Daily Immigration News Clips – April 12, 2019

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on April 12, 2019.


Reuters McConnell Calls for Bipartisan U.S. Immigration Legislation

San Francisco Chronicle 'They don't like Canadians': New border obstacle for high-skilled workers
By Melia Russell

San Francisco Chronicle Trump's new attorney general launches fresh changes to immigration courts
By Tal Kopan

USA Today 'A new level of inhumanity': Democrats denounce White House idea to release migrants in sanctuary cities
By Christal Hayes

USA Today Matthew Albence set to lead ICE following massive DHS shakeup, sources say
By Christal Hayes

CNN ICE acting deputy director tapped to lead agency
By Priscilla Alvarez

Buzzfeed News An ICE Official Who Said Detention Was "More Like Summer Camp" Will Now Lead The Agency
By Hamed Aleaziz

Splinter The Guy Who Said Immigrant Detention Was 'Like Summer Camp' Is Now the Head of ICE
By Sophie Weiner

Reuters U.S. House Democrats Blame Trump for Worsening Border Crisis

The Washington Post House Democrats offer few remedies for border crisis as they plot agenda
By Mike DeBonis and Rachael Bade

Politico Dems torn over response to Trump's immigration crackdown
By Heather Caygle and Sarah Ferris

The Hill Pelosi says she still sees Trump as potential ally on immigration
By Mike Lillis

Reuters White House Considered Releasing Detained Migrants in Sanctuary Cities: Washington Post

The New York Times White House Considered Releasing Migrants in 'Sanctuary Cities'
By Michael D. Shear and Zolan Kanno-Youngs

The Washington Post White House proposed releasing immigrant detainees in sanctuary cities, targeting political foes
By Rachael Bade and Nick Miroff

The Hill Trump officials proposed moving migrants to 'sanctuary cities' as retaliation: report
By Chris Mills Rodrigo

CNN Trump pressured Nielsen to release detained immigrants into so-called sanctuary cities
By Evan Perez

Associated Press Conservatives Push Kris Kobach for Homeland Security Head

Politico Will the purge at DHS scare people into acting?
By Micaela Rodriguez, Dave Shaw and Scott Bland

The Hill TSA chief to temporarily fill No. 2 post at Homeland Security
By Jordan Fabian

The Hill McConnell to Trump: Don't pick Cuccinelli to lead DHS
By Jordain Carney

Associated Press Senate leader McConnell wants bipartisan immigration talks
By Alan Fram

Politico McConnell: I'll work with Democrats on an immigration deal
By Marianne Levine

The Hill McConnell: 'Past time' for immigration-border security deal
By Jordain Carney

The Hill Poll: GOP enjoys 12-point edge over Dems on economy
By Matthew Sheffield

Reuters U.S. to Send 100 Agents to Mexico Border to Cut Delays: Congresswoman

Reuters Dozens of Asylum Seekers Returned to Mexico Under Trump Policy Gain Entry to U.S.

Bloomberg Trump Immigration Agenda Suffers New Defeat With Ruling on Haitians' Status
By Patricia Hurtado

CBS News Democratic presidential candidates stay vague on immigration
By Caitlin Huey-Burns

The Atlantic Trump's Immigration Policies Unify White Republicans
By Ronald Brownstein

National Catholic Reporter Nielsen's policies were both inhumane and ineffective, advocates say
By Maria Benevento

The Washington Post 'I don't want to be taken away from my mom': An 11-year-old girl could be deported without her family
By Timothy Bella

Houston Public Media 11-Year-Old Salvadoran Girl Living In Houston Faces Deportation
By Alvaro Ortiz

WBUR 'Marcos Doesn't Live Here Anymore' Shows What Deportation Does To Families
By Erin Trahan

Associated Press After Force-Feeding, ICE Releases 2 Immigrant Detainees

The Washington Post The fractured Democratic field strongly benefits the leading candidates for one very big reason
By Philip Bump

The Hill Political reporter: Trump plans to focus on immigration in 2020
By Philip Wang

The Washington Post Trump's immigration policies fail time and again when faced with scrutiny from the federal courts
By Fred Barbash

Associated Press Image of child crying at border wins World Press Photo award

Associated Press Nielsen to Face Odd Dynamics of Post-Trump Job Market

The Washington Post Four Senate Republicans signal opposition to Trump's plan to put Herman Cain on Federal Reserve Board, all but sinking nomination
By Damian Paletta , Josh Dawsey and Seung Min Kim

Politico Trump bulldozes across the presidency's red lines
By Nancy Cook

The Hill George Lopez urges Latinos to speak out against Trump's immigration policy
By Julia Manchester

The Hill Historian on Trump: 'If you're closing the border, you don't understand that immigrants built this country'
By Julia Manchester

Vox 9 questions about the border crisis you were too embarrassed to ask
By Dara Lind

The New York Times (Opinion) Our Disgrace at the Border
By David Brooks

The Washington Post (Opinion) Sorry, Mr. President, this country is not 'full'
By Marc A. Thiessen

The Hill (Op-Ed) Trump needs to shut down the border, but not for commerce
By Peter Morici

Yahoo News (Opinion) Stephen Miller stokes Trump's nationalist vision
By Matt Bai


Arizona Central At the border, Pence calls on Democrats to fix 'our broken asylum system'
By Mia Armstrong

San Francisco Chronicle Trump's battle against asylum seekers: What you need to know Tatiana Sanchez

Associated Press (Arizona) University Urged to Drop Cases Involving Immigration Protest

Associated Press Man Pleads Not Guilty to Killing Northern California Officer