Daily Immigration News Clips – February 21, 2018

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on February 21, 2018


LA Times U.S. is separating immigrant parents and children to discourage others, activists say
By Molly Hennessy-Fiske

The Mercury News H-1B visas: How the Trump administration is 'freaking people out'
By Queenie Wong

ABA Journal ABA urges DOJ to continue allowing immigration judges to close appropriate cases
By Lorelei Laird

Reuters Trump administration sued over detention of immigrant children
By Brendan Pierson

New York Times Young Immigrants Are Being Held Illegally, Lawsuit Claims
By Liz Robbins

The Washington Post Immigrant rights group says lawyers no longer restricted from mentioning abortion to teens
By Ann E. Marimow

CNBC American higher education at risk from immigration policies, says USC president
By Natasha Turak

Politico Coming soon: Another showdown over Dreamers in Congress
By Burgess Everett

The Hill Flake to try to force vote on DACA stopgap plan
By Jordan Carney

The Hill Poll: Republicans would shoulder blame for DACA failure
By Max Greenwood

Bloomberg Why U.S. Immigration Overhaul Debate Is So Heated: QuickTake
By Kathleen Hunter

Newsmax Poll: 80 Percent of Voters Would Allow 'Dreamers' to Stay in US
By Bill Hoffmann

Christian News Service U.S. bishops declare national call-in day to urge Congress to save DACA

CNN These Dreamers are saving lives
By Parija Kavilanz

CNN 'Black Panther' actor is also a Dreamer
By Miguel Marquez

Vibe 'Black Panther' Actor Bambadjan Bamba Reveals He's A DACA Recipient
By Richy Rosario

Chronicle of Higher Education Running Out of Time in the Land of Opportunity
By Julia Schmalz

The Washington Post GOP senator suggests we need fewer immigrants because robots are coming
By Heather Long

The Hill Curbelo Dem rival lashes out over immigration failure
By Rafael Bernal

The Hill Progressive group targets GOP moderates on immigration
By Rafael Bernal

McClatchy DC Bureau Republicans try to link sanctuary cities to the opioid epidemic. They fail.
By Kate Irby

New York Times (Op-Ed) A Lesson on Immigration From Pablo Neruda
By Ariel Dorfman

The Hill (Op-Ed) Congress fails miserably: For Asian-Americans, immigration proposals are personal attacks
By John C. Yang

The Hill (Op-Ed) Make the compromise: Ending chain migration is a small price to legalize Dreamers
By Nolan Rappaport


Boston Globe Arrests of undocumented immigrants in Boston are up 50 percent
By Akilah Johnson

AP Ohio businessman, deported after 38 years in US, vows return
By Karin Laub

CT Post ICE nabs immigrants outside court
By Daniel Tepfer

Philadelphia Inquirer DACA activists stop at the Liberty Bell on an N.Y.-to-D.C. march
By Jeff Gammage

The Stranger Yep, the Washington State Department of Licensing Gave Immigration Activist's Info to ICE
By Sydney Brownstowne

Austin American-Statesman Immigration advocacy group protests at ICE detention center
By Claire Osborn

Los Angeles Daily News SoCal immigrant rights activists fight back against last week's ICE immigration actions
By Elizabeth Chau, Alejandra Molina, and Edward Yee

WAER Undocumented Syracuse Immigrant is Freed on Bond after Court Hearing in Western NY
By Scott Willis Brenda Koopsen

New York City Patch (New York) City Council Members Push Top State Judge To Bar ICE From Courts
By Noah Manskar

Wink News (Florida) House speaker promises to crack down on sanctuary cities in political ad

Florida Politics (Florida) Once stalled in Senate, bill aiding injured immigrant workers advances
By Ana Ceballos

9 News (Colorado) Lawmakers want a state DACA workaround
By Brandon Rittman and Anna Starver

Baltimore Sun (Editorial) Dreamers in limbo

Kansas City Star (Editorial) Congress is still tied in knots over immigration. Are Kansas and Missouri senators willing to compromise?

San Antonio Express News (Editorial) For shame - Dreamers still in limbo

Richmond Times-Dispatch (Editorial) Immigration debate leaves traditional GOP torn between president and principle

Lexington Herald-Leader (Editorial) What now for Dreamers? Deportation unacceptable

Waco Tribune-Herald (Editorial) Parties seem more set on DACA disaster than immigration compromise

Irish Central (Editorial) Save the DACA kids but allow skilled immigration too

The Monitor (Editorial) Congress needs to get to work on DACA bill before window of opportunity closes

Detroit News (Op-Ed) Column: Welcome more investor immigrants
By Veronique de Rugby