Daily Immigration News Clips – February 12, 2018

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


HuffPost ICE Set To Deport Undocumented Father Whose 5-Year-Old Son Is Battling Cancer
By Sarah Ruiz-Grossman

Miami Herald These legal immigrants might have their path to a green card blocked by Trump
By Daniel Shoer Roth

Reuters House speaker says will move on immigration bill after budget

Quartz Trump's ICE removed a higher number of Africans in 2017, even as overall removals fell
By Samira Sedeque

AP Budget finally OK, Congress heads into big fight over immigration, Dreamers
By Alan Fram

The Washington Post Up next in the Senate: Immigration. And nobody knows what will happen.
By Ed O'Keefe

Bloomberg U.S. Economy Is at Risk Amid Immigration Curbs, Maersk CEO Says
By Christian Weinberg

Politico Trump's man on the Hill tries not to make promises he can't keep on immigration
By Matthew Nussbaum and Seung Min Kim

Socialist Worker Trump's Campaign of Terror Against Immigrants By Nicole Colson

Washington Times Congress reaches deal to boost spending nearly $300 billion

Tampa Bay Times Competing aims clash as Senate tackles immigration

Reuters U.S. budget deal sets up wider fight over deficits, immigration
By Richard Cowan and James Oliphant

Politico The resistance gets rolled
By Elana Schor, Heather Caygle, Burgess Everett

CNN GOP senators introduce version of White House immigration framework
By Tal Kopan

McClatchy DC Bureau 'They're cowards': Trump team calls out Congress on immigration, fumes 2018 momentum squandered
By Anita Kumar and Franco Ordonez

Los Angeles Times White House floats an offer to keep legal immigration at 1 million per year instead of cutting it
By Brian Bennett

Chicago Tribune Senate to debate immigration, but Trump is the question mark
By Alan Fram

New York Times The Childhood Journeys That Made Them 'Dreamers'
By Caitlin Dickerson

Yahoo News Is THIS the year Texas goes Democratic? How grassroots organizers hope to make it happen
By Christopher Wilson

ABC 13 Suspect in fatal NW Houston store shooting in U.S. under DACA program
By Jessica Willey

AP Immigration activist tries to stave off deportation

The Hill Father of 5-year-old battling cancer to be deported
By Luis Sanchez

Columbus Dispatch Fears rise as spouses of high-skilled visa holders could lose work
By Danae King

AP Trump faces legal challenge on border wall with Mexico
By Elliot Spagat

Reuters Trump budget to include $3 billion for border wall: official
By Steve Holland

New York Times Latino Business Group Considers Harassment Allegations Against C.E.O.
By Kate Kelly

NBC San Diego Illinois Congressman Visits San Diego Border as DACA Deadline Approaches
By Ramon Galindo

The Washington Post (Editorial) Congress should give Trump an opportunity to help the 'dreamers'

The Washington Post (Letter to the Editor) Thank immigration for the rocket launch
By Jesse M. Bless

The Christian Post (Opinion) The President's Cuts to Legal Immigration Are Dangerous
By Greg Chen

Forbes (Opinion) Right Now, 'Merit-Based' Just Means Fewer Immigrants
By Stuart Anderson

The Washington Post (Opinion) The White House's weekly 'immigrant crime' tally includes non-crimes and nonimmigrants
By Philip Bump

New York Times (Opinion) Democrats Can Win on Immigration
By Matt A. Barreto

New York Times (Opinion) President Trump, How Is This Man a Danger?
By Nicholas Kristof

The Washington Post (Opinion) Trump keeps killing his own momentum. It's a tragedy.
By Marc A. Thiessen

CNN (Op-Ed) Pelosi and the Democrats sold out the Dreamers
By Greisa Martinez Rosas

The Hill (Op-Ed) Trump's vanity wall is biggest obstacle to protecting Dreamers
By Vicki Gaubeca

Christian Post (Op-Ed) Praying, Pleading, for Consensus That Protects Dreamers
By Rev. Samuel Rodriguez and Abigail Molina

Newsweek (Opinion) How America Would Look if Trump's Immigration Ban was in Force Since 1965
By David Bier

The Hill (Opinion) Our immigration policies are harming children
By Katherine Kaufka Walts


Portland Press Herald (Maine) Work on front lines of immigration deeply moves UMaine law students
By Megan Doyle

NPR Undocumented Immigrants Face Growing Backlog Of Crime Victim Visas
By Nate Hegyi

Star Tribune Supporters say family's activism triggered New Brighton man's immigration arrest
By Mila Koumpilova

KIRO7 (Washington) Immigrant detained by ICE after calling Tukwila police for help
By Deedee Sun

AZ Republic Deported Arizona mom makes new life in Mexico but misses kids 'dearly'
By Daniel González

Houston Chronicle Immigration agents arrest Houston father of five on his way to work
By Lomi Kriel

The Floridian Rep. Curbelo says pro-DACA group damaging #Dreamer cause
By Javier Manjarres

Chicago Sun Times Family: Sanctuary ordinance should have prevented Dreamer's detention by ICE
By Ashlee Rezin

Kansas City Star 'We are right!' Cleaver shouts in call to free Kansas chemist arrested by ICE
By Joe Robertson and Ian Cummings

Los Angeles Times (California) Last of iconic illegal immigration crossing signs has vanished in California
By Kate Morrissey

News 5 Cleveland (Ohio) Legal fund is helping provide lawyers for undocumented kids in NEO, like teen who lost leg in Iraq
By Mike Brookbank

Cleveland.com (Editorial) ICE must explain mishandled Amer Othman Adi deportation, reform its ways: editorial

Des Moines Register (Op-Ed) Iowa police chiefs: 'Sanctuary City' bill would make our communities less safe
By Mark Prosser and Michael Tupper

Detroit Free Press (Opinion) Column: Immigration is a driver, not a drain on the economy
Steve Tobocman