Daily Dispatch 8/20/2018

A new series in which we (will aspire to) offer a sampling of today’s headlines on immigration, race, and related stories.

August 20, 2018

discusses the impact of Attorney General Session’s recent decisions to reopen 8,000 immigration cases, which had been administratively closed, on judicial independence.  

ICE, ICE Baby: Trump is planning an of Immigration Customs Enforcement amidst growing calls for the agency to be dismantled by some Democrats.

Highlighting the political dog-whistling underneath this celebration, hard-line immigration sheriff has been invited as well - Butler once sent a bill to Mexico for immigration enforcement costs.

Meanwhile, some of the “heroes” of ICE, his pregnant wife to the hospital. The detention was caught on video. Maria del Carmen was left to fend for herself. ICE the man was wanted in Mexico on homicide charges, but released no details. Arrona has been in the United States for over 10 years.

A that the lack of Congressional action on immigration reform is creating a host of state and local initiatives that are undermining federal authority. 

Relatedly, Gaurav Madan, a volunteer with Sanctuary DMV, that, in light of recent ICE enforcement actions, the District of Columbia needs to step up its commitment to being a sanctuary city and push back against the narrative of criminality that is cast upon immigrants. Local organizers to the mayor demanding a public hearing of the steps the city was going to take.