Daily Immigration News Clips – August 26, 2019

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on August 26, 2019.


Associated Press: DOJ Making Changes to Agency That Runs Immigration Courts

ABC News: Immigration lawyers say efforts to address a backlog of cases has hurt clients

The Washington Post: New rule gives Trump administration more discretion to change asylum law
By Abigail Hauslohner

The Washington Post: ICE’s chief called family detention ‘summer camp.’ Here’s what it looks like inside.
By Maria Sacchetti

Politico: Pleas that Trump deport Iraqi Christians to safer country go unmet
By Nahal Toosi

The Hill: Federal arrests of non-US citizens have tripled in past 20 years: report
By Rafael Bernal

The Hill: Children were left without either parent for 8 days after ICE raid: report
By Tal Axelrod

USA Today: Endless fear: Undocumented immigrants grapple with anxiety, depression under Trump
By Olivia Sanchez

USA Today: 'I thought she was going to die': Parents separated from children after Mississippi ICE raids
By Alan Gomez, Alissa Zahu, Glacomo Bologna and Rebecca Morin

HuffPost: 64% Of Federal Arrests Were Of Noncitizens Amid Immigration Crackdown
By Carla Herreria

LA Times: ICE detention centers preparing for longer average stays by migrant families
By Molly Hennessy-Fiske

The Hill: Critics fear widespread damage from Trump 'public charge' rule
By Nathaniel Weixel

Stat: Federal rules threaten to discourage undocumented immigrants from vaccinating children

VOA News: How US Government's 'Remain in Mexico' Plan Unfurled Into Confusion
By Victoria Macchi

Vice: ICE Keeps Arresting Prominent Immigration Activists. They Think They’re Being Targeted.
By Gaby Del Valle

Associated Press: When They Go Low? Dems Navigating Nasty Race Against Trump

Reuters: 'Shock' Investment Urged to Stem Flow of Central American Migrants

Associated Press: DOJ: Immigration Facility Shouldn't Have to Pay Minimum Wage

Associated Press: Trump Criticizes North Carolina Governor on Immigration Bill

The New York Times: In Aftermath of El Paso Attack, a Reckoning on Texas’s Divisive Political Rhetoric
By Manny Fernandez and David Montgomery

BuzzFeed News: Federal Agencies Have Been Sending Employees Articles From White Nationalist And Conspiracy Websites For Months
By Hamed Aleaziz, Ryan Mac and Jeremy Singer-Vine

LA Times: ICE shut down a hotline for detained immigrants after it was featured on ‘Orange Is the New Black’
By Andrea Castillo

The New York Times (Editorial): The Trump Administration Is Creating a Health Nightmare Near the Border

The Washington Post (Editorial): A rational immigration system is the answer to U.S. worker shortages

The Washington Post (Editorial): Building shelters in D.C. would help migrants, not hurt them

The New York Times (Op-Ed): Republicans Are Studying Obama’s Campaign Playbook
By Joy Cushman

The Washington Post (Opinion): Trump may be a lot more vulnerable than you think
By Jennifer Rubin

The Washington Post (Opinion): The speech we want to hear: ‘This is madness’
By Jennifer Rubin

The Washington Post (Op-Ed): Withholding flu shots from detained migrants isn’t just cruel. It’s dangerous.
By Saad B. Omer

The Washington Post (Op-Ed): A new Trump administration rule allows children to be detained indefinitely. Here’s what you need to know.
By Jaclyn Kelley-Widmer

The Washington Post (Op-Ed): It’s how we treat other people’s children that matters
By Nancy Gibbs

The Hill (Op-Ed): Census could reveal electoral extinction of the Republicans
By Kristin Tate

The Hill (Op-Ed): How Trump can get the citizenship question rolling
By Mark Krikorian


Ohio Public Radio: Idea Stream Public Charge Immigration Rule; Major News Media Merger

Buffalo News: Hundreds of Buffalo asylum cases delayed as feds focus on Mexican border

KPBS: Asylum Hearings Rescheduled As Judges Prioritize ‘Remain-In-Mexico’ Program
By Max Rivlin-Nadler

MPR: Minnesota lawmakers announce plan to ban for-profit immigration detention
By Riham Feshir

Miami Herald: Many of Miami’s immigrants wear ankle monitors. Will technology betray them?

The Washington Post (Michigan): This city wanted to be welcoming. Then a candidate vowed to ‘keep Marysville a white community.’
By Michael Brice-Saddler

CBS Austin: Democrats condemn Abbott fundraising letter sent day before El Paso massacre as 'racist'
By Alexa Ura

El Semanario: Trump-Miller, the axis of evil
By Maribel Hastings

LA Times (Op-Ed): New rules from the Trump administration will hurt El Paso shooting victims
By Alex Gertner and Paul Shafer

Arizona Republic (Opinion): The left is abandoning consensus that immigrants are not entitled to public welfare
By Robert Robb

PJ Star (Op-Ed): Spotlight: Attacks on immigration system are attacks on families
By Grace Pai