Today’s #Immigration Headlines

Wall Street Journal: Romney Faces Heat on Immigration

By Miriam Jordan

January 17, 2012

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203735304577165203154972254.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

 

The Hill: Democratic lawmaker rips Romney for his stance on immigration

By Mike Lillis

January 16, 2012

http://thehill.com/homenews/house/204359-rep-gutierrez-rips-romney-for-immigration-hard-line

 

The Venture: Luis Gutierrez: Martin Luther King figure, soul of the Latino community

January 15, 2012

http://www.theventureonline.com/2012/01/luis-gutierrez-martin-luther-king-figure-soul-of-the-latino-community/

 

New York Daily News (Opinion): Mitt Romney flees from his Mexican roots with tough anti-immigrant stance

By Albor Ruiz

January 14, 2012

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/mitt-romney-flees-mexican-roots-tough-anti-immigrant-stance-article-1.1005729#ixzz1je8VpeUR

 

NATIONAL

 

Sun-Sentinel: Romney stirs immigration debate as he’s endorsed by hard-liner Kobach

By William Gibson

January 16, 2012

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/elections/fl-immigration-romney-kobach-20120116,0,7378129.story

 

Fox News Latino: Report of Romney Campaigning with Immigration Hawk Draws Fire

By Elizabeth Llorente

January 16, 2012

http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/politics/2012/01/16/immigration-advocates-blast-reports-mitt-romneys-campaigning-with-immigration/#ixzz1jfi36Wza

 

Press-Register: Kris Kobach, co-author of Alabama immigration law, backs Mitt Romney in South Carolina

By George Talbot

January 16, 2012

http://blog.al.com/live/2012/01/kris_kobach_co-author_of_alaba.html

 

Bloomberg: Romney Anti-Immigration Pitch Will Make It Harder to Appeal to Hispanics

By Julie Hirschfeld Davis

January 17, 2012

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-01-17/romney-commercial-contrast-shows-effort-to-hold-base-and-court-hispanics.html

 

Huffington Post: Mitt Romney Stands Behind DREAM Act Veto Promise During 2012 South Carolina GOP Debate

By Elise Foley

January 16, 2012

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/16/mitt-romney-dream-act-south-carolina-debate_n_1209539.html

 

Associated Press: Anti-immigration tone alienating Hispanics

By Jeri Clausing

January 15, 2012

http://news.yahoo.com/anti-immigration-tone-alienating-hispanics-162054757.html

 

ABC News: Romney May Rue Immigration Comments Come General Election Showdown With Obama

By Matthew Jaffe

January 16, 2012

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/01/romney-may-rue-immigration-comments-come-general-election-showdown-with-obama/

 

Fox News Latino: Republican Immigration Tone Remains Elephant in the Room

January 15, 2012

http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/politics/2012/01/15/gop-immigration-tone-remains-elephant-in-room/#ixzz1jds70kKK

 

ThinkProgress: On MLK Day, Romney Campaigning With Anti-Immigrant Official Tied To Hate Groups

By Amanda Peterson Beadle

January 16, 2012

http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2012/01/16/404357/romney-campaigning-with-anti-immigrant-official-with-ties-to-hate-groups-on-martin-luther-king-day/

 

Washington Times: States’ rights backer Perry struggling in South Carolina

By Stephen Dinan

January 15, 2012

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/jan/15/states-rights-backer-perry-struggling-in-south-car/?page=all#pagebreak

 

The State: Perry speaks to moms about the military, faith, immigration

By Adam Beam

January 16, 2012

http://www.thestate.com/2012/01/16/2116119/perry-speaks-to-moms-about-the.html

 

National Journal: Latino Evangelicals Work to Get Candidates’ Attention

By Andrew Joseph

January 13, 2012

http://influencealley.nationaljournal.com/2012/01/latino-evangelicals-hope-to-ge.php?mrefid=site_search

 

The Hill: Obama hopes to win Latino voters in face of GOP candidates’ immigration debate

By Jordy Yager

January 14, 2012

http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/204183-obama-hopes-to-win-latino-voters-in-face-of-gop-candidates-immigration-debate

 

