Daily Immigration News Clips – February 26, 2018

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on February 26, 2018


Associated Press (AP) US visa boss insists mission statement isn't anti-immigrant
By Elliot Spagat

AP Supreme Court declines to decide fate of 'Dreamers' just yet

Washington Post Supreme Court declines to enter controversy over 'dreamers,' rejects Trump administration's request to review lower court rulings
By Robert Barnes

The Atlantic Trump's Hardline Approach Is Forcing Immigrant Advocates to Readjust
By Priscilla Alvarez

Talking Points Memo As Trump's DACA Deadline Bears Down, Dreamers Choose Fight Over Flight
By Alicia Ollstein

The Washington Post Top Homeland Security official, who clashed with White House over immigration policy, to step down
By Nick Miroff

CNN DHS Deputy Secretary Elaine Duke leaving Trump administration
By Tal Kopan

Politico Pelosi fires back at Trump over Dreamers remark
By Brent D. Griffiths

CNN Trump stands by campaign pledge of building wall, blames Democrats for stalled immigration debate
By Kevin Liptak, Dan Merica, and Tal Kopan

CNN Supreme Court sets travel ban arguments for final day of term
By Ariane de Vogue

AP US deportations targeting more people with no crime records
By Elliot Spagat

CNN Arrests of immigrants, especially non-criminals, way up in Trump's first year
By Tal Kopan

The Intercept Confidential ICE Handbook Lays out Paths for Investigators to Avoid Constitutional Challenges
By Eoin Higgins

City Lab The Effect of Trump's Immigration Crackdown, in 3 Maps
By Tanvi Misra

AP Border Patrol's checkpoints overlooked in debate over wall
By Nomaan Merchant

AP Trump, Turnbull praise each other on immigration and taxes
By Darlene Superville

Reuters Trump urges Mexico to block illegal immigrants from El Salvador

The Washington Post USCIS director who eliminated 'nation of immigrants' is the son of an immigrant
By Jason Razaian

The Washington Post Widow says Republican candidate's immigration ad politicizes her husband's death
By Samantha Schmidt

Wall Street Journal Mexico, U.S. Cancel Meeting After Trump Refuses to Avoid Border-Wall Talk
By Santiago Perez and Peter Nicholas

Wall Street Journal Trump Revives Attack on Diversity Visa, 'Chain Migration' in Speech
By Julia Bykowicz and Rebecca Ballhaus

CNN Trump administration cracks down H-1B visa abuse
By Sara Ashley O'Brien

The Atlantic 'So What? Maybe It Is a Concentration Camp
By Jeremy Raff

Salon When service for the country isn't enough to satisfy immigration officials
By Sarah Okeson

The Washington Post (Op-Ed) I ran USCIS. This is a nation of immigrants no matter what mission statements say.
By Leon Rodriguez

Bloomberg View (Op-Ed) Marco Rubio's Genuine and Useless Talent
By Francis Wilkinson

The Hill (Op-Ed) Sen. Portman, your Dreamer constituents need solutions, not stunts
By Lynn Tramonte


Kansas City Star By the time ICE arrested Syed Jamal, he was low on options with immigration law
By Rick Montgomery

SF Gate Warning of ICE action, Oakland mayor takes Trump resistance to new level
By Kimberly Veklerov and Wendy Lee

The Washington Post Oakland's mayor just warned the sanctuary city about a potential ICE raid
By Cleve T Woodson Jr.

Detroit News (Michigan) Protesters rally in Dearborn for release of detained refugees
By Sarah Rahal

Detroit Free Press (Michigan) Michigan DACA recipients grow anxious as March 5 deadline approaches
By Niraj Warikoo

Lincoln Journal Star (Editorial) Inaction on Dreamers is inexcusable

Washington Post (Opinion) Born in the U.S.A. and still hassled about the immigration status of their parents
By Jay Mathews

YubeNet (Op-Ed) What's stopping Trump asking the Park Service to chip off the welcoming poem from the Statue of Liberty?