Daily Immigration News Clips – August 23, 2021

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on August 23, 2021.

National

The New York Times A former Pence aide says Trump and Miller tried to stymie Afghan refugee efforts.
By Michael D. Shear

The Washington Post Americans prepare to welcome thousands of Afghan refugees, even as political rhetoric heats up
By Holly Bailey and Annie Gowen

The Wall Street Journal Lawmakers Seeking to Get Afghan Allies on Kabul Flights Ask Biden to ‘Try Harder’
By Siobhan Hughes and Jessica Donati

Los Angeles Times For many Afghan refugees, the struggles don’t end when they reach U.S. soil
By Anita Chabia and Sarah Parvini

CBS News Biden job approval falls; handling of troop removal is negative but support for withdrawal remains — CBS News poll
By Anthony Salvanto, Jennifer De Pinto, Kabir Khanna, and Fred Backus

New York Magazine Afghan Refugee Crisis Will Test the Strength of GOP Nativism
By Eric Levitz

Des Moines Register No longer facing deportation, Zalmay Niazy, who helped the U.S. in Afghanistan, sees a clearer path to asylum in Iowa
By Andrea May Sahouri and Isabella Rosario

Fort Myers News-Press Struggling to get out of Afghanistan: Military interpreter tear gassed, beaten
By Kate Cimini

The New York Times Supreme Court Grants Temporary Reprieve to Biden Immigration Policy
By Eileen Sullivan and Adam Liptak

The Washington Post Supreme Court temporarily blocks reinstatement of Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy
By Amy B. Wang and Maria Sacchetti

The Wall Street Journal Biden Administration Asks Supreme Court to Block Reinstatement of ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy
By Jess Bravin

Politico Supreme Court halts order restoring Trump-era immigration policy
By Maeve Sheehey and Josh Gertsein

CNN Supreme Court puts brief hold on court order requiring revival of 'Remain in Mexico' policy
By Tierney Sneed and Priscilla Alvarez

The Washington Post Under Biden, some legal immigration channels have lagged while illegal entries soar
By Nick Miroff

The Hill Biden administration moves to replace Trump public charge rule
By Rafael Bernal

Associated Press Families separated at Mexico border ask for residency, aid
By Claudia Torrens

The Hill Mayorkas meets with parents of separated families
By Rafael Bernal

Associated Press Budget clash pits moderate Democrats against Biden, Pelosi
By Alan Fram

The Washington Post ‘Curveballs and obstacles’ face Pelosi this week as Democrats spar over $3.5 trillion budget plan
By Tony Romm

The Wall Street Journal Why Illegal U.S. Border Crossings Likely Aren’t Fueling the Covid-19 Surge
By Michelle Hackman

Roll Call (Op-Ed) Immigration reform is a perfect fit for budget reconciliation
By Marshall Fitz

The Washington Post (Op-Ed) Nativism in U.S. politics has thwarted refugee resettlement before
By E. Kyle Romero

Politico (Op-Ed) My Family Fled Cambodia as the Americans Evacuated. Here's What I Hope for Afghan Refugees.
By Putsata Reang

The Wall Street Journal (Opinion) Biden’s Cruel Immigration Policy
By Mary Anastasia O’Grady

Local

Maine Beacon Mainers rally to urge King, other elected officials to support ‘transformative’ budget bill

Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Editorial) Texas is suffering from border failure. What Biden must do to get it under control
By Evan Popp