Daily Immigration News Clips – July 12, 2018

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on July 12, 2018

National

CNN Trump administration to turn away far more asylum seekers at the border under new guidance
By Tal Kopan

Vox A new study blows up Trump's "catch-and-release" myth
By Dara Lind

Associated Press Exhausted and subdued, reunited families return to Guatemala
By COLLEEN LONG

Associated Press Immigrant parents happy but traumatized after kids returned
By JULIE WATSON and NOMAAN MERCHANT

Reuters All Migrant Kids Under Five to Be Back With Parents by Thursday: U.S. Official

New York Times 'Mi Amor!': Tearful Scenes as Immigrant Reunions Begin in New York
By Annie Correal

Washington Post Eight drivers, five days: A migrant's emotional journey to find her daughter
By Marissa J. Lang and Arelis R. Hernández

Dallas News Immigrant fathers are reunited with their children, but memories of the ordeal will fade slowly
By Alfredo Corchado

Associated Press Attorney: Barriers keep 7 immigrant children in Kansas
By ROXANA HEGEMAN

GQ The Trump Administration Is Making Immigrant Parents Pay $800 for DNA Tests to Get Their Kids Back
By LUKE DARBY

Washington Post Democrats ready 'Abolish ICE' legislation
By Jeff Stein and David Weigel

The Atlantic What 'Abolish ICE' Actually Means
By ELAINE GODFREY

The Atlantic ICE Is a Godsend for One Small Town in Texas
By JEREMY RAFF

NY Magazine Abolishing ICE Is About As Popular As Trump's Immigration Agenda
By Eric Levitz

Associated Press Lawyers seek order to reunify detained children with parents

Reuters U.S. Must Convince Judge It Has Reunited Migrants Under Five

Buzzfeed Inside The Courts Where Some Immigrants Plead Guilty Without Knowing What's Happening
By John Stanton

Associated Press Lawmakers battle over migrants crossing border illegally
By ALAN FRAM

Politico Bipartisan angst mounts over administration's border policy
By ADAM CANCRYN and ANDREW HANNA

Quartz The House committee tasked with making sure US immigration police follow the law has given up
By Heather Timmons

City Lab How Your Neighborhood Private Immigrant Prison Influences Its Members of Congress
By TANVI MISRA

New York Times Trump Says It. Should Journalists? On 'Catch and Release.'

Wall Street Journal Trump Administration Plans to Ask Court to Approve Choice for Migrant Parents
By Sadie Gurman and Arian Campo-Flores

USA Today Trump spiritual adviser: Jesus wouldn't have been Messiah if he broke immigration law
By Ryan W. Miller

The Hill Trump: Illegal immigrants 'using children' to exploit judges
By BRETT SAMUELS

Associated Press Visit to NY Army fort lands Mexican immigrants in detention
By STEPHEN R. GROVES

The Verge California malls have been feeding license plate data to a national network linked with ICE
By Russell Brandom

The Hill GOP strategist: Trump base wants 'anyone who's darker than a latte deported'
By JOE CONCHA

Associated Press Asylum seekers bring evidence to show the dangers of home

Washington Post A Nepali immigrant brought his daughter to America for a better life. Then his own was taken.
By Theresa Vargas

Roll Call Poll: Justice's Stance on Immigration, Voting Rights More Important Than Abortion
By Stephanie Akin

New York Times (Op-Ed) Do You Care About the Rule of Law? Then Act Like It Sonia Nazario

The Hill (Op-Ed) Can Trump refuse asylum to aliens who make illegal entries?
By Nolan Rappaport

The Hill (Op-Ed) Demanding accountability from private companies detaining children
By LISA ROSENBERG

The Hill (Op-Ed) Creating American refugee camps is a terrible idea
By KAREN JACOBSEN

Local

Santa Fe New Mexican Santa Fe lawyer gets death threat after Fox News mention
By Lauren Villagran

Associated Press (New Jersey) New Jersey sets aside $2.1 million to help immigrants
By MIKE CATALINI

Associated Press (New Jersey) New Jersey counties get more money for detaining immigrants

Washington Post Senate candidate Corey Stewart supports Trump's crackdown resulting in child separations
By Jenna Portnoy and Antonio Olivo

Politico Scott slightly ahead of Nelson among South Florida Hispanics, new poll finds
By MARC CAPUTO

Houston Chronicle (Editorial) Right to work? Not if you're an immigrant spouse.

San Antonio News Express (Editorial) Calls to abolish ICE miss the point

Santa Fe New Mexican (Editorial) Welcoming the strangers among us

The Times Tribune (Editorial) ICE excesses just symptom

Daily Hampshire Gazette (Editorial) Standing up against ICE

Lubbock Avalanche Journal (Editorial) Turn off the heat on ICE

El Paso Times (Op-Ed) ICE's moment of reckoning: Dylan Corbett

AZ Central (Op-Ed) How Democrats lost on immigration - and how they can win this time

Memphis Flyer (Op-Ed) ICE: An Immigration History Lesson
By AYLEN MERCADO