Today’s #Immigration Headlines

Courtesy of AMERICA’S VOICE

 

Huffington Post Latino Voices: Republican Immigration Policy Grab Bag Could Become Party Platform

By Janell Ross

August 21, 2012

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/21/republican-immigration-policy-platform_n_1820309.html

 

NATIONAL

 

Politico: GOP platform gets tougher on immigration

By James Hohmann

August 21, 2012

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0812/79958.html

 

National Journal: Republican Platform Calls for Guest-Worker Program

By Fawn Johnson

August 21, 2012

http://www.nationaljournal.com/2012-conventions/republican-platform-calls-for-guest-worker-program-20120821#.UDPmif3ioj0.twitter

 

The Hill: GOP platform committee set to debate Arizona-style immigration proposals

By Cameron Joseph

August 21, 2012

http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/244567-gop-platform-committee-set-to-debate-hard-line-immigration-proposals

 

The Hill: Mitt Romney’s magic number: 38 percent of Hispanic vote

By Cameron Joseph

August 22, 2012

http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/244673–romneys-magic-number-38-percent-of-hispanic-vote

 

Las Vegas Sun: As Election Day approaches Berkley, Heller battle over Hispanics

By Tovin Lapan

August 22, 2012

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2012/aug/22/election-day-approaches-berkley-heller-battle-over/

 

Las Vegas Journal-Review: POLL: Obama, Romney neck and neck

By Laura Myers

August 22, 2012

http://www.lvrj.com/news/poll-obama-romney-neck-and-neck-167006295.html

 

CNN: Driver’s license rules fuel new immigration debate

By Catherine Shiocet and Mariano Castillo

August 21, 2012

http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/21/us/states-immigration-policy/index.html

 

Associated Press: Brewer defends order denying benefits for young illegal immigrants, says US, parents at fault

By Paul Davenport

August 21, 2012

http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/3fca77a6a6a74a69becd721e76c60744/AZ–Immigration-Brewer

 

Bloomberg: Arizona Immigration Law Foes Seek Halt Status Checks

By Eedvard Pettersson and William Herman

August 21, 2012

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-08-21/arizona-immigration-law-foes-seek-halt-status-checks

 

New York Times: Appeals Court Draws Boundaries on Alabama’s Immigration Law

By Campbell Robertson and Julia Preston

August 21, 2012

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/22/us/appeals-court-limits-alabamas-immigration-law.html

 

Associated Press: Justice Dept. sets up civil rights unit in Ala., after state crackdown on illegal immigration

August 21, 2012

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/justice-department-starting-civil-rights-unit-in-birmingham-after-illegal-immigration-law/2012/08/21/d2ac528c-ebb4-11e1-866f-60a00f604425_story.html

 

NBC News: Immigrant detainees land in limbo in Alabama jail

By Lisa Riordan Seville and Hannah Rappleye

August 21, 2012

http://openchannel.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/21/12072030-immigrant-detainees-land-in-limbo-in-alabama-jail?lite

 

Houston Chronicle: Ten key changes in immigration enforcement during Obama years

August 21, 2012

http://blog.chron.com/txpotomac/2012/08/ten-key-changes-in-immigration-enforcement-during-obama-years/

 

National Journal: Attorney: Slugger Cabrera Jeopardizes Right to Remain in the U.S.

By Rosa Ramirez

August 21, 2012

http://nationaljournal.com/thenextamerica/immigration/attorney-slugger-cabrera-jeopardizes-right-to-remain-in-the-u-s–20120821?mrefid=site_search

 

New York Times: Immigration Agency Accused of Bias Against Men

By Kirk Semple

August 21, 2012

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/22/us/immigration-agency-accused-of-unfairness-to-men.html

 

New York Times (Editorial): Setback for Rogue Immigration Laws

August 21, 2012

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/22/opinion/setback-for-rogue-immigration-laws-in-georgia-and-alabama.html

 

New York Times (Editorial): What the G.O.P. Platform Represents

August 21, 2012

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/22/opinion/what-the-gop-platform-represents.html?ref=todayspaper

 

The Birmingham News (Opinion): We’re still the meanest state in the nation, so there!

By Joey Kennedy

August 21, 2012

http://blog.al.com/jkennedy/2012/08/joey_kennedy_were_still_the_me.html

 

The National Review (Blog): State Immigration Standoff Continues

By Mark Kirkorian

August 21, 2012

http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/314569/state-immigration-standoff-continues-mark-krikorian

 

New York Times (Opinion): We Need a ‘Conservative’ Party

By Tom Friedman

August 21, 2012

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/22/opinion/friedman-we-need-a-conservative-party.html

 

NBC Latino (Opinion): The truth behind the speakers at the RNC and DNC conventions

By Hernan Molina

August 22, 2012

http://nbclatino.com/2012/08/22/opinion-the-truth-behind-the-speakers-at-the-rnc-and-dnc-conventions/

 

LOCAL

 

Associated Press (Tennessee): Nashville sheriff drops immigration program

By Travis Loller

August 21, 2012

http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Nashville-sheriff-drops-immigration-program-3804165.php

 

Associated Press (Massachusetts): Feds to take questions from Mass. Immigrants

August 22, 2012

http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/2012/08/22/feds-take-questions-from-mass-immigrants/LOYsfYZOiCQSPYtnbN0i3L/story.html

About David Leopold
Past President and Past General Counsel, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), In-the-Trenches practicing immigration Attorney, Blogger, Activist, Photographer, Educator, World Traveler. All opinions are my own.

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