Daily Immigration News Clips – December 22, 2017

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on December 22, 2017

The Daily Immigration Clips will not be posted again until January 2, 2018. Happy Holidays!


The Washington Post To curb illegal border crossings, Trump administration weighs new measures targeting families
By Nick Miroff

New York Times Trump Administration Considers Separating Families to Combat Illegal Immigration
By Caitlyn Dickerson and Ron Nixon

Bloomberg BNA Outlook 2018: 'Dreamer' Bill Possible Amid Immigration Stalemate
By Laura Francis

Rewire Trump's Administration Spent 2017 Targeting Even More People for Deportation
By Tina Vasquez

AP Plan To Avert Government Shutdown Punts DACA Fix To January

AP Congress clears temporary spending bill to avert shutdown
By Andrew Taylor

Reuters Congress votes to avert shutdown, sends Trump stopgap spending bill
By Richard Cowan

Wall Street Journal Congress Passes Short-Term Spending Bill to Avoid Government Shutdown
By Kristina Peterson

The Hill Gutiérrez, Dems worry leaders may cave in 'Dreamer' talks
By Jordain Carney and Rafael Bernal

The Hill Pelosi on delaying DACA fix: January is 'this year extended'
By Mike Lillis

CNN Democrats acknowledge defeat on DACA this year
By Tal Kopan

CNN Did Democrats lose their leverage on DACA?
By Tal Kopan

San Francisco Chronicle Congress OKs short-term spending bill but fails to act on wildfire aid, 'Dreamers'
By Carolyn Lochhead

Vox Activists worry Democrats are giving up their best chance on DACA
By Ella Nilsen

Public News Service Children's Groups Press Lawmakers to Pass Dream Act
By Suzanne Potter

Smithsonian Folklife The American Dreamers
By Laura Zhang

National Law Review TPS Re-Registration Period Is Now Open for Nicaraguan and Honduran Beneficiaries

New England Public Radio As Honduran Immigrants Await News On Legal Status, Violent Protests Continue At Home
By Diane Orson

New York Times Thousands of Federal Inmates Are in the U.S. Illegally, Administration Says
By Vivian Yee

Politico Trump administration sought to block abortion for undocumented teen who alleged rape
By Reynuka Rayasam and Josh Gerstein

The Hill Trump officials make case for border wall
By Mallory Shelbourne

Los Angeles Times Exclusive: Jose Antonio Vargas, journalist and 'undocumented citizen,' lands book deal

The Atlantic All the People Congress Is Leaving Behind for Christmas
By Russell Berman

Newsweek Ann Coulter: Trump is a Reality TV Star Who Won on Immigration
By Summer Meza


USA Herald Gov. Wolf Joins Group of Bipartisan Governors Asking Congress to Fix DACA
By Catherine Davis

Texas Tribune From Border Wall Fight To New "Sanctuary" Law, Immigration Dominated Texas News In 2017
By Julian Aguilar

AP (California) South Bay leaders rally to call on Congress to pass Dream Act

Arizona Republic (Arizona) Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams joins effort to support 'dreamers'
By Megan Cassidy

Greenville News (North Carolina) What Would Jesus Do? Upstate faith leaders support Dreamers
By Paul Hyde

Lawndale News (Illinois) Rep. Mah Supports DREAMers Club Fundraiser at Back of the Yards High School

Lawndale News National Immigrant Groups Urge Congress to Pass DREAM Act Now
By Ashmar Mandou

AP MIT janitor facing deportation is released from jail

Fox News Illegal immigrant facing deportation offered sanctuary by Colorado church

American-Statesman Trump immigration crackdown targets Central Americans seeking asylum
By Sean Collins Walsh

Urban Milwaukee (Op-Ed) Dream Act Immigrants Would Boost Economy
By Tamarine Cornelius

Arizona Daily Star (Op-Ed) Eduardo Sainz: Ducey, McCain and McSally need to step up for 'Dreamers'
By Eduardo Sainz