Daily Immigration News Clips – January 26, 2018

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on January 26, 2018


San Francisco Chronicle As H-1B applications get under way, foreigners face new challenges
By Trisha Thadani

Globe and Mail The big catch in Trump's 'Dreamers' plan: A bid to restrict legal immigration
By Joanna Slater

New York Times The Facts Behind the Weaponized Phrase 'Chain Migration'
By Linda Qiu

Reuters Trump rolls out plan for path to citizenship for 1.8 million 'Dreamers'

The Washington Post Trump supports path to citizenship for up to 1.8 million 'dreamers' in new White House proposal
By David Nakamura and Sean Sullivan

AP Trump plan offers citizenship path to 1.8 million immigrants
By Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin, and Alan Fram

New York Times Trump Immigration Plan Demands Tough Concessions From Democrats
By Michael D. Shear and Sheryl Gay Stolberg

Wall Street Journal Trump Proposes Citizenship for Dreamers in Exchange for Wall, Other Concessions
By Michael C. Bender

The Washington Post Why Breitbart's shot at 'Amnesty Don' is significant
By Callum Borchers

Politico Rubio rejects bipartisan immigration gang
By Burgess Everett

Politico White House jumps back into Dreamer battle with citizenship offer
By Rachael Bade, Burgess Everett, and Lorraine Woellert

The Hill 11 people who will shape the immigration debate
By Rafael Bernal and Mike Lillis

The Hill Hatch bill would dramatically increase H-1B visas
By Ali Breland and Brett Samuels

The Hill Six months in, Kelly emerges as policy force
By Jordan Fabian

Vox The immigration deal Trump's White House is floating, explained
By Dara Lind

Vox Activists got Democrats to shut down the government. Can they do it again?
By Ella Nilsen

Vox What Mitch McConnell actually promised on DACA
By Dylan Scott

Axios The White House talking points on their immigration plan
By Erica Pandey

Bloomberg Politics Cruz Blasts Citizenship Path for Dreamers Suggested by Trump
By Sahil Kaput

Newsweek Trump's Friends at Breitbart Brand Him 'Amnesty Don' Over DACA Comments
By Harriet Sinclair

New York Magazine 5 Reasons an Immigration Deal Will Be Crazy Hard to Achieve
By Ed Kilgore

Buzzfeed News The White House Says It Supports Giving Citizenship To 1.8 Million DREAMers
By Adolfo Flores

Salon Once again, Donald Trump's stance on immigration undercut the White House
By Matthew Rozsa

Politico Democrats will fill balcony with 'Dreamers' for State of the Union
By Lorraine Woellert

CNN What we know about who is enrolled in DACA
By Sam Petulla

Roll Call Immigration Crackdown Raises Fears of Seeking Health Care
By Rebecca Adams

Reuters Syrians with temporary U.S. protection brace for Trump decision
By Yeganeh Torbati

The Intercept Trump Administration Weighs Whether to Extend Protections for Thousands of Syrians
By Maryam Saleh

Politico DHS sued over 'racially motivated' decision to rescind protected status for Haitians
By Ayanna Alexander

The Hill NAACP sues DHS over protections for Haitian immigrants
By Rebecca Savransky

The Root Citing Trump's Own Racist Words, NAACP LDF Files Suit Against Homeland Security for Revoking Protections of Haitian Immigrants
By Anne Branigin

CBS News Wife of man deported after 30 years in U.S.: "There's nothing ICE can do to shut me up"

NPR Albanian Immigrant Takes Refuge In Detroit Church To Avoid Deportation
By David Greene

Los Angeles Times As more Cambodian and Vietnamese immigrants are targeted for deportation, advocates say they 'can't stay silent'
By Anh Do

The Irish Post Undocumented Irish people living in the US have 'never feared' deportation as much as under Trump
By Aidan Lonergan

RTE Increase in number of Irish immigrants deported from US

The Hill What is chain migration?
By Rafael Bernal

Politico Landrieu calls DOJ sanctuary city threat a 'stunt'
By Louis Nelson

Time Jimmy Kimmel Has an Elaborate Idea to Pay for Trump's Border Wall
By Melissa Locker

Bloomberg Businessweek Immigration Didn't Have to Tear America Apart
By Peter Coy and Sahil Kapur

Fortune Megadonor Tom Steyer Won't Give to Democratic Groups Because of the Shutdown Deal
By Alana Abramson

New York Times (Editorial) Trump Dangles Hope for Dreamers

New York Times (Editorial) A Presidential 'Pardon' for the Dreamers? Maybe.

The Washington Post (Opinion) Democrats lost the shutdown before it started
By E.J. Dionne Jr.

Bloomberg View (Opinion) Death and Morality Collide on the U.S. Border
By Francis Wilkinson

The Week (Opinion) Is Trump about to deport an American citizen?
By Matthew Wather

Sacramento Bee (Op-Ed) Dreamer, alien, chain migration, family reunification: Immigration war is one of words
By Ben Boychuk

The Root (Opinion) Why White People Hate Immigrants, Explained
By Michael Harriot


CT Mirror Despite shutdown deal's promise, CT immigrant youth still in limbo
By Ana Radelat and Clarice Silber

Texas Tribune Texas smugglers say Trump's border wall wouldn't stop immigrants, drugs from pouring across the border
By Jay Root

Texas Observer ICE Arrested Nearly Three Times as Many Immigrants During Last Year's Austin Raid Than Previously Reported
By Gus Bova

Chicago Sun Times News Chicago appeals court denies Army vet's bid to avoid deportation to Mexico
By Jon Seidel

Michigan Radio Supporters rally for Metro Detroit man in sanctuary to avoid deportation
By Sarah Cwiek

The News-Gazette Urbana man who admitted voting illegally faces deportation, lifetime ban
By Tom Kacich

By Simone Weichselbaum

Chicago Tribune (Illinois) Chicago priest pledges hunger strike to support 'Dreamers'
By Nereida Moreno

Daily Herald (Utah) John Curtis discusses government shutdown, DACA at town hall
By Katie England

Columbus Telegram (Ohio) Fortenberry challenger says he's more dependable DACA supporter
By Don Walton

Lincoln Journal Star (Editorial) Congress sets low bar in ending shutdown

The News-Gazette (Editorial) Well, that didn't work

Miami Herald Is fair immigration compromise possible out of failed Schumer shutdown?
By Alex Daugherty and Emma Dumain

Des Moines Register Is fair immigration compromise possible out of failed Schumer shutdown?
By John Kass