Daily Immigration News Clips – April 9, 2018

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on April 9, 2018


CIO Dive H-1B cap met in 5 days, even with application roadblocks
By Naomi Eide

Wall Street Journal U.S. Prepares to Distribute H-1B Visas Without Trump-Demanded Changes
By Laura Meckler

CNBC Silicon Valley is fighting a brain-drain war with Trump that it may lose
By Ellen Sheng

Courthouse News Sessions Orders Full-Press Prosecution of Border-Crossers
By Matthew Renda

Huff Post This Immigration Proposal Could Put 670,000 Children At Risk Of Poverty
By Jennifer Laird

Marketplace Radio An immigrant's role in the American economy
By Lizzie O'Leary and Mitchell Hartman

AP Arizona, Texas send 400 troops to border after Trump's call
By Paul J. Weber and Nomaan Merchant

AP What happened when Bush, Obama sent troops to Mexico border
By Nomaan Merchant

New York Times Texas Begins Sending National Guard Troops to Mexican Border
By Dave Montgomery and Manny Fernandez

Politico White House defends National Guard border deployment
By Eli Okun

The Hill Sessions orders 'zero tolerance' policy at Southwest border
By Lydia Wheeler and Rafael Bernal

The Hill Graham: National Guard troops not enough to secure U.S.-Mexico border
By Brett Samuels

By Ryan Devereaux

AP Members of migrant caravan protest in Mexico City
By Christopher Sherman

Reuters Migrant caravan, down by almost half, soldiers on through Mexico
By Delphine Schrank and Lizbeth Diaz

Politico Graham predicts new push for immigration deal
By Eli Okun

Refinery29 SNL Reminds Us How Tough Dreamers Have It With "Game Of Life: DACA Edition"
By Sarah Midkiff

Los Angeles Times In New York's 'Little Liberia,' immigrants get ready to leave - or go underground
By Nina Agrawal

City Limits CityViews: Trump's Move to Send Liberians Home Causes Pain on Staten Island
By Jennifer Brumskine-Gray

Politico Scott running for Senate in epic showdown with Nelson, test of Trump's popularity
By Matt Dixon and Marc Caputo

CNN Should Democrats worry that a blue wave is being treated like a sure thing?
By Z. Byron Wolf

By Marie Solis

AP Immigration raid takes 97 into custody at Tennessee plant
By Shelia Burke

Wall Street Journal Trump Takes Steps to Tighten Rules on Illegal Immigration
By Alicia A. Caldwell

The Washington Post Lulu's choice
By Kevin Sullivan

NPR A Salvadoran Woman Missed Her U.S. Court Date. What Happens Next?
By Lulu Garcia-Navarro

The Hill ICE carries out largest workplace raid in a decade: report
By John Bowden

Reuters 'Smile and nod': Latin American leaders brace for tense Trump visit
By Roberta Rampton and Mitra Raj

New York Times Trump Signs Memo Ordering End to 'Catch and Release' Immigration Policy
By Julie Hirschfeld Davis

Wall Street Journal Trump's Attacks on Mexico Spur Backlash South of the Border
By José de Córdoba and Anthony Harrup

Wall Street Journal U.S. Prepares to Distribute H-1B Visas Without Trump-Demanded Changes
By Laura Meckler

The Washington Post U.S. gathers data on migrants deep in Mexico, a sensitive program Trump's rhetoric could put at risk
By Joshua Partlow and Nick Miroff

The Washington Post 'When you lose that power': How John Kelly faded as White House disciplinarian
By Ashley Parker, Josh Dawsey, and Philip Rucker

Breitbart AG Jeff Sessions Returns Deportation Orders to Pre-Obama Levels
By Neil Munro

LA Times (Editorial) Forcing judges to meet quotas won't reduce immigration court backlogs. It will undermine due process

The Washington Post (Editorial) America needs more workers. Trump's war on immigration won't help.

The Washington Post (Editorial) U.S.-Mexico relations might be about to get even worse

The Hill (Op-Ed) Immigrants, asylum seekers deserve their fair day in court
By Raul Reyes

New York Times (Op-Ed) Will We Stop Trump Before It's Too Late?
By Madeline Albright

New York Times (Op-Ed) Can It Be Illegal to Leave Your Country?
By Kamel Daoud

Wall Street Journal (Op-Ed) The Journey of 'Caravan' From Ancient Camels to Immigrant Tensions
By Ben Zimmer

The Washington Post (Opinion) Trump's politics of outrage is failing him
By EJ Dionne Jr.

The Washington Post (Op-Ed) Trump is so obsessed with his wall he's giving up on the real war
By Joe Scarborough

The Washington Post (Op-Ed) The real goal of Donald Trump's MS-13 fearmongering
By Matthew Guariglia

CNN (Op-Ed) How Trump lost Ann Coulter
By Michael D'Antonio

HuffPost (Op-Ed) My Dad Helped Put Me Through Med School. He May Be Deported Before I Graduate.
By Betsy Garcia

The Hill (Op-Ed) By sending National Guard to border, Trump follows Bush, Obama
By Nolan Rappaport

By Frank Sharry


Dallas Morning News More Venezuelans are seeking asylum in the U.S. than from any other country
By Jenny Manrique

Arkansas Online Indian immigrants face backlog for green cards
By Dave Perozek

Las Vegas Sun Notary scams a grave danger for undocumented immigrant community
By Chris Kudialis and Camalot Scott

MinnPost Permanently temporary: Liberian case demonstrates perils of relying on U.S. temporary immigration status
By Sam Brodey

Houston Chronicle Sessions orders 'zero tolerance' policy to prosecute migrants at border
By Lomi Kriel

Philadelphia Inquirer Seeking legal status in America, immigrant grabbed in Philly by ICE and jailed
By Jeff Gammage

Ann Arbor News Ypsilanti-area mother of four's deportation leaves void for family
By Ryan Stanton

WATE ICE raids Grainger County meat packing plant

Vegas Seven Viridiana Vidal: The Progressive Voice
By Michael Lyle

Las Vegas Review-Journal Congress returns from recess facing slate of hot-button issues
By Gary Martin

Youngstown Vindicator A song of hope for Al Adi Othman
By Guy D'astolfo

The Tennessean (Op-Ed) Free Memphis-based journalist Manuel Duran
By David Plazas