Daily Immigration News Clips – March 15, 2019

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on March 15, 2019.


NBC News Concerns rise over U.S. plan to close all overseas immigration offices
By Nicole Acevedo, Carmen Sesin and Reuters

Associated Press Immigration judges say quotas will increase backlog of cases

Politico Senate deals blow to Trump in vote to terminate border emergency
By Marianne Levine

USA Today 12 senators break with President Trump, vote to end his border emergency; veto expected
By Maureen Groppe and John Fritze

The Hill Trump tweets 'VETO!' after Senate rejects border emergency
By Jordan Fabian

The Hill GOP's Tillis comes under pressure for taking on Trump
By Scott Wong and Alexander Bolton

The Washington Post The Senate voted to block Trump’s national emergency declaration. Now what?
By Sarah Binder

The Washington Post Tillis’s reversal sums up state of Senate Republicans — few willing to cross Trump
By Paul Kane

The Washington Post These 12 Republicans defied Trump and voted to overturn his declaration of an emergency at the border
By Colby Itkowitz

Politico Why Trump didn’t stop a GOP revolt on his border emergency
By Burgess Everett and Eliana Johnson

Politico ‘Beware the fury of Trump’: 2020 GOP senators back president on border
By James Arkin and John Bresnahan

Politico House Dems mount campaign to stem defections on GOP 'gotcha' votes
By Sarah Ferris and Heather Caygle

HuffPost A Dozen Republicans Rebuke Trump Over His Emergency Declaration
By Arthur Delaney and Igor Bobic

Vox 12 Senate Republicans just helped Democrats block Trump’s border wall national emergency
By Li Zhou

By Chantal Da Silva

Associated Press Democratic lawmakers grill Ross on citizenship question
By Kevin Freking

The Washington Post House Democrats say commerce secretary is holding back on citizenship question
By Tara Bahrampour

USA Today Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross defends citizenship question on 2020 census
By Alan Gomez

HuffPost Wilbur Ross Says He Didn’t Lie To Congress, But Won’t Say More About Census Citizenship Question
By Sam Levine

The Hill Florida lawmakers pitch bipartisan Venezuela amendment for Dream Act
By Rafael Bernal

Washington Times Voters in 2020 battleground state struggle to excuse Trump's hiring of illegal immigrants
By S.A. Miller

The Washington Post Congressional Hispanic Caucus calls for investigation into Trump Organization for hiring undocumented workers
By Joshua Partlow

Associated Press Deportation looms for convicted ‘Real Housewives’ husband

Associated Press Judge Who Blocked Deportation Mid-Flight Set to Review Case

Associated Press House Republicans want to compel sheriffs to aid ICE agents

Associated Press Some NC sheriffs won’t work with ICE. This GOP-backed bill would force them to.
By Will Doran and Virginia Bridges

The Hill Michigan lawmakers ask ICE to stop deportation of Mexican journalist
By Rachel Frazin

Politico Trump may send volunteer force to border
By Ted Hesson

The Washington Post U.S. weighs plan to phase out family detention at Texas facility, despite migration surge
By Nick Miroff and Maria Sacchetti

The Hill ICE mulls plan to phase out family detention center in Texas
By Tal Axelrod

Slate How Immigration Activists Pressured Big Banks—and Won
By Mary Harris

The New York Times Southwest Key, Known for Migrant Shelters, Cashes In on Charter Schools
By Kim Barker

The New York Times Welcome, Refugees. Now Pay Back Your Travel Loans
By Fabrice Robinet

Politico Congressional demands of DHS make Nielsen 'really fear for our democracy'
By Caitlin Oprysko

The Wall Street Journal (Editorial) Trump Loses the Senate

The Washington Post (Editorial) A dozen Republican senators show some spine. It won’t be enough.

The Washington Post (Editorial) Trump is turning his back on refugees — and America’s tradition of compassion

The Washington Post (Opinion) The Trump administration keeps spinning its census scandal
By Paul Waldman

The Washington Post (Op-Ed) How Donald Trump is making illegal immigration worse
By Juan David Coronado

The Atlantic (Opinion) White Nationalism’s Deep American Roots
By Adam Serwer

The Atlantic (Opinion) The Voters Democrats Aren’t Really Fighting Over
By Ronald Brownstein


Fronteras ICE: Roughly 400 Immigration Detainees Quarantined in Arizona
By Matthew Casey

Westport News (Connecticut) Westport police responds to claims of helping ICE

North Jersey Record (New Jersey) Bill to permanently protect 'Dreamers' and TPS holders would benefit 115,000 in NJ
By Monsy Alvarado

WHNT New women’s detention center to help Lauderdale County overcrowding
By Carter Watkins

Buzzfeed News A Texas Landowner Suing Over Trump’s National Emergency Declaration Worries His Ancestors’ Bodies Will Be Exhumed
By Zoe Tillman

The Hill Texas man sues over fear Trump's emergency declaration will cause ancestors' burial sites to be moved
By Morgan Gstalter

Associated Press Nevada Grand Jury Indicts Immigrant in 4 Fatal Shootings

The Denver Post (Editorial) Our endorsement of Cory Gardner was a mistake

CBC (Editorial) Sen. Tillis delivers flip-flop for the ages

NY Daily News (Op-Ed) Please, just let me stay: Congress should safeguard the status of Dreamers and TPS recipients now
By Perla Canales