Daily Immigration News Clips – August 4, 2017

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on August 4, 2017.


USA Today McCain aims to revive immigration reform when he returns to Congress
By Dan Nowicki

Dallas Morning News Nation's top immigration cop says employers should worry about a crackdown
By Dianne Solis

Daily Kos Stephen Miller Once Dumped a Childhood Friend Because He Was Latino
By Gabe Ortiz

Associated Press Miller comments on Lazarus poem echo far-right opinions
By Hillel Italie

Associated Press The Latest: Labor Sec'y Says Balance Required in Immigration

Associated Press Trump-supported immigration legislation spurs outcry
By Deepti Hajela

New York Times Trump Looks to Australia in Overhauling Immigration System
By Jacqueline Williams

New York Times Fewer Immigrants Mean More Jobs? Not So, Economists Say

Washington Post President Trump's claim about immigrants 'immediately' collecting 'welfare'
By Michelle Ye Hee Lee

Washington Post Trump, GOP senators introduce bill to slash legal immigration levels
By David Nakamura

Politico Trump backs legal immigration cuts

Huffington Post The Real Goal Of Trump's 'Merit-Based' Immigration Plan May Just Be Fewer Immigrants
By Elise Foley and Arthur Delaney

The Hill GOP senator on immigration plan: Liberal 'fear mongering' means 'you're onto something'
By Josh Delk

The Hill McCain on merit-based immigration bill: 'I wouldn't do it'
By Max Greenwood

The Hill Labor chief: Too much immigration harms American workers
By Rafael Bernal

The Hill Jimmy Fallon mocks Trump on immigration: He would have to deport himself
By Robin Eberhardt

The Hill Colbert mocks Trump on immigration: Only one of Melania's parents can visit US
By Mallory Shelbourne

Reuters Haitian Asylum Seekers, Fearing U.S. Deportation, Pour Into Canada
By Anna Mehler Paperny

New York Times Facing Wave of Refugees, Montreal Opens Up Stadium for Housing
By Dan Levin

Washington Post Asylum seekers flee U.S. for Quebec, fearing their temporary permits will expire
By Alan Freeman

Washington Post Montreal houses asylum seekers in Olympic Stadium

Wall Street Journal Canada Grapples With Surge in Asylum Seekers, Especially Haitians
By David George-Cosh

CNN Montreal stadium turns into shelter for asylum-seekers who've left US
By Madison Park

Washington Post Cornyn unveils border security bill

Washington Post Group of GOP senators unveil their answer to Trump's border wall
By Karoun Demirjian

CNN GOP bill could help fund Trump's border wall
By Tal Kopan

CBS Sen. Cornyn calls Trump "an ally" in tackling illegal immigration
By Blair Guild

Politico $15 billion border bill wouldn't fund a wall
By Seung Min Kim and Ted Hesson

The Hill GOP senators move to bolster border security, crack down on immigration
By Jordain Carney

Dallas Morning News The Wall and more: Three things to know about Texas Sen. John Cornyn's border security bill
By Tom Benning

Associated Press 4 sanctuary cities facing loss of crime-fighting assistance
By Sadie Gurman

Associated Press The Latest: Albuquerque mayor disputes 'sanctuary' label

Associated Press Cities baffled as Jeff Sessions targets them on immigration
By Sadie Gurman and Russell Contreras

Reuters U.S. Justice Department to Cities: Focus on Crime Committed by Illegal Immigrants
By Sarah N. Lynch

New York Times Justice Dept., Under Siege From Trump, Plows Ahead With His Agenda
By Rebecca R. Ruiz

Washington Post If cities want help fighting violent crime, they'll need to crack down on illegal immigration, attorney general says
By Matt Zapotosky

The Hill DOJ threatens to withhold crime-fighting funds from 'sanctuary' cities
By Lydia Wheeler

Reuters Trump Pressured Mexico President Not to Oppose Paying for Wall: Post
By Ayesha Rascoe

Reuters In Blustery Call, Trump Pressured Mexico on Border Wall Payment
By Eric Walsh

Reuters In Blustery Call, Trump Pressured Mexico on Border Wall Payment
By Eric Walsh

Washington Post Trump urged Mexican president to end his public defiance on border wall, transcript reveals
By Greg Miller

The Hill Trump asked Mexican president to stop publicly saying his government would not pay for wall
By Mallory Shelbourne

The Tennessean Outside of Tennessee GOP dinner in Nashville, immigrants rally to save DACA program
By Natalie Allison

FOX 17 Vice President arrives to DACA demonstrators in Nashville
By Sky Arnold

Times Free Press Youth rally in support of 'Dreamers' program outside Pence's Tennessee visit
By Andy Sher

New York Times A Game of Cat and Mouse With High Stakes: Deportation
By Liz Robbins

Wall Street Journal Trump's 'Sanctuary City' Crackdown Faces Resistance in Unexpected Places
By Laura Meckler

Politico Law enforcement, court officials differ on impact of ICE courthouse arrests
By Azi Paybarah

ThinkProgress Top immigration judge issues memo calling for quick deportation
By Esther Lee

