Daily Immigration News Clips – July 28, 2017

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on July 28, 2017


Associated Press The Latest: House OKs $1.6B down payment for Trump's wall

Reuters House of Representatives Boosts Military Spending, Gives Trump Border Wall Money
By Richard Cowan

Wall Street Journal Republicans Open Debate on Bill Funding Trump's Border Wall
By Laura Meckler and Siobhan Hughes

Politico House passes spending package with border wall money
By Sarah Ferris

The Atlantic Could Trump's Immigration Agenda Ever Get Through Congress?
By Priscilla Alvarez

Reuters White House domestic advisers take lead on refugee decision: officials

Politico Candidate for DHS job withdraws because of transgender ban
By Andrew Restuccia and Kyle Cheney

Politico Match site launches for anti-Trump lawyers and non-profits
By Edward-Isaac Dovere

Washington Post ICE acting director: 'It's not okay to be here illegally'

Fox 'We've Got to Enforce the Law': ICE Director Lays Out Hard Line on Illegal Immigration

Associated Press Trump headed to Long Island to trumpet MS-13 crackdown
By Jill Colvin

Associated Press His future clouded, Sessions opens mission to El Salvador
By Sadie Gurman

Reuters Sessions, Central American Counterparts Eye Anti-Gang Strategies
By Nelson Renteria

New York Times Her Daughter Was Killed by a Gang. She Has a Message for Trump.
By Liz Robbins

NPR Attorney General Jeff Sessions Heads To El Salvador To Discuss Gang Violence
By Camila Domonoske

The Hill Sessions going to El Salvador to talk about MS-13 gang
By Julia Manchester

The Hill Trump to announce MS-13 gang crackdown in Long Island
By Rafael Bernal

Associated Press AP EXCLUSIVE: Sessions not leaving unless pushed
By Sadie Gurman and Mary Clare Jalonick

Washington Post Jeff Sessions says he's been hurt by Trump's criticism, but he is not quitting
By Sari Horwitz

Politico Trump and Sessions try a long-distance relationship
By Andrew Restuccia

CBS Jeff Sessions says Trump's criticism is "kind of hurtful"

Associated Press Immigrant from Guatemala fighting deportation order

CNN This is the face of deportation: A dad with no criminal record, an American wife and two kids
By Mallory Simon and Alex Marquardt

New York Daily News ICE officials arrest 114 immigrants, many with criminal records, in 11-day New York enforcement sweep
By John Annese

Washington Post 'People are scared': LGBT groups say they'll rush to fight Trump's transgender military ban in court
By Derek Hawkins

Associated Press Lawsuit: Trafficking scheme lured Filipinos to Oklahoma
By Adam Kealoha Causey and Ken Miller?

New York Times (Opinion) Jeff Flake Plants a Flag
By David Brooks

Washington Post (Op-Ed) The battle over who can serve is a battle over who we are
By Ronit Y. Stahl and Jennifer Mittelstadt

Washington Post (Opinion) An identity crisis for identity politics
By Vanessa Williams

Washington Post (Op-Ed) Trump's treatment of Sessions should alarm his loyal evangelical fans
By Erik Erikson

New York Times (Op-Ed) With Sessions, Trump Is Picking on the Wrong Guy
By Quin Hillyer

Washington Post (Opinion) To air or not to air White House press briefings? That is the question.
By Callum Borchers

Washington Post (Opinion) Trump's war on inclusiveness is really a war on American reality
By Petula Dvorak

Washington Post (Op-Ed) The left's diversity problem
By Jennifer Delton

Washington Post (Opinion) Why should taxpayers subsidize Joe Arpaio's legal defense?
By Radley Balko

Washington Post (Opinion) Jeff Sessions' attack on sanctuary cities is also an assault on federalism and separation of powers
By Ilya Somin

Washington Post (Opinion) The White House isn't at war with leaks. It's at war with basic transparency.
By Philip Bump

Washington Post (Opinion) Sessions lessons
By Chris Krauthammer

Washington Post (Opinion) The Daily 202: Growing GOP backlash to transgender troop ban underscores Trump's political miscalculation
By James Hohmann

USA Today (Op-Ed) Donald Trump should keep his promise to dump DACA: Texas Attorney General
By Ken Paxton

Wall Street Journal (Op-Ed) Drug Cartels Could Defeat Trump's Wall
By Jeremy Bagott

The Hill (Op-Ed) Passing the DACA legislation will provide relief to children living in fear
By Jonah Edelman

The Week (Op-Ed) Marco Rubio's shameful immigration skid
By Shikha Dalmia


NPR In Tacoma, Washington, Volunteers Offer Aid Outside Immigration Detention Center
By Liz Jones

Cleveland Plain Dealer Injured Painesville man deported to Mexico, then kidnapped, lawyer says
By Michael Sangiocomo

KTLA Rally Planned to Support Father Facing Deportation in Connecticut

Washington Post (Virginia) In nod to conservative base, Gillespie urges 'eradicating' gangs and sanctuary cities
By Fenit Nirappil

Washington Post (Virginia) Virginia high school gets a boost for some of its neediest immigrant students
By Moriah Balingit

Wall Street Journal (New Jersey) N.J. GOP Gubernatorial Nominee Picks Running Mate
By Kate King

KRWG (Opinion, New Mexico) Immigration Is No Simple Process
By Susan Fitzgerald

Philly.com (Opinion, Pennsylvania) Another immigration tragedy breaks the heart
By Christine Flowers