Daily Immigration News Clips – February 7, 2018

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on February 7, 2018


Talking Points Memo Courts, White House Sow Confusion About March 5 DACA Deadline
By Alice Ollstein

The Washington Post 'Chain migration' is not bringing floods of terrorists to America
By Philip Bump

Reuters Republican Graham says temporary immigration protections likely
By Doina Chiacu

AP Trump: 'Disgraceful' that man illegally in US killed athlete

New York Times How an N.F.L. Player's Death Turned Into a Political Exhibit
By Vivian Yee

The Washington Post Trump uses Edwin Jackson's death to call for tougher stance on illegal immigration
By Matt Bonesteel

Politico Trump pushes for stronger border in wake of Colts' Edwin Jackson killing
By Ayanna Alexander

CNN Trump: 'Disgraceful that a person illegally in our country' killed Colts player in crash
By Tal Kopan and Maegan Vazquez

CNN Suspect in Colts player's death charged with immigration offenses
By Faith Karimi and Eric Levenson

Newsweek Trump Says He Would 'Love a Government Shutdown' but the White House Insists They Are Not Advocating for Another Gridlock
By Robert Valencia

Reuters White House says Trump not advocating for government shutdown

Reuters House passes stopgap spending bill to avert shutdown
By Richard Cowan and Steve Holland

Wall Street Journal White House Says Congress Must Accept Its Terms on Immigration
By Laura Mecker and Michael C. Bender

Wall Street Journal Trump: 'Let's Have a Shutdown' If Democrats Don't Back His Immigration Plan
By Julie Bykowicz and Michael C. Bender

Wall Street Journal Top Senators Pursue 2-Year Budget Deal
By Kristina Peterson and Siobhan Hughes

The Washington Post House Democrats nix Eastern Shore retreat as budget, immigration talks heat up
By Paul Kane

The Washington Post Trump just bear-hugged the blame for a government shutdown
By Aaron Blake

The Washington Post Comstock tells Trump "We don't need a shutdown over this"
By Jenna Portnoy

The Washington Post Top Senate leaders negotiating budget deal to keep government open
By Mike DeBonis and Erica Werner

The Washington Post White House Chief of Staff: Trump not expected to extend DACA deadline
By Erica Warner and Ed O'Keefe

Politico Kelly doubts Trump will extend Dreamers deadline
By Seung Min Kim

Politico Trump calls for shutdown if Congress doesn't pass border-security measures
By Louis Nelson

CNN Chief of staff Kelly suggests undocumented immigrants who didn't sign up for DACA were 'too afraid' or 'too lazy'
By Veronica Stracqualursi

CNN Democrats confront Kelly over DACA comments in closed-door meeting
By Tal Kopan

CNN McCain, Coons push bipartisan immigration deal despite WH rejection
By Tal Kopan and Kaitlan Collins

CNN Trump: 'I'd love to see a shutdown' over immigration
By Dan Merica and Phil Mattingly

CNN Graham: 'Increasingly pessimistic on immigration'
By Tal Kopan

The Hill Rep. Gutiérrez: 'Complete betrayal' if Pelosi backs budget caps deal without DACA
By Josh Delk

The Hill Senate leaders near two-year budget deal to prevent shutdown
By Alexander Bolton

The Hill White House: 'We're not advocating for a shutdown'
By Jonathan Easley

Roll Call Trump Declares Love for Shutdown Over Immigration
By John T. Bennett

Washington Times Ryan rejects immigration bills Trump won't sign
By Stephen Dinan

Reuters Canada talks to U.S. about illegal migration, unsure about surge
By David Ljunggren

The Washington Post Trump immigration plan could keep whites in U.S. majority for up to five more years
By Jeff Stein and Andrew Van Dam

The Washington Post Certain Muslim immigrants should be under long-term surveillance, a DHS draft report urges
By Marwa Eltagouri

Politico Trump directive establishes new immigration vetting center
By Ayanna Alexander

CNN Trump disparages 'stupidity' of US immigration laws at MS-13 event
By Dan Merica

The Hill Poll: Most don't believe illegal immigrants commit more crime
By Brett Samuels

Washington Times DHS chief on gang members at the border: 'I have to let them in'
By Stephen Dinan

The Hill (Opinion) New immigration policy leaves asylum seekers in the lurch
By Lindsay Harris and Victoria Neilson

Wall Street Journal (Opinion) The Case for Merit-Based Immigration
By William A. Galston

U.S. News & World Report (Opinion) The Economic Case for Immigration
By Antony Davies and James R. Harrigan

Bloomberg (Opinion) Trump's Chain-Immigration Plan Takes Aim at Asia
By Noah Smith


AP Judge bars removal of a Guatemalan mother detained by ICE
By Jennifer McDermott

Chicago Tribune ICE detains man at traffic court after DACA status expires, then frees him after outcry
By Robert McCoppin and Brian L. Cox