Daily #Immigration Round-Up

NATIONAL

 

The Hill: Romney to hammer Gingrich, Perry on immigration in SC

By Cameron Joseph

January 13, 2012

http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/gop-presidential-primary/203941-romney-to-slam-foes-on-immigration-in-south-carolina

 

Miami Herald: Gingrich takes on Romney, immigration and Castro brothers

By Marc Caputo

January 12, 2012

http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/01/12/2587064/gingrich-takes-on-romney-immigration.html

 

ABC News: Mexican Mitt Mocks Real Romneys Bid To Court Latino Vote

By Matthew Jaffe

January 12, 2012

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/01/mexican-mitt-mocks-real-romneys-bid-to-court-latino-vote/

 

San Diego Union-Tribune: Immigration Digest: Parody twitter feed @MexicanMitt takes off

By Elizabeth Aguilera

January 13, 2012

http://utsandiego.com/news/2012/jan/12/parody-twitter-feed-mexicanmitt-takes-off/

 

MSNBC: Eliseo Medina on Mitt Romney’s Latino Voter Outreach Strategy

January 12, 2012

http://mms.tveyes.com/transcript.asp

 

Politico: GOP targets immigrants in tax credit

By David Rogers

January 12, 2012

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0112/71370.html

 

The Denver Post: Despite deadline on immigration cases, parts of Denver pilot project to carry on

By Felisa Cardona

January 13, 2012

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_19732873#ixzz1jLKY61ZS

 

Fox News Latino: Arizona Democrats Plan to Repeal Immigration Law

January 12, 2012

http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/politics/2012/01/12/arizona-democrats-want-to-repeal-state-immigration-law/

 

The Birmingham News: State Sen. Scott Beason will run for Congress, challenging Rep. Spencer Bachus for the GOP nomination

By Charles Dean

January 12, 2012

http://blog.al.com/spotnews/2012/01/state_sen_scott_beason_will_ru.html

 

Huffington Post: Missouri Immigration Bill Copies Alabama, Would Require Schools To Check Student Immigration Status

January 12, 2012

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/12/missouri-immigration-bill_n_1202363.html

 

The Hill: Pro-immigration reform group names seven lawmakers to Heroes list

By Daniel Strauss

January 12, 2012

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/203749-seven-lawmakers-named-to-immigration-reform-groups-heroes-list

 

Associated Press: Lawyer questions driving of officer who arrested Obams uncle for alleged drunken driving

January 12, 2012

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/lawyer-questions-driving-of-officer-who-arrested-obamas-uncle-for-alleged-drunken-driving/2012/01/12/gIQAJJEUtP_story.html

 

CNN (Opinion): Could Mitt Romney be America’s first Hispanic president?

By Ruben Navarrette

January 12, 2012

http://www.cnn.com/2012/01/12/opinion/romney-hispanic-roots/index.html

 

Washington Post (Blog): Mitt Romneys Hispanic dilemma

By Rachel Weiner

January 12, 2012

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/post/mitt-romneys-hispanic-conundrum/2012/01/02/gIQACHA5tP_blog.html

 

New York Times (Blog): Year of the Immigrant

By Sayu Bhojwani

January 12, 2012

http://campaignstops.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/01/12/year-of-the-immigrant/

 

Huffington Post (Blog): Dear Secretary Napolitano: Suspend Secure Communities

By Ali Noorani

January 12, 2012

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ali-noorani/dear-secretary-napolitano_b_1199059.html

 

Chicago Sun-Times (Editorial-note this has been corrected, was previously published as a column): Immigration system gets fixes in small steps

January 9, 2012

http://www.suntimes.com/opinions/9855138-474/immigration-systemgets-fixes-in-small-steps.html

 

LOCAL

 

The Tennessean: Nashville school board backs DREAM Act

By Nicole Young

January 11, 2012

http://www.tennessean.com/article/20120111/NEWS04/301110100/Nashville-school-board-backs-DREAM-Act

 

Associated Press-New Mexico: New Mexico worker says in suit she was fired after complaining of immigrant discrimination

January 12, 2012

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/new-mexico-worker-says-in-suit-she-was-fired-after-complaining-of-immigrant-discrimination/2012/01/12/gIQAdrlSuP_story.html

 

Deseret News: Immigrant children’s access to education, public assistance may be targets of state proposals in 2012

By Marjorie Cortez

January 12, 2012

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397254/Immigrant-childrens-access-to-education-public-assistance-may-be-targets-of-state-proposals-in.html

 

Chicago Tribune: Federal immigration official warns Preckwinkle about policy

By John Kass

January 12, 2012

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-120112kass-update-column,0,770443.column

 

Associated Press-Michigan: Iranian woman born in 1900 to be sworn in as US citizen in ceremony at suburban Detroit home

January 12, 2012

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/iranian-woman-born-in-1900-to-be-sworn-in-as-us-citizen-in-ceremony-at-suburban-detroit-home/2012/01/12/gIQA0uVguP_story.html

 

The Hill: Romney to hammer Gingrich, Perry on immigration in SC

By Cameron Joseph

January 13, 2012

http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/gop-presidential-primary/203941-romney-to-slam-foes-on-immigration-in-south-carolina


About David Leopold
Past President 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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