Daily Immigration News Clips – August 28, 2019

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on August 28, 2019.


The Marshall Project Is It Time to Remove Immigration Courts From Presidential Control?
By Julia Preston

The Wall Street Journal Trump Administration to Divert Hurricane Relief Funds for Border Detention
By Natalie Andrews and Michelle Hackman

Associated Press US Moves FEMA, Coast Guard Money to Fund Border Programs

Reuters Trump Administration Taps Disaster, Cyber Funds to Cover Immigration

The Washington Post Trump administration will divert disaster relief funds to U.S.-Mexico border enforcement, prompting outcry from Democrats
By Felicia Sonmez and Maria Sacchetti

The Hill Schumer blasts Trump officials: Diverting FEMA money to border 'backwards and cruel'
By Jordain Carney

Politico DHS to siphon $155M in disaster aid to bolster immigration enforcement
By Caitlin Emma

The Hill Trump administration pulling millions from FEMA, other agencies to send to border
By Rafael Bernal and Rachel Frazin

NBC News Trump admin pulling millions from FEMA disaster relief to send to southern border
By Julia Ainsley and Frank Thorp V

CNN Homeland Security moves $155 million from FEMA disaster relief for immigration enforcement
By Geneva Sands and Priscilla Alvarez

BuzzFeed News The Trump Administration Is Taking Millions From FEMA To Fund Immigration Courts And ICE Jails
By Hamed Aleaziz

The New York Times Harvard Student Says He Was Barred From U.S. Over His Friends' Social Media Posts
By Karen Zraick and Mihir Zaveri

The Washington Post A Harvard freshman says he was denied entry to the U.S. over social media posts made by his friends
By Deanna Paul and Susan Svrluga

The Hill Harvard freshman deported after officials review friends' social media posts: report
By Zack Budryk

Slate A Palestinian Freshman Arrived in the U.S. to Study at Harvard. Immigration Officials Revoked His Visa and Deported Him.
By Elliot Hannon

NPR Trump Administration Ends Protection For Migrants' Medical Care
By Shannon Dooling

Miami Herald Undocumented immigrants with serious illnesses had a lifeline. Now it may be gone.
By Monique O. Madan and Ben Conarck

The Washington Post 'Take the land': President Trump wants a border wall. He wants it black. And he wants it by Election Day.
By Nick Miroff and Josh Dawsey

Politico Pentagon authorizes 20 additional miles of border wall
By Ted Hesson

CNN Pentagon approves an additional 20 miles of border wall
By Ryan Browne

BuzzFeed News A Surge Of Immigration Judges Are Expected To Handle The Cases Of Thousands Forced To Wait In Mexico
By Hamed Aleaziz

The Washington Post Immigration officials partner with Panama to boost screening of migrants passing through to U.S.
By Arelis R. Hernández

Associated Press Greatest head count in US history is nearly ready for launch
By Mike Schneider and Geoff Mulvihill

BuzzFeed News In A Rare Prosecution, A Border Patrol Agent Has Resigned After Pleading Guilty To Assaulting An Immigrant
By Adolfo Flores

Morning Consult Ahead of 2020, Democratic Voters Are Moving Left on Immigration
By Eli Yokley

BuzzFeed News Before He Was Running Against Trump, Joe Walsh Was Trying To Be Trump
By Kate Nocera

PBS Newshour What Joe Walsh thinks about immigration, climate change and Trump

The New York Times (Editorial) The Immigration System Is a Mess. Trump's Policies Are Making It Worse.

The New York Times (Op-Ed) What Will Indefinite Detention Do to Migrant Kids?
By Leah Hibel and Caitlin Patler

The New York Times (Opinion) We Aren't Seeing White Support for Trump for What It Is
By Thomas B. Edsall

The Washington Post (Opinion) If you mute the chaos, the Trump administration is doing a great job
By Marc A. Thiessen

The Washington Post (Op-Ed) The other problem with ICE detention: Solitary confinement
By Ellen Gallagher

The Washington Post (Op-Ed) How white nationalists aligned themselves with the antiabortion movement
By Marissa Brostoff

The Hill (Op-Ed) A 'nation of laws'? With immigration, only when it's convenient for Democrats
By Nolan Rappaport

By Julissa Arce


AL.com(Alabama) Adelante demands ICE release board member and son
By Abbey Crain

Star Tribune Rep. Ilhan Omar: U.S. 'losing our moral high ground' on immigration
By Torey Van Oot

San Antonio Express-News (Editorial) Texas domestic terrorism task force is a good start. But important voices are missing.