Daily Immigration News Clips – March 16, 2017

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on March 16, 2017


Associated Press: 2 federal judges find new Trump travel ban discriminatory
By Ben Nuckols

Reuters: Trump Vows to Appeal Against Travel Ban Ruling to Supreme Court
By Dan Levine and Mica Rosenberg

New York Times: Caught Up in Travel Ban, a Family Reunites
By Emma Cott, Brent McDonald, and Taige Jensen

New York Times: Highlights From Court Ruling Halting Trump's Revised Travel Ban

Washington Post: Trump's talk - 'Muslim ban,' 'Islam hates us' - comes back to bite him in court again
By Derek Hawkins

Washington Post: Trump suffers second defeat as revised travel ban on hold
By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher and Gene Johnson

Wall Street Journal: Hawaii Judge Blocks Trump's Revised Travel Ban
By Brent Kendall and Ian Lovett

The Hill: Mayors file court brief opposing Trump's travel ban
By Max Greenwood

Associated Press: Business Trump budget: Defense spending a priority over agency money
By Andrew Taylor

Associated Press: Winners and losers in Trump's first budget plan
By Calvin Woodward

New York Times: Trump's Border Wall Gets Billions in Budget Proposal
By Nicholas Fandos

Washington Post: The DOJ's $27.7 billion budget reflects Jeff Sessions's priorities
By Sari Horwitz

Washington Post: Trump's DHS budget includes billions to build his border wall
By Devlin Barrett

Wall Street Journal: Trump Seeks Billions in New Spending for Border Wall With Mexico
By Laura Meckler

Wall Street Journal: Arizona Ranchers Embrace Stronger Border. But a Wall? Not Exactly
By Dan Frosch

Politico: Trump barrels toward clash with Congress over border wall
By Burgess Everett, John Bresnahan, and John Dawsey

Washington Post: Federal court blocks deportation of Afghan special visa recipient
By Abigail Hauslohner

CBS Miami: MDCPS Superintendent: 'Over My Dead Body' Will Immigration Agents Enforce On School Grounds
By Gary Nelson

Penn Live: ICE agents are racial profiling, persecuting families needlessly, say immigration advocates
By Ivey DeJesus

The Nation: Trump's Assault on Immigrants Will Seriously Damage the Economy
By Herman Schwartz

Associated Press: Trump's planned reduction in refugees may hit Myanmar worst
By Martha Mendoza And Meghan Hoyer

Associated Press: Border agency anticipates years to hit Trump's hiring goal
By Alicia A. Caldwell and Elliot Spagat

Associated Press: SXSW: 4 bands headed to music fest denied entry into US

Reuters: In Trump Era, Some Mexican Migrants Head North-To Canada
By Gabriel Stargardter

Washington Post: A Latina comes to the defense of a Muslim couple being verbally harassed on the New York subway
By Luz Lazo

PolitiFact: Donald Trump trumpets 40 percent decrease in illegal border crossings. Is he right?
By Miriam Valverde

Huffington Post: Top Election Officials Have No Idea What Trump Is Planning To Do In His Voter Fraud Investigation
By Sam Levine

Huffington Post: First Latina Senator: 'Racist Rhetoric' Like Steve King's Has Consequences
By Laura Barron-Lopez

The Hill: Dem blasts Rep. King's 'somebody else's babies' comments on House floor
By Cristina Marcos

Rewire: Exclusive: Why Did Mike Pence Fight So Hard to Keep This White Paper Secret?
By Sofia Resnick and Amy Littlefield

Boston Globe (Editorial): A Muslim ban is a ban is a ban is a ban

New York Times (Opinion): Who Undercut President Trump's Travel Ban? Candidate Trump.
By Michael D. Shear

Washington Post (Opinion): Five 9th Circuit judges dissent, arguing for vacating panel decision on President Trump's immigration executive order
By Eugene Volokh

Washington Post (Opinion): About 10 percent of kids in Rep. Steve King's district are 'somebody else's babies'
By Philip Bump

Washington Post (Opinion): Donald Trump, Steve King - and some very happy white nationalists
By Dana Millbank

Bloomberg (Opinion): An Immigration-Reform Plan for the Age of Trump
By Ramesh Ponnuru

Bloomberg (Opinion): Congress Scales Trump's Border Wall
By Francis Wilkinson

CNN (Opinion): With immigration drop, who needs a wall?
By Juliette Kayyem

Salon (Op-Ed): Everyone's wrong on immigration: Open borders are the only way to defeat Trump and build a better world
By Anis Shivani


Atlanta Journal Constitution: New Trump travel ban halted
By Jeremy Redmon

Wicked Local West Roxbury (Massachusetts): Boston immigration lawyers offer practical advice
By Julie M. Cohen

Associated Press (Maryland): U. of Maryland looks to help students in country illegally
March 16, 2017

Cite as AILA Doc. No. 17031633.