Daily Immigration News Clips – March 20, 2017

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on March 20, 2017


Associated Press: Immigration judges to be sent to border detention centers
By Elliot Spagat

New York Times: Rural Areas Brace for a Shortage of Doctors Due to Visa Policy
By Miriam Jordan

Reuters: Exclusive: Immigration judges headed to 12 U.S. cities to speed deportations
By Julia Edwards Ainsley

Washington Post : 'Your child is safe': Schools address deportation fears among immigrant families
By Moriah Balingit and Emma Brown

Huffington Post: Homeland Security Chief Tells Democrats To Change Law If They Don't Like Deportation Practices
By Elise Foley

Associated Press: The Latest: Trump administration to appeal travel ban ruling

Associated Press: Travel ban fight personal for Hawaii's 'scholarly gentleman'
By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher?

Reuters: Trump 'Travel Ban Bands' Take to Stage in Texas Capital
By Jon Herskovitz

New York Times: Travel Ban Dampens Persian New Year Celebration
By Jennifer Medina

Wall Street Journal: Trump Travel Ban, Strong Dollar Take Edge Off Tourism to U.S.
By Robert Wall

Wall Street Journal: Hawaii's Muslim Community Takes Stand Against Trump Travel Ban
By Ian Lovett

Wall Street Journal: Justice Department Appeals Maryland Judge's Decision to Block Trump Travel Ban
By Brent Kendall

Washington Post: DHS Secretary Kelly, House Democrats face off at first meeting
By Maria Sacchetti

Washington Post: Former Alexandria deputy police chief says he was detained at JFK Airport because of his name
By Faiz Siddiqui

Washington Post: Philadelphia's Cinco de Mayo festival is canceled amid fears of an ICE raid
By Avi Selk

Associated Press: Trump wants to build 30-foot-high wall at Mexican border
By Alicia A. Caldwell

Reuters: U.S. Homeland Security Seeks Proposals for Wall With Mexico
By Idrees Ali

New York Times: Trump Seeks Proposals for 'Physically Imposing' Wall With Mexico
By Ron Nixon

Washington Post: Trump's budget proves that U.S. will pay for border wall, Mexican governor says
By Maria Sacchetti

Associated Press: US officials begin fingerprinting refugee families on Nauru
By Rod McGuirk

Associated Press: Young Americans: Most see Trump as illegitimate president
By Laurie Kellman and Emily Swanson

Associated Press: Meetup takes risky leap into the Trump resistance
By Steve Peoples

Washington Post: Behind the rise in seemingly chaotic MS-13 violence: A structured hierarchy.
By Dan Morse

Associated Press: Waiter fired after asking customer for proof of residency

Washington Post: A California waiter refused to serve 4 Latina women until he saw 'proof of residency'
By Cleve R. Wootson Jr.

Washington Post: White House fence jumper roamed grounds for more than 16 minutes before arrest
By Spencer S. Hsu and Devlin Barrett

Washington Post: These first-generation Chinese Americans are loudly opposing sanctuary laws
By Bill Turque

Wall Street Journal: Kellyanne Conway's Husband Is Set to Lead Justice Department Division
By Aruna Viswanatha and Brent Kendall

Politico: Ernst declines to ask for King's resignation over 'babies' tweet
By Burgess Everett

The Hill: Reports find that immigrants commit less crime than US-born citizens
By Rafael Bernal

CBC News: Canada has detained more Mexicans in 2 months than in all of 2016

New York Times (Editorial): No Crackdown on Illegal Employers

Washington Post (Opinion): The most important part of Judge Bybee's dissent from denial of en banc review in Washington v. Trump
By Jonathan H. Adler

Washington Post (Opinion): Here's why Trump's pratfalls on immigration keep coming
By Jennifer Rubin

Washington Post (Opinion): The repulsive worldview of Trump and Bannon, perfectly captured in one poll
By Greg Sargent

Washington Post (Op-Ed): How labeling my organization a hate group shuts down public debate
By Mark Krikorian


NJ.com: Why New Jersey's immigration court has one of the highest backlog of cases in the nation
By Ted Sherman

AP (Texas): What to Watch: 'Sanctuary City' Bill, Budget Come Into Focus

Guardian: Undocumenteds fade from the city they helped build
By Amanda Holpuch

Omaha World Herald (Nebraska): Nebraska, Iowa agriculture businesses fear Trump's immigration policies will cause loss of labor
By Barbara Soderlin

South Bend Tribune (Indiana): Elkhart County Sheriff says immigration enforcement up to Feds, not him
By Marshall V. King

KPCC (California): Fearing immigration crackdown, some go into hiding while churches prepare sanctuaries
By Leslie Berestein Rojas

News & Observer: Former Greenville police chief says he was detained at NY airport
By Charles Duncan

Loudon Times-Mirror: Perriello: Refugees are vetted 'more thoroughly than the average Trump appointee'
By Trevor Baratko

Independent Journal Review: Philadelphia Cinco de Mayo Celebration Cancelled Over Fears of Widespread ICE Raids
By Jenni Kink

Oklahoman (Editorial): Vision, not demonization, is needed in immigration debate