The Hill Democrat introduces legislation aimed at halting veteran deportations
By Julia Manchester

Hartford Courant Meriden Man With Deportation Order To Ecuador Faces 'Real Danger And Death,'Activists Say
By Kathleen McWilliams

CBS Baltimore Deportation Of 2 Illegal Md. Immigrants Sparks Outrage; No Criminal History
By Rick Ritter

New York Daily News Brooklyn mother's plea to ICE: Don't deport the immigrant who ID'd my son's killers
By GingerAdams Otis and James Fanelli

TwinCities.com Deportation imminent for St. Paul father ensnared in Trump crackdown
By Josh Verges Reuters Mexico Officials Accused of Abuse in Migration Centers: Report
By Gabriel Stargardter

Reuters Trump Administration Moves to Make Tougher U.S. Visa Vetting Permanent
By Yeganeh Torbati

New York Times John Kelly Quickly Moves to Impose Military Discipline on White House

New York Times Kushner Companies Said to Be Under Investigation Over Visa Program

Washington Post Mexicans react to transcript of Trump call with their president
By David Agren and A. Odysseus Patrick

The Hill Dems lead GOP by 14 points in generic House ballot
By Mallory Shelbourne

Miami New Times Curbelo Hosting Immigration Forum Sponsored by Company That Profits Off Deportation
By Jerry Iannelli New York Times (Editorial) Law and Order Catches Up With Sheriff Joe Arpaio August 04, 2017

Cleveland Plain Dealer (Editorial) Immigration officials shouldn't dump deportees in dangerous places: editorial

New York Times (Op-Ed) Berkeley's Semester of Hate
By Andrew Beale and Sonner Kehrt

Washington Post (Opinion) A rebuttal to Trump's twisted vision of the United States
By Jennifer Rubin

Washington Post (Opinion) Trump's real foreign policy stops at U.S.'s borders
By Ishaan Tharoor August 04, 2017

Washington Post (Opinion) The protectionist racket
By Jennifer Rubin

Washington Post (Opinion) West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice isn't the only Democrat Trump won over
By Jenna Johnson August 04, 2017

Washington Post (Op-Ed) Resentful white people propelled Trump to the White House - and he is rewarding their loyalty
By John Sides

Washington Post (Op-Ed) Why, as an immigrant, I am not outraged by Trump's immigration proposal
By Vivek Wadhwa August 04, 2017

Washington Post (Opinion) Under Trump's new immigration rule, his own grandfather likely wouldn't have gotten in
By Philip Bump

Washington Post (Opinion) Trump's cruel and counterproductive effort to slash legal immigration
By Ilya Somin

Washington Post (Opinion) The Democrats should rethink their immigration absolutism
By Fareed Zakaria

Washington Post (Opinion) Clashes in the White House press room are riveting. But how far is too far?
By Paul Farhi

Washington Post (Opinion) The single biggest act of political bravery of the Trump era
By Michael Gerson

Washington Post (Opinion) Transcripts show that for Trump, the political optics are paramount
By Julie Vitkovskaya

Washington Post (Opinion) Whoops: Trump made a few mistakes by calling New Hampshire a 'drug-infested den'
By Amber Phillips

Washington Post (Opinion) Trump's border wall? It was in their hearts all along.
By Paul Waldman

Washington Post (Opinion) How Breitbart is trying to help Trump save face on the 'least important' wall
By Callum Borchers

Washington Post (Opinion) If Trump were an immigrant, he'd probably be deported
By Catherine Rampell

Washington Post (Opinion) Stephen Miller: A thinking person's Donald Trump
By Ed Rogers

Washington Post (Op-Ed) To rally younger Latino activists, UnidosUS needs to do more than change its name
By Bianca Betancourt

Washington Post (Op-Ed) A quick, simple way to see how restricting legal immigration is anti-growth
By Jared Bernstein

Washington Post (Opinion) The bully in chief is losing his touch
By Jennifer Rubin

Cleveland Plain Dealer (Opinion) For Josh Mandel, no gutter is too deep, no shot too cheap: Brent Larkin
By Brent Larkin

Sacramento Bee (Opinion) Does Trump want to Make America White Again?
By Foon Rhee

Daily Kos (Opinion) 'My immigrant grandparents couldn't read or write. I have a PhD. That's America'
By Gabe Ortiz

Charlotte Observer (Opinion) We can support - or shatter - young immigrants' dreams
By Judy Schindler August 02, 2017

Upworthy (Opinion) 23 things non-English-speaking immigrants gave us that we totally don't need. Not at all.


Associated Press (West Virginia) Trump to hold campaign rally in West Virginia
By Darlene Superville

New York Times (West Virginia) In West Virginia, Trump Hails Conservatism and a New G.O.P. Governor

New York Times (West Virginia) West Virginia Governor to Switch from Democrat to Republican
By Jonathan Martin

Washington Post (New Hampshire) Trump called New Hampshire a "drug-infested den." Here's what's really going on there.
By Christopher Ingraham

By ReneeFeltz

The Hill (New Hampshire) Trump called New Hampshire a 'drug-infested den' in call to Mexico
By Jordan Fabian