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Daily Immigration News Clips – August 31, 2020

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on August 31, 2020.


New York Times N.Y.C. Tenants Say They Were Tricked Into Appearing in R.N.C. Video
By Matthew Haag

New York Times How the G.O.P. Stretched Hard to Defend Trump on Race and Gender
By Adam Nagourney and Sydney Ember

Politico Chad Wolf says he didn’t know naturalization ceremony would be seen at convention
By Allie Bice

The Hill Ex-Sanders advisor says GOP may have made inroads with Latinos at convention

CNN Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf defends naturalization ceremony that aired during the RNC
By Priscilla Alvarez and Chandelis Duster

Associated Press US Now Using Several Hotel Chains to Detain Migrant Children

Washington Post She fled detention and torture in Nicaragua for asylum in the United States. The government put her on a plane back home.
By Kevin Sieff

Politico 5 ways Steve Bannon could beat the rap

Politico Feds gripe about wall backer’s rants against prosecution

CNN Prosecutors ask We Build the Wall founder to tone down rhetoric after arrest
By Kara Scannell

BuzzFeed A 50-Year-Old Honduran Immigrant Who Died In ICE Custody Had Tested Positive For COVID-19
By Hamed Aleaziz

CNN DACA recipients challenge latest Trump administration attempt to gut program
By Priscilla Alvarez

New York Times Trump’s Strategy: Make ‘Wobbly Republicans’ Think Their Party Is Great Again
By Jeremy W. Peters

Wall Street Journal Trump Bets on Law-and-Order Message to Sway Swing Voters
By Sabrina Siddiqui and Aaron Zitner

The Hill Democrats worry about voter backlash in suburbs

The Hill Biden campaign turns 'Keep America Great' domain into list of broken Trump promises

NBC Democrats have voter registration advantage in four battleground states
By Dante Chinni

Associated Press Census, like Post Office, politicized in election year
By Mike Schneide

Forbes (Opinion) H-1B Visa Denials Continue To Mount For Companies
By Stuart Anderson

New York Times (Opinion) Trump, Vicar of Fear and Violence
By Charles M. Blow

Washington Post (Opinion) So far, Trump’s fearmongering about Biden destroying America isn’t working
By Paul Waldman

Washington Post (Opinion) It’s time to challenge the cockeyed reaction to violence
By Jennifer Rubin

New York Times (Op-ed) Stephen Miller’s Dystopian America
By Jean Guerrero

Washington Post (Op-ed) The Department of Homeland Security is broken. Here’s what it needs in a boss.
By Paul Rosenzweig and Carrie Cordero

Washington Post (Op-ed) Why Stephen Miller has outlasted every Trump adviser not related to him
By Jean Guerrero

Washington Post (Op-ed) Trump treats naturalization like a game show prize
By Suketu Mehta

Politico (Op-ed) I Was a U.S. Diplomat. Customs and Border Protection Only Cared That I Was Black.

The Hill (Op-ed) A Trump victory promises 4 more years of American carnage

The Hill (Op-ed) Painting the nation: Which vision of America spoke to you?


OC Register A year after admitting he smoked pot, green card applicant still stuck in Mexico
By Roxana Kopetman

Associated Press (Arizona) 233 More Virus Cases Reported at ICE Facility in Arizona

Philadelphia Inquirer (Pennsylvania) Guatemalan immigrant who faced a hospital ‘medical deportation’ has been moved to long-term care facility
By Jeff Gammage

Sahan Journal (Minnesota) Young, educated and Black: Here’s how Minnesota’s politicians with African roots are reshaping the state’s politics.

Richmond Times-Dispatch (Virginia) He thought the blue lights meant local police. It was ICE. Now he's detained in a Virginia immigrant detention center
By Sabrina Moreno

Arizona Republic Karina Ruiz De Diaz fights for immigration reform, helps Dreamers navigate change

Arizona Republic (Opinion) Trump naturalized five immigrants. There are 315,000 others waiting for him to act.
By Elvia Díaz

Hechinger Report (Op-ed) STUDENT VOICE: Barred from receiving financial aid because of her DACA status, this DREAMer says she is set to graduate college and work to mitigate the impact of COVID 19 in the U.S.