Daily Immigration News Clips – February 5, 2018

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on February 5, 2018


The Hill McCain, Coons to introduce new immigration bill that omits wall funding: report
By Julia Manchester

Washington Post New bipartisan immigration plan to be introduced in the Senate
By Ed O'Keefe

Wall Street Journal 'Dreamer' Talks Aim to End Budget Impasse
By Kristina Peterson and Laura Meckler

Politico Congress weighs leaving Dreamers in limbo another year
By Seung Min Kim

Roll Call Republicans Divided on Minimum Needed for Immigration Deal
By Lindsey McPhersono

NPR In Recent Talks, DREAMers' Fate Is Tied To Immigration Overhaul
By Michael Martin

Bloomberg Immigration Deal's Chances Slip as Trump and Democrats Dig In
By Sahil Kapur

NBC News Top labor boss says Trump is right about broken immigration system, but wrong about fix
By Benjy Sarlin

Los Angeles Times 'Collateral arrests' by ICE amount to racial profiling, violate immigrants' rights, lawyers say
By Andrea Castillo

AP Trump threatens aid cut if countries won't take deportees
By Jill Colvin

BBC The missing - consequences of Trump's immigration crackdown

The Rotunda The Rotunda Episode 136: The American Dream
By Trimmel Gomes

The Africom Trump urges compromise as Republicans wrestle with immigration

NBC New York NYC Hit-and-Run Victim Says Case Left Unsolved Because She's Protected Under DACA
By Ray Villeda

The Washington Post A chemistry professor got his kids ready for school. Then ICE arrested him on his front lawn.
By Amy B. Wang

Kansas City Star Kansas chemistry instructor arrested by ICE while taking his daughter to school
By Rick Montgomery

The Washington Post High-skilled Indian workers rally for Trump's merit-based immigration plan

NBC News LULAC President Roger Rocha: Trump letter 'biggest mistake of my life'
By Suzanne Gamboa

Vox Polls show Americans are closer to Democrats than Donald Trump on immigration
By Dylan Matthews

Splinter Trump Falsely Links Central American Immigrants to Drug Trafficking, Again
David Boddiger

The Washington Post (Op-Ed) Family-based immigration has 'merit,' too
By Laura Wides-Munoz

The Washington Post (Op-Ed) The immigration rules President Trump wants would have crushed my family
By Carlos Bonilla

The Hill (Op-Ed) 'Chain migration' doesn't work the way Trump tells you it does
By David Scott Fitzgerald

Slate (Opinion) The Fight for a White America
By Jamelle Bouie

Los Angeles Times (Op-Ed) The next time ICE rounds up workers, remember that we didn't do the same with Nazi-era war criminals
By Jared McBride

New York Daily News (Opinion) Save the Dreamers before tackling immigration reform
By Bishop Nicholas Dimarzio

HuffPost (Opinion) Dreamers Need More Cities And States Ready To Defy Trump
By Juan Escalante

USA Today (Opinion) Our older, less fertile America needs immigration to stay competitive
Jennifer Sciubba


Texas Tribune Immigrant rights groups say federal policy change will dissuade some asylum seekers
By Julian Aguilar

Philly.com (Pennsylvania) In Philly and across the nation, more immigrants take church sanctuary to block deportation
By Jeff Gammage

Orlando Sentinel (Florida) Immigration dominates Florida's race for governor
By Gray Rohrer

Skagit Valley Herald (Washington) Letter: Legal immigration system a mess
By Scott Railton

Houston Business Journal Op-Ed: Trump administration's decision puts over 36,000 Salvadorans in Texas at risk of deportation
By Ruby Powers

Austin American-Statesman (Opinion) Herman: Texas group offers to fly folks here illegally to California
By Ken Herman