Daily Immigration News Clips – September 9, 2019

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on September 9, 2019.


Axios Asylum seekers could be forced to wait longer to legally work in U.S.
By Stef W. Kight

Associated Press Trump Administration Officials Discuss Slashing Refugee Cap

Reuters Trump Administration Weighs Another Cut to Refugee Cap for 2020

The New York Times Trump Administration Considers a Drastic Cut in Refugees Allowed to Enter U.S.
By Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Michael D. Shear

The New York Times What Is the Refugee Program and Why Does the Trump Administration Want to Make Cuts?
By Eileen Sullivan

By Alison Durkee

Associated Press US Tells Migrant Woman 8 Months Pregnant to Wait in Mexico

The Wall Street Journal Agency Would Raise Bar for Asylum Seekers’ Work Permits
By Michelle Hackman

The Wall Street Journal The Other Immigration Morass: A Battle Over Workers’ Green Cards
By Lindsay Wise

The Washington Post As Trump tightens the U.S. border, asylum applicants seek refuge in Mexico, elsewhere
By Mary Beth Sheridan

BuzzFeed News Doctors Say This Woman With A Rare Disorder Who Is Being Treated In The US Will Die If She Is Deported
By Salvador Hernandez

BuzzFeed News The Trump Administration Isn’t Enforcing A New Policy To Speed Up Deportations And Couldn’t Tell A Judge When It Would
By Zoe Tillman

Vice News ICE Put 120 Cubans on a Flight to Havana in Major Deportation Ramp-Up
By Gaby Del Valle

Reuters Mexico Expects Relief on U.S. Tariff Threat as Migrant Flows Drop

The New York Times Mexico Says It Has Cut the Number of Migrants Heading to U.S.
By Azam Ahmed

The Washington Post Mexico’s crackdown on migrants is stalling, U.S. officials say ahead of talks next week
By Nick Miroff and Kevin Sieff

Politico Trump’s plan to stem border crossings gets results
By Ted Hesson

The Hill Trump says if court case goes his way, he could make DACA deal
By Justine Coleman

Vox Trump improbably promises Congress will fix DACA if the Supreme Court strikes it down
By Nicole Narea

CNN Lawsuit challenges Ken Cuccinelli's legitimacy to direct immigration agency
By Geneva Sands

LA Times Supreme Court may again fast-track a legal dispute over Trump’s immigration plans
By David G. Savage

The Wall Street Journal Congress Returns From Summer Break With Lengthy Agenda
By Siobhan Hughes and Andrew Duehren

The Washington Post Lindsey Graham and far-right leader Geert Wilders were photographed smiling together
By Paul Kane

Politico Dems eye payback against Trump’s immigration tactics
By Sarah Ferris and Heather Caygle

Associated Press N. Carolina election tests Trump clout, suburbs’ GOP flight
By Emery P. Dalesio and Alan Fram

Politico Trump heads to N.C. for House special election — and 2020 test run
By Steven Shepard

The Hill Trump to hold campaign rally in New Mexico
By Tal Axelrod

The Hill Pollster: Latinos show gender gap when it comes to President Trump
By Marina Pitofsky

Associated Press Democrats Assail Trump's Rhetoric in Congressional Hearing

The New York Times (Opinion) Trump Backs Down, Again and Again
By Michelle Cottle

The New York Times (Opinion) Democrats Need to Get More Ruthless
By David Leonhardt

The New York Times (Opinion) If They Send Me Back, I Will Die
By Jorge Ramos

The New York Times (Op-Ed) We Deported Him to a Land He’d Never Seen, and Now He’s Dead
By Miriam Aukerman

The Washington Post (Opinion) With apprehensions dropping, when does the border ‘national emergency’ end?
By Philip Bump

The Washington Post (Opinion) Donald and the Black Sharpie
By Dana Milbank

The Washington Post (Op-Ed) Cutting refugee admissions will have severe consequences for the U.S. military
By Robert J. Natter and Mark P. Hertling

The Washington Post (Op-Ed) Military service was once a fast track to U.S. citizenship. The Trump administration keeps narrowing that possibility.
By Rebecca Best, Kyleanne Hunter, Theresa Schroeder and Jeremy Teigen

The Hill (Op-Ed) It is time for lawmakers to come together on immigration reform
By Casey Higgins

The Atlantic (Opinion) The Capricious Use of Solitary Confinement Against Detained Immigrants
By Ian Urbina


Reuters (Florida) Hundreds of Weary, Hopeful Bahamas Evacuees Arrive in Florida by Ship

Houston Chronicle (Texas) Immigration agents arrest Houston father and community activist lauded by the city after he invited ICE to a town hall
By Lomi Kriel

The Washington Post Seven undocumented immigrants emerge as sex assault suspects and pull Montgomery County into national debate
By Dan Morse

Boston Globe (Editorial) How a lawless president funds his wall

Sun-Sentinel (Opinion) Trump may open door to Venezuelans to stay in U.S. under TPS program, but wrongly shuts out others from troubled countries | The Buzz
By Sergio R. Bustos