Daily Immigration News Clips – February 1, 2018

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on February 1, 2018


Reuters U.S. Immigration Agency to Review Newest Asylum Cases First in Bid to Deter Fraud
By Yeganeh Torbati

Wall Street Journal U.S. to Prioritize Recent Asylum Applications
By Laura Meckler

Associated Press (AP) U.S. tries to target asylum-seeker backlog by reviewing newer cases first
By Amy Taxin

Boston Herald ICE arresting spouses seeking legal residency
By Antonio Planas

Reuters U.S. immigration agency clarifies policy on courthouse arrests
By Mica Rosenberg

Reuters U.S. allows Syrians to stay for another 18 months
By Yeganeh Torbati

New York Times 6,900 Syrians Win Permission to Stay in the U.S., for Now
By Vivian Yes

CNN DHS extends protections for Syrians
By Tal Kopan

Voice of America Trump's Immigration Plans Draw Fire

The Africom PolitiFact: Fact-checking Donald Trump's 2018 State of the Union speech
By Leon Thompson

AP Reaction to Trump's immigration offer casts doubt on a deal
By Alan Fram and Jill Colvin

AP Trump warns of immigration peril, touts economy in address
By Julie Pace and Zeke Miller

AP AP FACT CHECK: Trump on family immigration

Reuters Trump pushes hardline immigration policies even as he urges unity
By Steve Holland and Jeff Mason

Reuters After legal setbacks, Trump administration races to Supreme Court
By Andrew Chung

Wall Street Journal Lawmakers Not Sold on Trump's 'Fair Compromise' on Immigration
By Peter Nicholas

The Washington Post 'A bad dream': Pro-immigration group headed by Michael Bloomberg targets 14 senators over fate of 'dreamers'
By David Nakamura

The Washington Post Trump's plans for immigration, infrastructure meet swift resistance in Congress
By Robert Costa

Politico Immigration torments GOP as feel-good retreat kicks off
By Rachael Bade and Burgess Everett

CNN Michigan doctor detained by ICE to have bond hearing
By Faith Karimi and Emanuella Grinberg

CNN Federal judge excoriates Trump in DACA case, brings up 'Norway' comment
By Ariane de Vogue

The Hill Judge rips Trump in DACA case for 'drumbeat of anti-Latino commentary'
By Rebecca Savransky

NPR Sen. Cory Gardner On Immigration And State Of The Union

Bloomberg Politics Immigration Stalemate Means Another Stopgap Funding Bill Likely
By Erik Wassen and Jennifer Epstein

Vox The president pulled an "All Lives Matter" on DREAMers
By Dara Lind

Axios Corporate world prepares for chaos if DACA isn't renewed
By Stef W. Kight

The Federalist The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly Inside Trump's Immigration Proposal
By Lyman Stone

Washington Times Sen. Marco Rubio: Senate needs a 'plan B' on immigration if comprehensive bill fails
By Sally Persons

Washington Times Democrats stumble to define 'border security' in bid to make deal for Dreamers
By S.A. Miller and Stephen Dinan

PBS News Hour Why teachers are training themselves to be 'dreamer' allies

Crux Trump bids for bipartisanship but elicits partisan reaction, including Catholics
By Christopher White

Fronteras On Eve Of State Of The Union, Activists Protest A Massive Border Wall
By Michael Marizco

Brownsville Herald Border coalition blasts Trump's border wall, dreamer proposal
By Nadia Tamez-Robledo

Crux Haitians in legal 'limbo' deserve a solution, Miami archbishop says
By Kevin J. Jones

AP Immigration authorities detail plan for courthouse arrests
By Elliot Spagat

AP 14 arrested following Columbus Circle immigration protest

CNN Michigan doctor detained by ICE to be released on bond, lawyer says
By Faith Karimi and Emanuella Grinberg

AP LULAC leader rescinds letter endorsing new border wall
By Russell Contreas

NBC News LULAC president to retract letter to Trump backing immigration plans
By Suzanne Gamboa

AP The Latest: Freed immigrant activist attends Trump's speech

The Washington Post What Trump's address sounded like in eight American living rooms
By Jenna Johnson

HuffPost What To Know About MS-13, The Gang Trump Is Using To Push His Immigration Plan
By Nick Visser and Willa Frej

Hollywood Reporter Late-Night Hosts Pick Apart Trump's Dreamer Comments in Live State of the Union Shows
By Patrick Shanley

Cronkite News Gosar call to arrest illegal immigrants at Trump address causes stir
By Philip Athey

Detroit Free Press State of Our Union event calls for women to unite against Trump agenda
By Kristen Jordan Shamus

Washington Times Voters approve of Trump immigration plan: CBS poll
By Stephen Dinan

The Washington Post (Editorial) Trump could have embraced an immigration deal. Instead, he poisoned the debate.

New York Times (Opinion) Trump Has Got Democrats Right Where He Wants Them
By Thomas B. Edsall

The Washington Post (Op-Ed) Trump's speech exposed Trumpism's biggest and ugliest lies
By Greg Sargent

The Hill (Op-Ed) Trump doesn't recognize foreign-born black and brown people as American
By Carly Goodman

Daily Beast (Opinion) President Stephen Miller's SOTU Was a White-Nationalist Wish List
By David Litt

The Nation (Opinion) Latinos Are the Key to Taking Back the Senate in 2018
By Steve Phillips


San Antonio Express News Plans for Trump border fence released
By Jason Buch

State House News Service (Massachusetts) Mass. among states benefiting most from immigrants, survey says
By Katie Lannan

Salt Lake Tribune On the night of her would-be deportation, a mother and her daughters seek asylum in a Utah church
By Paighten Harkins

Cache Valley Daily Mom, 2 girls facing deportation take refuge at Utah church

Good 4 Utah Mother facing deportation seeks sanctuary at SLC church
By Nick McGurk

Fox 32 Third DACA recipient in a week arrested on human smuggling charges

Fox 17 Kalamazoo doctor detained by immigration officials getting day in court

WWMT Kalamazoo doctor could be released at Wednesday immigration bond hearing
By Jason Puhr

The Bush Chicken (Op-Ed) OP-ED: U.S. Must Include Liberians on TPS in Any Immigration Legislation
By Torli Krua

Detroit Free Press (Opinion) Trump's first State of the Union should scare you
By Nancy Kaffer

Lowell Sun (Op-Ed) Eugene Robinson: Trump is trying to Make America White Again
By Eugene Robinson

MySA (Op-Ed) Not all Dreamers should get legal status
By Ruben Navarrette Jr.

Lincoln Journal-Star (LTE) Letter, 1/31: Lincoln better off with DREAM Act
By Olivia Hitchcock-Willis

Omaha World-Herald (LTE) The Public Pulse: Do right by Dreamers
By Mia Bourek

YubaNet (Op-Ed) Frank Sharry: Trump divides, denigrates and dehumanizes, believing some are worthy and most are not
By Frank Sharry