Daily Immigration News Clips – January 4, 2022

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on January 4, 2022.


The Hill Schumer ramps up filibuster fight ahead of Jan. 6 anniversary
By Jordain Carney

San Francisco Chronicle One year in, Biden has been slow to unwind Trump immigration policies
By Tal Kopan

The Hill Mexico reports refugee, asylum claims double over two years
By Olafimihan Oshin

Roll Call Court hearings begin for revived ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy
By Suzanne Monyak

Axios Remain in Mexico expands as U.S. immigration court hearings begin
By Stef W. Kight

NBC News Scammers target desperate Latino families whose migrant relatives are missing
By Damià Bonmatí and Belisa Morillo

Reuters Mexico disbands makeshift camp with thousands of migrants
By Jose Torres

Axios Latino groups want to do away with “Latinx”
By Russell Contreras

Washington Post (Op-Ed) Opening the door of opportunity for ‘dreamers’
By Editorial Board


Houston Chronicle Houston judges are denying up to 100% of asylum cases in immigration courts
By Elizabeth Trovall

Chicago Tribune Immigrant detainees remain in McHenry and Kankakee county jails while court considers appeal to keep ICE contract
By Robert McCoppin

ABC News (Illinois) Illinois' law ending immigration detention in 2022 hits snag
By Sophia Tareen

San Diego Union-Tribune After one year on the job, San Diego’s immigrant affairs manager worries most about housing
By Kate Morrissey

Dayton Daily News (Op-Ed) Highly skilled immigrants augment Ohio’s technology workforce
By Naveed Iqbal