Daily Immigration News Clips – January 4, 2018

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on January 4, 2018


Reuters Washington state sues Motel 6 for sharing guest data with immigration agents
By Jonathan Stempel

Wall Street Journal Washington Attorney General Sues Motel 6 for Sharing Guest Info With Feds
By Alicia A. Caldwell and Chris Kirkham

New York Times Motel 6 Gave Guest Lists to Immigration Agents in Washington State, Lawsuit Says
By Caitlin Dickerson

CNN State of Washington sues Motel 6 for giving guest lists to feds
By Steve Almasy

Bloomberg Motel 6 Is Being Accused of Sharing 'Latino-Sounding' Names of Guests with ICE
By Kartikay Mehrotra

HuffPost Motel 6 Gave Guest Info To Immigration Agents, Washington State Attorney General Alleges
By Elise Foley

AP Divided Democrats face liberal backlash on immigration
By Steve Peoples and Matthew Daly

Boston Globe Immigration battle may be about to become a firestorm in Washington
By Astead W. Herndon

Reuters Republican leaders say do not hold defense hostage to immigration

Wall Street Journal Congress Faces Long To-Do List, Short Deadlines
By Kristina Peterson

The Washington Post Former DHS secretaries Chertoff, Napolitano and Johnson warn Congress over 'dreamers' deadline
By David Nakamura

Politico White House and 'Big Four' to hold budget talks
By Gregory Hellman

Politico DACA in spending bill?
By Ted Hesson

CNN DACA talks hinge on Trump
By Tal Kopan

The Hill Senators say they're waiting on White House immigration demands
By Jordain Carney

The Hill The Memo: DACA tensions roil GOP
By Niall Stanage

The Hill Itching for a fight, Dems vow to hold the line
By Mike Lillis

Vox Congress has a year's worth of policy to address - and about 2 weeks to do it
By Tara Golshan

Vox The real DACA negotiation is Republicans negotiating with themselves
By Dara Lind

NPR Immigration, Infrastructure And Iran: The President's Plans For 2018
By Domenico Montanaro

Bloomberg Trump's demand for border wall marks divide with GOP lawmakers
By Laura Litvan

Bloomberg Politics Trump Hardens Immigration Stance Heading Into Shutdown Talks
By Jennifer Epstein and Erik Wasson

Newsmax Rep. Scalise: Dems 'Didn't Do Anything on Immigration'
By Sandy Fitzgerald

Epoch Times DACA Amnesty: What Is the Dream Act, and What Would It Do?
By Charlotte Cuthbertson

New York Daily Times Dems hope to work out DACA deal during budget talks with White House officials
By Denis Slattery

The Weekly Standard The Road Ahead: Congress Stares Down Its To-Do List
By Haley Byrd

Free Times Indivisible Midlands Hits DC to Promote DREAM Act
By David Travis Bland

The Hill Mayors ask administration to extend immigration program for El Salvador
By Rafael Bernal

Bloomberg MIT President Says Immigrant Travel Ban Will Hurt U.S. Economy
By Michael McDonald and Tom Moroney

Wall Street Journal Mexican Journalist Faces Deportation After Fleeing to U.S. Amid Death Threats
By Alicia A. Caldwell

AP Iraqi nationals challenging deportation win key ruling

Fox News US judge orders release of detained Iraqis waiting deportation over criminal convictions
By Lukas Mikelionis

The Christian Post Judge Sides With Iraqi Christians Against Trump Deportations, Gives Them Shot at Freedom
By Stoyan Zaimov

Quartz India Trump may deport thousands of Indian H-1B visa holders as they wait for green cards
By Ananya Bhattacharya

AP California cites Trump tweet in immigration policy fight

Bloomberg Trump Tweet May Undermine U.S. in 'Dreamers' Deportation Suit
By Erik Larson

AP Immigration official wants pols in sanctuary cities charged

Reuters Fewer family visas approved as Trump toughens vetting of immigrants: Reuters review
By Mica Rosenberg

Reuters Trump, Senate Republicans to discuss immigration, other issues on Thursday

The Hill Trump ICE pick: Politicians who run sanctuary cities should be charged with crimes
By Brandon Conradis

Esquire Trump's Immigration Chief Just Floated Throwing (Democratic) Politicians in Jail
By Charles P. Pierce

Los Angeles Times ICE is increasing presence in California because of 'sanctuary state' law, says Trump immigration chief
By Jazmine Ulloa

Salon Acting immigration director suggests charging "sanctuary cities" politicians with crimes
By Matthew Rozsa

CBS News DHS chief says Trump would consider immigration legislation with path to citizenship

Salon Another victim of Trump's immigration policy: colleges
By Matthew Rozsa

Capital and Main Serfing USA: New 'Bracero' Bill Could Cut Agriculture Workers' Rights and Wages
By Gabriel Thompson

LA Times (Editorial) Why the census shouldn't try to count undocumented immigrants

The Hill (Op-Ed) Trump lumps all immigrants together at America's risk
By Stephen Legomsky

Newsday (Opinion) Here's how TPS ought to really work
By Lane Filler

The Hill (Op-Ed) GOP should support DREAM Act to support itself in midterms
By Maria Cardona

The Hill (Op-Ed) Citizenship question is crucial for a fair, updated 2020 Census
By Ira Mehlman

The Hill (Op-Ed) If California has the power to defy immigration laws, could it secede as well?
By Dave Wilcox

The Hill (Op-Ed) Trump's war on immigration caseworkers needs to end
By Steve Israel


AP (Michigan) Michigan couple to be sentenced in deaths of 5 immigrants

The Republic (Arizona) Aid workers leave water for border crossers in the Arizona desert. Now, the U.S. is banning them for it
By Alex Devoid

Fox News Insider (California) 'It's Illegal': Man Whose Son Was Killed by Illegal Immigrant Fights CA Sanctuary Law

Los Angeles Times (California) GOP candidate for governor Travis Allen calls on Trump administration to sue California over immigration policy
By Seema Mehta

Chicago Sun Times (Illinois) Army vet's fight to avoid deportation lands in federal appeals court
By Ashlee Rezin

WKSU (Ohio) Morning Headlines: Youngstown Business Owner to be Deported; Tax Amnesty Period Underway

mySA (Texas) Man arrested for smuggling immigrants on East Side
By Jason Buch

Lancaster Online (Op-Ed) Ending DACA would destroy families
By Mayra Ramirez Guzman

Statesman Journal (Op-Ed) Navarrette Jr.: Trump is in over his head on Dreamers' issue
By Ruben Navarrette Jr.

BuzzFlash (Op-Ed) Time for Truth-Telling on Immigration
By Andrew Moss

Lancaster Online (LTE) Ending DACA would destroy families
By Mayra Ramirez Guzman

Lancaster Online (LTE) DREAM Act makes economic sense
By Carlos Gonzalez

Lancaster Online (LTE) Wishing for everything from prosperous farms to world peace in 2018
By Roger Avila-Vidal

Lancaster Online (LTE) Debunking some DACA myths
By Carrie Carranza

Lancaster Online (LTE) A moral crisis in America
By Shirley Drot