber

New York Times: Muslim Candidate Says He's 'Triple Threat to Donald Trump'
By Jonah Engel Bromwich

Associated Press: Singapore blogger remains in custody after granted US asylum

Associated Press: Man hangs himself after 3 months in immigration custody

New York Times: Brand New Colossus: A Statue of Liberty Revival Amid Immigration Woes
By Eli Rosenberg

Washington Post: A 'dreamer' posted a selfie with her tax return. Then came the trolls.
By Kristine Phillips

Washington Post: Trump's Education Department nixes Obama-era grant program for school diversity
By Emma Brown

NPR: Sanctuary Churches: Who Controls The Story?

Boston Globe: Yard signs channel the fears - and hopes - of a fraught era
By Cristela Guerra

Boston Globe: Reluctant at first, Khizr Khan now embraces spotlight
By Lisa Wangsness

Wall Street Journal (Editorial): America's Growing Labor Shortage

USA Today (Editorial): Immigration shouldn't be all in the family

Denver Post (Editorial): Jeff Sessions' threat on sanctuary cities is sadly misguided

New York Times (Opinion): 'I'm an American, First and Foremost'
By Anna North

New York Times (Opinion): When the President Is Ignorant of His Own Ignorance
By Thomas B. Edsall

Washington Post (Opinion): Trump threatens to drown out the voices of despair
By E.J. Dionne Jr.

Washington Post (Opinion): Sessions' sanctuary city policy stands in stark contrast to Democrats'
By Ed Rogers

Washington Post (Opinion): Wealthier nations can learn from how tiny Djibouti welcomes refugees
By Lahra Smith and Lauren Carruth

Washington Post (Opinion): Don't throw away the U.S.-Mexico defense relationship
By Craig A. Deare

Miami Herald (Opinion): Trump policy of separating children from immigrant parents is plain evil
By Fabiola Santiago


CBS 13: Holocaust Survivor Has Strong Words For ICE Director, Sheriff At Immigration Forum

NWestIowa.com: Sheriff responds to 'sanctuary'

Associated Press (Maryland): Maryland Senate leader: immigration bill won't pass as is
By Brian Witte

Washington Post (Maryland): Senate president: 'Maryland is not going to become a sanctuary state'
By Josh Hicks

Politico (New York): NYC grapples with 'sanctuary schools'

Boston Globe (Vermont): Unwelcome plan for refugees shakes up Vermont city
By Brian MacQuarrie

Richmond Times-Dispatch (Virginia): Anti-establishment GOP candidate in Virginia governor's race looks to ride Confederate nostalgia to Richmond
By Graham Moomaw

NOLA.com (Opinion): Immigrants make New Orleans a much stronger community
By Bill Quigley and Audrey Stewart