Daily Immigration News Clips – January 18, 2018

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on January 18, 2018


Wall Street Journal Trump Administration Sets New Priorities for Immigration Courts
By Alicia A. Caldwell

The Atlantic 'The Purpose of This From the Beginning Has Been to Cut Legal Immigration'
By Ronald Brownstein

Politico Justice official defends using terrorist report to bolster immigration stance
By Louis Nelson

NPR Why 'Legal Immigration' Doesn't Apply To Early Immigrants To The U.S.
By Kelly McEvers

Associated Press (AP) Democrats dig in on immigration
By Steve Peoples and Nicholas Riccardi

AP Judges rule for deported Mexican woman threatened by cartels

Reuters Exclusive: Trump takes hard line on immigration, rejects 'horrible' bipartisan plan

Reuters Trump chief of staff thinks Congress will keep government funded: Fox News

New York Times Trump Was Not 'Fully Informed' in Campaign Vows on Wall, Chief of Staff Says
By Julie Hirschfeld Davis, Sheryl Gay Stolberg, and Thomas Kaplan

Wall Street Journal Immigration Talks Continue as Government Shutdown Looms
By Kristina Peterson, Laura Meckler, and Siobhan Hughes

Wall Street Journal Sen. Graham Makes Pledge to Dreamers Amid Immigration Standoff
By Joshua Jamerson

The Washington Post Kelly expresses optimism about 'dreamer' deal without suggesting timeline
By Ed O'Keefe, Mike DeBonis, Erica Werner, and Elsie Viebeck

The Washington Post Kelly calls some of Trump's campaign pledges on immigration, wall 'uninformed,' meeting attendees say
By Ed O'Keefe

Politico DACA-shutdown talks still stalled after Kelly meets with Dems
By Heather Caygle, Seung Min Kim, and Elana Schor

Politico A shutdown showdown
By Kelsey Tamborrino

Politico Trump's credibility crisis on Capitol Hill
By Josh Bresnahan and Burgess Evertt

Politico GOP opens door to weekend votes on spending, immigration
By Jennifer Scholtes

CNN John Kelly meets with Hispanic lawmakers amid DACA tension
By Tal Kopan

CNN Republicans are going to get blamed for a government shutdown. Bigly.
By Chris Cillizza

CNN John Kelly: Immigration 'hardass'
By Pamela Brown, Kevin Liptak, Jamie Gangel, Tal Kopan, and Lauren Fox

CNN Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham: 'I'm not going to vote' for funding bill
By Ashley Killough and Sunlen Serfaty

CNN White House chief of staff: Durbin-Graham bill wasn't inclusive enough
By Tal Kopan

CNN Graham, Durbin introduce bipartisan immigration bill despite setbacks
By Tal Kopan and Daniella Diaz

The Hill Senate DACA deal picks up GOP supporters
By Jordain Carney

The Hill White House kicks DACA fight back to Congress
By Mike Lillis and Rafael Bernal

The Hill Kelly told Dems some of Trump's immigration promises were 'uninformed': report
By Brandon Carter

The Hill McConnell: Trump's support key for immigration legislation
By Jordain Carney

Roll Call Bipartisan Immigration Bill Greeted by Big GOP Meh
By Joe Williams

HuffPost Senate Democrats Failed Dreamers In December. They Might Do It Again.
By Elise Foley

HuffPost Congress Is Getting Close To Shutting Down The Government
By Matt Fuller

AP Schools, groups plan for ways to help young immigrants
By Sally Ho

Politico Zuckerberg urges followers to call Congress on Dreamers
By Steven Overly

Inquistr Jewish activists And Rabbis Protest On Capitol Hill In Support Of Dreamers
By Anna W. Moya

Center For Public Integrity Dreamers to McCarthy: Step up and do right by us
By Susan Ferriss

Wall Street Journal Trump Administration Shuts Haiti Out of Seasonal Worker Program
By Alicia A. Caldwell

Miami Herald Trump deals Haiti another blow, ending participation in guest worker program
By Jacqueline Charles

Naples Herald Haitians face hurdles after protected status renewal delays
By Philip Marcelo and Adriana Gomez Licon

AP Sheriffs, immigration officials unveil plan to work together
By Tamara Lush

Reuters U.S. judge may extend freeze on Indonesian immigrants' deportation
By Nate Raymond

Politico How Would Trump's Immigration Crackdown Have Affected His Own Team?
By Jennifer Mendelsohn

CNN For Detroit dad deported after 30 years in US, 'everything has changed'
By Khushbu Shah

The Hill GOP rep on deported Detroit man: 'There are a bunch of sad stories'
By Julia Manchester

USA Today Deportation of Ohio woman was in error, appeals court says
By Mark Curnette

Reuters U.S. tech trade groups urge Trump to let spouses of H1b holders to work
By Salvador Rodriguez and Yeganeh Torbati

Wall Street Journal Former U.S. Ambassadors Urge Trump to Reassess View of Africa
By Felicia Schwartz

The Hill Pro-immigrant group launches campaign following 's---hole' comments
By Rafael Bernal

Bloomberg Law Haiti Removed From Temporary Visa Eligibility List
By Laura D. Francis

The Washington Post (Editorial) Republicans coo reassurances at 'dreamers.' They're false.

Houston Chronicle (Editorial) What's next after an immigration deal goes bust?

Splinter Voices: The Case of the 'Perfect' Undocumented Immigrant
By Katy Reckdahl

New York Times (Opinion) John Kelly, Deacon of Deportation
By Charles M. Blow

New York Times (Opinion) A Modest Immigration Proposal: Ban Jews
By Bret Stephens

Wall Street Journal (Op-Ed) No Wall Will Keep Visitors From Overstaying Their Visas
By Dave Seminara

The Washington Post (Opinion) The biggest anti-immigration lie of them all
By Jennifer Rubin

CNN (Op-Ed) Without immigration progress, America loses big
By Gary Shapiro

The Hill (Op-Ed) Barbara Jordan's wisdom is needed in today's immigration debate
By Brian Lonergan

The Hill (Op-Ed) Avoiding the self-inflicted wound of a federal shutdown isn't hard
By Michael O'Hanlon


Tampa Bay Times Pinellas sheriff, feds announce changes to controversial immigrant detention policy
By Kathryn Varn and Tony Marrero

WTTW A Look Inside the Complicated System of U.S. Immigration

Detroit Free Press Dad facing deportation who is sole caregiver to ill wife takes refuge at Detroit church
By Niraj Warikoo

Fox 8 Cleveland Local clergy accompany Columbus man to ICE check-in
By Roosevelt Leftwich

WXYZ (Michigan) Protesters in Detroit call for passage of "Dream Act"
By Kim Russell

Philadelphia Inquirer (Op-Ed) I'm a soldier in the U.S. Army but I could be deported if Congress doesn't act now to help Dreamers
By Zion Dirgantara

Omaha World-Herald (Op-Ed) Alejandra Ayotitla: The uncertain life of a Dreamer
By Alejandra Ayotitla

The Lane Report (Op-Ed) OPINION: Immigration reform needed to fuel Kentucky's economy
By Dave Adkisson

Sacramento Bee (Editorial) Stop the insanity: Californians in Congress should back Dreamers compromise

The Star-Telegram (Editorial) Dreamers shouldn't be bait for getting a border wall