Daily Immigration News Clips – May 4, 2018

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on May 4, 2018


CNN Border crossings steady in April after March spike
By Tal Kopan

The Hill Pentagon says 2,000 troops on border to cost $182M
By Ellen Mitchell

AP Tensions simmer in Mexico as asylum seekers wait at border
By Elliot Spagat

AP US adds prosecutors, judges for immigration cases on border

Reuters Dozens more caravan asylum seekers let in to U.S. from Mexico
By Delphine Schrank

Reveal Here's how ICE sent children seeking asylum to adult detention centers
By Aura Bogado

Vice News The Migrant Caravan is Finding Out Claiming Asylum Under Trump is a Total Nightmare
By Keegan Hamilton

Newsweek Trump H-1B Visa Restrictions are Illegal, Tech Companies Allege in Lawsuit against USCIS
By Jessica Kwong

Mercury News H-1B visa's tighter rules illegal, tech outsourcers claim in lawsuit
By Ethan Baron

Politico Trump told to 'take care' with his language on immigrants
By Caitlin Emma

Washington Times Ken Paxton wants court to rule Obama-era DACA program illegal before end of July
By Stephen Dinan

AP First lady's parents appear with immigration attorney

New York Times Immigrants Claim Lawyers Defrauded Them and They May Be Deported
By Liz Robbins

CNN Which nationalities get rejected the most for US asylum?
By Holly Yan

Houston Chronicle (Editorial) Want to make the border look dangerous? Count one assault as 126.

New York Times (Op-Ed) Industrial Revolutions Are Political Wrecking Balls
By Thomas B. Edsall

The Washington Post (Opinion) Trump is manufacturing an immigration crisis. Here's why that helps him.
By Fareed Zakaria

Los Angeles Times (Op-Ed) Separating parents from their kids at the border contradicts everything we know about children's welfare
By Colleen Kraft


Texas Public Radio Immigration Attorneys, Advocates React To Texas AG's Federal DACA Lawsuit
By Ryan Poppe

AP (Massachusetts) Detainee marries fiancee in ceremony in judge's courtroom

AP (Maryland) Crab concerns: Maryland seafood trade workforce nearly halved by Trump visa lottery

ABC 13 (Texas) School Employee in Texas Fired After Threatening to Call ICE on Staff Member
By Monica Hernandez

Deseret News Young woman goes from refugee camp to medical school in 5 years
By Doug Robinson

Dallas Morning News (Opinion) Texas AG Ken Paxton just made it harder to attract Amazon HQ2
By Mitchell Schnurman

Houston Chronicle (Opinion) Texas AG Paxton's lawsuit challenging DACA is a waste of time and money
By Erica Grieder