Daily Immigration News Clips – April 3, 2017

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on April 3, 2017


Bloomberg BNA: Another Year, Another Lottery Likely for High-Skill Visas
By Laura Francis

The Guardian: Arrested while applying for a green card: US immigration experts fear policy shift
By Susan Zalkind

Washington Post: Sessions seeks greater role for Justice in immigration enforcement
By David Nakamura and Matt Zapotosky

Associated Press: Federal officials defend immigration arrests in courthouses
By Sophia Bollag

Reuters: Trump Officials Defend Immigration Arrests at California Courthouses
By Jonathan Oatis

Washington Post: Top U.S. officials defend courthouse arrests of undocumented immigrants in escalating feud with California justice
By Matt Zapotosky

Washington Post: Democrats want to limit ICE power by banning agents from courthouses, bus stops
By Katie Mettler

Washington Post: For immigrants fighting deportation, a push for government-funded lawyers
By Maria Sacchetti

Daily Beast: American Citizen Trapped in ICE Jail
By Betsy Woodruff

Associated Press: Empty jails hope to cash in on illegal immigration crackdown
By Claudia Lauer

Washington Post: House Democrats ask Trump administration to remind schools that they must educate undocumented children
By Emma Brown

Boston Globe: Immigration fears lead to sped-up weddings - and prenups
By Katie Johnson

Huffington Post: Immigration Agents Won't Stop Making Arrests In Courts, Trump Officials Tell Judge
By Elise Foley

Denver Post: Sanctuary city debate: Denver spends federal dollars on safety net, transportation plans, violence prevention
By Jon Murray

Associated Press: Son of Mexican mariachi singer arrested at border

The Hill: Newark mayor: Trump trying to force sanctuary cities into becoming 'fugitive slave catchers'
By Kyle Balluck

Associated Press: Students to stay home, farmworkers to march for Cesar Chavez

Associated Press: US House race offers insight into shifting Democratic Party
By Michael R. Blood

Associated Press: Egypt's el-Sissi and America's Trump: A common language?
By Brian Rohan

New York Times: Mexico Welcomes Possible U.S. Shift on Nafta, but Mistrust of Trump Persists
By Kirk Semple and Paulina Villegas

Washington Post: Smuggled to the U.S. to be a surrogate, one woman claims she was abused and used for her womb
By Lindsey Bever

Washington Post: Trump's budget would hit rural towns especially hard - but they're willing to trust him
By Jenna Johnson

Washington Post: Stephen K. Bannon, architect of anti-globalist policies, got rich as a global capitalist
By Michael Kranish and Renae Merle

Boston Globe: White nationalists are now recruiting at college campuses
By Dugan Arnett

Philadelphia Inquirer (Editorial): Inquirer Editorial: Trump keeps blowing smoke on immigration

Wall Street Journal (Letters to the Editor): Immigration and the E Pluribus Unum Issue

New York Times (Opinion): Why Is This Hate Different From All Other Hate?
By Michelle Goldberg

Washington Post (Opinion): A judge rules Trump may have incited violence … and Trump again has his own mouth to blame
By Aaron Blake

Washington Post (Opinion): Trump's failing presidency has the GOP in a free fall
By Michael Gerson

Washington Post (Opinion): Fake News: Giuliani admitted that Trump's executive order on immigration is a "Muslim ban"
By David Bernstein

By John Cassidy

Bloomberg (Opinion): Trump Can Wear Down Sanctuary Cities
By Francis Wilkinson

Chicago Tribune (Opinion): Trump's wall is already collapsing
By Steve Chapman

Slate (Opinion): A System Designed to Make People Disappear
By Dan Canon

Slate (Opinion): Where Donald Trump Is Winning
By Jamelle Bouie

The Hill (Op-Ed): Immigrants go to war for America, they should be valued, not feared
By Anthony J. Principi


Providence Journal: The mechanics of deportation make for quick exits, long uncertainty
By Karen Lee Ziner

Topeka Capital Journal: Executive order on undocumented immigration prompts uncertainty, fear
By Katie Moore

NOLA.com: 'A matter of time': Local immigrants see first impacts of Trump's policies
By Beau Evans

NECN: Colombian Sisters Sent Home After Detainment at Boston Airport
By Jeff Saperstone and Michael Rosenfield

KATU (Oregon): Immigration lawyer shortage nearing crisis
By Chris Liedle

Salt Lake City Tribune: BYU law students help fleeing immigrants caught between countries
By Mariah Noble

Washington Post (Virginia): Corey Stewart declares victory for free speech after two venues back out of immigration rally
By Laura Vozzella

Roanoke Times (Virginia): Suspects in death of teen are gang members, Bedford County sheriff says
By Rachel Mahoney and Alissa Smith

HJNews.com (Utah): Sheriff wrong about ICE's local presence
By Marty Moore

Sacramento Bee (Opinion): How one town hall meeting in Sacramento explains America's immigration chaos
By Marcos Breton

Fort Worth Star Telegram (Column): Texas ranchers, landowners join against Trump's border wall
By Bud Kennedy