#Immigration Headlines

New York Times: G.O.P. Opposition to Immigration Law Is Falling Away

By Ashley Parker and Michael Shear

March 19, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/20/us/politics/gop-opposition-to-immigration-law-is-falling-away.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

 

ABC News: Republicans’ Immigration ‘Pathway’ Dance

By Rick Klein

March 19, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2013/03/republicans-immigration-pathway-dance/

 

Roll Call: Can Rand Paul Bring the Tea Party Along on Immigration?

By Humberto Sanchez

March 19, 2013

http://www.rollcall.com/news/can_rand_paul_bring_the_tea_party_along_on_immigration-223292-1.html

 

TIME: Four Hurdles That Could Block Immigration Reform

By Alex Altman

March 20, 2013

http://swampland.time.com/2013/03/20/four-hurdles-that-could-block-immigration-reform/

 

Talking Points Memo: Immigration Reformers Celebrate Rand Paul’s Speech

By Benjy Sarlin

March 19, 2013

http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/immigration-reformers-celebrate-rand-pauls-speech

 

Washington Post (Blog): The GOP dilemma on immigration

By Greg Sargent

March 19, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2013/03/19/the-gop-dilemma-on-immigration/

 

Hot Air: Quotes of the day

March 19, 2013

http://hotair.com/archives/2013/03/19/quotes-of-the-day-1322/

 

SEN. RAND PAUL SPEECH COVERAGE

 

New York Times: Paul Spells Out His Plan for Immigration Overhaul

By Ashley Parker

March 19, 2013

http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/03/19/speech-by-paul-expected-to-support-citizenship-path-for-illegal-immigrants/?hp

 

Los Angeles Times: Rand Paul calls on conservatives to embrace immigration reform

By Michael Memoli

March 19, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-pn-rand-paul-immigration-reform-20130319,0,697954.story

 

Huffington Post: Rand Paul: Pathway To Citizenship Is Needed, E-Verify Is Not

By Elise Foley

March 19, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/19/rand-paul-pathway-to-citizenship_n_2906587.html

 

US News and World Report: Rand Paul Calls for Immigration Reform

By Rebekah Metzler

March 19, 2013

http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2013/03/19/rand-paul-calls-for-immigration-reform

 

Bloomberg: Paul Endorses Legal Status for Undocumented Immigrants

By Heidi Przbyla and Caitline Webber

March 19, 2013

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2013-03-19/rand-paul-endorses-legal-status-for-undocumented-immigrants

 

IMMEDIATE POST-SPEECH REACT AND INITIAL CLARIFICATION

 

Washington Post: Rand Paul: I didn’t back faster path to citizenship

By Aaron Blake and Rosalind Helderman

March 19, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/03/19/rand-paul-advisers-say-he-didnt-back-faster-path-to-citizenship/

 

Politico: Rand Paul to ‘find a place’ for illegal immigrants

By Kevin Robillard

March 19, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/03/rand-paul-immigration-89066.html#ixzz2O1AViQDR

 

Politico: Rand Paul speech ignites Twitterverse

By Katie Glueck

March 19, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/03/rand-paul-immigration-speech-twitter-89067.html

 

Politico: Associated Press stands by Rand Paul ‘pathway to citizenship’ report

By Dylan Byers

By March 19, 2013

http://www.politico.com/blogs/media/2013/03/associated-press-stands-by-rand-paul-pathway-to-citizenship-159745.html

 

PAUL GIVES FURTHER CLARIFICATION ON AFTERNOON PRESS CALL; ADDITIONAL REACT AND ANALYSIS

 

Washington Post: Sen. Rand Paul: Illegal immigrants should be allowed to obtain legal status

By Rosalind Helderman

March 19, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/sen-rand-paul-endorses-path-to-citizenship-for-illegal-immigrants/2013/03/19/e262301a-9092-11e2-9cfd-36d6c9b5d7ad_story.html

 

Talking Points Memo: Rand Paul Backs Path To Citizenship (Just Don’t Call It That)

By Benjy Sarlin

March 19, 2013

http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2013/03/rand-paul-backs-path-to-citizenship-just-dont-call-it-that.php

 

Huffington Post: Rand Paul: Don’t Call My Plan ‘Pathway To Citizenship’

By Elise Foley

March 19, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/19/rand-paul-pathway-to-citizenship_n_2909800.html?1363727563

 

ABC/Univision: What Does ‘Pathway to Citizenship’ Mean in Immigration Reform?

