Daily Immigration News Clips – August 20, 2019

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on August 20, 2019.


USA Today: Immigration lawyers: We saw what's happening at the US-Mexico border. It's a tragic farce.

Houston Chronicle: Immigrants applying for citizenship in Houston face high wait times

Reveal: Leaked immigration court official’s directive could violate rules that protect families from deportation

El Paso Times: 'Living in the shadows': Visa could give undocumented mass shooting victims chance to help

NBC News: New York, Connecticut and Vermont sue to block Trump's public charge rule

Associated Press: Detained Immigrants Sue Over Conditions, Medical Care

Politico: Trump administration sued over poor medical care in immigration centers
By Renuka Rayasam

The Hill: Civil rights groups sue ICE over medical care in detention centers
By Chris Mills Rodrigo

LA Times: ICE provides ‘deplorable’ healthcare to detained immigrants, advocates allege in massive lawsuit
By Andrea Castillo

The New York Times: Trump Has Right to End DACA, Justice Dept. Tells Supreme Court
By Michael D. Shear

CBS News: Trump administration says "Remain in Mexico" program is one "we're building to last"

Associated Press: US sued over Honduran man’s suicide after family separation
By Nomaan Merchant

Associated Press: Census Figures Show Economic Gap Narrows With Citizenship

By Eric Lutz

The Atlantic: The Longer Trump Stays in Office, the More Americans Oppose His Views
By David A. Graham

National Review: The Immigration Pincer Squeezes Trump from the Left and the Right
By Michael Brendan Doughterty

NPR: People On Both Sides Of Immigration Debate Meet At The Border To Have A Conversation
By James Morrison

HuffPost: A CBP Officer Shot A 21-Year-Old American In The Head. 6 Months Later, CBP Won’t Say Why.
By Dana Liebelson

LA Times: A Mississippi church counts its missing after ICE raids: ‘This is a very dark moment’
By Jenny Jarvie

Mississippi Clarion Ledger: American dream turned nightmare: At one church, dozens of parishioners taken in ICE raid
By Luke Ramseth

The Hill: Pro-Trump Republican immigrant to challenge Dem lawmaker who flipped Michigan seat
By Morgan Gstalter

ProPublica: “No Comment”: Emails Show the VA Took No Action to Spare Veterans From a Harsh Trump Immigration Policy
By Yeganeh Torbati, Isaac Arnsdorf and Dara Lind

The New York Times (Op-Ed): El Paso, Two Weeks Later
By Veronica Escobar

The Washington Post (Opinion): People are leaving Guatemala because life is getting better. We can’t respond unless we understand that.
By Charles Lane

The Hill (Op-Ed): The executive branch's job is to enforce laws, not make them
By Kim Wehle

LA Times (Op-Ed): Op-Ed: The U.S. is getting less tolerant of racism. Credit millennials
By Morley Winograd and Michael D. Hais


The Hill (New York): Lawyer says ICE detained undocumented worker during deposition against former employer
By Zack Budryk

Detroit Free Press (Michigan): Deportations to Iraq stoke fear among immigrant families in Michigan
By Niraj Warikoo

Mississippi Clarion Ledger (Opinion): Do ICE raids work? Why aren't companies being prosecuted? It's complicated: Today's talker
By Sam R. Hall