Daily Immigration News Clips – May 22, 2018

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on May 22, 2018


Vox Jeff Sessions just reopened the door to deporting 350,000 immigrants whose cases had been closed
By Dara Lind

McClatchy Trump works to cut high-skilled visas in NAFTA deal
By Franco Ordonez and Anita Kumar

The Washington Post 'Just pure frustration': How months of inaction led 20 Republicans to take a stand on immigration
By Mike DeBonis

CNN On latest immigration fight, moderates use conservative playbook
By Lauren Fox

The Hill Key House chairman floats changes to immigration bill
By Melanie Zanona

Roll Call Scalise Announces Plan for Immigration, Farm Bill Votes Third Week of June
By Lindsey McPherson

CNN She can't vote, but she wants every other young Latino who can at the polls
By Mallory Simon

FiveThirtyEight.com Primary Briefing: Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky And Texas
By Nathaniel Rakich

AP Tennessee Gov.: Sanctuary bill to become law sans signature
By Jonathan Mattise

AP US and Philadelphia reject 'sanctuary city' compromise

CNN Oakland mayor on GOP threats: I'm not going to let 'bullies in Washington' deter me
By Aileen Graif

The Hill King introduces bill that could jail sanctuary officials
By Luis Sanchez

Los Angeles Times In another rebuke of President Trump, cities and counties come out in support of 'sanctuary state' law
By Jazmine Ulloa

Vox Trump's "animals" remark and the ensuing controversy, explained
By Dara Lind

AP New asylum hearing ordered for Mexican journalist held in US

NPR Sessions Intervenes In Salvadoran Woman's Asylum Case

Vox Stopping Americans for speaking Spanish: the latest evidence that Border Patrol agents have too much power
By Alexia Fernandez-Campbell

The Intercept From School Suspension to Immigration Detention
By Alice Speri

ProPublica A Betrayal
By Hannah Dreier

AP Trump to travel to New York for speech on MS-13 gang

AP McSally: House leadership vowed to hear her immigration bill

AP Trump discusses immigration agenda with GOP governors
By Jill Colvin

AP Warring House GOP factions seek middle ground on immigration
By Alan Fram

AP Some GOP House members warn Ryan over immigration effort
By Alan Fram

Vox MS-13, explained
By Dara Lind

Daily Beast Trump's D.C. Hotel Gave a Sweetheart Rate to a Pro-Immigrant Worker Group
By Zach Everson

FiveThirtyEight.com Very Few Voters Actually Read Trump's Tweets
By Perry Bacon Jr. and Dhrumil Metha

PolitiFact Donald Trump exaggerates on number of MS-13 gang members deported
By Miriam Valverde

PolitiFact Immigration, MS-13 and crime: the facts behind Donald Trump's exaggerations
By Miriam Valverde

CBS 19 New Survey Wednesday: Unemployed Giving Up and Holding Out

Washington Post (Op-Ed) No, Mr. President, I am not obstructing justice
By Mayor Libby Schaaf


Boston Globe Federal judges in Boston are often sharply critical of ICE tactics
By Maria Kramer

WHYY Philly officials: DHS proposal would penalize legal immigrants for their kids' public assistance
By Laura Benshoff

AP (Kansas) Police arrest 18 protesting in Kansas official's office

Reuters (Kansas) As US shrinks refugee operations, new arrivals in Kansas town lose a lifeline
By Mica Rosenberg

AP Michigan jail holding immigrants moving to video visitations

Detroit Free Press Troy mom deported to Albania, didn't get to say goodbye to family
By Tresa Baldas

Kalamazoo News Jail that holds ICE detainees switching to video visitation
By Brad Devereaux

Raw Story (Georgia) Democratic candidate sues Georgia for kicking her out of House race because of previous citizenship status
By Tana Ganeva

Baltimore Sun (Editorial) What do GOP Congressional leaders fear? Majority rule.

San Francisco Chronicle (Editorial) The Trump administration's war on immigrants heats up