Daily Immigration News Clips – May 9, 2018

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on May 9, 2018


CNN Pregnant mom from migrant caravan says life in detention is a relief, but uncertain
By Leyla Santiago, Khushbu Shah and Rachel Clarke

Reuters 'Dreamers' ask to defend DACA program against Texas legal assault
By Andrew Chang and Mica Rosenberg

Texas Tribune A Texas lawsuit killed one Obama immigration policy. Can the same strategy defeat DACA?
By Emily Platoff

Wall Street Journal New Policy of Separating Immigrant Families Draws Criticism
By Laura Meckler and Alicia A. Caldwell

AP Sessions: No tears over Tennessee immigration raid
By Shelia Burke

NBC News 'When is Daddy coming home?' Families still separated a month after massive ICE raid
By Daniella Silva

The Witness Sister, priest, teacher recall memories of Postville raid
By Jeannine M. Pitas

Telegraph Herald 10 years after Postville raid, officials to host 'summons' calling for immigration reform
By Ben Jacobson

CNN Trump's approval is rising among these specific groups
By Grace Sparks

The Atlantic What Black Voters Want
By Vann R. Newkirk II

The Hill Dems get testy twice with Trump Homeland Security chief
By Niv Elis

NBC News Advocates walk out of hearing to protest plan to separate migrant families
By Daniella Silva

AP State Supreme Court reviews anti-sanctuary city initiative
By Scott Sonner

Reuters Deportations of Salvadorans fall as end of TPS slows migration: IOM data

The Washington Post U.S. embassy cables warned against expelling 300,000 immigrants. Trump officials did it anyway.
By Nick Miroff, Seung Min Kim, and Joshua Partlow

AP ACLU sues 3 federal agencies for immigration records
By David Sharpe

Reuters U.S. violated rights of two detained Brazilian immigrants: judge
By Nate Raymond

CNN In rural Illinois, officials are creating 'sanctuary' counties to protect gun owners from new laws
By Andrea Diaz and Marlena Baldacci

USA Today Attorney General Jeff Sessions rails on 'fuzzy-headed left' and immigration policies during Gatlinburg speech
By Tyler Whetstone

Growing Produce Industry Experts Target Labor and Other Growing Industry Pain Points
By Rosemary Gordon

The Washington Post (Editorial) Jeff Sessions's breathtaking policy of malice toward migrants

Los Angeles Times (Editorial) What kind of country would tear apart and lock up families fleeing violence in their homelands? Ours

Wall Street Journal (Op-Ed) Trump's Ratings Rise
By James Freeman

Forbes (Op-Ed) Would The Justice Department Have Prosecuted Anne Frank's Father?
By Stuart Anderson


AZ Republic AG Jeff Sessions vows to separate kids from parents, prosecute all illegal border-crossers
By Rafael Carranza and Daniel Gonzalez

AP (Oregon) Oregon jail changes immigration policy after suit settlement

NBC News (North Carolina) Immigration debate in North Carolina election has national implications
By Lester Holt

NBC News (Texas) Young Texas Latinos are an untapped voting goldmine
By Suzanne Gamboa

KUT (Texas) Before SB 4, Travis County Saw Texas' Biggest Drop-Off In Immigration Detentions
By Andrew Weber

AP Wisconsin man with 4 US-born children faces deportation

AP Michigan jail houses more mothers facing deportation

Detroit Free Press Mothers with no criminal pasts await deportation in jail: 'Fight for us, please'
By Tresa Baldas

WCPO Family still petitioning for paralyzed boy's stepfather to return to the United States
By Kristen Swilley

WKSU Trump Visits Ohio, a Senate Battleground State, in Advance of Tuesday's Primary
By Phil de Olivera

AP Indiana voters choosing GOP US Senate nominee

AP From prison to politics: Chelsea Manning runs for US Senate
By David McFadden

Politico Newsom under attack in California governor debate
By Carla Marinucci

Business Journal Daily 'Welcome Home,' a Song for Adi

WYTV Family of deported Youngstown businessman find hope in new song
By Alexis Walters

WFMJ Singer/songwriter brings attention to plight of deported Youngstown businessman
By Leslie Barrett

Fox 8 'Keep the hope alive': Sending a message through song to businessman who was deported
By Kevin Freeman

The Gazette - Cedar Rapids, IA (LTE) Postville raid observed
By Sister Mary McCauley

Houston Chronicle (Editorial) Paxton's DACA lawsuit strays from Texas Republican mainstream

Richmond Times DIspatch (Editorial) These aren't the family values of your father's GOP

In Justice Today (Op-Ed) 'We Can Make Him Disappear': The Power of County Sheriffs
By Josie Duffy Rice