Daily Immigration News Clips – March 29, 2021

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on March 29, 2021.


Salon GOP's invented "border crisis" is just a political distraction, immigration activists say
By Kenny Stancil

McClatchy News Kamala Harris faces political ‘trapdoors’ as she takes lead role on migrant border surge
By Francesca Chambers and Alex Roarty

Associated Press US waives FBI checks on caregivers at new migrant facilities
By Nomaan Merchant

Associated Press White House says it’s working on access to migrant centers
By Kevin Freking

Associated Press Expelled from US at night, migrant families weigh next steps
By Elliot Spagat

The New York Times 9-Year-Old Migrant Girl Dies Trying to Cross Rio Grande Into U.S.
By Miriam Jordan

The Washington Post Immigrants are crossing the U.S. Mexico border in large numbers
By Arelis R. Hernandez

The Washington Post Family groups crossing border in soaring numbers point to next phase of crisis
By Maria Sacchetti and Nick Miroff

The Wall Street Journal Surge of Migrants at U.S. Southern Border: Biden’s Plan and What You Need to Know
By Alicia A. Caldwell and Michelle Hackman

The Wall Street Journal Border Crossings by Migrant Children to Rise Sharply, U.S. Estimates Show
By Alicia A. Caldwell and Michelle Hackman

Politico N.Y. congressman: Border crisis due to decades of bad U.S. behavior
By David Cohen

The Hill Trump says he'll likely visit southern border soon
By Jordan Williams

The Hill Trump-era order expelled more than half of migrants at US-Mexico border: report
By Lexi Lonas

USA Today A look inside an immigration holding facility: GOP senators 'stunned' by conditions at 'overwhelmed' site
By Savannah Behrmann and Rebecca Morin

USA Today For many migrants able to cross US border, there's often chaos, COVID tests and then relief
By Rick Jervis

Roll Call Lawmakers paint conflicting pictures of border during visits
By Caroline Simon and Suzanne Monyak

Los Angeles Times The things migrants carried — and dropped — as they crossed the border

Border Report EXCLUSIVE: Thousands of migrants released without court information on ‘honor system,’ lawmaker says
By Sandra Sanchez

Reuters U.S. will issue proposal to preserve program for 'Dreamer' immigrants: DHS

CBS News Biden administration moves to safeguard DACA program for "Dreamers" as court ruling looms
By Camilo Montoya-Galvez

Reuters Republicans ask U.S. Supreme Court to let them defend Trump immigration rule
By Lawrence Hurley

The Washington Post (Opinion) President Biden’s lame answer on media border access
By Erik Wemple

The Washington Post (Opinion) The border is a ‘crisis’ — and also Biden’s first big mistake
By Kathleen Parker

Los Angeles Times (Opinion) Kamala Harris has two big problems at the southern border. Texas is one of them
By LZ Granderson

CNN (Opinion) Why Biden has an immigration policy problem
By Harry Enten

The Hill (Op-Ed) Dallas 'decompression center' can't become another prison for migrant youth
By Natalie Nanasi

The Hill (Op-Ed) What Joe Biden can learn from Calvin Coolidge on immigration
By Paul C. Atkinson

USA Today (Op-Ed) Cruelty at the border is not the same as strength or an effective immigration strategy
By Peter Boogaard


WNYC A Predictable Time at the Border

Associated Press (Texas) Small Texas border town is route to US for migrant children
By Elliot Spagat

The Wall Street Journal (Texas) In a Texas Border Town, Migrant Families Sleep Under a Bridge as Local Resources Are Strained
By Michelle Hackman

Los Angeles Times (California) Increase in arriving asylum seekers keeps San Diego migrant shelter busy
By Kate Morrissey

San Diego Union-Tribune (California) San Diego Convention Center to shelter first 500 migrant girls this weekend
By Rob Nikolewski and Kate Morrissey

Deseret News (Utah) Utah’s higher education board welcomes ‘Dreamers’ to the state’s campuses
By Marjorie Cortez