Daily Immigration News Clips – April 8, 2021

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on April 8, 2021.

National

The Hill Five reasons why US faces chronic crisis at border
By Rafael Bernal

Wall Street Journal Some Migrant Families Are Released in U.S., While Others Are Sent Back Amid Border Chaos
By Alicia Caldwell

The Hill Omar slams Biden admin for continuing 'the construction of Trump's xenophobic and racist wall'
By Jordan Williams

The Hill McCarthy asks FBI, CIA for briefing after two men on terror watchlist stopped at border
By DOMINICK MASTRANGELO

The Intercept A BIG NEW IDEA TO END THE BORDER CRISIS

New York Times A court filing says 445 migrant children are still in custody after being separated from their parents under Trump.
By Aishvarya Kavi

The Hill Biden review could reveal additional families separated under Trump 'zero tolerance' policy
By REBECCA BEITSCH

CNN Biden administration is reviewing 5,600 additional files for evidence of family separations under Trump
By Priscilla Alvarez

CNN Parents of 445 migrant children separated at border under Trump still have not been found, court filing says
By Priscilla Alvarez

NBC News Lawyers find the parents of 61 more separated migrant children
By Julia Ainsley and Jacob Soboroff

LA Times Biden task force looks for evidence of additional migrant family separations under Trump
By Kristina Davis

Associated Press US envoy talks migration with El Salvador, VP calls Mexico

Reuters Honduran delegation starts U.S. talks seeking aid for hurricane damage
By Gustavo Palencia

The Intercept REP. VERONICA ESCOBAR: “STEPHEN MILLER SHOULD BE BEHIND BARS” FOR ROLE IN TRUMP IMMIGRATION POLICY
By Ryan Grim

Washington Post (Op-ed) U.S. asylum law must protect women
By Jamie Gorelick and Layli Miller-Muro

The Hill (Op-ed) The importance of restoring asylum is easy to see
By KATHERINE MCKENZIE

Local

Associated Press (Texas) Texas investigating abuse allegations at migrant facility
By Paul J. Weber and Nomaan Merchant

New York Times (Texas) $2.1 Billion for Undocumented Workers Signals New York’s Progressive Shift
By Annie Correal and Luis Ferré-Sadurní

The Hill (Texas) Texas, Louisiana sue Biden administration over reduced use of ICE detainers
By Rafael Bernal

The Texan (Texas) Biden Administration May Resume Border Wall Construction After Halting Progress on First Day in Office
By Hayden Sparks

KHOU11 (Texas) Houston emergency immigrant shelter 'at capacity' as Biden administration works to ease overcrowding at the border
By Melissa Correa

NBC 7 San Diego Number of Unaccompanied Minors Crossing Border Up 64%

Mercury News (Op-ed) Opinion: DACA recipients have lived in the shadows for far too long
By Otto Lee and Mario B. Lopez