Daily Immigration News Clips – June 12, 2018

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on June 12, 2018


San Francisco Chronicle: Sessions: Domestic violence not grounds for asylum
By Bob Egelko and Hamed Aleazi

ABC News Honduran immigrant arrested, separated from family died of 'suicide in custody': Officials

BBC US asylum: Domestic and gang violence cases 'no longer generally qualify'

The Guardian Trump administration moves to end asylum for victims of domestic abuse and gangs
By Sabrina Siddiqui

Politico Immigrant's shooting at border fuels push for body cameras

Reuters DOJ opposes sweeping injunction in Republican AGs' DACA challenge
By Alison Frankel

Politico GOP leaders try to cut deals to stop DACA vote

Bloomberg House GOP Meets Again on Immigration as Deal Remains Elusive
By Anna Edgerton

The Hill Cruz defends Trump policy of family separation
By Luis Sanchez

Vox The Trump administration's separation of families at the border, explained
By Dara Lind

The Independent US Border Patrol accused of misleading immigrants while separating families: 'They're taking kids for baths and never returning'
By Clark Mindock

Seattle Times Immigration advocates try to determine how many detainees at SeaTac prison are separated from children
By Nina Shapiro

Salt Lake Tribune 'Abhorrent': Utah's members of Congress say immigration reform is necessary to end taking children from their parents at the border
By Thomas Burr

The Washington Post Honduran father who died in Texas jail was fleeing violence, consul says
By Nick Miroff

Associated Press Sessions Excludes Domestic, Gang Violence From Asylum Claims

New York Times On the Border, a Discouraging New Message for Asylum Seekers: Wait
By Simon Romero and Miriam Jordan

Wall Street Journal Sessions Rules Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence Can't Always Win Asylum
By Alicia A. Caldwell

The Washington Post Sessions: Victims of domestic, gang violence 'generally' won't qualify for asylum
By Maria Sacchetti

The Washington Post 'Back to the Dark Ages': Sessions's asylum ruling reverses decades of women's rights progress, critics say
By Samantha Schmidt

Politico Sessions moves to block asylum for most victims of domestic, gang violence

The Hill Dem senator slams Sessions on asylum: The 'inhumanity' of the policy 'is staggering'
By Julia Manchester

The Hill Dem slams Sessions over asylum-seeker decision: 'Their blood is on your hands'
By Avery Anapol

Los Angeles Times Trump administration moves to block victims of gang violence, domestic abuse from claiming asylum
By Evan Halper

The New Yorker The Trump Administration Is Completely Unravelling the U.S. Asylum System
By Jonathan Blitzer

HuffPost Trump Administration Restricts Asylum Access For Victims Of Gang And Domestic Violence
By Elise Foley

Associated Press US launches bid to find citizenship cheaters
By Amy Taxin

Slate Trump Administration Launches Denaturalization Effort to Strip Citizenship From Those Suspected of Naturalization Irregularities

South China Morning Post New immigration office to target "citizenship cheaters"
By Khorri Atkinson

Associated Press Former Liberian official heads to trial on immigration fraud

Associated Press Woman Who Took Sanctuary in Church Gets One-Year Reprieve

Reuters Oregon Lawmakers Demand Immigration Detainees Have Access to Lawyers

Mother Jones She Was Enslaved by Salvadoran Guerrillas. That Makes Her Ineligible for Asylum.
By Noah Lanard

The Washington Post 'A ticking time bomb': MS-13 threatens a middle school, warn teachers, parents, students
By Michael E. Miller

Politico The Mexican immigrants Trump actually needs

WBUR Boston Federal Judge Says Law Limits When Immigrants Can Be Arrested
By Fred Thys

New York Times Primary Elections 2018: What to Watch For
By Maggie Astor

The Washington Post For Republican candidates, the only issue that matters is loyalty to Trump
By David Weigel

Politico Voto Latino aiming to register 1 million new voters by 2020

CNN GOP congressional candidate: Diversity is 'a bunch of crap and un-American'
By Sophie Tatum

San Diego Tribune Will debate over immigration, sanctuary law be at center of November elections?
By Kate Morrissey

New York Times (Opinion) First They Came for the Migrants
By Michelle Goldberg

New York Times (Op-Ed) Will the Rule of Law Apply Along the Border?
By Stephen I. Vladeck

Wall Street Journal (Op-Ed) Give Immigrant Entrepreneurs Green Cards, Not 'Parole'
By Paul Donnelly

Reason (Opinion) Abolish ICE
By Shikha Dalmia

The Hill (Op-Ed) The final nail in the ACLU's coffin

Bloomberg (Opinion) Trump's Inexhaustible Need for Enemies
By Francis Wilkinson

Daily Beast (Opinion) Please, Conservatives, Speak Out Against This Horrific Border Policy
By Matt Lewis

The Conversation (Op-Ed) Detained immigrant children stay in shelters that are already full and aren't equipped for babies
By Dyana Mason


WTTW (Illinois) Chicago Groups Challenge Trump Administration on Immigration
By Paris Schutz

Sandusky Register Rally for Corso's workers
By Michael Harrington

Sandusky Register Community talks immigration justice
By Alyssa Wieber

Norwalk Reflector 'I'm tired of being called racist'

Post and Courier (Editorial) Time for immigration reform

Go Erie (Editorials) Immigrants, refugees lend Erie vigor

Cincinnati Enquirer (Op-Ed) Welcome newcomers with love, compassion
By Ted Bergh

Morning Journal (Op-Ed) Raid at Corso's and case for comprehensive immigration reform
By Gina Perez

Coronado Eagle and Journal (Opinion) Pawns In The Immigration Debates
By J. F. Kelly, Jr.