Daily Immigration News Clips – June 19, 2018

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on June 19, 2018


Vice Trump's asylum policy could be a death sentence for domestic violence victims
By Carter Sherman, Taylor Dolven and Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani

New York Times All 4 Living Former First Ladies Decry Trump Border Policy That Separates Families
By Matt Stevens and Sarah Mervosh

HuffPost Republicans Say They Want To Keep Immigrant Families Together - But They Can't Agree On How
By Igor Bobic

Associated Press Trump admin. asks high court to halt sanctuary cities ruling

Politico Justice Department asks SCOTUS to lift nationwide block on anti-sanctuary-city policy

The Hill Trump administration asks Supreme Court to issue order on 'sanctuary cities'
By Lydia Wheeler

Associated Press Politicians visit border amid outrage on family separation

Associated Press Rep. Cicilline joins congressional group at US-Mexico border

CNN Democratic lawmakers call on Trump to visit detention centers
By Daniella Diaz

The Hill Pelosi visits detention facility, says DHS secretary should resign
By Brett Samuels

Associated Press Texas deputy arrested on allegation of child sexual assault

Dallas News Texas deputy accused of sexually assaulting 4-year-old threatened her mother with deportation, sheriff says
By Dana Branham

Washington Post The extraordinary unpopularity of Trump's family separation policy (in one graph)
By John Sides

Politico Poll: 66 percent of U.S. voters oppose family separations

CNN Majority oppose policy that causes family separation, but Republicans approve
By Grace Sparks

Associated Press Mormon church blasts family separations at US-Mexico border

Associated Press H. Clinton: Separating families at border a 'moral crisis'
By Deepti Hajela

Reuters U.N. rights boss calls for end to Trump's policy of family separation

Washington Post 'I never thought I would hear a positive spin on detaining children.' Comics rip family separation.
By Meagan Flynn

Politico Zuckerberg, Sandberg donate to charity seeking to unite separated migrant families

Politico Jeb Bush to Trump: 'Children shouldn't be used as a negotiating tool'

CNN Microsoft urges Trump administration to change its policy separating families at border
By Sara Ashley O'Brien

CNN These Republicans have criticized Trump's 'zero tolerance' immigration policy
By Eli Watkins

CNN The children separated from their parents have some famous advocates
By Lisa Respers France

The Hill Kaine shares photos of child detention facility: 'The real Trump Hotel'

The Hill Colorado governor bars state resources for Trump family separation policy Justin Wise

MSNBC 'Mass mobilization' planned against family separation

The Verge Airbnb founders call Trump's family separation policy 'heartless, cruel, and immoral'
By Nick Statt

WKSU Will Congress Address Immigration Border Controversy?

Associated Press Trump, GOP to Huddle as Outrage Builds Over Border Policy

Reuters Amid outrage over children, White House defends immigration policy
By Lisa Lambert and Makini Brice

New York Times Kirstjen Nielsen Justifies Family Separation by Pointing to Increase in Fraud. But the Data Is Very Limited.
By Linda Qiu

New York Times Trump Resisting a Growing Wrath for Separating Migrant Families
By Katie Rogers and Sheryl Gay Stolberg

Washington Post Trump defiant as crisis grows over family separation at the border
By Philip Rucker, Josh Dawsey and Seung Min Kim

Politico Nielsen becomes face of Trump's border separations

CNN Ivanka's deafening silence
By Anushay Hossain

Washington Post Migrant kids are 'child actors,' Ann Coulter says on Fox News, telling Trump not to be fooled
By Eli Rosenberg

The Hill Laura Ingraham: Migrant child detention centers 'essentially summer camps'
By Avery Anapol

Associated Press The Latest: Audio released of screaming children at border

Associated Press Immigrant kids seen held in fenced cages at border facility

Associated Press Origins of Family Separation Issue Stretch Back Many Years

Washington Post What separation from parents does to children: 'The effect is catastrophic'
By William Wan

Wall Street Journal What's Behind Family Separation at the Border?: Question and Answer
By Alicia A. Caldwell and Dan Frosch

Washington Post The facts about Trump's policy of separating families at the border
By Salvador Rizzo

Washington Post Another detention center for immigrant children planned for Houston
By Meagan Flynn

Politico 'Hopefully, they'll get you to her': Texas judge can't promise migrant families they'll be reunited

CNN The remarkable history of the family separation crisis
By Chris Cillizza

Vox Kids who cross the border meet with therapists and social workers. What they say can be used against them.
By Ella Nilsen

Daily Beast This Mom's Story Proves the White House Lied About Family Separation at the Border