By Ted Hesson

March 19, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/pathway-citizenship-immigration-reform/story?id=18765736&singlePage=true

 

Washington Post: Rand Paul backs new path to legalization for illegal immigrants

By Rosalind Helderman and Aaron Blake

March 19, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/rand-paul-backs-new-path-to-legalization-for-illegal-immigrants/2013/03/19/a8ea4070-90ba-11e2-9cfd-36d6c9b5d7ad_story.html

 

Bloomberg: Paul Looks to Broaden Appeal by Backing Immigration Shift

By Heidi Przybyla and John McCormick

March 20, 2013

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-03-19/rand-paul-endorses-legal-status-for-undocumented-immigrants.html

 

NBC News: From ‘amnesty!’ to assimilation: Two Pauls’ immigration stances

By Carrie Dann

March 19, 2013

http://firstread.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/03/19/17372967-from-amnesty-to-assimilation-two-pauls-immigration-stances?lite

 

National Journal: Why Rand Paul’s Hispanic Pitch Is Doomed

By Matthew Cooper

March 19, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/politics/why-rand-paul-s-hispanic-pitch-is-doomed-20130319?mrefid=site_search

 

MSNBC: Ed Rendell and Haley Barbour React to Rand Paul’s Speech

March 20, 2013

http://mms.tveyes.com/ExpandGuest.asp?ln=805091

 

CNN: Rubio praises Paul on immigration

By Ashley Killough

March 19, 2013

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2013/03/19/rubio-praises-paul-on-immigration/

 

HOUISE AND SENATE DEVELOPMENTS

 

Los Angeles Times: GOP leaders downplay citizenship issue in immigration talks

By Brian Bennett and Michael Memoli

March 19, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-immigration-20130320,0,1954729.story

 

The Hill: Emerging immigration deal receives House leaders’ bipartisan backing

By Russell Berman and Mike Lillis

March 20, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/house/289169-emerging-immigration-deal-receives-house-leaders-bipartisan-backing#ixzz2O5AYdyGm

 

Reuters: Boehner hails emerging bipartisan House immigration plan

By Thomas Ferraro

March 19, 2013

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/19/us-usa-immigration-republicans-idUSBRE92I0OM20130319

 

Chicago Tribune: Gutierrez hopes for immigration action after Easter recess

By Katherine Skiba

March 19, 2013

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-luis-gutierrez-immigration-reform,0,5137615.story

 

Washington Post: Gutierrez praises Republicans on immigration reform

By Rachel Weiner

March 19, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/03/19/gutierrez-praises-republicans-on-immigration-reform/

 

ABC/Univision: Luis Gutiérrez: GOP and Dems Agree on Path to Citizenship

By Jordan Fabian, Serena Marshall and Jim Avila

March 19, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/luis-gutierrez-republicans-democrats-agree-path-citizenship/story?id=18764590&singlePage=true

 

US News and World Report: On Immigration Reform, Paul Ryan’s Role Growing

By Lauren Fox

March 19, 2013

http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2013/03/19/on-immigration-reform-paul-ryans-role-growing

 

The Hill: GOP balks at LGBT protections in immigration reform

By Mike Lillis

March 19, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/house/289019-gop-balks-at-lgbt-protections-in-immigration-reform#ixzz2O1J1FRkq

 

The Hill: Van Hollen: Boehner will be ‘pressured’ to allow immigration vote

By Meghashyam Mali

March 19, 2013

http://thehill.com/video/house/288955-van-hollen-boehner-will-be-pressured-to-allow-immigration-vote#ixzz2O1JPLqC4

 

The Hill: Hoyer: House group ‘very close’ to deal including path to citizenship

By Mike Lillis

March 19, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/house/289001-hoyer-house-group-very-close-to-deal-including-path-to-citizenship#ixzz2O1JmHw76

 

The Hill: Senate’s Gang of 8: We’ll have bill in April

By Alexander Bolton

March 19, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/288907-gang-of-8-well-have-bill-in-april#ixzz2O1MMsVJA

 

BuzzFeed: Alabama Republican Slams Closed-Door Bipartisan Immigration Efforts

By John Stanton

March 19, 2013

http://www.buzzfeed.com/johnstanton/alabama-republican-slams-closed-door-bipartisan-immigration

 

Washington Post: Immigration reform speeding up? Not so fast.

