Daily Immigration News Clips – May 1, 2018

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on May 1, 2018


USA Today Thomas Homan, Trump's top immigration enforcer, resigns
By Alan Gomez

Wall Street Journal Acting Director of ICE Plans to Retire From Agency
By Laura Meckler and Alicia A. Caldwell

Reuters Eight women, children from Central American 'caravan' first to enter U.S.
By Delphine Schrank

New York Times U.S. Lets a Few Members of a Migrant Caravan Apply for Asylum
By Kirk Semple

New York Times Young Migrants: Victims of Gangs or Members of Them?
By Eli Hager

Wall Street Journal 'I Have Faith': Central American Migrants Wait to Apply for U.S. Asylum
By Alicia A. Caldwell

Wall Street Journal Immigration Officials Begin Processing Caravan of Migrants at U.S. Border
By Alicia A. Caldwell

CNN DOJ charges 11 possible caravan members with illegally entering the US
By Laura Jarrett and Darran Simon

CNN Migrants who traveled with caravan vow to wait at border until they are granted asylum
By Eric Levenson and Khushbu Shah

The Hill DOJ files charges against 11 suspected 'caravan' members for illegal border crossing
By Brett Samuels

Vox The caravan of Central Americans seeking asylum at the border, explained
By Dara Lind

Buzzfeed News US Officials Still Have Not Allowed Members Of The Central American Caravan To Apply For Asylum
By Adolfo Flores

AP Judge OKs appeal of case around Trump's campaign statements

New York Times Judge Permits Government to Appeal DACA Lawsuit
By Alan Feuer

The Hill Judge questions whether DACA lawsuits can use Trump's campaign remarks
By Lydia Wheeler

MSNBC David Leopold on MSNBC (Part 1)

MSNBC David Leopold on MSNBC (Part 2)

MSNBC David Leopold on MSNBC (Part 3)

Fox 4 David Leopold on Fox 4

NJ Advance Media How Phil Murphy wants to spend $2.1M to help undocumented immigrants
By Matt Arco

The Washington Post Meet the little-known 'big fish' megadonor setting the tone for GOP primary races
By Michelle Ye Hee Lee and Michael Scherer

Politico Trump targets Sen. Jon Tester on immigration
By Brent D. Griffiths

CNN There's a new Democratic agenda taking shape. It's more and more progressive. Can it survive success?
By Gregory Krieg

NBC News The May primary wars are about to begin
By Chuck Todd, Mark Murray and Carrie Dann

HuffPost Republicans Have 4 Convicted Criminals Running For Congress In 2018
By Paul Blumenthal

FiveThirtyEight.com The Georgia Primary Offers A Preview Of Democrats' 2020 Fault Lines
By Perry Bacon Jr.

The Intercept "We're Gonna Take Everyone" - Border Patrol Targets Prominent Humanitarian Group as Criminal Organization
By Ryan Devereaux

AP US May Day immigration protests target Trump, fall elections

AP Trump: Some African nations are 'very tough places to live'
By Darlene Superville

CNN Trump trashes immigration laws as 'weak' and 'pathetic'
By Jeremy Diamond

NBC News Kelly thinks he's saving U.S. from disaster, calls Trump 'idiot,' say White House staffers
By Carol E. Lee, Courtney Kube, Kristen Welker, and Stephanie Ruhle

Washington Times Democrats: Trump slow-walking immigration enforcement chief nomination
By Stephen Dinan

Forbes Why Shouldn't Central American Mothers Flee From Violent Street Gangs?
By Stuart Anderson

The Washington Post (Opinion) The immigrant 'caravan' is a test. Trump wants us to fail.
By Eugene Robinson

The Washington Post (Opinion) May Day used to be a big deal in Washington. Could it ever be again?
By John Kelly

The Washington Post (Op-Ed) The census is a threat to communities of color
By Bradford M. Berry


AP Winonans to offer sanctuary to immigrants facing deportation
By Kyle Farris

Texas Tribune (Texas) Democratic statewide candidates get tough questions from Latino youth
By Patrick Svitek

Houston Public Media (Texas) Report: Fewer International Students Enrolled In Texas Schools
By Elizabeth Trovall

Topeka Capital Journal (Kansas) Kansas House endorses prohibition on paying for Kris Kobach contempt filing
By Sherman Smith