Daily Immigration News Clips – April 17, 2017

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on April 17, 2017


Washington Post: ICE immigration arrests of noncriminals double under Trump
By Maria Sacchetti

New York Times: Mexican Deportees, Once Ignored Back Home, Now Find 'Open Arms'
By Elisabeth Malkin

NPR: Tax Filings Seen Dipping Amid Trump Crackdown On Illegal Immigration
By Richard Gonzales

BBC: Tales of deportation in Trump's America: Week Four
By Katie Shepherd

The Hill: ICE immigration arrests spike in first months of Trump presidency: report
By Paulina Firozi

Journal News: State rep on Ohio woman detained by ICE: 'This is a nation of laws'
By Mike Rutledge

Journal News: Congressional leader advocates for Fairfield mom of 4
By Mike Rutledge

Associated Press: Lawyer: Little money involved in Trump sanctuary order
By Sudhin Thanawala

Reuters: California Judge Questions Trump's Sanctuary City Order
By Robin Respaut

Wall Street Journal: Trump's Sanctuary City Order Faces First Test in Court
By Sara Randazzo and Alejandro Lazo

Huffington Post: Pro-Immigrant 'Sanctuary Cities' Clash With Trump's Lawyers In Federal Court
By Mollie Reilly, Eilse Foley and Cristian Farias

Politico: DHS' Kelly: Congress needs to fix immigration laws
By Kevin Robillard

Bloomberg: Homeland Chief Rejects Idea U.S. Building a 'Deportation Force'
By Laura Litvan

NBC: Full Kelly Interview: Visa Overstays Are a "Big Problem"

The Hill: Kelly: 'Confusion' from Trump admin has deterred illegal immigrants
By Jesse Byrnes

New York Post: John Kelly says even 'single DUI' can start deportation process
By Mark Moore

Associated Press: Lawmakers across US move to include young people in voting
By Sophia Bollag

Associated Press: Confrontation, laughter in exchanges at town hall meetings

Associated Press: Black Muslims aim for unity in challenging time for Islam
By Jeff Karoub, Sophia Tareen and Noreen Nasir

New York Time:s Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump: Pillars of Family-Driven West Wing
By Peter Baker, Glenn Thrush, and Maggie Haberman

Washington Post: A Saudi woman's plea for help exposes risks runaways face
By Aya Batwary

NBC News: Peru Native Who Voted Illegally in Two U.S. Elections Now Faces Deportation
By Erik Ortiz

Washington Post: How President Trump is - and is not - changing what it means to be American
By Abigail Hauslohner

The Hill: Sweeping change at DOJ under Sessions
By Lydia Wheeler

The Hill: Pope invokes refugees, immigrants in Easter sermon
By Tim Devaney April 16, 2017

The Hill Trump frays nerves on both sides of immigration fight
By Rafael Bernal

National Geographic: Surprising Lives of Those Living Along U.S.-Mexico Border
By Daniel Stone

New York Times (Opinion): Has Trump Stolen Philosophy's Critical Tools?
By Casey Williams

Washington Post (Opinion): The Trump pivot: Make the plutocrats happy. Keep feeding his voters nativism.
By Greg Sargent

Washington Post (Opinion): One American town. Many different ways of being American.
By Abigail Hauslohner

Washington Post (Opinion): I'm a rabbi. Here's why my congregation offers sanctuary to undocumented immigrants.
By Jonathan Roos

The Atlantic (Opinion): Donald Trump's Tilt Toward Convention
By Robert Brownstein

The Hill (Op-Ed): Trump should deliver an Easter miracle for Iraqi Christian refugees
By Tina Ramirez

Statesville Record & Landmark (Op-Ed): No to a deportation force
By Linda Chavez


York Daily Record (Pennsylvania): York Immigration Court has denied most asylum - but why?
By Dylan Segelbaum

Miami Herald (Florida): Where are these immigrants ordered to be deported? Not in court
By Alfonso Chardy

Associated Press (California): US eyes more border prosecutions in shift for California
By Elliot Spagat

Cincinnati Enquirer: Is Fairfield woman's deportation a sign of things to come?
By Mark Curnutte

Associated Press (California): Fake lawn signs with anti-immigrant message turn up in LA

Associated Press (California): Immigration detainee from Mexico dies in California

Associated Press (Illinois): Veteran threatened with deportation seeks pardon for crime

Los Angeles Times (California): L.A. legal fund to fight immigrant deportations draws criticism over who deserves representation
By Dakota Smith

KPBS (California): San Diego Activist Disappears In Mexico After Begging For Help On Facebook Live
By Jean Guerrero

Voice of San Diego (California): Undocumented and Upper Class: A House in Bay Park, But No Hope of a Green Card
By Mario Koran

Associated Press (Oregon): Voices: People at Oregon town hall criticize Trump policies

Associated Press (Tennessee): Lawsuit accuses company of exploiting foreign workers

Associated Press (Mississippi): Mississippi father gets deportation delay

Wall Street Journal (New York): New York Educators Fear Losing a Coding Whiz
By Leslie Brody

Miami Herald (Florida): A change of heart for one weapons smuggler and deportation for another
By Alfonso Chardy

Naples Daily News (Florida): Alleged crimes minor, dozens of Collier immigrants face deportation under Trump
By Alexi C. Cardona and Patrick Riley

Riverfront Times (Missouri): Disabled Immigrant Detained in South St. Louis, Faces Deportation to Afghanistan
By Danny Wicentowski

Detroit Free Press (Michigan): After 19 years in Detroit, immigrant dad is deported to Mexico
By Niraj Warikoo

Dayton Daily News (Ohio): Xenia woman fears husband will be deported to Mexico
By Mark Gokavi

Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Georgia): Immigration arrests target Somalis in Atlanta area
By Jeremy Redmon

Boston Globe (Editorial): Want to detain immigrants? Get a warrant.