Daily Immigration News Clips – February 14, 2020

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on February 14, 2020.

National

Reuters Trump Administration Taking $3.8 Billion More From Military for Mexico Border Wall

Washington Post Pentagon to divert $3.8 billion from its budget to build more of Trump’s border barrier
By Paul Sonne and Nick Miroff

Daily Beast Trump Plans to Use National Guard Budget for Border Fencing
By Betsy Swan and Sam Brodey

Associated Press Holding-cell stats raise questions about Trump asylum policy
By Elliot Spagat 

Wall Street Journal The Environmental Battle Over the Mexican Border Wall
By Timothy Puko

The Hill Harris, Castro introduce resolution condemning Trump aide Stephen Miller
By ZACK BUDRYK

BuzzFeed ICE Detainees Were Held Without Bond Hearings For Months. Attorneys Worry It Will Get Worse.
By Adolfo Flores

Wisconsin Public Radio Hmong leaders say Trump deportation plan endangers refugees
By ROB MENTZER

Associated Press Cuomo to Meet With Trump to Offer Deal on Travelers Program

Wall Street Journal Gov. Cuomo Offers Feds Access to Some Driver’s License Records
By Jimmy Vielkind

Politico Gov. Cuomo heightens pressure on Trump before White House meeting
By MYAH WARD

The Hill New York AG calls out Trump for telling Cuomo to stop lawsuits: 'I file lawsuits, not the governor'
By JUSTIN WISE

The Independent John Kelly unloads on Trump over immigration, North Korea and Ukraine deal in unusually candid remarks
By John T Bennett

Reuters New York Could Sue U.S. in Travel, Immigration Disagreement: Cuomo

The Hill Trump administration requests another Supreme Court stay on injunction against public charge rule
By ZACK BUDRYK

NPR Senate Democrats Accuse Justice Department Of Politicizing Immigration Courts
By Joel Rose

New Yorker HOW THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION USES THE “HIDDEN WEAPONS” OF IMMIGRATION LAW
By Isaac Chotiner

Las Vegas Review Journal Las Vegas police face lawsuit over federal immigration holds
By Dalton LaFerney

Meaww Pete Buttigieg helped illegal immigrants by creating 'phone tree' to alert them about surprise ICE raids
By Shubham Ghosh

Washington Post U.S. population will decline faster without steady immigration, Census report says
By Marissa J. Lang

Washington Post Visa restrictions prevented two Pakistani women from attending GDC. So they made a game about it.
By Elise Favis

The Hill Latino high school student says teacher told her 'go back to your country'
By KAELAN DEESE

The Economist Immigration to America is down. Wages are up

Washington Post (Opinion) This latest trick from the Trump administration is one of the most despicable yet
By Catherine Rampell

New York Times (Op-Ed) Trump’s Policy on New York’s ‘Trusted Travelers’ Is Unconstitutional
By Laurence H. Tribe

The Hill (Op-Ed) House Democrats' immigration bill would use tax dollars to import crime to America
By NOLAN RAPPAPORT

LA Times (Op-Ed) Fear and romance for people without papers
By LAURA E. ENRIQUEZ

Local

Associated Press (California) LA Church Leaders Charged With Marriage, Immigration Fraud

Associated Press (Arizona) Activists Removed From Hearing on Arizona Sanctuary Policies

USA Today (Colorado) Illegal alien or undocumented immigrant? Colorado the latest to debate replacing terms
By Kristin Lam

LA Times (California) Three leaders of Philippines-based church in Van Nuys indicted on human trafficking, immigration charges
By MATTHEW ORMSETH

WBZ News Radio (Massachusetts) Immigrant License Bill Not About Federal Immigration, State Senator Says

Philadelphia Inquirer (Editorial) OPINION U.S. Attorney McSwain compares sanctuary cities to slaveholders. That’s offensive.

Boston Herald (Editorial) Hit the brakes on drivers licenses for illegal immigrants

The Hill (Op-Ed) DHS gives New York the red light for state's green light law
By LORA RIES

MinnPost (Op-Ed) Support for refugees: In Lyon County, Trump’s divisive plan backfired
By Saara Myrene Raappana, Eric Doise and Jeff Kolnick

NJ Star Ledger (Op-Ed) Trump’s budget will hurt New Jersey and its immigrant families
By Serges Demefack