Daily Immigration News Clips – February 6, 2018

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on February 6, 2018


Mother Jones Republican Bill Would Treat Low-Income Dreamers as Criminals
By Noah Lanard

VOA News Deal on US Immigration Reform Remains Elusive
By Michael Bowman

CNN Driver who hit Colts linebacker was an undocumented immigrant, police say
By Kimberly Hutchinson

Fox News Edwin Jackson, Indianapolis Colts linebacker, was killed by an illegal immigrant, police say
By Greg Norman

Washington Times Congressman demands border wall after illegal immigrant kills NFL player
By Stephen Dinan

AP House GOP plans stopgap spending bill with Pentagon funding
By Andrew Taylor

AP 2 senators offer narrow bill protecting young immigrants
By Alan Fram

Reuters U.S. Congress grapples with immigration, averting funding fight
By Richard Cowan

Reuters Two senators unveil bipartisan immigration plan
By Richard Cowan and Susan Heavey

New York Times House Pushes Another Stopgap Bill as Government Shutdown Looms
By Thomas Kaplan

Wall Street Journal House GOP Plans Spending Vote to Fund Military
By Kristina Peterson

Wall Street Journal Trump Insists Again on a Wall, as Immigration, Spending Deadlines Loom
By Kristina Peterson and Laura Meckler

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

Politico McCain's absence hurts chances of Dreamers deal
By Burgess Everett and Seung Min Kim

Politico House GOP scrambles to avoid shutdown
By John Breshnahan

Politico Will Congress punt on DACA?
By Ian Kullgren

CNN Despite fight in Congress over immigration, the DACA deadline is up in the air
By Tal Kopan

CNN White House rejects bipartisan immigration plan pushed by McCain, Coons
By Kaitlan Collins

CNN McConnell holds all the cards on next week's immigration debate, and he's not tipping his hand
By Tal Kopan and Lauren Fox

The Hill McCain, Coons immigration bill sparks Trump backlash
By Jordan Carney

Roll Call Trump Swats Down McCain-Coons Immigration Proposal
By Eric Garcia

CNBC Trump shoots down new bipartisan McCain-Coons immigration plan: It's a 'total waste of time'
By Jacob Pramuk

Daily Intelligencer Trump Has Lost the Upper Hand in the Immigration Fight
By Eric Levitz

Daily Mail Trump calls latest Senate immigration proposal 'a total waste of time'
By Nikki Schwab

Boston Globe Mass. delegation to DACA: Republicans control your fate
By Akilah Johnson

The Washington Times EXCLUSIVE: ICE agents see 'gaping holes' in Trump's immigration plan
By Stephen Dinan

Washington Times McCain rejoins immigration debate with broad amnesty bill
By Stephen Dinan

Washington Times Smuggling, other crimes by Dreamers complicate immigration debate
By Stephen Dinan

NBC News TPS holders want their voices heard throughout immigration negotiations
By Nicole Acevedo

Telesur Nearly 17,000 Salvadorans Participate in TPS Status Renewal

KPCC Immigrants losing their temporary protection from deportation have few options
By Leslie Berestein Rojas

The Hill US veteran who served in Afghanistan could be deported: report
By Rebbeca Savransky

NPR A Father, A Husband, An Immigrant: Detained And Facing Deportation
By Ari Shapiro

Truth Dig Allegedly Raped in ICE Custody, Father of 7 Faces Deportation
By Emily Wells

The Washington Post The judge Trump disparaged as 'Mexican' will preside over an important border wall case
By Eli Rosenberg

CNN Trump to establish National Vetting Center focused on travelers, immigrants to US
By Jeremy Diamond

The Hill Hispanic Dems seek vote to condemn GOP lawmaker for demanding arrests of 'Dreamers'
By Cristina Marcos

Mother Jones The Best Book on Immigration You Will Read This Year Comes From a Former Border Patrol Agent
By Ian Gordon

The Washington Post (Editorial) The immigration bills in Congress aren't perfect. That's okay.

The Washington Post (Editorial) Trump says he wants better-educated immigrants. His plan does the opposite.

The Washington Post (Op-Ed) Republicans want to use immigration policy to remake America's demography. Here's why they're destined to fail.
By Julia C. Young

The Washington Post (Op-Ed) We already have a big, beautiful wall
By Ana Raquel Minian

The Washington Post (Op-Ed) It looks like we aren't getting a deal on immigration any time soon
By Paul Waldman

The Hill (Op-Ed) In the Trump era, Latino advocacy is riddled with discouraging disunity
By Raul A. Reyes

The Hill (Op-Ed) A market-based solution to the DACA problem
By Steven Kopits

Forward (Op-Ed) White Nationalism Is Spreading In The Orthodox Community
By Elad Nehorai


WTHR Police: Man that struck, killed Colts player and another man was in U.S. illegally

Indianapolis Star Immigration activists respond to deaths of Colts player Edwin Jackson, Uber driver
By Fatima Hussein

CBS Miami Immigration Takes Center Stage At Wasserman Schultz Round Table

AP Congressman Al Green Visits El Salvador To Meet Deported Houston Man

AP Probation officer in Texas who extorted immigrants sentenced

AP Attorney seeks to reopen case of Mexican mother deported
By Anita Snow

New York Daily News Brooklyn church honors immigrant rights activist Ravi Ragbir with Bishop's Cross
By Aditi Shrikant and Leonard Greene

New York Post Ex-banker gets jail, deportation for killing girlfriend's dog
By Gabrielle Fonrouge

Hartford Courant Owners Of Simsbury Nail Salon Facing Deportation; Nearly 100 Turn Out For Rally
By Matthew Ormseth

NBC CT 2 Simsbury Business Owners Face Deportation to China
By Heather Burian

NBC 5 Dallas Probation Officer Sentenced for Extorting Immigrants

FOX 17 Kalamazoo doctor speaks to FOX 17 about ICE arrest
By Casey Walsh

KCUR Hundreds Write Letters To Stop 30-Year Lawrence Resident From Being Deported
By Frank Morris

Denver Post (Colorado) Legislators try another bill to bolster Colorado's hobbled immigrant driver's license program, despite earlier failures
By Jesse Paul

Des Moines Register (Iowa) Iowa Poll: Strong majority support a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants
By Jason Noble

Capitol News Service (Michigan) New study highlights impact of immigrants in Michigan
By Gloria Nzeka

Wichita Eagle (Kansas) Kobach will represent himself in upcoming trial. Is it a smart move?
By Jonathan Shorman

Fort Worth Star-Telegram Trump agenda lays traps for Texas's most vulnerable Republican
By Andrea Drusch

YubaNet (Op-Ed) Frank Sharry: McCain-Coons Immigration Bill a Step in the Right Direction
By Frank Sherry

YubaNet (Op-Ed) Policy Experts Decode White House Immigration Proposal
By America's Voice

Kennebec Journal (Op-Ed) Maine Compass: If Congress doesn't find a solution for 'dreamers,' I could be deported
By Christian Castaneda