Daily Immigration News Clips – February 9, 2018

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


Reuters Exclusive: Trump administration may target immigrants who use food aid, other benefits
By Yeganeh Torbati

CNN Trump admin considers rule that could limit immigrants' ability to stay in US
By Tal Kopan

Vox Exclusive: Trump's draft plan to punish legal immigrants for sending US-born kids to Head Start
By Dara Lind

Inside Higher Ed Budget Deal Would Add Money, but Not Restore DACA
By Andrew Kreighbaum and Elizabeth Redden

AP Congress votes to reopen government, passes budget deal
By Andrew Taylor

Wall Street Journal House Passes Budget Deal, Stopgap Spending Bill to End Shutdown
By Kristina Peterson and Natalie Andrews

Wall Street Journal Senate Approves Two-Year Budget Deal, Stopgap Spending Bill
By Natalie Andrews and Kristina Peterson

The Washington Post Government shutdown set to end as House passes sweeping budget bill
By Mike DeBonis and Erica Werner

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

The Washington Post Why Paul Ryan could be a loser in this budget deal
By Amber Phillips

Politico Pelosi's Dreamers protest leaves some Democrats underwhelmed
By Heather Caygle

Politico Dreamers fight comes to Senate cafeteria
By Nolan D. McCaskill

Politico Flake floats Dreamers extension
By Seung Min Kim

CNN Pelosi calls spending bill 'good' -- but still isn't voting for it
By Daniella Diaz and Deidre Walsh

CNN McConnell officially tees up immigration debate next week
By Tal Kopan

CNN Bipartisan group of senators scrambling to draft immigration bill
By Ashley Killough and Tal Kopan

The Hill Curbelo a 'yes' on budget, says DACA solution 'within reach'
By Rafael Bernal

Roll Call Pelosi Immigration Speech Overshadows Democratic Retreat
By Simone Pathe

Roll Call Senate Immigration Debate to Begin With Blank Slate
By Dean DeChiaro

Vox The Senate's immigration debate, starting next week, is really at least 7 different debates
By Dara Lind

Politico We Locked Four Experts in a Room Until They Solved Immigration
By Julia Preston

CNN Mattis says DACA troops, veterans are not in 'jeopardy'
By Ryan Browne, Barbara Starr, and Zachary Cohen

Buzzfeed News Mattis Promises DREAMers In The Military That The Country They're Fighting For Won't Deport Them
By Vera Bergengruen

AP Public defenders walk out in protest of ICE court arrests

Fox News Immigration activists decry citizenship checks on buses, trains
By Molly Line

The Washington Post Kansas professor from Bangladesh granted temporary stay of deportation
By Amy B. Wong and Maria Sacchetti

CNN 'Pillar of the community' deported from US after 39 years to a land he barely knows
By Jomana Karadsheh and Karene Khadder

CNN Son of chemistry professor facing deportation says his father has 'done nothing wrong'
By Melissa Mahtani

Mother Jones The Guy Behind the Bogus Immigration Report Has A Long History of Terrible And Misleading Research
By Olivia Exstrum

HuffPost She Dropped Everything To Come Fight For Immigration Reform. She's Still Waiting.
By Elise Foley

The Hill New Mexico senators blast 'heinous' cartoon depicting Dreamers as gang members
By Morgan Gstalter

AP Trudeau pitches Canadian globalism to California tech firms
By Juliet Williams

The Washington Post President Trump's claim that 'thousands and thousands' of MS-13 members are off the streets
By Salvador Rizzo

The Hill Maxine Waters: Pelosi's speech one of 'most profound' moments in history of Congress
By John Bowden

The Hill George W. Bush on immigrants: 'We ought to say thank you and welcome them'
By Avery Anapol

The Hill Top Ryan staffer praises Pelosi's endurance after eight-hour speech
By John Bowden

NBC News State Democrats stood against Trump. Now they want to show what they stand for.
By Adam Edelman

PBS Newshour Opinion: Trump's immigration policies are a windfall for China and India
By Vivek Wadwha

The Hill The cruel reality of Trump criminalizing immigration
By Carra Stratton and Paromita Shah

The Washington Post (Opinion) There is still a way to break Trump's will
By Greg Sargent

CNN (Op-Ed) Don't let the US deport this good father of 3
By Eleanor B. McCormick

The Hill (Opinion) Female genital mutilation is a crime in the US - so why is it rarely prosecuted?
By Nolan Rappaport

Houston Chronicle (Op-Ed) Colbert, Lai: Uniting immigrant families should be priority
By Cynthia N. Colbert and Zenobia T. Lai


Ann Arbor News Deportations, despair and big court backlogs amid Michigan immigration crackdown
By Ryan Stanton

Great Falls Tribune (Montana) 'I refuse to just follow orders': State worker says he's quitting over ICE subpoenas
By Phil Drake

OPB (Oregon) OHSU Changes Transplant Policy After Denying Care Over Patient's Immigration Status
By Conrad Wilson

Reuters (New Mexico) New Mexico Newspaper Apologizes for Cartoon Portraying 'Dreamers' as Muggers
By Simon Romero

Ann Arbor News (Editorial) The U.S. immigration crackdown needs some rethinking and here's why