By David Nakamura

March 19, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/03/19/immigration-reform-speeding-up-not-so-fast/

 

Roll Call: GOP Senators Hint That Immigration Debate Should Take Years

By Humberto Sanchez

March 19, 2013

http://www.rollcall.com/news/gop_senators_hint_that_immigration_debate_should_take_years-223295-1.html

 

Talking Points Memo: GOP Senators: Slow Down Debate On Immigration Reform

By Igor Bobic

March 19, 2013

http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/gop-senators-slow-down-debate-on-immigration-reform

 

Politico: Grassley renews push for stiffer H-1B visa rules

By Jessica Myers and Michelle Quinn

March 20, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/03/grassley-renews-push-for-stiffer-h-1b-visa-rules-89099.html#ixzz2O598rkC0

 

HOUSE HEARING

 

New York Times: Administration Official Defends Release of Detainees

By Julia Preston

March 19, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/20/us/immigration-official-defends-release-of-detainees.html

 

The Hill: House GOP grills top Obama immigration official over release of illegal detainees

By Jordy Yager

March 19, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/house/289051-house-gop-grills-top-obama-immigration-official-over-release-of-illegal-detainees#ixzz2O1SqBD00

 

Bloomberg: Release of Immigrants Caused by Budget Cuts, U.S. Official Says

By Phil Mattingly

March 19, 2013

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2013-03-19/release-of-immigrants-caused-by-budget-cuts-u-dot-s-dot-official-says

 

OTHER IMMIGRATION NEWS AND DEVELOPMENTS

 

Washington Post: Black immigrants to rally at Capitol for reform

By David Nakamura

March 19, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/03/19/black-immigrants-to-rally-at-capitol-for-reform/

 

Huffington Post Latino Voices: Arizona GOP Happy With Message To Latinos, Rejects Changing Approach To Immigration (SLIDESHOW)

By Roque Planas

March 19, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/19/arizona-gop-happy-with-message-latinos_n_2908318.html

 

Wall Street Journal: Hispanics Extend Reach Beyond Enclaves

By Miriam Jordan

March 19, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323639604578370801217312718.html?KEYWORDS=immigration

 

EDITORIALS AND OPINIONS

 

New York Times (Editorial): For the G.O.P., It’s Not Just the Message

March 19, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/20/opinion/for-the-gop-its-not-just-the-message.html

 

Washington Post (Wonkblog): Five reasons why immigration reform is moving forward

By Suzy Khimm

March 19, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/03/19/five-reasons-why-immigration-reform-is-moving-forward/

 

Washington Post (Opinion): Standing with Rand, nervously

By Dana Milbank

March 19, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/dana-milbank-standing-with-rand-nervously/2013/03/19/655c831a-90cc-11e2-9cfd-36d6c9b5d7ad_story.html

 

Washington Post (The Fix): Rand Paul and why the ‘pathway to citizenship’ question is so delicate for the GOP

By Sean Sullivan

March 19, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2013/03/19/rand-paul-and-why-the-pathway-to-citizenship-question-is-so-delicate-for-the-gop/

 

Washington Post (Blog): Rand Paul on immigration reform

By Jennifer Rubin

March 19, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2013/03/19/rand-paul-on-immigration-reform/

 

Washington Post (Blog): Rand Paul: They can be citizens if they get in line

By Jennifer Rubin

March 19, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2013/03/19/rand-paul-they-can-be-citizens-if-they-get-in-line/

 

Washington Post (Blog): The Insiders: Rand Paul’s useful speech on immigration

By Ed Rogers

March 19, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-partisan/wp/2013/03/19/the-insiders-rand-pauls-useful-speech-on-immigration/

 

New York Times (Blog): The Revolt of the (Republican) Elites

By Ross Douthat

March 19, 2013

http://douthat.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/03/19/the-revolt-of-the-republican-elites/

 

Fox News Latino (Opinion): Securing Borders Before Immigration Reform is Backward Thinking

By Sylvia Longmire

March 19, 2013

http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/opinion/2013/03/04/securing-borders-before-immigration-reform-is-backwards-thinking/#ixzz2O1QSAGtX

 

The Hill (Blog): Immigration system fails to serve justice

By Beth Werlin

March 19, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/homeland-security/289075-immigration-system-fails-to-serve-justice

 

The Hill (Blog): Lawmakers must reevaluate immigration detention system

By Antonio Ginatta

March 19, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/homeland-security/288817-lamakers-must-reevaluate-immigration-detention-system

 

The Hill (Blog): Release of ICE detainees a positive step forward

By Paul Grussendorf

March 19, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/homeland-security/289005-release-of-ice-detainees-a-positive-step-forward#ixzz2O1U3KVRM

 

The Hill (Blog): Immigration reform should fix harsh, inflexible court system

By JC Slayer

March 19, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/homeland-security/289043-immigration-reform-should-fix-harsh-inflexible-court-system#ixzz2O1UrWoXx

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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