Daily Immigration News Clips – April 19, 2017

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on April 19, 2017


CNN Tech: Trump takes first step toward H-1B reform
By Sarah Ashley O'Brien

Associated Press: AP Explains: Behind the visa program targeted by Trump
By Anick Jesdanun

New York Times: Trump Signs Order That Could Lead to Curbs on Foreign Workers
By Glenn Thrush

New York Times: How Trump's 'Hire American' Order May Affect Tech Worker Visas
By Vindu Goel

Washington Post: Trump signs 'Buy American, Hire American' executive order, promising to fight for American workers
By Abby Phillip

Wall Street Journal: Trump Signs Order Calling for Changes in H-1B Visa Rules
By Laura Meckler and Eli Stokols

India Today: H1-B visa: Donald Trump signs 'buy American, hire American' order, may impact Indian workers
By Ankit Misra

Washington Times: Secretary Kelly tells DHS critics to 'shut up,' let agents do their jobs
By Stephen Dinan

Houston Chronicle: DHS chief fires back at deportation critics
By Kevin Diaz

Associated Press: Kelly says critical lawmakers should changes laws or shut up
By Alicia A. Caldwell

Washington Post: DHS Secretary Kelly says congressional critics should 'shut up' or change laws
By Devlin Barrett

The Hill: Homeland Security chief: Critical lawmakers should change policies or 'shut up'
By Katie Bo Williams

Wall Street Journal: White House Pushes Link Between Immigrants and Crime
By Beth Reinhard and Aruna Viswanatha

Fox News: Sessions' immigration policies mark big change from Obama policies
By Elizabeth Llorente

Associated Press: Mexican's immigration status is in dispute over deportation
By Elliot Spagat

Associated Press: The Latest: Agency says deported man had no special status

New York Times: U.S. Deported Immigrant in 'Dreamer' Program, Lawsuit Says
By Miriam Jordan

Washington Post: The Trump administration has deported a 'dreamer' for first time, advocates say
By Samantha Schmidt

TIME: First Protected Dreamer Deported to Mexico Under President Trump
By Raisa Bruner

NPR: First DREAMer Protected By Deferred Action Program Is Deported
By Richard Gonzales

USA Today: First protected DREAMer is deported under Trump
By Alan Gomez and David Agren

New York Post: 'Dreamer' deported because he forgot ID, couldn't prove status
By Bob Fredericks

Mic: Juan Manuel Montes may be the first "DREAMer" deported under Donald Trump
By Tom McKay

The Hill: Report: First protected 'Dreamer' deported under Trump
By Mark Hensch

WCPO: Maribel Trujillo Diaz set to be deported today
By Jay Warren

Cincinnati Enquirer: Federal court: Fairfield mother of 4 will be deported
By Chris Graves

Fox 19: Son speaks out about mom being deported

By Conor Gaffey

Atlanta Journal Constitution: Deportation officers arresting Somali nationals in Atlanta area
By Jeremy Redmon

CBS 46: Dekalb County Somalis fear ICE arrests

TeleSur: Nearly 4,000 Somalis Set to Be Deported from US

CNN: The Trump family's long history with immigration
By Tal Kopan

Associated Press: Maryland suburb of DC votes to become 'sanctuary city'

Washington Post: Sanctuary cities debate has jurisdictions weighing whether to defend the policy
By Maria Sacchetti

Washington Post: Iranian-American groups testify in Washington seeking new ban on Trump travel order
By Spencer S. Hsu

Associated Press: How a community changed by refugees came to embrace Trump
By Claire Galofaro

New York Times: Border Wall Could Cost 3 Times Estimates, Senate Democrats' Report Says
By Ron Nixon

The Hill: Senate Dems: Trump's border wall could cost nearly $70 billion
By Jordain Carney

Washington Post: Federal judge stops Auburn from canceling white nationalist Richard Spencer speech. Violence erupts.
By Travis M. Andrews

Washington Post: Activist who vanished after pleading for help on Facebook has been found alive in Mexico
By Samantha Schmidt

Politico: Sessions: MS-13 gang could be labeled a terrorist organization
By Cristiano Lima

Associated Press: Trump, top officials take aim at brutal MS-13 street gang
By Sadie Gurman

By Mirren Gidda

Reuters: Exclusive: Asylum Applications in Mexico Surge After Trump Election Win
By Gabriel Stargardter

The Hill: Asylum applications in Mexico spike following Trump's election
By Brandon Carter

Washington Post (Opinion): Here's proof that Trump is ignorant and deluded about crime
By Jennifer Rubin

USA Today (Op-Ed): 'Avoid harmful federal intrusion'
By Jeff Sessions

Huffington Post (Op-Ed): Justice for Juan: First Deportation of a DACA Recipient
By Julissa Arce

Fusion (Opinion): MSNBC Aired a Disgustingly Fawning Segment With an ICE Agent Arresting Undocumented Immigrants
By Rafi Schwartz

The Hill (Op-Ed): Noncriminal immigrants facing deportation need legalization, not lawyers
By Nolan Rappaport


Chicagoist: There's No Such Thing As 'Routine' ICE Check-Ins For Fearful Immigrants In Chicago
By Stephen Gossett

Chicago Tribune: Future hazy for 100,000 Illinoisans brought to U.S. illegally as children
By Nereida Moreno

Associated Press (North Carolina): North Carolina honors student facing deportation can stay

Associated Press (New Jersey): New Jersey man avoids deportation; case drew clergy support

The Hill (Texas): Poll: More than 6 in 10 Texans oppose border wall
By Mark Hensch

KVUE (Texas): Poll: 61 percent of Texans oppose border wall to stop illegal immigration

KMOV (Missouri): Afghan immigrant deported after being taken from south St. Louis home
By Eric Cox

KCRA (California): 5 topics discussed at California congressman's town hall
By Natalie Brunell

Cincinnati Enquirer (Op-Ed): Nothing unfair, unjust or immoral about Trujillo Diaz deportation
By Gil Spencer