Daily Immigration News Clips – April 5, 2017

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on April 5, 2017


Politico: H-1B in the crosshairs
By Ted Hesson

Rolling Stone: Trump Era Ushers in New Unofficial Policy on Asylum-Seekers
By Meredith Hoffman

Associated Press: DHS won't rule out arresting crime victims, witnesses
By Alicia A. Caldwell

Washington Post: DHS: Immigration agents may arrest crime victims, witnesses at courthouses
By Devlin Barrett

The Hill: DHS: Immigration agents can make courthouse arrests
By Mark Hensch

Associated Press: Border turns quiet under Trump amid steep drop in arrests
By Nomaan Merchant

The Hill: Immigration arrests at border plunge
By Max Greenwood

Washington Post: The last-ditch effort to save a Trump voter's husband from deportation
By Peter Holley

Washington Post: 'A wonderful day': A veteran's undocumented wife won't be deported by ICE
By Theresa Vargas

Washington Post: 5 things about immigration that haven't changed under President Trump
By Maria Sacchetti

CNN: Kelly denies rogue ICE agents, but tells Hispanic caucus he'll check into it
By Tal Kopan

The Hill: Hispanic Dems push DHS chief on immigration enforcement
By Rafael Bernal

Vox: Hundreds of unauthorized immigrants are showing up at congressional town halls
By Jeff Stein

New York Times: California Today: Defying Trump With Sanctuary Bill
By Mike McPhate

Associated Press: Border agency fields pitches for Trump's wall with Mexico
By Elliot Spagat

El Paso Times: Council set to vote on border wall resolution
By Elida S. Perez

Associated Press: Debut novel 'Behold the Dreamers' wins PEN/Faulkner award

New York Times: U.S. Appetite for Mexico's Drugs Fuels Illegal Immigration
By Ron Nixon and Fernanda Santos

Washington Post: Post employee accused of impersonating ICE agent intends to go to trial
By Rachel Weiner

Wall Street Journal: Tale of a Refugee: Finding Work on the Bottom Rung
By Matt McDonald

Huffington Post: Americans Are Now More Worried About Health Care Than Anything Else
By Ariel Edwards-Levy

Quartz: Want to make America's road safer? Give undocumented immigrants driver's licenses
By Ana Campoy

The Hill (Op-Ed): Trump's immigration enforcement plan misses the big picture
By Gregory Chen

Washington Post (Opinion): Consent decrees have a mixed record of success, but Sessions's plan to end them is still worrisome
By Radley Balko

Washington Post (Opinion): Every story I have read about Trump supporters in the past week
By Alexandra Petri

Washington Post (Opinion): In Trump's America, who's protesting and why? Here's our February report.
By Erica Chenoweth, Jonathan Pinckney, Jeremy Pressman and Stephen Zunes

Washington Post (Opinion): Here's the real Rust Belt jobs problem - and it's not offshoring or automation
By Josh Pacewicz and Stephanie Lee Mudge

Washington Post (Opinion): Has Trump hit rock bottom yet?
By Jennifer Rubin

The Hill (Op-Ed): How refugee limits could hurt GOP Rust Belt reps
By Luke Perry

The Hill (Op-Ed): Where are the Florida Republicans?
By Frank Mora


WGNTV: How the 'Trump Slump' is impacting businesses in Little Village
By Tonya Francisco

Washington Post (Virginia): Fairfax County stops short of sanctuary policy in new immigration guidelines
By Antonio Olivo

Washington Post (Maryland): Eight miles from the White House, Hyattsville embraces 'sanctuary' label
By Arelis R. Hernández

Associated Press (Arizona): Arizona sheriff to shut down famed Tent City jails complex
By Jacques Billeaud

Washington Post (California): In deep-blue Los Angeles, a fight for the future of Latino politics
By David Weigel

Boston Globe (Massachusetts): What role should Mass. play in immigration enforcement?
By Milton J. Valencia

Public News Service (New York): Study Shows Undocumented Immigrants Benefit NY
By Andrea Sears

Reuters: Federal Authorities Raid Los Angeles-Area Casino
By Alex Dobuzinskis

NJ.com (Opinion): N.J. immigration lawyer: Thank you, Mr. Trump! | Opinion
By Harlan York