Daily Immigration News Clips – December 21, 2017

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on December 21, 2017


AP Young immigrants' fate unclear as Congress delays DACA fix
By Adriana Gomez Licon

AP GOP Senator: Vote in January on fate of young immigrants

AP Ending the DACA program would create 'palpable' hardship for immigrants, judge says
By Sudhin Thanawala

AP Wait extends into '18 to determine fate of Dreamers
By Matthew Daly

Reuters Vote in Senate on 'Dreamers' hinges on bipartisan pact: McConnell
By Richard Cowan

Wall Street Journal Immigration Talks Gain Steam, but No Deal Seen Until Next Year
By Laura Meckler and Kristina Peterson

New York Times Justices Return Dispute Over DACA Documents to Lower Courts
By Adam Liptak

Politico Senators eye DACA deal in January
By Ted Hesson

Politico Supreme Court sets guidelines for DACA legal fight
By Josh Gerstein

Roll Call Pelosi to GOP: You're on Your Own With CR
By Lindsey McPherson

Los Angeles Times Kevin de León to Feinstein: 'Don't come back' to California without forcing a government shutdown over Dream Act
By Jazmine Ulloa

The Hill McConnell says he'll bring DACA bill to floor in January if negotiators reach deal
By Jordain Carney

The Hill Top Hollywood stars call on Congress for DACA fix
By Judy Kurtz

The Hill Gutierrez, Dems worry leaders may cave in 'Dreamer' talks
By Jordain Carney and Rafael Bernal

Newsmax Sen. Barrasso: DACA Deal Will Be Negotiated Before March
By Solange Reyner

Fox News Deal on DACA program expected in January
By Lukas Mikelionis

Bloomberg Senators Say They're Closing In on a DACA and Border Deal
By Laura Litvan

Voa News Senators, White House Working on DACA Deal
By Aline Barros

The Republic Flake: Senate will vote on DACA bill to protect young immigrants in January
By Daniel Gonzalez

San Diego Tribune Why 'DREAM Act Now' protest ramped up after GOP tax bill passed
By Luis Gomez

Washington Times Sen. John Barrasso: DACA bill, immigration reform on the docket for early next year
By Sally Persons

The Guardian Florida judge halts deportation of 92 Somalis shackled on plane for 48 hours
By Amanda Holpuch

Newsweek Deportation of Somalis Shackled and Allegedly Abused by Immigration Agents is Halted by Federal Judge
By Carlos Ballesteros

Vice News Somalis Were Put in Straitjackets and Threatened with Death on Deportation Flight, Lawsuit Claims
By Josh Marcus

Los Angeles Times San Bernardino woman, detained by ICE despite being U.S. citizen, sues
By Andrea Castillo

Politifact Pick them from a bin? Donald Trump mischaracterizes diversity visa lottery
By Miriam Valverde

WYXZ Judge considers ordering bond hearings for Iraqi detainees in immigration case
By Kim Russell

San Francisco Chronicle A dream deported
By Hamed Aleaziz

Texas Observer The Faces of Trump's Immigration Crackdown in 2017
By Gus Bova

Capital & Main ICE Detention Turns Deadly and Immigrant's Family Wants Answers
By Robin Urevich

Newsweek Trump Immigration Policy Causes Rise in Human Smuggling at Border
By Nicole Rodriguez

Vox With two days to keep the government open, no one seems to know what's going on
By Tara Golshan

USA Today (Opinion) Our government must stop separating asylum-seeking families
By Lindsay Harris

Crosscut (Opinion) How I chronicled the story of an undocumented immigrant
By Enrique Cerna

HuffPost (Op-Ed) The Besieged US Refugee Protection System: Why Temporary Protected Status Matters
By Donald Kerwin

Elle (Op-Ed) Sen. Kamala Harris: We Must Act to Protect Dreamers Before the New Year
By Kamala D. Harris

Teen Vogue (Op-Ed) These Immigrant Groups Are Banding Together to Resist Trump
By Jonathan Jayes-Green and Jung Woo Kim

The Hill (Op-Ed) Amnesty for the 'best and brightest' will still cost taxpayers
By Ira Mehlman

Newsweek (Op-Ed) Trump's Wall Isn't Going to Stem the Flow of Undocumented Immigrants
By Freddy Burgos


WHYY (Philadelphia) In Philly halls of justice, feds seizing more immigrants with no criminal past
By Bobby Allyn

Tampa Bay Times More immigrants applying for citizenship amid Trump fears, lawyers say
By Laura C. Morel

San Francisco Chronicle A solution for Dreamers by Congress put off until next year
By Carolyn Lochhead

AP (Colorado) Hickenlooper among governors urging Congress to save DACA
By Erin Powell

Las Vegas Review Journal (Nevada) Sandoval, 10 other governors call on Congress to replace DACA
By Jessie Bekker

KTUU (Alaska) Governor Walker joins bi-partisan letter to urge a quick DACA resolution
By Tracy Sinclare

The Bourne Enterprise Sheriff's Office To Partner With Federal Immigration Enforcement
By Steven Withrow

Des Moines Register (Iowa) Deportation ripped a former Marine from his Cedar Rapids sons 15 years ago. Now, he can return
By Mike Kilen

NBC 4 (Iowa) Marine Veteran Deported 15 Years Ago to Return to US, Family
By Bridget Naso

Miami Herald (Op-Ed) Gov. Scott should take the lead to protect DACA recipients
By Esteban Garces

The Tennessean (Op-Ed) My Christmas wish: pass the Dream Act
By Cesar Bautista Sanchez

Phoenix Business Journal (Op-Ed) Congress Must Act to Save Dreamers
By Stephen Zylstra