Daily Immigration News Clips – June 18, 2018

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on June 18, 2018


NBC News Despite claims, GOP immigration bill would not end family separation, experts say
By Benjy Sarlin

Vox The House GOP says their new bill bans separating families at the border. That's a lie.
By Dara Lind

AFP Fear of separation shadows immigrant families crossing US border
By Leila Macor

Politico Congress may snub Trump on wall, risking shutdown
By Burgess Everett and John Bresnahan

Associated Press Immigrants Fleeing Gangs Prefer Taking Chance for US Asylum

CNN She fled Honduras to save her son. In the US, she fears they'll be apart
By Nicole Chavez, Ed Lavandera and Jason Morris

The Hill National Guard soldiers Trump sent to border are shoveling manure, changing flat tires: report
By Morgan Gstalter

PBS News Hour 'Free our children now' - On the U.S.-Mexico border, activists protest separation of immigrant families

Associated Press Congressman: Youth shelter reflects flawed immigration plan
By David Warren

NBC News Children begin arriving at Trump's 'tent city' camp in Texas

Washington Post 'Zero-tolerance policy means zero humanity:' Democrats decry Trump immigration policy after tour of detention center
By Sean Sullivan

Politico 'Grim sight': Migrants await uncertain future at strained Border Patrol facility

CNN Democratic lawmakers visiting immigration centers in South Texas
By Daniella Diaz and Eli Watkins

The Hill Dem lawmakers make surprise visit to ICE detention center
By Brett Samuels

Reuters Democrats, activists rally against Trump's family separation policy
By Joseph Ax

Washington Post Democrats intensify fight for immigrant children - and bludgeon Trump and Republicans ahead of midterms
By Shane Harris, David Weigel and Karoun Demirjian

Washington Post Paul Ryan's cheery Father's Day message is not playing well amid the child detainment crisis
By Avi Selk

CNN Melania Trump 'hates to see' children separated from their families at borders
By Kate Bennett

CNN Cardinal Dolan: There is no Bible passage to justify family separation
By Jennifer Hansler

CNN Republican Rep. Will Hurd: Using detained kids as a deterrent policy is 'unacceptable'
By Tal Kopan and Caroline Kelly

CNN Democratic congressman: Family separation 'on all of us'
By Eli Watkins

CNN John Legend calls out Paul Ryan for Father's Day tweet as immigrant families are being separated
By Eric Levenson

The Hill Ex-ethics chief calls on Trump to end 'monstrous' migrant policies
By Julia Manchester

The Hill Willie Nelson: 'Christians should be up in arms' over Trump family separation policy
By Justin Wise

The Hill United Methodist Church urges Sessions to halt migrant family separations
By Luis Sanchez

The Hill Former US ambassador to Mexico rips 'draconian' and 'un-American' immigration policies
By Luis Sanchez

Associated Press Trump adviser says 'nobody likes' family separation policy
By Jill Colvin

Associated Press DHS reports about 2,000 minors separated from families

Associated Press AP FACT CHECK: Trump assails Dems for his own migrant policy

Associated Press Family Separation Policy Starts Dividing Republicans

New York Times How Trump Came to Enforce a Practice of Separating Migrant Families
By Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Michael D. Shear

New York Times Separated at the Border From Their Parents: In Six Weeks, 1,995 Children
By Julie Hirschfeld Davis

Wall Street Journal Trump Policy of Separating Migrant Families Threatens to Engulf Immigration Talks
By Louise Radnofsky, Michelle Hackman and Alicia A. Caldwell

Washington Post Trump cites as a negotiating tool his policy of separating immigrant children from their parents
By Michael Scherer and Josh Dawsey

Washington Post Family separations could double, says Border Patrol chief in Rio Grande Valley
By Michael E. Miller

Politico GOP senators demand details from Trump administration about separated families

The Hill Ingraham defends migrant kid camps: 'Criminals are separated from their children all the time'
By John Bowden

The Hill Border Patrol chief: Number of migrant family separations could double
By Morgan Gstalter

NBC News GOP fears midterms backlash from breaking up families at the border
By Leigh Ann Caldwell

NBC News McAllen, Texas, immigration processing center is largest in U.S.
By Jacob Soboroff

Wall Street Journal Vehicle Fleeing Border Patrol in Texas Crashes, Leaves Five Dead
By Alejandro Lazo

The Hill Several dead in car crash near Texas border

Washington Post Trump will meet with House Republicans on Tuesday to discuss immigration
By Seung Min Kim and Mike DeBonis

Politico Trump to huddle with House Republicans on immigration
By Rachael Bade

Associated Press Officials: Vietnamese man dies in ICE custody in Arizona

New York Times Video Shows Border Patrol SUV Hitting Native American Man, Then Driving Away
By Simon Romero

