Daily Immigration News Clips – April 20, 2017

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on April 20, 2017


KQED: President Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting H-1B Visas
Featuring Anastasia Tonello

New York Times: Meet the Foreign Tech Workers Left in Limbo by Trump
By Deanne Fitzmaurice and Katie Benner

NBC News: Silicon Valley Worries as Government Cracks Down on Specialty Worker Visas
By Chiara Sottile and Jo Ling Kent

Washington Post: Trump blasts foreign worker program at company that pays below-average wages to foreign workers
By Tracy Jan

Washington Post: Trump the candidate vs Trump the president on DACA
By Claritza Jiminez

USA Today: Trump increases deportations of former DREAMers
By Alan Gomez

TIME: Marijuana-Related Charges Will Still Be Used to Build Deportation Cases, the Homeland Security Chief Says
By Kevin Lui

Los Angeles Times: Deportations of 'Dreamers' who've lost protected status have surged under Trump
By Jenny Jarvie

KCET: Deportation's Orphans
By Elizabeth Aguilera

Associated Press: The Latest: US reverses stance on deportee's status

Associated Press: For Trump, familiar judge gets case of deported Mexican
By Elliot Spagat

Washington Post: 'Mexican heritage' judge bashed by Trump will oversee deported 'dreamer' case
By Samantha Schmidt

Washington Post: A 'dreamer' claims he was secretly deported. The government claims it never happened.
By Samantha Schmidt and Peter Holley

Wall Street Journal: U.S. Deports Immigrant in 'Dreamer' Program
By Laura Meckler

Politico: Sessions: 'We can't promise' DREAMers won't be deported
By Ted Hesson

CNN: This man's deportation is testing Trump's murky stance on DACA
By Tal Kopan

USA Today: Trump to face 'Mexican heritage' judge in deported DREAMer case
By Alan Gomez

Fox: Sessions defends immigration policies after reported 'DREAMer' deportation
By Adam Shaw

CNN: GOP Sen. Susan Collins: Deporting 'DREAMer' contradicts Trump's own policy
By Chris Massey

Slate: Dreamers Are Getting Detained and Deported Despite Trump's Promise of Protection for Immigrant Children
By Elliot Hannon

Vox: The mysterious case of deported DREAMer Juan Manuel Montes
By Dara Lind

Business Insider: Federal agents have deported a 'DREAMer' for the first time, breaking a Trump promise
By Madeleine Sheehan Perkins

The Hill: Hispanic judge Trump called biased to hear deported 'Dreamer' case
By Mark Hensch

The Hill: Sessions: Administration is not targeting 'Dreamers'
By Ben Kamisar

The Hill: GOP senator troubled by 'Dreamer' deportation
By Jordain Carney

Associated Press: Mexican woman with 4 US-born children is deported

The Hill: Mother of four deported to Mexico
By Aida Chavez

WCPO: Maribel Trujillo Diaz deported back to Mexico

Politico: Mark-Viverito to travel to Spain for sanctuary city discussion
By Gloria Pazmino

Reuters: New York Museum to Aid Green-Card Holders in U.S. Citizenship Quest
By Patricia Reaney

Washington Post: D.C. artist's poignant tale of immigration 'purgatory' wins National Headliner Award
By Michael Cavna

Wall Street Journal: Emirates Cuts Flights to U.S. Following Electronics Ban, Visa Restrictions
By Asa Fitch and Robert Wall

Politico: White House eyes harder line on shutdown talks
By John Dawsey and Jake Sherman

Politico: Donald Trump gets his 100-day report card
By Steven Sherperd

CNN: Call from 'US Immigration' is phone scam stealing identities

NPR: Trump Lost More Of The Asian-American Vote Than The National Exit Polls Showed
By Hansi Lo Wang

Sun Sentinel (Editorial): Extend protection for Haitian immigrants | Editorial

New York Times (Op-Ed): Texans Gone Wild By Ann Beeson

Washington Post (Opinion): Trump Watch, Volume 7: Immigration enforcement on steroids
By Radley Balko

Washington Post (Op-Ed): California chief justice: The courthouse is not the place for immigration enforcement
By Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye

Washington Post (Opinion): Trump's claim that 'no administration has accomplished more in the first 90 days
By Glenn Kessler

CNBC (Op-Ed): Here's what's scarier for immigrants than Trump's wall
By Julissa Arce

Forbes (Opinion): Dispute Over Illegal Immigrants Threatens Federal Funding For Sanctuary Cities
By Andy J. Semotiuk

The Hill (Op-Ed): The much-maligned H-1B program: Why America -still- needs high-skilled immigrants
By Daniel Griswold

The Hill (Op-Ed): Trump takes a smarter approach on immigration with 'Hire American'
By David Bier

Arizona Central (Opinion): Deport dreamers, deport America's honor
By Linda Valdez

Austin Statesman (Op-Ed): Texas sheriffs: SB4 burdens law enforcement, local taxpayers
By Sally Hernandez , Lupe Valdez , Ed Gonzalez, Javier Salazar and Richard Wiles


NBC7 (San Diego): Deportations of 'Dreamers' Increase

Desert Sun (California): Deported over a $2,000 bond: immigration bail bonds have tripled since 1996
By Gustavo Solis

East Bay Times: A resolution affirming a "commitment to protect the rights of all people in our community" was voted on this week by the City Council.
By Damin Esper

Associated Press (Florida): Groups Plead for Nicaraguan Asylum Seeker Not to Be Deported
By Adriana Gomez Licon

Associated Press (New Jersey): Another judge seeks halt to courthouse immigration arrests

The Charlotte Observer (North Carolina): College honors student told to pack for deportation. Chaos ensued. Now she's staying.
By Michael Gordon

Times Union (New York): Sanctuary groups rally in Latham to support El Salvador native

Star Tribune (Opinion, Minnesota): Highly skilled workers visas have fees to help Americans
By Sam Myers and Sarah Peterson