Washington Examiner Trump administration could be holding 30,000 border kids by August, officials say
By Anna Giaritelli

Propublica Listen to Children Who've Just Been Separated From Their Parents at the Border
By Ginger Thompson

Houston Chronicle Explainer: Is the government required to separate immigrant families at the border?
By Lomi Kriel

Boing Boing A young caged teen in a Texas immigration camp is teaching other kids to change caged toddlers' diapers

New York Times Along the Border, a New Kind of Criminal Floods Federal Courts: Immigrants
By Miriam Jordan

Wall Street Journal Migrants Separated From Their Children at U.S. Border Mostly Come From Central America
By José de Córdoba

The Hill Cuomo will not deploy National Guard to border over Trump family separation policy
By Justin Wise

CNN The truth behind this photo of an 'immigrant child' crying inside a cage
By Gianluca Mezzofiore

CNN Spread across 2 countries and 3 states, a Guatemalan immigrant family waits for ICE to decide their future
By Rosa Flores and Angela Barajas

New York Times Forget Tax Cuts. Trump Wants to Rally the G.O.P. Base Over Immigration.
By Jonathan Martin and Maggie Haberman

Washington Post As Republicans flee Trump border policy, Democrats see a November benefit
By Michael Scherer and Sean Sullivan

Politico Congressional nominee's views on race causing headaches for New Jersey GOP

Politico 'The Republicans' new Katrina': GOP fears backlash to splitting families

CNN Moderate GOP voices on immigration are at risk of a November wipeout in the House
By Harry Enten

CNN Trump's family separation policy has Republicans starting to panic about 2018
By Eric Bradner and Dan Merica

New York Times 13 Artists On: Immigration
By Zoë Lescaze

New York Times How Anti-Immigration Passion Was Inflamed From the Fringe
By Michael D. Shear and Katie Benner

Politico Trump aides plan fresh immigration crackdowns before midterms
By Nancy Cook

CNN Bus line employee tells passengers they have to be Americans to ride
By Doug Criss and Andrea Diaz

The Hill Cruz announces bill to end separation of immigrant families

The Hill Trump presses for wall funding in DHS spending bill

The Hill Sessions responds to Nazi comparisons: 'They were keeping the Jews from leaving'

New York Times (Editorial) When Did Caging Kids Become the Art of the Deal?

Wall Street Journal (Editorial) The GOP's Immigration Meltdown

Washington Post (Editorial) The Trump administration created this awful border policy. It doesn't need Congress to fix it.

New York Times (Opinion) The Trump Apologists and the Crying Children
By Michelle Goldberg

New York Times (Opinion) The Rise of the Amnesty Thugs
By David Brooks

New York Times (Opinion) Child Abuse at the Border
By Patrick Chappatte

New York Times (Op-Ed) Cruelty at the Border Is Not Justice
By Bob Vander Plaats

New York Times (Op-Ed) Riling Up the Base May Backfire on Trump
By Stanley B. Greenberg

Wall Street Journal (Opinion) Bush Family Virtue Signals
By James Freeman

Washington Post (Opinion) We'll be cleaning up Trump's mess for generations
By Catherine Rampell

Washington Post (Opinion) Paul Ryan has been living in a cave
By Dana Milbank

Washington Post (Op-Ed) End county sheriffs' abusive agreements with ICE
By Gaurav Madan and Flor Garay

Washington Post (Op-Ed) The real reason we're locking children in cages
By Paul M. Renfro

Washington Post (Op-Ed) Trump's 'zero-tolerance' border policy is immoral, un-American - and ineffective
By Jeh Charles Johnson

Forbes (Op-Ed) An Immigrant And An Immigrant's Son Saved Americans From Polio
By Stuart Anderson


Sandusky Register Some are welcome, some are not
By Michael Harrington

Associated Press Kansas joins legal challenge to DACA program

Associated Press Rhode Island will let 'dreamers' continue to get licenses

The Chronicle El Centro donations to help families affected by immigration raid at Corso's
By Carissa Woytach

WKSU Cleveland Interfaith Gathering for Father's Day Prays for Reunification of Immigrant Families
By ML Shultze

Cleveland 19 Ohio teen looking after young siblings after mother taken by ICE during immigration sting
By Jen Picciano

10 TV Undocumented Columbus mother speaks against Trump's "Zero Tolerance" policy

Politico (Florida) 'I do not favor separating families,' says Scott in slight break with Trump

Associated Press (Maryland) New Migrant Rules Could Shutter Some Maryland Crab Houses

Star Telegram (Texas) Abilene (a Trump hotbed) braces for its 'tent city' for immigrant children
By Gordon Dickson