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Daily Immigration News Clips – January 10, 2017

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on January 10, 2017


Reuters: Sessions Defends his Record on Civil Rights at U.S. Senate Hearing

Los Angeles Times: Opponents of legal immigration hope their ties to Jeff Sessions will influence Trump
By Joseph Tanfani

Wall Street Journal: Jeff Sessions's Confirmation Hearing to Likely Focus on Views on Race
By Aruna Viswanatha and Devlin Barrett

Washington Post: Sessions to press image of tough lawman and independent voice at attorney general hearings
By Matt Zapotosky and Sari Horwitz

Associated Press: Democrats to Challenge Sessions on Immigration, Civil Rights

Politico: What Jeff Sessions thinks about immigration, police and terrorism
By Seung Min Kim and Josh Gerstein

Politico: Black, Asian and Hispanic caucuses oppose Sessions for AG
By Seung Min Kim

Politico: Khizr Khan urges Senate panel to oppose Sessions' confirmation
By Louis Nelson

PBS Newshour: Why Sen. Jeff Sessions' record in Alabama could complicate his confirmation
By Gretchen Frazee

NBC News: Latino Legal Scholars Join Fight Against Trump Attorney General Pick Sessions
By Brian Latimer

New York Times: John Kelly, Homeland Security Pick, Isn't in Lockstep With Trump Team
By Ron Nixon

Wall Street Journal: Senate to Consider Retired Gen. John Kelly for Top Homeland Security Post
By Aruna Viswanatha

Politico: Retired Gen. John Kelly on key homeland security issues
By Gregory Hellman

Associated Press: Homeland Security Pick Faces Questions on Wall, Immigration

Washington Post: The three most dreaded words for Donald Trump's nominees in their confirmation hearings: 'Donald Trump said …'
By Amber Phillips

USA Today: Senate panel to grill Trump's Homeland Security pick
By Donovan Slack

Washington Post: Top Mexican official warns of a 'new era in relations' with the U.S. under Trump
By Joshua Partlow

Bloomberg: America's Private Prisons Are Back in Business
By Lauren Etter

Huffington Post: Sanctuary City Movement Highlights Barack Obama's Complicated Immigration Legacy
By Roque Planas

Washington Post (Editorial): America's immigration courts are a diorama of dysfunction

Boston Globe (Op-ed): Jeff Sessions, an extremist then and now
By Senator Patrick Leahy

Washington Post (Opinion): Fear among federal workers flourishes as they face a hostile Trump presidency
By Petula Dvorak

CNN (Opinion): Obama's final report card: Did he live up to his promise?
By Ana Navarro

Chicago Tribune (Op-ed): It's immigrants who have made America great
By Blase Cupich

Arizona Republic (Opinion): Think twice before protesting 'Trump regime' on immigration
By Linda Valdez


Washington Post (Washington, DC): D.C. will go 'beyond sanctuary,' create legal defense fund for illegal immigrants
By Aaron Davis

Associated Press (California): Judge: San Francisco Can't Be Sued Over Death by Immigrant