Today’s #Immigration Headlines

Courtesy of AMERICA’s VOICE

 

NATIONAL

 

NBC News: Obama leads big with Latinos, but enthusiasm still lags

By Domenico Montanaro

August 22, 2012

http://firstread.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/22/13415554-obama-leads-big-with-latinos-but-enthusiasm-still-lags?lite

 

Huffington Post: Mitt Romney Lags In Latino Support, Despite Campaign’s Efforts

By Elise Foley

August 22, 2012

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/22/mitt-romney-latino_n_1822125.html

 

Business Insider: Mitt Romney Is Way Behind With Latino Voters, And Paul Ryan Might Be Making Things Worse

By Brett LoGiurato

August 22, 2012

http://www.businessinsider.com/mitt-romney-latino-hispanic-vote-support-poll-2012-8#ixzz24N8b50yp

 

NBC Latino: Republican target: 38 percent of Latinos, but new GOP immigration platform an issue, say experts

By Sandra Lilley

August 22, 2012

http://nbclatino.com/2012/08/22/republican-target-38-percent-of-latino-vote-but-new-gop-immigration-platform-an-issue-say-experts/

 

Huffington Post: National Hispanic Leadership Agenda On Republican Immigration Extremism: ‘Enough Is Enough’

By Elise Foley

August 22, 2012

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/22/national-hispanic-leadership-agenda-republican-immigration_n_1823284.html

 

National Journal: National Hispanic Leaders Roll Out Policy Agenda

August 23, 2012

http://nationaljournal.com/thenextamerica/politics/national-hispanic-leaders-roll-out-policy-agenda-20120823?mrefid=site_search

 

The Atlantic: The Myth of the Latino Vote

By Tom Zoellner

August 22, 2012

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2012/09/the-myth-of-the-latino-vote/309052/

 

Tampa Bay Times: While some Hispanics fret, GOP says outreach effort still on track in Florida despite staff change

August 22, 2012

http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/the-buzz-florida-politics/content/republicans-lose-hispanic-outreach-director-florida-some-begin-fret

 

Cronkite News: New voting rules make it harder than ever to get Latinos to the polls

By Lindsey Ruta and Annelise Russell

August 22, 2012

http://cronkitenewsonline.com/2012/08/new-voting-rules-make-it-harder-than-ever-to-get-latinos-to-the-polls/

 

USA Today: Poll: Attitudes soften over children of illegal immigrants

By Greg Toppo

August 22, 2012

http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/story/2012-08-22/poll-illegal-immigrants-children-education/57220762/1

 

Univision: How difficult was it for Obama to enact deferred action?

By Jordan Fabian

August 22, 2012

http://univisionnews.tumblr.com/post/29966835915/how-difficult-was-it-for-obama-to-enact-deferred-action

 

Huffington Post Latino Voices: Deferred Action: Greta Van Susteren, Fox News Host, Says Lawyers Taking DREAMer Cases Committing ‘Legal Malpractice’ (VIDEO)

August 22, 2012

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/22/deferred-action-van-sustern-legal-malpractice_n_1820377.html

 

Associated Press: Bentley says he’s pleased with what’s left of the Alabama immigration law

August 22, 2012

http://blog.al.com/wire/2012/08/bentley_likes_whats_left_of_al.html

 

NBC News: When feds sought to shutter immigration jail, politics intervened

By Lisa Riordan Seville and Hannah Rappleye

August 22, 2012

http://openchannel.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/22/13398156-when-feds-sought-to-shutter-immigration-jail-politics-intervened?lite

 

Washington Post (Editorial): Alabama’s harassment of immigrants receives a setback

August 22, 2012

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/alabamas-harassment-of-undocumented-receives-a-setback/2012/08/22/193055ae-ebbb-11e1-a80b-9f898562d010_story.html

 

Anniston Star (Editorial): Cloud of confusion: Court’s weakening of Alabama’s hateful immigration law is good for the state

August 23, 2012

http://annistonstar.com/view/full_story/19896966/article-Cloud-of-confusion–Court%E2%80%99s-weakening-of-Alabama%E2%80%99s-hateful-immigration-law-is-good-for-the-state?instance=opinion_lead

 

Ventura County Star (Opinion): Latino voters: Both an opportunity and challenge

By Thomas Elias

August 22, 2012

http://www.vcstar.com/news/2012/aug/22/elias-latino-voters-both-an-opportunity-and/

 

National Review (Blog): Immigration in the Platform

By Mark Kirkorian

August 22, 2012

http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/314712/immigration-platform-mark-krikorian

 

Slate (Opinion): Let Undocumented Immigrants Get Driver’s Licenses

By Eliot Spitzer

August 22, 2012

http://www.slate.com/blogs/spitzer/2012/08/22/obama_immigration_and_driver_s_licenses_why_states_should_let_undocumented_immigrants_get_licenses_.html

Washington Post (Blog): Christians push for new immigration process as they support deferred status

By Noel Castellanos

August 22, 2012

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/guest-voices/post/christians-push-for-new-immigration-process/2012/08/22/61e585c4-ec7b-11e1-9ddc-340d5efb1e9c_blog.html

 

LOCAL

 

Associated Press (Washington State): Latino voters, ACLU sue Yakima over council system

By Shannon Dinny

August 22, 2012

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2018971937_apwavotingrights3rdld.html

 

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: U.S. agents arrest 28 immigrants in northeastern Wisconsin

By Georgia Pabst

August 22, 2012

http://www.jsonline.com/news/wisconsin/us-agents-arrest-28-immigrants-in-northeastern-wisconsin-3e6jcee-167089355.html

 

Akron Beacon Journal (Editorial): In pursuit of the dream

August 16, 2012

http://www.ohio.com/editorial/editorials/in-pursuit-of-the-dream-1.327590

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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