Daily Immigration News Clips – March 29, 2017

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on March 29, 2017.


Associated Press: US judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit over asylum claims

Washington Times: Sessions says he'll punish sanctuaries, cities could lose billions of dollars
By Stephen Dinan

Associated Press: Supreme Court considers bad legal advice in immigrant's plea
By Mark Sherman

New York Times: Father of Maryland Teenager Accused of Rape Is Arrested on Immigration Charge
By Mathew Haag

Associated Press: Judge approves release of jailed Seattle-area 'dreamer'
By Gene Johnson

Associated Press: Chicago activists call for transparency in ICE shooting
By Sophia Tareen

Associated Press: Questions, answers about funding threats to sanctuary cities
By Sadie Gurman and Alicia A. Caldwell

Reuters: U.S. Sanctuary Cities Weigh Response to Trump's Threat to Curb Funding
By Hillary Russ

The Hill: Police union warns of Trump's sanctuary city plan
By Rebecca Savransky

Associated Press: Iranians, engines of US university research, wait in limbo
By Collin Binkley

New York Times: In Lawsuit After Lawsuit, It's Everyday People v. Trump
By Vivian Yee

Associated Press: White House calls for domestic cuts to finance border wall
By Andrew Taylor

Reuters: Trump's Funding Request for U.S. Border Wall Hits Snag Among Some Republicans
By Richard Cowan

Associated Press: Student in US illegally gets backlash for posting tax return

Reuters: U.S. Charges Three Iraqi Refugees With Immigration Fraud
By David Alexander

New York Times: After Trump Comes to Talk, Border Agents Find Their Political Voice
By Fernanda Santos

Washington Post: Border agents beat an undocumented immigrant to death. The U.S. is paying his family $1 million.
By Cleve R. Wootson Jr.

Wall Street Journal: Trump Boasts to Roomful of Police Union Officials of Election Win
By Michael C. Bender

Wall Street Journal: Businesses That Serve Immigrants Feel Pinched by Trump's Moves
By Cameron McWhirter

Washington Post (Editorial): A Virginia Democrat visits a mosque, and the state GOP puffs up with phony indignation

Washington Post (Opinion): Trump doesn't support cops. He supports cops who agree with him.
By Radley Balko

Washington Post (Opinion): "Amid 'Trump Effect' fear, 40% of colleges see dip in foreign applicants" - but …
By Eugene Volokh

New Yorker (Opinion): The Sriracha Argument for Immigration
By David Sax

USA Today (Opinion): Don't fund an assault on millions of American children
By Janet Murguía

Wall Street Journal (Opinion): Sanctuary Shrieking
By James Freeman

The Hill (Op-Ed): No, those are our babies too: Why Steve King was wrong
By Sharon Sassler

Boston Globe (Op-Ed): Jeff Sessions is wrong on immigration law, and he knows it
By David Leopold


Miami Herald: Greater Miami's high-skilled workforce is fueled largely by immigrant talent, too
By Nancy Dahlberg

Boston Globe: Somerville mayor calls Bristol sheriff 'jack-booted thug' in sanctuary spat
By Steve Annear

PRI: How a community in Ohio is stepping up when deportations split families
By Esther Honig

WOUM: In Detroit, Homeland Security chief hears immigration concerns, but "can't ignore the law"
By Sarah Cwiek

LAist: ICE Detainee Dies 6 Days After Attempting Suicide At Adelanto Facility
By Julia Wick

Portland Tribune: Wheeler criticizes sanctuary city crackdown, immigration arrest
By Jim Redden

Associated Press (Pennsylvania): Pennsylvania school district Oks pact on immigrant students

Reuters (California): California Immigration Forum Highlights State's Red-Blue Divide
By Sharon Bernstein

New York Times (Iowa) In Steve King's District, Iowans Begin to Question His Anti-Immigrant Views
By Trip Gabriel

NJ.com (Op-Ed) Deporting 'bad hombres' a Trump sham if region's immigration courts are crippled
By Stacy Caplow