Daily Immigration News Clips – March 2, 2017

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on March 2, 2017


Associated Press: AP Explains: Trump's office on immigrant crime

New York Times: Trump Seesaws on Legal Status for Undocumented Immigrants
By Michael D. Shear

Politico: Democrats dismiss Trump's immigration reform talk
By Ted Hesson and Seung Min Kim

Daily Signal: How Trump Proposes to Help Victims of Crimes by Illegal Immigrants
By Josh Siegel

The Toronto Star: In singling out crimes by illegal immigrants, Donald Trump evokes troubling precedents
By Daniel Dale

Associated Press: Will he or won't he? Trump's mixed method on immigration
By Jill Colvin and Erica Werner

Reuters: Trump's Immigration Opening Falls Flat With Key Audience: Democrats
By Nick Tattersall and Peter Cooney

New York Times: How Trump's 'Merit-Based' Immigration System Might Work
By Julie Hirschfeld Davis

The Guardian: Police chiefs object to Trump's efforts to involve them in immigrant deportations
By Ed Pilkington and Oliver Laughland

Washington Post: Police chiefs' immigration task force outlines opposition to Trump policy
By Tom Jackman

Associated Press: Attorney: Dreamer Immigrant Detained
By Sarah Smith

Washington Post: ICE nabs young 'dreamer' applicant after she speaks out at a news conference
By Samantha Schmidt

Wall Street Journal: Illegal Immigrant Detained After Holding News Conference
By Alejandro Lazo

The Hill: 'Dreamer' detained after speaking at immigration press conference
By Brooke Seipel

The Clarion-Ledger: Immigrant detained after press conference
By Sarah Fowler

Associated Press: Officials: New Trump travel ban removes Iraq from list
By Matthew Lee and Vivian Salama

Washington Post: Revised Trump immigration order, delayed after speech, will not ban citizens from Iraq
By Matt Zapotosky and Abigail Hauslohner

Washington Post: Trump argues for revised travel ban by citing attacks carried out by U.S. citizens
By Mark Berman and Matt Zapotosky

Wall Street Journal: U.S. to Remove Iraq From Travel-Ban List
By Laura Meckler and Gordon Lubold

Washington Post: The fight to 'free Sara,' an asylum seeker with a brain tumor detained by ICE
By Katie Mettler

Huffington Post: Undocumented Mom With Brain Tumor To Get Third Bond Hearing
By Jenna Amatulli

Vox: Watch: the heartbreaking story of a Syrian couple separated by the Muslim ban
By Zack Beauchamp

WPRI: Doctor, Brown student stranded abroad after visa revoked
By Samantha Sugerman

Huffington Post: What To Do During ICE Stops

Mother Jones: Donald Trump Can Deport People Without Even Giving Them a Hearing
By Laura Smith

Associated Press: Why deporting undocumented immigrants could slow US economy
By Paul Wiseman

Associated Press: White Sox's Abreu to jury: I ate fake passport on way to US
By Curt Anderson

Reuters: Jordanian Immigrant in Michigan Elated Over Release From ICE Detention
By Steve Friess

New York Times: With Backing of Law Enforcement, an Undocumented Immigrant Gets a Reprieve
By Monica Davey

Washington Post: Sessions met with Russian envoy twice last year, encounters he later did not disclose
By Adam Entous, Ellen Nakashima and Greg Miller

Fox News: Travel industry experts warn US tourism could take major hit under Trump
By Rebekah Sager

Washington Post: Graham sees Trump as so key to immigration reform, he would name the wall after him
By Karoun Demirjian

Washington Post: Trump touts study that says immigrants could actually save taxpayer dollars
By Max Ehrenfreund

The Hill: CNN: Trump misled reporters on immigration to get good coverage pre-speech
By Brooke Seipel

The Hill: Immigration activists open to negotiating with Trump
By Rafael Bernal and Mike Lillis

New York Times (Editorial): Now, About That Role as Commander in Chief …

Washington Post (Editorial): Trump's opportunity to do the right thing on immigration reform

Bloomberg (Editorial): Scapegoater in Chief

La Opinión (Editorial): What kind of game is the President playing?

New York Times (Opinion): Donald Trump, Master of Low Expectations
By Andrew Rosenthal

Washington Post (Opinion): Trump proves his travel ban is a farce
By Jennifer Rubin

Washington Post (Opinion): Trump still wants you to be very, very afraid
By E.J. Dionne Jr.

Washington Post (Opinion): The Kansas shooting teaches Indians a few lessons about Trump - and the United States
By Barkha Dutt

Washington Post (Opinion): Do vigilantes see Trump giving them a wink and a nod?
By Dana Milbank

Slate (Opinion): No, Trump's Speech Was Not "Reaganesque."
By Jamelle Bouie

Fusion (Opinion): Donald Trump's speech to Congress was full of ugly, dangerous lies about immigrants
By Katherine Krueger

The Hill (Opinion): On immigrant crime, Trump's right. Americans deserve more data.
By Nolan Rappaport


TribLive (Pennsylvania): Advocates for victims of crime wary of Trump's focus on undocumented immigrants
By Tom Fontaine

Associated Press (Virginia): Virginia issues legal guidance for schools on immigration

Associated Press (Minnesota): Immigrant licenses complicate Minnesota's Real ID effort
By Kyle Potter

Wall Street Journal (California): California Immigration Bill Sets Up Clash With Trump Administration
By Alejandro Lazo

Austin Statesman (Texas): Appeals court reinstates a Texas immigration law
By Chuck Lindell

Akron Beacon Journal (Editorial): Deportation force, as pledged

Chicago Sun Times (Editorial): Editorial: On immigration, Trump works both sides of the fence

Cite as AILA Doc. No. 17030230.