Daily Immigration News Clips – August 9, 2017

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on August 9, 2017


Cronkite News Despite more judges, immigration courts backlog grows to record high
By Megan Janetsky

Politico Trump deportations lag behind Obama levels
By Ted Hesson

Washington Post Deportation orders up under Trump, fewer prevail in immigration court
By Maria Sacchetti

Wall Street Journal Arrests at Southern Border Rise for Third-Straight Month
By Alicia A. Caldwell

Fortune California Crops Rot as Immigration Crackdown Creates Farmworker Shortage
By Chris Morris

Buzzfeed Detainees Are Being Moved To A Private Detention Center That's Been Called "Hell"
By John Stanton

Washington Times Donald Trump's illegal immigration numbers show major changes
By Andrea Noble and Stephen Dinan

NBC Chicago Sues to Remain a 'Sanctuary City' and Avoid the Past
By Jon Schuppe

Wall Street Journal Westchester County Debates Protections for Its Illegal Immigrants
By Joseph De Avila

Washington Post Los Angeles wants city contractors to disclose ties to Trump's border wall along Mexico
By Kyle Swenson

Los Angeles Times L.A. wants to know if city contractors are helping build Mexico border wall
By Emily Alpert Reyes

Associated Press Officials: 'No foreigners' sale sign violates civil rights

Associated Press Honduran mom, son freed from center housing immigrants in US

Associated Press A US back road is route to hope in Canada for many migrants
By Wilson Ring

Associated Press US citizen wrongly held on immigration detainer to get $35K
By Michelle R. Smith

Associated Press GOP insurgents claim Trump mantle, spell trouble for party
By Erica Werner, Thomas Beaumont and Julie Bykowicz

New York Times The Culture Wars Have Come to Silicon Valley
By Nick Wingfield

New York Times What a Fraternity Hazing Death Revealed About the Painful Search for an Asian-American Identity
By Jay Caspian King

New York Times He Collects the Art of Fellow Cuban Exiles, but Miami Is Home
By Brett Sokol

Washington Post John Kelly is an apolitical force in a White House divided by ideology
By Robert Costa and Philip Rucker

Politico Poll: Voters support Trump-backed immigration bill
By Steven Shepard

Wall Street Journal (Editorial) Would You Like a Job?

USA Today (Editorial) Immigration proposal has merit but still is DOA

Mercury News (Editorial) Trump's immigration reform is an insult to our ancestors and a peril to America's future

Monitor (Editorial) Wrong approach to immigration that doesn't consider RGV economic needs

New York Times (Opinion) The Danger From Low-Skilled Immigrants: Not Having Them
By Eduardo Porter

New York Times (Opinion) Sorry, Mike Pence, You're Doomed
By Frank Bruni

New York Times (Op-Ed) Immigrating to Trump's America? Philosophers Need Not Apply
By Carol Hay

New York Times (Opinion) Democrats, Start Aiming for the Gut
By Thomas L. Friedman

Washington Post (Opinion) The GOP's challenge in Virginia
By Jennifer Rubin

Washington Post (Opinion) Anti-immigrant Louisiana marriage law struck down by U.S. court
By Catherine Rampell

Washington Post (Opinion) This brutal new poll shows that Trump's safe space is shrinking
By Greg Sargent

Washington Post (Opinion) There are 7 million unemployed and 6.2 million job openings. What's the problem?
By Heather Long

Washington Post (Opinion) Why Steve Bannon isn't going anywhere
By Jonathan Capehart

Washington Post (Op-Ed) Here's a voter fraud myth: Richard Daley 'stole' Illinois for John Kennedy in the 1960 election
By Paul von Hippel

Washington Post (Opinion) Trump rages at leaks. But they could be our only hope for getting at the truth.
By Sarah Posner

Washington Post (Opinion) Younger evangelicals give us reason for hope
By Jennifer Rubin

Washington Post (Op-Ed) Harvard's discrimination against Asian Americans must end
By Edward Blum

Boston Globe (Opinion) Trump tries to divide and conquer communities of color
By Renee Graham

VICE (Opinion) Police Brutality and Deportation Won't Stop the Deadly MS-13 Gang
By Michael Edison Hayden

The Hill (Op-Ed) Trump-backed immigration plan targets people who don't fit his vision of America
By Nana Afua Y. Brantuo

The Hill (Op-Ed) Trump's rhetoric and bluster could lose US an ally in Mexico
By Raoul Lowery Contreras

The Hill (Op-Ed) The Constitution trumps the president
By Re. Sheila Jackson Lee

Business Journals (Op-Ed) How immigrants, regardless of socioeconomic status, are driving American business
By Stan Silverman


Alabama.com Immigration transformed this rural Alabama town; the principal fought to keep the school together
By Anna Claire Vollers

LA Times 'We don't feel OK here': Detainee deaths, suicide attempts and hunger strikes plague California immigration facility
By Paloma Esquivel

Associated Press Immigrant receives church sanctuary to avoid deportation

Detroit Free Press Ann Arbor immigrant mom loses fight to avoid deportation to Mexico
By Niraj Warikoo

KPCC Immigrant dad gets an emergency stay from deportation

Courant Community 2nd Immigrant Seeks Sanctuary From Deportation In New Haven Church
By Matt Ormseth

WSHU Hundreds Attend Vigil For Norwalk Mother Facing Deportation To South Korea
By Cassandra Basler

CBS Los Angeles Pastor And Father Of 2 Faces Deportation For Illegal Crossing In 1990s

WSB-TV Man faces deportation after leaving puppy in hot car, police say
By Tony Thomas

News 12 Norwalk mother faces deportation to South Korea

WTNH Washington state city to vote on sanctuary city status

Farmington Daily Times City manager says sanctuary city listing has not hurt Aztec
By Hannah Grover

Los Angeles Daily News LA leaders want city contractors to reveal ties to Trump's border wall
By Elizabeth Chou

LAist L.A. Wants Contractors To Disclose If They're Working On Border Wall
By Julia Wick

LA Weekly An L.A. DREAMer's Solo Show About Living Under the Threat of Trump Delivers Nail-Biting Suspense
By Bill Raden

Associated Press (Georgia) Legal group files complaint about Georgia immigration judges

Associated Press (Florida) Immigrant groups urge Florida GOP lawmakers to oppose Trump

New York Times (New York) Tensions Flare as Cuomo Confronts Democratic Rift
By Shane Goldmacher

Washington Post (Maryland) College Park, Md., debates whether non-citizens should be able to vote
By Rachel Chason

Wall Street Journal (Nevada) Nevada Senator Faces Challenge in 2018 GOP Senate Primary
By Janet Hook

The Hill (Nevada) Sen. Heller draws GOP primary challenger in Nevada
By Max Greenwood

Associated Press (Nevada) Nevada Senator Faces Pro-Trump Challenge in GOP Primary