Daily Immigration News Clips – April 6, 2017

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


Washington Post: They met with immigration officers to apply for legal residency - only to be arrested by ICE
By Kristine Phillips

Associated Press: Homeland Security Chief Backtracks on Splitting Families

Reuters: Trump Administration Says No Longer Considering Separating Women, Children at Border
By Julia Edwards Ainsley

New York Times: A Full Border Wall With Mexico? 'Unlikely,' Homeland Security Chief Says
By Ron Nixon

Wall Street Journal: Claire McCaskill Denounces 'Un-American' Extreme Vetting Proposals
By Laura Meckler and Dan Frosh

Washington Post: Border wall with Mexico won't be built 'from sea to shining sea,' DHS secretary says
By Samantha Schmidt

Huffington Post: DHS Chief Acknowledges Border 'Wall' Might Not Be An Actual Wall
By Elise Foley

Huffington Post: Trump Administration Won't Routinely Separate Families At The Border After All
By Elise Foley and Roque Planas

Wall Street Journal: After 20 Years in U.S., Indiana Restaurant Owner Is Deported
By Alejandro Lazo

Buzzfeed: The Husband Of A Trump Supporter Has Just Been Deported Back To Mexico
By David Mack

Associated Press: Federal Agents Raid California Business in Green Card Probe

New York Times: Los Angeles Raids Target Investor Green Card Fraud
By Miriam Jordan

New York Times: California Today: Worries Over Deportation
By Matt McPhate

Univision: Among immigrant cases prosecuted under Trump in February, 0.1 percent considered a threat to public safety
By Patricia Vélez Santiago

Washington Post ICE arrests 82 in five-day sweep in Virginia, Maryland and D.C.
By Patricia Sullivan

Politico Trump immigration adviser ordered to turn over briefing document
By Josh Gerstein

Vox: Trump's immigration agenda is alive and well in Austin. So is the fear it's struck in immigrants' hearts.
By Dara Lind

NBC News: Trump's Immigration Policies May Give Rise to More Fraud, Experts and Advocates Warn
By Erik Ortiz

The Hill: Trump officials clamp down on worker visas
By Ali Breland

Politico: Kelly stares down border skeptics
By Ted Hesson

Reuters: Century-old posters of U.S. WWI entry are timely in Trump's America
By Barbara Goldberg

Reuters: U.S. Companies Hire Most Workers in Over Two Years: ADP
By Richard Leong

Wall Street Journal: Father-Daughter Duo Accused of EB-5 Visa Fraud
By Zusha Elinson

Wall Street Journal: Jeff Sessions Presses Shift at Justice Department

Wall Street Journal: New Maricopa County Sheriff Shuts Down Tent Jail
By Zusha Elinson

New York Times (Op-ed): Will Mexico Get Half of Its Territory Back?
By Enrique Krauze

The Hill (Op-ed): The issue with empathy and immigration policy-making
By Ian Smith


San Francisco Chronicle Documentary shows how we're going backward on immigration
By Otis R. Taylor Jr.

Dallas Morning News 75, including 20 in North Texas, arrested in three-day immigration operation
By Claire Z. Cardona

Fox 28: Coffee shop owner and team help dozens of undocumented immigrants
By Michele Newell

Time (California): 7 Ways California Is Fighting Back Against President Trump's Administration
By Katy Steinmetz

Los Angeles Times (California) This group wants to bar children in the U.S. illegally from attending some schools
By Jeff Landa

News Review (California): As feds seek more beds to lock up deportable immigrants, California may try to thwart them
By Ben Christopher

Washington Post: Baltimore County executive Kevin Kamenetz affirms immigrant protections
By Arelis R. Hernández and Josh Hicks

Lincoln Journal Star (Editorial): State should stand beside DACA youth

East Bay Times (Op-ed): Current rhetoric much like that of German in 1930s

Washington Post (Opinion) The conversation about illegal immigrants in Montgomery County
By Thomas Wheatly