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Daily Immigration News Clips – January 8, 2021

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


Buzzfeed News A New ICE Policy As Trump Is About To Leave Office Could Make It Harder For Immigrant Children To Get Asylum
By Hamed Aleaziz

Roll Call Trump pulls Homeland Security nomination after criticism
By Michael Macagnone

LA Times More uncertainty at Homeland Security amid domestic security threat
By Molly O'Toole

New York Times For Immigrants Watching a Mob Storm the Capitol, a Sense of Shock and Shame
By Campbell Robertson and Miriam Jordan

Washington Post A cynical ploy like Hawley and Cruz’s looks harmless. Until it isn’t.
By Henry Farrell and Elizabeth N. Saunders

USA Today 'We feared for our safety': After Capitol riots, Black, Latino Americans worry about more violence in DC
By Ryan Miller

Politico Tarnished by Trump: National security officials struggle to find new jobs

New York Times Why Warnock and Ossoff Won in Georgia
By Nate Cohn

Washington Post With Democrats in Control, Biden Moves to Advance Agenda
By Jim Tankersley and Michael D. Shear

Politico Trump agrees to ‘orderly transition’ of power

Law360 Despite Senate Wins, Broad Immigration Reform Still Far Off

Associated Press Mexico’s top diplomat discusses migration with US official

Wall Street Journal (Editorial) Donald Trump’s Final Days

Forbes (Opinion) DHS Publishes Final Rule To End H-1B Visa Lottery
By Stuart Anderson

Washington Post (Opinion) Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy have led Republicans to disaster. They must go.
By Max Boot

New York Times (Op-ed) More Immigrants Will Come to the U.S. Under President Biden. That’s a Good Thing.
By Jorge Ramos

The New Yorker (Op-ed) Trump’s Reckoning—and America’s
By Susan B. Glasser

Washington Post (Op-ed) ‘This is not who we are’: Actually, the Capitol riot was quintessentially American
By Omar Wasow

Wall Street Journal (Op-ed) Law Enforcement Cheers Biden’s Homeland Chief
By Patrick Yoes


Sahan Journal (Minnesota) ‘I can’t believe this is happening to our country’: Minnesota immigrants watch with alarm as Trump insurrectionists attack U.S. Capitol.

Chicago Sun Times Some immigrants shut out of stimulus; other, mixed-status households will get COVID-19 relief check
By Elvia Malagón

LA Times (Opinion) When you give the devil a ride, don’t be shocked when the U.S. Capitol is stormed
By Sandy Banks

LA Times (Opinion) They’ve watched him for four years. It took until now for GOP leaders to see that Trump’s dangerous?

Chicago Tribune (Op-ed) Column: There’s plenty of blame to go around for this awful end of the Trump era
By Eric Zorn