Daily Immigration News Clips – January 30, 2018

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on January 30, 2018


The Washington Post Study: White House plan slashes legal immigration rates by 44 percent - 22 million fewer immigrants over a half-century
By David Nakamura

Associated Press (AP) Court: Immigrant Children Don't Have Right to Free Lawyer
By Sudhin Thanawala

Newsmax Experts Say Comprehensive Deal on DACA Appears Unlikely
By Brian Freeman

Wall Street Journal Immigrants to Be in Spotlight at State of Union
By Louise Radnofsky, Siobhan Hughes, and Kristina Peterson

Politico Congress struggles to clinch budget deal
By Rachael Bade and Burgess Everett

CNN Reality sets in that DACA deal might not get done
By Tal Kopan

CNN DACA talks with John Kelly 'candid' but no progress yet
By Lauren Fox and Tal Kopan

CNN Exclusive: Bipartisan House group unveils new DACA proposal
By Tal Kopan

The Hill This week: Trump delivers State of the Union amid immigration fight
By Cristina Marcos and Jordan Carney

The Hill McConnell knocks Pelosi over immigration rhetoric
By Jordain Carney

Roll Call Immigration Progress Elusive as Next Deadline Approaches
By Lindsey McPherson

Roll Call State of the Union Will Be Used to Prod on Immigration, Infrastructure
By John T. Bennett

CBS News Face the Nation January 28, 2018 Transcript

NPR Rep. Hurd Calls For A Narrow Focus To Address Immigration
By Steve Inskeep

The Chron Hispanic Chamber of Commerce calls for permanent DACA solution
By Lomi Kriel

AP Immigrant student from Virginia invited to State of Union

AP Mark Ruffalo, Alyssa Milano plan 'People's State of the Union' counter-events

CNN Ahead of the President's State of the Union, there's a People's State of the Union
By Doug Criss

CNN (Video) Voices of immigrants missing in DACA coverage?

CNN (Video) Discussion of immigration policy - Maria Hinojosa and Fiona McEntee

AP Judge who freed detained immigrant raises targeting issue

New York Times Activist Entitled to 'Freedom to Say Goodbye,' Judge Rules
By Liz Robbins

New York Daily News Manhattan judge orders immigration activist Ravi Ragbir released from custody
By Victoria Bekiempis and Stephen Rex Brown

Wall Street Journal Census Change to Race, Ethnicity Questions Shelved by Trump Administration Delay
By Paul Overberg

The Washington Post In Latin America, John Kelly trained for a job serving Trump
By Nick Miroff

CNN Immigration backlash is coming from places least touched by immigration
By Ronald Brownstein

CNN Grammy artists celebrate immigrants and invoke Statue of Liberty
By Madison Park

CNN US increases vetting and resumes processing of refugees from 'high-risk' countries
By Laura Koran and Tal Kopan

CNN CNN anchor writes open letter about immigrants to Trump
By Lindsey Ellefson

New York Times (Opinion) In Mexico, Trump's Bark Has Been Worse Than His Bite
By Ioan Grillo

New York Times (Opinion) The East Germans of the 21st Century
By David Brooks

Wall Street Journal (Op-Ed) Trump Finds a Fan in East Africa
By Michael Taube

The Washington Post (Op-Ed) How Democrats are increasingly becoming the pro-immigrant party
By Paul Waldman

The Hill (Op-Ed) A plea for leadership in Washington
By Howard Konar

The Hill (Op-Ed) Our system of family-based immigration works for America
By Representatives Judy Chu (D-CA) and Linda Sanchez (D-CA)

The Hill (Op-Ed) Congress: Take a timeout from playing the political blame game
By Alice Rivlin

Forbes (Opinion) Dreamer Wants To Be A U.S. Citizen And Live At Peace
By Stuart Anderson

HuffPost (Opinion) The White House Dreamer Deal Isn't A Compromise. It's A Racist Ransom Note.
By Juan Escalante


Politico (Florida) New Corcoran ad focuses on opposition to 'sanctuary cities'
By Matt Dixon

CNN (Iowa) Iowa could require students to pass a citizenship exam to graduate. Would you pass?
By Andrea Diaz

Corpus Cristi Caller-Times (Editorial) Paxton's anti-DACA filing is, by definition, anti-Texan

Austin American-Statesman (Op-Ed) Castillo: DACA decision will define the kind of America we want to be
By Juan Castillo