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Hatewatch Headlines 2/9/2018

ICE wants to be an intelligence agency; DHS eyes immigrants rules aiming at benefits; New Jersey mosque battle reveals new face of Islamophobia; and more.

Daily Beast: ICE wants to become an intelligence agency under the Trump administration.

Think Progress: DHS reportedly weighing rules targeting immigrants who use public benefits.

The Guardian: How to stop a mosque: Bitter legal row in affluent New Jersey town shows the new face of Islamophobia.

Salon: Albuquerque Journal apologizes for ‘obviously racist’ cartoon depicting Dreamers as thugs.

Media Matters: Fox News reported that a Border Patrol agent was murdered; it turns out they were wrong.

Venture Beat: Gab raises $4.8 million for its extremist-friendly social network, claims 400,000 accounts.

Talking Points Memo: Holocaust denier running for Congress in Illinois tells CNN he’s really not a Nazi.

Courthouse News: Montana judge order Andrew Anglin to reveal his whereabouts in response to lawsuit.

Pink News: Mike Pence insists his anti-LGBT record is ‘fake news’ in response to Olympic figure skater.

World-Herald (Omaha, NE): About 300, including Coach Tim Miles, attend UNL rally against white-nationalist student.

Right Wing Watch: David Barton falsely claims he was designated ‘an enemy of the state’ by Obama administration.

Argus Leader (Sioux Falls, SD): Mayoral hopeful raises cloud of controversy over his bigoted Facebook posts.

Daily Aztec (San Diego, CA): White-nationalist ‘Patriot Front’ flyers plastered around San Diego State campus.

The Forecaster (Falmouth, ME): Scarborough legislator’s anti-FGM bill backed by anti-Muslim hate group.

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