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Daily Immigration News Clips – January 6, 2017

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on January 6, 2017


The Hill: Senate Dems introduce bill to block Trump Muslim registry
By Jordain Carney

Associated Press: Police official defends destruction of municipal ID records
By Claudia Torrens

New York Times; New York City ID Holders Aren't a Threat, N.Y.P.D. Official Says in Court
By Liz Robbins

Wall Street Journal: New York City Officials Defend Shielding Data of Undocumented Immigrants
By Corinne Ramey

Politico: City will retain substantial data about IDNYC card applicants, regardless of lawsuit
By Laura Nahmias

Los Angeles Times: In challenge to Trump, California lawmaker seeks expansion of in-state tuition for immigrants in the U.S. illegally
By Patrick McGreevy

Associated Press: Trump may pursue border wall without new bill
By Erica Werner and Jill Colvin

Reuters: Massachusetts Sheriff Offers Prison Inmates to Build Trump's Wall
By Scott Malone

Washington Post: Congress looks to start building a Mexican border wall within months
By Mike DeBonis

Wall Street Journal: Trump Hints at Request for Border Wall Funds from Congress
By Laura Meckler and Siobhan Hughes

Politico: Trump slams media on border wall: Mexico will pay us back
By Louis Nelson

Politico: House GOP, Trump team hatch border wall plan
By Rachael Bade and John Bresnahan

CNN: Trump asking Congress, not Mexico, to pay for border wall
By Manu Raju and Deirdre Walsh

Vice: Trump team seeks info on DACA
By Christina Sterbenz

Washington Post: Immigrant groups plan 'Day of Action' protests across the country
By Antonio Olivo

Huffington Post: Immigrant Rights Groups Gear Up For Fight Of Their Lives With Nationwide Protest Plan
By Roque Planas

Chicago Tribune: Immigrant, faith, labor groups to join national immigration rally week before inauguration
By Marwa Eltagouri

Public Radio International: To protect their immigrant residents under Trump, some cities are arming them with lawyers
By Tiziana Rinaldi

Washington Post (Opinion): If someone doesn't like immigrants, ask them this question
By Jeff Guo

Washington Post (Opinion): Democrats must do everything possible to resist Trump's excesses. Here's what that might look like.
By Greg Sargent

Bloomberg (Opinion) Trump's Systematic Attack on U.S. Institutions
By Francis Wilkinson

The Hill (Op-Ed): Sanctuary cities have a new, cheaper way to help undocumented
By Nolan Rappaport


ABC10 (California): Proposed bill would allow undocumented immigrants to serve in military for citizenship
By Alexa Renee

Herald Tribune (Florida): 'A tsunami is coming': Immigrants' rights under Donald Trump discussed at Sarasota ACLU panel
By Elizabeth Djinis

Tucson Sentinel (Arizona): Judge keeps order for BP to provide bedding, showers to detainees
By Paul Ingram

Goshen News (Indiana): Elkhart County community leaders voice post-election immigration concerns
By Geoff Lesar

The Gazette (Colorado): Union official tells Colorado media that immigrants aren't responsible for economic woes
By Joey Bunch

Michigan Radio (Michigan): Sheriff, researcher explain impact of immigration raids on communities and law enforcement

PennLive (Pennsylvania): As cities look to defy Trump on immigration, Rep. Lou Barletta fires back a warning shot
By Colin Deppen

The Desert Sun (California): Head of homeland security praises program for undocumented immigrants
By Gustavo Solis

Cite as AILA Doc. No. 17010634.