Daily Immigration News Clips – May 2, 2018

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on May 2, 2018


Newsweek Migrants May Wait Up to Five Years to Hear Decision on Their Asylum Case
By Marie Solis

The Marshall Project Trump's Quiet War on Migrant Kids
By Eli Hager

The Washington Post Despite Trump threats, U.S. officials allow caravan members to seek asylum
By Maya Averbuch and Kevin Sieff

AP Most of Central American migrant caravan waiting at border
By Elliot Spagat

Reuters Central American migrant caravan camps at U.S. border, 11 arrested
By Delphine Schrank

AP Judge: US can't immediately revoke man's DACA status
By Gene Johnson

Time These Dreamers' Future in America Is in Doubt. But They're Headed to College Anyway
By Maya Rhodan

Reuters Texas sues Trump administration to end 'Dreamers' program
By Lawrence Hurley

CNN 7 states sue to end DACA, potentially jumbling its legal future
By Tal Kopan

CNBC Immigration rules threaten crabbing industry

NPR Studies Say Illegal Immigration Does Not Increase Violent Crime
By John Burnett

U.S. News & World Report Immigration in America by the Numbers
By Lindsay Huth

The Progressive An Upstate New York Family Farm Feels the Heavy Hand of ICE
By James Goodwin

Politico Top immigration enforcer Homan set to retire in June
By Ted Hesson

FiveThirtyEight.com Democrats' Horrible 2018 Senate Map Couldn't Have Come At A Better Time
By Nathaniel Rakich

CNN What is May Day, anyway?
By AJ Willingham

The Guardian Border patrol violence: US paid $60m to cover claims against the agency
By Sarah Macaraeg

New York Times Political Arrests, Yes. Gang Violence, No. What It Takes to Get Asylum in the U.S.
By Miriam Jordan and Simon Romero

LA Times (Letter to the Editor) ICE agents shouldn't be the ones to decide if an American has insufficient proof of citizenship
By Carl Shusterman

The Hill (Op-Ed) Will GOP moderates sneak amnesty past Trump?
By Rachel Bovard

CNN (Op-Ed) Trump administration turns its back on the most vulnerable
By Katherine McKenzie, Ranit Mishori, and Deborah Ottenheimer

Forbes (Opinion) Why Shouldn't Central American Mothers Flee From Violent Street Gangs?
By Stuart Anderson


Boston Herald Some asylum-seekers' cases stretch into 2021
By Bob McGovern

Desert Sun U.S. government says Mexico is a 'safe country,' but Mexicans seeking asylum disagree
By Rebecca Plevin

Youngstown Vindicator (Ohio) Valley songwriter gives free show at downtown restaurant
By Guy D'Astolfo

Texas Tribune (Texas) Lupe Valdez apologizes for insufficient answer at Latino youth town hall
By Patrick Svitek

AP (Michigan) Debunked: No yellow star on Michigan immigrant licenses

WOIO (Ohio) Unauthorized immigrant seeks sanctuary at a church in Tremont
By Randy Buffington

ABC 5 (Ohio) Cleveland Heights residents could soon weigh in on immigration issues through new task force
By Amanda VanAllen

AP (California) California man sentenced for impersonating immigration agent