Daily Immigration News Clips – August 16, 2019

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on August 16, 2019.


The Guardian: Rumors of Trump green card rule impacts benefits for immigrant families

BuzzFeed News: Trump’s New Immigration Policy Could Make American Children Less Healthy
By Tasneem Nashrulla

The Washington Post: Trump wants border-bound asylum seekers to find refuge in Guatemala instead. Guatemala isn’t ready.

NPR: Asylum Officers Are Being Used As An Immigration Deterrent, Tjersland says

NPR: Unequal Outcomes: Most ICE Detainees Held In Rural Areas Where Deportation Risks Soar
By Yuki Noguchi

The Washington Post: The Trump administration keeps making it harder to claim asylum. Here’s how — and why.
By Mneesha Gellman

BuzzFeed News: ICE Is Detaining Thousands Of Immigrants Who Have Passed A Test Showing Fear Of Persecution Or Torture
By Hamed Aleaziz

Reuters: Trump Rule Targeting Poor Immigrants Could Harm Children, Health: Advocates

Reuters: Thirteen U.S. States Sue Over New Rule to Limit Legal Immigration

CNN: 13 states sue over legal immigration 'public charge' rule
By Geneva Sands

The Washington Post: How the new Trump immigration rule targets poor legal migrants
By Luis Velarde

ABC News: Trump administration underestimating impact of new immigration rule, advocates say
By Quinn Owen

The New York Times: Migrant Children Are Entitled to Toothbrushes and Soap, Federal Court Rules
By Caitlin Dickerson

BuzzFeed News: An Appeals Court Ruled That, Yes, Sleep And Soap Count As “Safe And Sanitary” Conditions For Detained Immigrant Kids
By Zoe Tillman

LA Times: Court upholds ruling that children held at border must have adequate food, bedding, sanitation
By Maura Dolan

Associated Press: Advocates: Mississippi Plant Fires Workers Left After Raid

The New York Times: Mississippi Plants Knowingly Hired Undocumented Workers, ICE Says
By Mihir Zaveri and Christine Hauser

The Washington Post: Investigators believe five poultry companies violated immigration law, search warrants say
By Hannah Denham

The Washington Post: Even before the El Paso mass shooting, Latinos said Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric made them feel unsafe
By Rachel Hatzipanagos

LA Times: Their U.S. roots date back centuries, but these Latinos still wonder if it’s enough to belong
By Esmeralda Bermudez and Paloma Esquivel

Axios: Employees revolt over immigration
By Sara Fischer and Courtenay Brown

NBC News: GPS tracking of immigrants in ICE raids troubles advocates
By Daniella Silva

Associated Press: 2 Hurt When Pickup Drives Through Immigration Protest

The Wall Street Journal: Detention Officer Placed on Leave After Truck Clash With Anti-ICE Protesters
By Jon Kamp

The Washington Post: A truck drove into ICE protesters outside a private prison. A guard was at the wheel.
By Tim Elfrink

CNN: A truck drove into a line of ICE protesters outside a detention facility in Rhode Island
By Dakin Andone and Melissa Gray

BuzzFeed News: A Prison Guard Drove A Truck Through A Group Of Jewish ICE Protesters, Injuring Several
By Julia Reinstein

Associated Press: US official: ‘Much better’ conditions at border for migrants
By Cedar Attanasio

LA Times: Hard times for migrant smugglers amid crackdown
By Patrick J. McDonnell

Associated Press: Attorney: Officials Force-Feeding Immigrant on Hunger Strike

Associated Press: Claims: Migrant Kids Split at Border Harmed in Foster Care

NBC News: ICE detentions surge in Mississippi, Louisiana, alarming immigration advocates
By Aaron Franco, Morgan Radford and Julia Ainsley

Associated Press: Google Employees Call for Pledge Not to Work With ICE

Associated Press: Latino Actors, Writers Pen 'Letter of Solidarity' Amid Fears

The Hill: Julián Castro on Trump immigration rule: He 'just wants a nation in his own image'
By Zack Budryk

Politico: O'Rourke: We will 'die in our sleep' if we don't confront Trump threat
By David Siders

Vox: Pete Buttigieg’s plan to use immigration to revitalize shrinking communities, explained
By Matthew Yglesias

The New York Times (Op-Ed): On Immigration, the Democrats Are Playing Into Trump’s Hands
By Peter H. Schuck

The Washington Post (Op-Ed): Why trying to distinguish between useful and dangerous immigrants always backfires
By Faith Hillis

The Washington Post (Op-Ed): Trump thinks immigrants cost the U.S. He’s wrong. My family proves it.
By Marielena Hincapié

The Washington Post (Op-Ed): How the right wing fell for its own fables about the working class
By Aaron Freedman

The Washington Post (Op-Ed): We must abolish the ‘public charge’ rule
By Christopher Richardson

The Washington Post (Op-Ed): What Hawaii’s statehood says about inclusion in America
By Sarah Miller-Davenport

The Hill (Op-Ed): US must stay true to its values and fight the public charge rule
By Kathy Ko Chin

The Hill (Op-Ed): Cuccinelli mocks lady liberty and attacks our nation's values
By Angelica Salas and Joshua Hoyt

The Hill (Op-Ed): The alternate history behind 'great replacement' theory is simply wrong
By Carolyn Gallaher

The Hill (Op-Ed): Immigrants should not be on welfare
By Stephen Moore

USA Today (Op-Ed): Jimmy Al-Daoud’s diabetes didn't kill him — being deported to Iraq by Trump's ICE did
By Andy Levin

The Atlantic (Opinion): The Limits of Trump’s White Identity Politics
By Ronald Brownstein

The Nation (Opinion): Immigration Is for Rich People
By Atossa Araxia Abrahamian


Associated Press (Maine): Maine finds homes for several hundred African asylum seekers
By David Sharpt

The New York Times (New York): N.Y.P.D. Detectives Gave a Boy, 12, a Soda. He Landed in a DNA Database.
By Jan Ransom and Ashley Southall

The Washington Post (Alabama): The census citizenship question failed. But Alabama is seeking to exclude undocumented immigrants in apportioning congressional seats.
By Tara Bahrampour

Politico (New York): Under increased scrutiny, NYPD faces bias complaints from Muslim New Yorkers
By Erin Durkin

Associated Press: Lawsuit: Virginia company exploits immigrants needing bail
By Matthew Barakat

Miami Herald (Florida): Greyhound riders are being asked for immigration papers at South Florida bus terminals
By Monique O. Madan

LA Times (Op-Ed): Op-Ed: FDR only allowed 1,000 refugees to escape Hilter’s Germany. My family was among them
By David Michaels

LA Times (Editorial): Editorial: Cuccinelli is wrong: ‘Poor, huddled masses’ are an inextricable part of our history