Daily Immigration News Clips – May 19, 2017

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on May 19, 2017


The Intercept Republican Immigration Bill Threatens to Turn Millions of People into Criminals Overnight
By Ryan Devereaux

Stars and Stripes Living in limbo: DOD rule change stalls path to citizenship
By Alex Horton

Wall Street Journal Texas' New Sanctuary-City Law Under Attack
By Dan Frosch

Texas Tribune List of local governments planning to fight Texas over "sanctuary" bill growing
By Julia Aguilar

The Nation ICE Has Made Over 41,000 Arrests in Trump's First 100 Days
By Julianne Hing

New York Times Stepped-Up Raids, but Gang Violence Persists
By Ginia Bellafante

The Atlantic Immigrant Arrests Are Up, but Deportation Is Down

BBC Immigration arrests surge 40% under Trump May 16, 2017

Vox The Trump administration is arresting over 100 immigrants without criminal records a day
By Dara Lind
May 18, 2017

Boise State Public Radio Idaho's Raul Labrador Introduces Bill Cracking Down On Sanctuary Cities
By Matt Guilhem

Spokesman-Review Idaho Rep. Labrador presses immigration crackdown bill in Congress
By Betsy Z. Russell

CNN Who is controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke?
By Madison Park and Ray Sanchez

Daily Beast Jail Deaths Weren't Enough to Keep Sheriff Clarke Out of Trump Administration
By Betsy Woodruff

The Nation Sheriff David Clarke Is Determined to Suspend Habeus Corpus and Shred the Bill of Rights
By John Nichols

Common Dreams Texas Latinos Launch 100 Days of Resistance to Protect Sanctuary Cities
By Lauren McCauley

Associated Press Kobach says he won't pre-judge voter fraud panel's findings
By John Hanna

Associated Press Stolen paychecks: how immigrant workers get ripped off
By Alyson Kay

New York Times How to Woo Chinese Investors: With Visa Offers and the Trump Name
By Jesse Drucker and Javier C. Hernandez

Wall Street Journal The Share of Foreign-Born Workers in the U.S. Labor Force Reaches a New High
By Sarah Chaney

NPR Indian Americans Reckon With Reality Of Hate Crimes
By Arun Venugopal

TIME Students Shut Down Northwestern Class to Protest ICE Representative's Visit
By Katie Reilly

Los Angeles Times Trump cites MS-13 in immigration crackdown. But others here illegally are helping police bring down the gang
By Richard Winton

Washington Post (Op-Ed) Milwaukee's Sheriff Clarke wants my old Homeland Security job. He's unfit.
By Juliette Kayyem

Washington Post (Opinion) A David Clarke dossier
By Radley Balko

The Hill (Op-Ed) The cruel but usual conditions inside two Georgia immigration detention centers
By Azadeh Shahshahani and Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia

The Hill (Op-Ed) Why lowering hiring standards for border agents erodes trust, puts public safety at risk
By Manuel Rodriguez

New York Daily News (Op-Ed) Put body cams on immigration cops: Subject ICE agents to the same scrutiny that police officers get
By Yvette Clarke, Adriano Espaillat, and Letitia James

Statesman Journal (Op-Ed) On immigration, conservatives premiere a new office of political theater
By Ruben Navarrette Jr.

Fox (Op-Ed) Reps. Goodlatte, Labrador: Immigration reform starts with US enforcing its own laws
By Rep. Bob Goodlatte and Rep Raul Labrador


LA Times Border Patrol detains 22-year-old Cal State L.A. student activist; her lawyer says it is retaliation
By Matt Hamilton

Boston Globe MIT Study: Immigrants Vital to Boston's Economy

Associated Press (Georgia) Lawsuit: Georgia city illegally restricts utilities access
By Kate Brumback

Associated Press (Virginia) Advocates protest immigration arrest of Virginia mother

Associated Press (Colorado) Man freed from prison faces possible deportation to Cuba
By P. Solomon Banda, Adriana Gomez Licon and Colleen Slevin

Associated Press (New Jersey) ICE deports Indonesian man seeking asylum in New Jersey

Associated Press (Arizona) Arizona man wounded in shootout with border agents

Reuters (Massachusetts) Massachusetts Tries to Allay Immigrant Concerns About Healthcare
By Yasmeen Abutaleb

Washington Post (Virginia) Salvadoran mom of 2 with minor driving conviction detained by ICE in Fairfax
By Maria Sacchetti and Antonio Olivo

Columbus Dispatch (Ohio) Ohio rep doesn't want "illegal aliens...sucking on our workers' comp system"
By Jim Siegel

Cape Cod Times (Massachusetts) AG issues immigration enforcement guidance
By Cynthia McCormick

South Bend Tribune (Indiana) Deportation for Elkhart restaurant server delayed after mix-up at airport
By Becky Malewitz

MLive (Michigan) Gay undocumented immigrant fears for his safety if deported to Mexico
By Dominic Adams

Hawaii News Now (Hawaii) Honolulu welcomes new citizens, but holds off on becoming a 'sanctuary city'
By Chelsea Davis

Herald-Sun (North Carolina) Deportation of Wendy Miranda Fernandez delayed
By Colin Warren-Hicks