Daily Immigration News Clips – August 14, 2019

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on August 14, 2019.


Mercury News: San Francisco, Santa Clara counties sue Trump administration over plan to deny some green cards
By Thy Vo

USA Today: Undocumented immigrants on edge as new Trump immigration policy calls for more deportations
By Alan Gomez

The New York Times (Op-Ed): ‘It’s Like an Automatic Deportation if You Don’t Have a Lawyer’
By Mazin Sidahmed

LA Times: New Trump rules could deny green cards to immigrants on public assistance
By Molly O'Toole and Giulia McDonnell Nieto del Rio

Associated Press: California Counties Sue Over Public Benefit Immigration Rule

Reuters: San Francisco Sues Trump Administration Over Rule to Limit Legal Immigration

The Wall Street Journal: San Francisco, Santa Clara County File Suit to Block Rule on Green Cards
By Alicia A. Caldwell

The New York Times: California Counties Sue to Block Trump’s New Green Card Test
By Mihir Zaveri and Mariel Padilla

The Washington Post: Calif. jurisdictions sue to block policy that denies poor immigrants access to path to citizenship
By Maria Sacchetti

CNN: Rule targeting legal immigrants draws first lawsuit
By Priscilla Alvarez

The Washington Post: Trump just did what he couldn’t get Republicans in Congress to agree to
By Amber Phillips

The Hill: Trump immigration officials go on media offensive
By Rafael Bernal

Politico: Trump immigration official offers rewrite for Statue of Liberty poem
By Quint Forgey

USA Today: Trump immigration official Ken Cuccinelli offers own version of 'New Colossus' sonnet
By Nicholas Wu

Fronteras: Trump Administration To Penalize Legal Immigrants Who Use Government Benefits

HuffPost: Trump Immigration Chief: ‘Give Me Your Tired And Your Poor Who Can Stand On Their Own 2 Feet’
By Marina Fang

The Washington Post: Citizens line up for Mississippi jobs but fear the impact of ICE raids
By Jonnelle Marte

NBC News: Acting ICE chief defends Mississippi raids that left children abandoned, blames parents
By Dartunorro Clark

Politico: Lawmakers urge Trump to stop deportations to Iraq after Michigan man's death
By Nahal Toosi

PRI: Mexico: The ‘waiting room’ for thousands of migrants trying to get into the US
By Monica Campbell

Associated Press: President-Elect Says Guatemala Can't Do Migrant Deal With US

LA Times: In suburban Texas, ‘it feels like there’s no place for lifelong Republicans like me’
By Melanie Mason

Politico: ‘There’s always this feeling of, “Do I belong here?”’
By Zack Stanton

The Hill: Support for allowing Central American refugees into US up 6 points since December
By Rebecca Klar

ProPublica: The Case That Made an Ex-ICE Attorney Realize the Government Was Relying on False “Evidence” Against Migrants
By Melissa del Bosque

Associated Press: Buttiegieg Says Rural Americans Embrace Immigrants They Know

Politico: Biden does cleanup with Latinos after 'get in line' remark
By Marc Caputo and Natasha Korecki

The Washington Post: Redskins’ Josh Norman helps pay bail for immigration activist detained since May
By Scott Allen

The Washington Post: A Border Patrol agent called migrants ‘subhuman.’ Then he purposefully hit one with his truck.
By Reis Thebault

The Washington Post: It’s the mainstream anti-immigration rhetoric, not the extreme, that’s shaping American politics
By Philip Bump

People's World (Opinion): Trump rule can deny legal status for immigrants using public assistance
By Al Neal

The Wall Street Journal (Editorial): The ‘Public-Charge’ Ploy

The Washington Post (Editorial): A Trump policy has subjected asylum seekers to appalling conditions

LA Times (Editorial): Editorial: Trump’s callous attack on immigrants who need public aid

Houston Chronicle (Editorial): New immigration rules stack the deck against hard-working legal immigrants

The New York Times (Op-Ed): My Name Is Darlin. I Just Came Out of Detention.
By Isabel Castro

The New York Times (Op-Ed): No Need to Deport Me. This Dreamer’s Dream Is Dead.
By Tawheeda Wahabzada

The Washington Post (Opinion): We hold these truths to be self-evident. Terms and conditions apply.
By Alexandra Petri

The Washington Post (Opinion): Don’t like Trump’s new ‘public charge’ rule? Blame Congress for shirking its duty.
By Henry Olsen

The Washington Post (Op-Ed): Trump’s latest immigration proposal has one goal: Keep immigrants out
By David Bier

The Washington Post (Op-Ed): How President Trump’s new immigration rule could erode the social safety net
By Salonee Bhaman

The Hill (Op-Ed): What Mississippi ICE raids mean for vulnerable workers
By Carmen Rojas

By Dario Aguirre


LA Times (Op-Ed): Op-Ed: Why do Trump’s supporters deny the racism that seems so evident to Democrats?
By Ian Haney López

Pennsylvania Capital-Star (Op-Ed): Donald Trump is in Western Pa.: Tell him you reject his cruel immigration policies
By Tyler Moran

By Mukhtar M. Ibrahim

LA Times: Trump crackdown on legal immigrants could damage California economy, experts say
By Giulia McDonnell Nieto del Rio

The Washington Post (Virginia): Cash for IDs: Va. man collected money from undocumented immigrants to get them fraudulent Md. driver’s licenses, prosecutors said
By Lynh Bui

Associated Press (Massachusetts): Judge Accused of Aiding Wanted Immigrant Gets Pay Restored

The Washington Post: D.C. mayor says she will not accept federal shelter for unaccompanied migrant children
By Fenit Nirappil

Voices of San Diego: Documents Allege Serious Medical Neglect Inside Otay Mesa Detention Center