Daily Immigration News Clips – July 17, 2017

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on July 17, 2017


WNPR Without Documentation Or Criminal Record, Immigrant Mother Faces Deportation
By Diane Orson

Washington Post In memo, Trump administration weighs expanding the expedited deportation powers of DHS
By Abigail Hauslohner and David Nakamura

The Hill Trump administration considers expanding DHS deportation powers: report
By Max Greenwood

Huffington Post GOP Bill To Curb Legal Immigration Disproportionately Hits Nonwhite Americans
By Elise Foley and Dana Liebelson

NPR For New Jersey DACA Student, The Road To College Is Bumpier Than Expected
By Joel Rose

Vox The future of DACA suddenly looks very shaky
By Dara Lind

The Hill Immigration activists fear for future of 'Dreamers' program
By Rafael Bernal

New York Magazine 780,000 Dreamers in Danger of Deportation
By Ed Kilgore

Associated Press Federal government pays Texas counties to track immigrants

BBC Living in fear of President Trump's deportation drive
By Hilary Andersson

The Hill Texas Republicans take aim at liberal cities
By Reid Wilson

Texas Observer Greg Abbott's Latino Problem
By Forrest Wilder

Associated Press Feds ask that judge's ruling on travel ban be put on hold

New York Times Grandparents Win Reprieve From Trump Travel Ban in Federal Court
By Miriam Jordan

Washington Post Grandparents, other extended relatives exempt from Trump travel ban, federal judge rules
By Matt Zapotosky

Wall Street Journal Trump Appeals Latest Travel-Ban Ruling
By Brent Kendall and Laura Meckler

Politico More travel bans?
By Ted Hesson

NPR Hawaii Judge Exempts Grandparents And Other Relatives From Trump Travel Ban
By Jim Kane

BBC Trump travel ban: Judge expands definition of 'close relative'

Associated Press Lawyers: Government seeking to deport Iraq War veteran
By Gene Johnson

Associated Press University janitor facing deportation gets brief reprieve

Associated Press Guns, churches and immigrants: What's in that spending bill
By Stephen Ohlemacher and Matthew Daly?

New York Times After a Harrowing Flight From U.S., Refugees Find Refuge in Canada
By Catherine Porter

Washington Post Attorney General Jeff Sessions's claim that 'criminals take notice' of cities with sanctuary policies
By Michelle Ye Hee Lee

Washington Post Trump admits his border wall could be defeated by medieval siege technology
By Christopher Ingraham

Washington Post Nick Miroff named National Security Correspondent

Washington Post Italy offers swimming lessons for refugees traumatized while crossing the Mediterranean
By Michael Birnbaum

The Intercept Taser Lobbyist Quietly Appointed to Top Immigration Enforcement Job
By Lee Fang

The Hill Homeland Security confirms special entry for Russian lawyer
By John Solomon and Jonathan Easley

The Hill US-Australia refugee swap in doubt due to Trump immigration rules: report
By Aida Chavez

The Hill Dreamer claims he was wrongly forced across border: report
By Max Greenwood

New York Times (Editorial) Save the Census

Washington Post (Editorial) Spare us another loathsome Corey Stewart campaign

Fox News (Opinion) Immigration may be the biggest -- and least expected -- legislative victory this year
By Jeremy Robbins

Newsday (Opinion) Immigration courts need independence to work fairly and efficiently
By Dana Leigh Marks

Washington Post (Opinion) Winners and losers of the biggest state political battles of the year so far
By Amber Phillips

Washington Post (Opinion) The GOP's moral rot is the problem, not Donald Trump Jr.
By Jennifer Rubin

Washington Post (Op-Ed) Voter suppression is ingrained in our national DNA
By Daniel Crown

Washington Post (Opinion) The Trump administration's shortsighted war on terrorism
By Josh Rogin

Washington Post (Opinion) Ann Coulter had to switch seats on a Delta flight. Then came the tirade.
By Avi Selk

Washington Post (Op-Ed) Americans put Trump in the Oval Office. What does that say about the country?
By Colbert I. King

Washington Post (Opinion) The last howls of supply-siders
By Jennifer Rubin

The Hill (Op-Ed) California's 'sanctuary state' bill is illegal, but also ineffective
By Nolan Rappaport

The Hill (Op-Ed) How conservative media and Jeff Sessions got it wrong on sanctuary cities
By Benjamin Gonzalez O'Brien and Loren Collingwood


San Diego Union Tribune (California) Population in local immigration jails swells, more judges assigned to handle cases
By Greg Moran

MPR (Minnesota) Born in a Thai refugee camp, she's now a Twin Cities attorney
By Doualy Xaykaothao

Palm Beach Post (Florida) Non-criminal immigrants increasingly caught in deportation dragnet
By Jeff Ostrowski

Las Vegas Review Journal Sessions denies his Las Vegas speech misrepresented study
By Jenny Wilson

Politico (Arizona) White House squeezes Jeff Flake
By Alex Isenstadt

Texas Tribune (Texas) Analysis: A 2018 Texas legislative battle map, federal courts willing
By Ross Ramsey

Univision Undocumented father in Ohio facing deportation pleads with ICE: "My children need me"
By Melvin Felix

Cleveland Plain Dealer Ohio family counting the hours to deportation
By Michael Sangiacomo

Cleveland Plain Dealer Immigration Q&A: Why can't undocumented immigrants just 'get in line?'
By Michael Sangiacomo

WFMJ Undocumented immigrant fights deportation to stay with four children
By Michelle Nicks

WOSU Days Before His Deportation, Jesus Manuel Lara Lopez Can Only Pray
By Esther Honig

Sandusky Register Congressman wants deportation order rescinded
By Matt Westerhold

Sandusky Register God will stop deportation
By Jilly Burns

Sandusky Register Readers say God won't help

Cleveland Plain Dealer (Editorial) Rep. Dave Joyce must help build a sound immigration policy: editorial

Miami Herald (Op-Ed) Trump is rapidly becoming the anti-innovation president
By Andres Oppenheimer

Washington Post (Op-Ed) Trump mania continues to affect Virginia politics
By Peter Galuszka

Norwalk Reflector (Op-Ed) Attorney: This Is how the government can save the Jesus Lara family
By Lynn Tramonte

KRWG (Op-Ed) Amid Threats, Texas Advocates Double Down to Defend DACA
By Mario Carrillo

Kansas City Star (Op-Ed) Kris Kobach's claims about immigration are based on false statistics
By Sam Peak