New York Times 'I Can't Go Without My Son,' a Mother Pleaded as She Was Deported to Guatemala
By Miriam Jordan

New York Times A Legal Resident, an Arrest by ICE and Father's Day in Jail
By Sarah Mervosh

CNN Family: grandfather with green card detained by ICE

The Hill Video shows border patrol car hitting Native American man and driving away
By Max Greenwood

Associated Press Republicans risking conservative backlash over immigration

Associated Press Protections for immigrants erode under Trump since inaugural
By Amy Taxin

Associated Press Chinese immigrant with American family fears deportation

Associated Press Thrice-deported felon sentenced to 8 years in federal prison

Reuters U.S. trade, immigration policies could hit economy-Fed's Dudley

CNN A monumental week in Trumpworld
By Chris Cillizza

CNN Money Amid immigration crackdown, this avocado farmer is struggling to find workers
By Kristen Holmes

The Hill Trump rips Democrats for allowing MS-13 'animals' into country
By John Bowden

HuffPost Bus Driver Tells Passengers Only U.S. Citizens Can Ride As Border Patrol Agent Looks On
By Sebastian Murdock

Wall Street Journal Vehicle Fleeing Border Patrol in Texas Crashes, Leaves Five Dead
By Alejandro Lazo

The Hill Several dead in car crash near Texas border

Washington Post (Editorial) Message at the border: 'No vacancy'

Washington Post (Editorial) Right-wingers kill clean votes on 'dreamers' - and bring up two worse bills instead

Univision (Editorial) End the practice of separating children from their families at the border

NY Daily News (Editorial) Lying coward Trump: Administration separates children from their parents at the border, and he won't even own up to his cruelty

New York Times (Opinion) The Lesser Cruelty on Immigration
By Ross Douthat

New York Times (Opinion) Trump and the Baby Snatchers
By Charles M. Blow

New York Times (Op-Ed) You Can't Be Pro-Life and Against Immigrant Children
By Charles C. Camosy

Washington Post (Opinion) A new majority against cruelty
By Jennifer Rubin

Washington Post (Opinion) Melania Trump weighs in on her husband's cruel policy. Where are you, Ivanka?
By Karen Tumulty

Washington Post (Opinion) I don't recognize this country anymore
By Kathleen Parker

Washington Post (Opinion) Sessions invents a faith all his own
By Elizabeth Bruenig

Washington Post (Op-Ed) What Jeff Sessions got wrong when quoting the Bible
By Rev. Dr. Margaret Aymer and Laura Nasrallah

Washington Post (Op-Ed) The Trump administration is committing violence against children
By James A. Coan

Washington Post (Op-Ed) Sessions holds safety beyond the grasp of abuse victims
By Laurie Ball Cooper

Washington Post (Op-Ed) Laura Bush: Separating children from their parents at the border 'breaks my heart'
By Laura Bush

The Hill (Op-Ed) Foreclosing DACA debate puts politics above people
By Thomas J. Gentzel

Slate (Opinion) It's All Too Much, and We Still Have to Care
By Dahlia Lithwcik

National Review (Opinion) The Truth about Separating Kids
By Rich Lowry

Bloomberg (Opinion) Paul Ryan Has Sacrificed the Rest of His Principles
By Albert Hunt


Cleveland.com Families belong together, say those protesting separation of immigrant families
By Janet H. Cho

Cleveland.com Immigrant crime rates are low, Ohio police say
By Janet H. Cho

News 5 Cleveland 200 in Akron protest policy separating families at U.S. border
By Bretton Keenan

WTOL Teen is helping kids affected by immigration raid
By Victoria Idoni

WOSU Ohioans Support Paths To Citizenship, Mixed On Higher Tariffs

WCPO Cincinnatians protest Trump's 'zero-tolerance' policy of separating migrant families
By Ashley Zilka

Associated Press (California) School to be named after journalist, undocumented immigrant

Sacramento Bee (California) How the California state budget helps undocumented immigrants fight deportation
By Adam Ashton

Associated Press (Pennsylvania) Sessions Takes Strict Immigration Stance to PA

Reuters (Pennsylvania) Attorney General Sessions hits out at Philadelphia over 'sanctuary' status
By David DeKok

New York Post (Editorial) Stop breaking up families at the border

Miami Herald (Editorial) Stop separating children and parents at the border

Houston Chronicle (Editorial) Yet again, Texas has become home to internment camps

Virginian Pilot (Editorial) Stop separating parents from their children

Richmond Times- Dispatch (Editorial) The White House has gone bonkers on immigration

Cincinnatti.com (Op-Ed) I help save American lives, but Donald Trump's travel ban could have cost my wife her life
By Mohammed Alawadhi