Daily Immigration News Clips – August 21, 2019

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on August 21, 2019.


Reuters: Trump Administration Expected to Announce Plan to Detain Migrant Children Longer: ABC

The New York Times: The Flores Agreement Protected Migrant Children for Decades. It’s Under Threat.
By Miriam Jordan

The New York Times: Trump Administration Rule Would Allow Immigrant Families to Be Held Indefinitely

Politico: Trump to move to expand detentions of migrant families
By Ted Hesson

NPR: New Trump Policy Would Permit Indefinite Detention Of Migrant Families, Children

The Washington Post: Trump administration moves to terminate court agreement, hold migrant children and parents longer

ABC News: Trump administration to roll out plan for longer-term detention of migrant families
By Anne Flaherty and Katherine Faulders

BuzzFeed News: The Trump Administration Plans To Deny Work Permits To Asylum-Seekers Who Cross The Border
By Hamed Aleaziz

The Washington Post: U.S. seeks deal to send asylum seekers from Africa and Asia to Panama
By Nick Miroff

Associated Press: New York, 2 Other States Sue Over Trump Immigration Rule

The Hill: Three more states sue over 'public charge' immigration rule
By Zack Budryk

CNN: Justice Dept. tells Supreme Court decision to end DACA was lawful
By Ariane de Vouge

ABC: Supreme Court DACA fight could push immigration issue to the forefront of 2020 race
By Stephen Loiaconi

ProPublica: The Administration Rushed on a Sweeping Immigration Policy. We Found Substantive, Sloppy Mistakes.
By Dara Lind and Yeganeh Torbati

BuzzFeed News: Top Immigration Officials Gave Asylum Officers The Wrong Instructions On Trump’s New Restrictive Policy
By Hamed Aleaziz

The Hill: Migrants in US border detention centers won't receive flu vaccine
By Nathaniel Weixel

NPR: Trump Administration Faces Class Action Lawsuit Alleging Health Care Failures By ICE

CNN: A detained immigrant says she needs to breastfeed her daughter. ICE responds with a lactation exam
By Eliott C. McLaughlin, Dianne Gallagher and Maria Cartaya

ABC News: New lawsuit from detainees and advocacy groups claims ICE denied medical treatment
By Sophie Tatum

Politico: Immigration advocates press to cut off charitable funds for anti-immigration groups
By Ted Hesson and Daniel Lippman

Mother Jones: A Sweeping New Lawsuit Blasts ICE Over “Horrific, Inhumane” Conditions in Immigration Detention

The Daily Beast: These Deported Vets Say Rescuing Migrants Is Their Duty
By John Stanton

Associated Press: US Official Calls Tent Court for Asylum Seekers 'Impressive'

Reuters: Thousands of Central American Migrants Take Free Rides Home Courtesy of U.S. Government

The Washington Post: Customs and Border Protection press secretary Katharine Gorka departs after two months on the job
By Abigail Hauslohner

Quartz: Meet the man ready to battle Congress in support of Trump’s immigration strategy
By Heather Timmons

The Hill: Harry Reid: 'Decriminalizing border crossings is not something that should be at the top of the list'
By Jessica Campisi

The Hill: ICE renews contract with Palantir
By Emily Birnbaum

Mother Jones: ICE Accidentally Just Revealed How Much its New Contract With Peter Thiel’s Palantir Is Worth
By Ali Breland

Esquire: Stephen Miller's Plan Is Coming to Fruition
By Charles P. Pierce

The Washington Post (Editorial): Providing aid to people facing deportation is admirable — but not for felons

The New York Times (Op-Ed): ‘If You’re Like Me, You Can’t Sit By. This Is America.’
By Tina Rosenberg

The Washington Post (Opinion): Illegal immigrants have rights. Shaping American democracy isn’t one of them.
By Ed Rogers

The Washington Post (Opinion): Americans are growing more accepting of immigrants. Take note, Democrats.
By Greg Sargent

The Washington Post (Opinion): Stephen Miller is right about immigration — but not in the way that he means
By Catherine Rampell

FiveThirtyEight (Op-Ed): Could Trump Drive Young White Evangelicals Away From The GOP?
By Daniel Cox

Salon (Op-Ed): Don’t tie immigration law reform to El Paso: It's easy to overlook history, but unwise to do so
By César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández


The Washington Post: D.C. mayor issues regulations to stop federal shelter for migrant children
By Fenit Nirappil

The Progressive Pulse (North Carolina): Legislature sends immigration bill to Cooper; scores of nonprofits and businesses call for veto
By Rob Schofield