Today’s #Immigration Headlines

Courtesy of AMERICA’S VOICE

 

The Guardian: Arizona Dream Act supporters ready for legal battle against state services ban

By Matt Williams

August 16, 2012

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/aug/16/arizona-dream-act-jan-brewer?newsfeed=true

 

NATIONAL

 

Bloomberg: States Split on Immigrant Licenses as U.S. Lets Them Work

By Amanda Crawford and Mark Niquette

August 16, 2012

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-08-16/states-split-on-immigrant-licenses-as-u-dot-s-dot-lets-them-work

 

NBC News: Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s ban on driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants likely to wind up in court

By James Eng

August 16, 2012

http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/16/13317418-arizona-gov-jan-brewers-ban-on-drivers-licenses-for-undocumented-immigrants-likely-to-wind-up-in-court?lite

 

NBC Latino: Arizona immigration activists vow to block Brewer’s ban on benefits for undocumented youth

By Sandra Lilley

August 16, 2012

http://nbclatino.com/2012/08/16/arizona-immigration-activists-vow-to-block-brewers-ban-on-benefits-for-undocumented-immigrants/

 

NPR: Is ‘Deferred Action’ A Real Change For Ariz. Youth?

August 16, 2012

http://www.npr.org/2012/08/16/158943302/is-deferred-action-a-real-change-for-ariz-youth

 

Christian Science Monitor: Jan Brewer leads ‘constitutional throwdown’ against DREAM Act-lite

By Patrik Jonsson

August 16, 2012

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2012/0816/Jan-Brewer-leads-constitutional-throwdown-against-DREAM-Act-lite

 

Washington Times: Mark Krikorian on America’s immigration DREAM

By Joseph Cotto

August 17, 2012

http://communities.washingtontimes.com/neighborhood/conscience-realist/2012/aug/17/mark-krikorian-americas-immigration-dream/

 

Associated Press: Young illegal immigrants discuss future

August 16, 2012

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/huff-wires/20120816/us-immigration-vignettes/

 

Huffington Post: ‘Protectors Of The Dream’ Nonprofit Covers Application Fees For Undocumented Immigrants

By Laura Rothkopf

August 16, 2012

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/16/protectors-of-the-dream-nonprofit_n_1790193.html?utm_hp_ref=impact

 

ABC News: For ‘Dreamers’ the Wait Is Just Beginning

By Amy Bingham

August 16, 2012

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/OTUS/dreamers-wait-beginning/story?id=17022135#.UC44PKllTFk

 

Los Angeles Times: Hundreds of immigrants still lining up for deportation reprieve

August 16, 2012

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2012/08/orientation-sessions-young-illegal-immigrants.html

 

Associated Press: Young illegal immigrants get chance to stay, but challenges complicate path to college degree

August 17, 2012

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/higher-education/young-illegal-immigrants-get-chance-to-stay-but-challenges-complicate-path-to-college-degree/2012/08/17/ec7e8962-e841-11e1-9739-eef99c5fb285_story.html

 

Univision: What would Romney do with the deferred action program? It’s hard to say.

By Jordan Fabian

August 15, 2012

http://univisionnews.tumblr.com/post/29481624658/deferred-action-begins-today

 

USA Today: Romney, GOP try for greater share of Hispanic votes

By Alan Gomez

August 17, 2012

http://www.usatoday.com/news/politics/story/2012-08-16/republican-hispanic-outreach/57102498/1?csp=34news

 

Washington Post: Obama hopes to Latino voters give him a chance in N.C.

By Amy Gardner

August 16, 2012

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/obama-hopes-latino-voters-give-him-a-chance-in-nc/2012/08/16/2e13554a-d827-11e1-b360-33e7ac84e003_story.html

 

AZ Central: Debate: Flake, Cardon grapple over illegal immigration

August 16, 2012

http://www.azcentral.com/members/Blog/azdc/169519

 

Talking Points Memo: Steve King: I’ll Be A Player In The Romney-Ryan White House

By Evan McMorris-Santoro

August 16, 2012

http://2012.talkingpointsmemo.com/2012/08/steve-king-im-going-to-be-a-player-in-the-romney-ryan-white-house.php

 

La Opinión (Editorial): Brewer again!

August 16, 2012

http://www.laopinion.com/Brewer_again

 

Los Angeles Times (Opinion): Arizona’s Brewer points another finger at Obama

By Sandra Hernandez

August 16, 2012

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/opinion-la/la-ol-arizona-obama-immigration-20120816,0,6823765.story

 

Kansas City Star (Opinion): A major step forward on immigration

By Janet Napolitano

August 16, 2012

http://www.kansascity.com/2012/08/16/3765520/a-major-step-forward-on-immigration.html

 

Huffington Post (Blog): Making Lady Liberty Proud: Keeping Our Promise to America’s DREAMers

By Rep. Mike Honda

August 16, 2012

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rep-mike-honda/making-lady-liberty-proud_b_1788995.html

 

Fox News Latino (Opinion): For Young Immigrants, a New Dawn

By Ali Noorani

August 16, 2012

http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/politics/2012/08/16/ali-noorani-for-young-immigrants-new-dawn/

 

Fox News Latino (Opinion): Paul Ryan Offers the Best Hope for the Latino Community

By Rosario Marin

August 16, 2012

http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/politics/2012/08/16/rosario-marin-paul-ryan-offers-best-hope-for-latino-community/#ixzz23o32jvb1

 

Washington Times (Opinion): Paul Ryan and illegal immigrants: A history of support

By Joseph Cotto

August 16, 2012

http://communities.washingtontimes.com/neighborhood/conscience-realist/2012/aug/16/paul-ryan-great-illegal-aliens-not-so-much-rest-us/

 

Los Angeles Times (Opinion): Why did the U.S. detain Mexican boxer Alfredo Angulo?

By Sandra Hernandez

August 16, 2012

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/opinion-la/la-ol-boxer-alfredo-angulo-immigration-20120815,0,7620324.story

 

LOCAL

 

Bay Area News Group: Young illegal immigrants will be eligible for California driver’s licenses

By Matt O’Brien

August 16, 2012

http://www.mercurynews.com/nation-world/ci_21327328/young-illegal-immigrants-will-be-eligible-california-drivers

 

Washington Post: D.C. after-school programs get caught up in immigration politics

By Mike Debonis

August 16, 201

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/mike-debonis/post/dc-after-school-program-gets-caught-up-in-immigration-politics/2012/08/16/e4794fac-e7f8-11e1-8487-64e4b2a79ba8_blog.html

 

Philadelphia Inquirer: Pennsylvania voter ID law ruling almost certain to be appealed

By John Martin

August 16, 2012

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/homepage/20120816_Pennsylvania_voter_ID_law_ruling_almost_certain_to_be_appealed.html

 

Atlanta Journal Constitution: Collins, Zoller clash over illegal immigration

By Jeremy Redmon

August 16, 2012

http://www.ajc.com/news/georgia-politics-elections/collins-zoller-clash-over-1500884.html

 

Associated Press (Alabama): Civil rights panel consider Ala immigration law

August 17, 2012

http://www.necn.com/08/17/12/Civil-rights-panel-consider-Ala-immigrat/landing_politics.html?&apID=5855dc69270c497bbf6688bac12336bd

 

EFE: California community center helps immigrants avoid deportation

August 16, 2012

http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/lifestyle/2012/08/16/california-community-center-helps-immigrants-avoid-deportation/

 

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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