CQ: Advocates Lobby White House for Policy Changes on Illegal Immigration

By David Harrison

January 13, 2012

http://cq.com/doc/news-4011060?wr=RDlYTlRja3lSajdiR2s5RlprRmZ5QQ

 

Politico: New ad stresses GOP consensus on high-skilled immigration

By Emily Schutheis

January 16, 2012

http://www.politico.com/blogs/burns-haberman/2012/01/new-ad-stresses-gop-consensus-on-highskilled-immigration-111014.html

 

Associated Press: Arizona sheriff to appeal ruling that limits his ability to do immigration enforcement

January 16, 2012

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/arizona-sheriff-to-appeal-ruling-that-limits-his-ability-to-do-immigration-enforcement/2012/01/16/gIQAe3Og3P_story.html

 

Associated Press: Immigration courtrooms silent during ICE review

January 16, 2012

http://www.longislandpress.com/2012/01/16/immigration-courtrooms-silent-during-ice-review/

 

The Boston Globe: Justice is variable as US hears immigrants’ appeals

By Maria Sacchetti
January 16, 2012

http://bostonglobe.com/metro/2012/01/16/justice-variable-hears-immigrants-appeals/b0aFi1CyOtMjuipZ1KCEsN/story.html

 

Associated Press: Debate Heats up Over Ill. Jailed Immigrant Policy

By Don Babwin

January 13, 2012

http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/debate-heats-ill-jailed-immigrant-policy-15355092#.TxRh_qVrPHI

 

Federal News Radio: ICE union leader denies alleged opposition to immigration policy

By Michael O’Connell

January 16, 2012

http://www.federalnewsradio.com/478/2705032/ICE-union-denies-opposition-to-immigration-policy

 

Associated Press: US Border Patrol to toughen policies on illegal immigrants

January 17, 2012

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/01/17/us-border-patrol-to-toughen-policies-on-illegal-immigrants/#ixzz1jijOuQ9Y

 

Associated Press: Jackson: Fight SC’s voter ID, immigration laws

January 17, 2012

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-ap-sc-jessejackson,0,5366054.story

 

Associated Press: Hearing to be held Monday on Ariz. immigration law

January 17, 2012

http://www.necn.com/01/17/12/Hearing-to-be-held-Monday-on-Ariz-immigr/landing_nation.html?&apID=641ddfbb967243a79c3778234276791f

 

New York Times: For Many Latinos, Racial Identity Is More Culture Than Color

By Mireya Navarro

January 13, 2012

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/14/us/for-many-latinos-race-is-more-culture-than-color.html?ref=todayspaper

 

New York Times (Editorial): Good Immigration Policy, on Hold

January 14, 2012

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/15/opinion/sunday/good-immigration-policy-on-hold.html?ref=todayspaper

 

The National Review (Blog): Santorum Gets Better on Immigration

By Mark Kirkorian

January 16, 2012

http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/288216/santorum-gets-better-immigration-mark-krikorian

 

The National Review (Blog): Stingy with Immigrants?

By Heather Mac Donald

January 14, 2012

http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/288133/stingy-immigrants-heather-mac-donald

 

LOCAL

 

The New Mexican: Immigration advocates to fight license-law repeal

By Robert Nott

January 14, 2012

http://www.santafenewmexican.com/Local%20News/immigration-Advocates-to-fight-license-law-repeal

 

The Tennessean: TN police board scraps jail immigration screenings

By Brian Haas

January 14, 2012

http://www.tennessean.com/article/20120114/NEWS03/301140041/TN-police-board-scraps-jail-immigration-screenings

 

The Sacramento Bee: Wrinkle in immigration law allows California man to stay in U.S.

By Stephen Magagnini

January 17, 2012

http://www.sacbee.com/2012/01/17/4193109/wrinkle-in-immigration-law-allows.html

 

Buffalo News: Immigrant economic engine

By Emma Sapong

January 14, 2012

http://www.buffalonews.com/business/local-business/article710445.ece

 

New York Times (Editorial): A New Day in Suffolk? Here’s Hoping

January 16, 2012

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/17/opinion/a-new-day-in-suffolk-heres-hoping.html?ref=todayspaper

 

Wall Street Journal: Romney Faces Heat on Immigration

By Miriam Jordan

January 17, 2012

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203735304577165203154972254.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

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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