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Daily Immigration News Clips – July 21, 2020

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on July 21, 2020


Law360 Trump Admin. Risks Penalties For Inaction On DACA
By Suzanne Monyak

New York Times Trump Threatens to Send Federal Law Enforcement Forces to More Cities
By Peter Baker, Zolan Kanno-Youngs and Monica Davey

Washington Post Trump threatens to deploy federal agents to Chicago and other U.S. cities led by Democrats
By Nick Miroff and Mark Berman

The Hill House to bring controversial Homeland Security bill to floor
By Niv Elis

The Hill Homeland Security sending 150 agents to Chicago this week: report
By Rebecca Klar

The Hill Nation correspondent on the federal police presence in Portland

CNN Trump uses homeland security agency to fight his political battle against Democratic cities
By Priscilla Alvarez and Geneva Sands

CNN Trump administration preparing to send federal agents to Chicago
By Evan Perez and Geneva Sands

Politico Trump law enforcement officials brush off pleas to butt out of Portland

The Independent Trump consults 'waterboarding' lawyer on how to skirt Congress through executive order loophole
By Graig Graziosi

Mother Jones Seven Detainees Sued ICE. Then They Were Transferred to a Notorious Alabama Jail.
By Noah Lanard The Trump Administration Is Making It More Difficult To Seek Asylum. Is That Legal?
By Avery Kleinman

GCN Border tech bypassed to push ‘outdated’ solutions for wall, IG says
By Mark Rockwell

Cronkite News USCIS balks on taking new DACA applications, despite court order
By Farah Eltohamy

Washington Post They depended on their parents for everything. Then the virus took both.
By John Woodrow Cox

Arizona Republic More than 300,000 immigrants may not become citizens in time to vote as COVID-19 stalls process
By Daniel Gonzalez

Associated Press Biden Urges Muslim Americans to Help Him Defeat Trump

Washington Post Trump’s law-and-order message flops
By Aaron Blake

Washington Post Revisiting Trump’s acceptance speech from the Republican convention, four years later
By Philip Bump

CNN Trump's pandemic reversals betray anxiety about November election hopes
By Stephen Collinson

Associated Press He's Back: Trump to Re-Up Virus Briefings Amid Lagging Polls

Washington Post Trump to bring back coronavirus briefings in attempt to revive reelection campaign
By Toluse Olorunnipa and Josh Dawsey

LA Times Trump plans for second season of coronavirus briefings

Washington Post (Editorial) Trump recklessly deploys forces in Portland to distract from the pandemic

Forbes (Opinion) Trump Cuts Legal Immigrants By Half And He’s Not Done Yet
By Stuart Anderson

New York Times (Opinion) The Border War in Portland
By Jamelle Bouie

New York Times (Opinion) Trump’s Occupation of American Cities Has Begun
By Michelle Goldberg

Washington Post (Opinion) After Trump, we will need a truth commission
By Jennifer Rubin

Washington Post (Opinion) Chris Wallace checkmates Trump in real time
By Erik Wemple

USA Today (Op-ed) We were whistleblowers for family separation back in 2018. It's happening again.
By Scott Allen, Pamela McPherson and Josiah Rich


Houston Public Media People In Texas ICE Detention Centers Are 15 Times More Likely Than The Public To Have COVID-19

Spectrum News (New York) Bill Shielding Undocumented Immigrants In Courts Passes Assembly

Hartford Courant (Op-ed) White House attack on legal immigration is an attack on patriotism and the U.S. economy

WBUR (Op-ed) Trump Will Try To Subvert The Election. We Must Be Prepared
By Steve Almond