Daily Immigration News Clips – March 9, 2017

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on March 9, 2017


Reuters: U.S. Says Illegal Immigration From Mexico Declined Last Month
By Eric Beech

CNN: Does border drop mean Trump's tough talk is working?
By Tal Kopan

New York Times: Illegal Border Crossings Appear to Drop Under Trump
By Nicholas Kulish and Feranada Santos

Wall Street Journal: Border Apprehensions Drop; Homeland Security Chief Cites Trump Policies
By Laura Meckler

The Hill: DHS secretary touts dip in illegal border crossings
By Max Greenwood

CNN: Trump admin quietly made asylum more difficult in the US
By Tal Kopan

Newsy: How Trump Wants To Make It Easier To Deport People Quickly
By Kate Grumke

Chicago Tribune: Could Dramatic Workplace Raids Make a Comeback Under Trump?
By Alexia Elejalde Ruiz

The Hill: DHS nominee open to virtual wall
By Rafael Bernal

Associated Press: The Latest: Ruling next week on Seattle 'dreamer' case

New York Times: In Line for Paperwork, Immigrants Are 'Scared They'll Take Away Our Children'
By Deborah Acosta

CNN: Joy, then heartbreak: What happened at one woman's ICE check-in
By Rosa Flores and Michelle Krupta

Daily Beast: Fake ICE Agent Told Immigrants: Pay Me or Get Deported
By Kelly Weill

Wall Street Journal: Emirates Airline Bookings Plunge 35% After Trump Travel Ban
By Robert Wall

The Hill: Refugee ban could result in increased illegal immigration
By Rafael Bernal

Associated Press: Why Hawaii says Trump's new travel ban is still unconstitutional
By Matt Zapotosky

Associated Press: Judge allows travel ban lawsuit by Hawaii to move forward

New York Times: Hawaii Sues to Block Trump Travel Ban; First Challenge to Order
By Alexander Burns

Wall Street Journal: Hawaii Judge Agrees to Hearing on Trump Immigration Order
By Brent Kendall

Politico: Hawaii federal judge sets hearing on blocking new Trump travel ban
By Josh Gerstein

The Hill: Hawaii files challenge to Trump's new travel order
By Lydia Wheeler

Associated Press: Pew: US labor force would shrink without new immigrants
By Paul Wiseman

Associated Press: UN rights chief 'dismayed' at Trump efforts to 'intimidate'

Associated Press: Border Patrol may loosen lie-detector hiring requirement
By Elliot Spagat

Associated Press: Watchdog: Spoiled food, safety risks at immigration facility

Associated Press: Vietnam remittances fall, may take hit from US border policy

New York Times: 'The Daily': Tracing the Origin of the Sanctuary City
By Michael Barbado

Washington Post: 17 migrants crossing into Canada rescued in blizzard, as mounting numbers desperately flee U.S.
By Derek Hawkins

Politico: Bipartisan bloc blasts White House on Coast Guard cuts
By Jeremy Herb

The Hill: Statue of Liberty goes dark due to 'technical glitch'
By Brooke Seipel

Washington Post: The Statue of Liberty went dark overnight and the timing was just 'too perfect'
By Samantha Schmidt and Lindsey Bever

Washington Post: Michelle Obama celebrates 'young immigrants' on International Women's Day. Shade or no?
By Heather Andrews-Dyer

New York Times (Editorial): Secretary Kelly Is Missing in Action on Immigration

Bloomberg (Op-Ed): Fix Immigration Without Sacrificing Innocent Children
By Michael Bloomberg

Washington Post (Op-Ed): And then my daughter asked: 'Is it because they're Muslim?'
By Lisa Papademetriou

Washington Post (Op-Ed): Slaves weren't immigrants. They were property.
By Tera W. Hunter

Slate (Op-Ed): Quinnipiac Poll Latest Reminder that 3-of-4 Americans Back Immigrant Legalization and Reject Trump's Deportation Vision
By Aymann Ismail


Marketplace (South Dakota): Food company dependent on immigrant labor is 'concerned' about political rhetoric
By Kai Ryssdal

Associated Press (Vermont): Mayor believes his Syrian refugee plan cost him re-election
By Wilson Ring

Associated Press (Minnesota): Minneapolis man gets 1 year for threat to blow up mosque

Register Herald: ICE detains two local men
By Jessica Farrish

My AJC: Georgian arrested in immigration raid says she is U.S. citizen
By Jeremy Redmon

El Paso Times: US citizen's dad stopped by DPS faces deportation
By Lorena Figuera

Houston Press: ICE Deports Salvadoran Father in Houston with No Criminal History
By Meagan Flynn

Akron Beacon Journal: Akron immigrant shackled by ICE 'self-deports' to avoid prosecution
By Doug Livingston

WLWT: After 20 years in America, west side mother of 3 deported to Africa
By John London

Miami Herald (Opinion): Trump's office of anti-immigrant propaganda will hurt all immigrants
By Andres Oppenheimer

Tilde Noticias (Op-Ed): Trump/Kelly Extreme Immigration Plans: Separate Parents, Children at the Border
By Van Le