Daily Immigration News Clips – February 8, 2018

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on February 8, 2018


NBC News ICE arrest of Kansas professor highlights complicated paths to citizenship
By Elizabeth Chuck and Daniella Silva

ABC News HIV-positive immigrant fighting deportation to Venezuela, where life-saving medicine is scarce
By Meagan Keneally

Daily Dot 4 myths about 'chain migration,' debunked
Amrita Khalid

New York Times Pelosi Held House Floor in Advocacy of 'Dreamers' for More Than 8 Hours
By Sheryl Gay Stolberg

The Washington Post Lazy? White House Chief of Staff John Kelly 'simply misses the mark,' say DACA advocates
By Samantha Schmidt

Boston Globe Senate's 'Common Sense Coalition' seeks compromise and progress
By Liz Goodwin

The Washington Post Pelosi launches hours-long filibuster-style speech in bid to force immigration votes in the House
By Ed O'Keefe, David Weigel, and Paul Kane

CNN Pelosi sets record with 8-hour marathon speech on DACA
By Daniella Diaz and Deidre Walsh

USA Today Nancy Pelosi's all-day marathon speech sets record as longest continuous speech since at least 1909
By Christal Hayes

AP Big budget deal in Senate hailed as 'genuine breakthrough'
By Andrew Taylor

AP New budget barrier: Pelosi opposes pact if no 'Dreamer' help
By Andrew Taylor

Reuters Senate leaders reach $300 billion federal spending deal
By Richard Cowan and Amanda Becker

Wall Street Journal Pelosi Wants Ryan to Pledge Vote on Dreamers as Condition for Budget Deal
By Kristina Peterson

Wall Street Journal GOP Rep. Comstock Challenges Trump Over Shutdown Comment
By Joshua Jamerson

The Washington Post Spending deal in jeopardy as Pelosi issues last-minute demand on immigration
By Erica Werner and Mike DeBonis

Politico Left seethes as Senate nears budget deal
By Elana Schor and Heather Caygle

CNN Exclusive: Pressure grows on Paul Ryan to commit to immigration debate
By Tal Kopan

CNN Senate leaders announce two-year budget deal
By Lauren Fox, Phil Mattingly, and Ted Barrett

CNN House Democrats face choice over budget deal
By Tal Kopan

The Hill DACA recipient: Kelly sounded like a bully with 'lazy' comment
By Max Greenwood

The Hill McConnell: Immigration bill won't be starting point for Senate debate
By Jordan Carney

Roll Call Pelosi Withholding Support for Budget Deal, Wants Immigration Commitment
By Lindsey McPherson

Business Insider Congress is close to the mother of all budget deals of the Trump era - get ready for a wild 48 hours
By Bob Bryan

HuffPost Nancy Pelosi Says She Won't Support Budget Deal Without Immigration Promise
By Elise Foley and Igor Bobic

McClatchy DC Bureau Right launches ad war against Donald Trump's immigration plan
By Anita Kumar

Talking Points Memo Immigration Talks Stymied By Question Of What To Do About 'Dreamers' Parents
By Alice Ollstein

ReSource Uncertain Status: Immigration Changes Leave Some In Limbo
By Nicole Erwin

AP Michigan gets request to pardon Polish-born doctor

The Washington Post FBI: No evidence of homicide in border agent's death cited by Trump
By Robert Moore and Nick Miroff

Daily Beast ICE Wants to Be an Intelligence Agency Under Trump
By Betsy Woodruff

The Hill Hatch: Rethinking legal immigration 'a question of allocation'
By Brett Samuels

Daily Mail Trump says the 'stupidity' of US immigration laws are allowing gangs like MS-13 to flourish
By Mary Kekatos

New York Times (Editorial) Trump's Backward View of Immigration

New York Times (Op-Ed) It's Time for an Immigration Enchilada
By Jorge G. Castaneda

The Washington Post (Opinion) McConnell and Schumer jam the House: Six things that just happened
By Jennifer Rubin

USA Today (Op-Ed) Trump is going after immigration activists like me. Will you be next?
By Tania Unzueta Carrasco

Bloomberg View (Opinion) Why Pelosi Is Rolling the Dice for Dreamers
By Francis Wilkinson

The Nation (Opinion) The Way We Talk About Immigration Is Profane
By Kai Wright

Black Star News (Op-Ed) Commentary: Make Sure Nancy Pelosi and Other Democratic Leaders Remain with Dreamers
By Frank Sharry


Miami New Times (Florida) Tow Trucks Are Preying on Immigrants at South Florida ICE Check-in
By Jerry Ianelli

Manhattan Times (New York) Dream Act passed again by State Assembly

MLive Parole board gets request to pardon Michigan doctor facing deportation
By Brad Devereaux

Fort Worth Star-Telegram Can Cornyn sell Trump's immigration plan to a wary Texas?
By Andrea Drusch

Indy Star DACA activists call on Sen. Donnelly for 'clean fix' immigration bill
By Fatima Hussein

Cincinatti.com 'We are not sure where Yancarlos will be tomorrow' as court lifts stay of deportation
By Mark Curnette

Fox 5 3 NJ men get temporary reprieve from deportation
By Linda Schmidt

ABC 15 Who Should Pay For Immigrant Kids' Lawyers In Deportation Cases?
By Ben Schamisso

Pasadena Star News (Editorial) California has gotten itself into a risky immigration fight with the feds

NJ.com (Opinion) Trump wants a shutdown over immigration? What's 'chain migration,' anyways? | Opinion
By Laurie Woog