#Immigration Headlines for March 28, 2013

The Economist: Empathy is not enough: The parallels between gay marriage and immigration reform

March 27, 2013

http://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21574479-parallels-between-gay-marriage-and-immigration-reform-empathy-not-enough

 

Christian Science Monitor: How border security ‘trigger’ could stop immigration reform

By David Grant

March 27, 2013

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/DC-Decoder/2013/0327/How-border-security-trigger-could-stop-immigration-reform

 

UNIVISION AND TELEMUNDO INTERVIEW THE PRESIDENT

 

ABC/Univision: President Obama Expects Immigration Bill In April

By Jordan Fabian

March 27, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/News/immigration-reform-obama-expects-bill-april/story?id=18825428#.UVQu7ReG18E

 

The Hill: Obama ‘confident’ immigration reform will get done this summer

By Justin Sink

March 27, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/290685-obama-confident-immigration-reform-will-get-done#ixzz2OpotMkAx

 

USA Today: Obama: Immigration bill could pass by summer

By Aamer Madhani

March 27, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/03/27/obama-immigration-summer/2026459/

 

Wall Street Journal: Obama Will Make Visit to Mexico

By Peter Nichols

March 27, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323361804578387090985146034.html?KEYWORDS=immigration

 

ABC News: Congress Improves Among Hispanics; Obama, SCOTUS Hold Majority Popularity

By Greg Holyk

March 27, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2013/03/congress-improves-among-hispanics-obama-scotus-hold-majority-popularity/

 

SENS. MCCAIN, FLAKE, BENNET & SCHUMER TOUR THE ARIZONA BORDER

 

New York Times: Immigration in Spotlight as Senators Tour Arizona

By Fernanda Santos

March 27, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/28/us/politics/immigration-in-spotlight-as-senators-tour-arizona.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

 

Associated Press: Senators Tour Border, Say Immigration Bill Near

By Cristina Silva

March 27, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/mccain-us-senators-tour-mexico-border-18821400#.UVQxFReG18E

 

Washington Post: Senators touring U.S.-Mexico border get and eyeful

By David Nakamura

March 27, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/03/27/senators-touring-u-s-mexico-border-get-and-eyeful/

 

Arizona Republic: Senators spot woman climbing 18-foot border fence

By Dan Nowicki

March 27, 2013

http://www.azcentral.com/news/politics/articles/20130326senators-spot-woman-climbing-foot-border-fence.html

 

ADDITIONAL SENATE RELATED NEWS

 

Bloomberg: Graham Pitches Immigration at Home, 2014 Challenger Looms

By Julie Hirschfeld Davis

March 28, 2013

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-03-28/graham-pitches-immigration-at-home-2014-challenger-looms.html

 

Roll Call: Sessions Hits Back at Leahy on Immigration

By Humberto Sanchez

March 27, 2013

http://www.rollcall.com/news/sessions_hits_back_at_leahy_on_immigration-223471-1.html

 

LABOR/CHAMBER IMMIGRATION TALKS CONTINUE

 

BuzzFeed: With Labor Provisions Still Unresolved, Immigration Backers Remain Upbeat

By John Stanton

March 27, 2013

http://www.buzzfeed.com/johnstanton/with-labor-provisions-still-unresolved-immigration-backers-r

 

Bloomberg: Wage Rates for Laborers Complicating Immigration Rewrite

By Heidi Przybyla

March 28, 2013

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2013-03-28/wage-rates-for-laborers-complicating-immigration-rewrite

 

Politico: Immigration talks back on track, union says

By Carrie Budoff Brown

March 27, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/03/immigration-talks-back-on-track-union-says-89398.html

 

Wall Street Journal: Business, Unions Talking Again on Guest Workers

By Sara Murray

March 27, 2013

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2013/03/27/business-unions-talking-again-on-guest-workers/?KEYWORDS=immigration

 

HOUSE DEVELOPMENTS

 

Huffington Post: John Yarmuth: Immigration Group In House ‘Very Close’ To Deal

By Elise Foley

March 27, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/27/john-yarmuth-immigration_n_2963491.html

 

Longmont Times-Call: Rep. Cory Gardner tells Longmont town meeting-goers he’s willing to hear their immigration-reform ideas

By John Fryar

March 27, 2013

http://www.timescall.com/news/longmont-local-news/ci_22884986/rep-cory-gardner-tells-longmont-town-meeting-goers

 

NEW RESURGENT REPUBLIC ANALYSIS RELEASED

 

ABC/Univision: Immigration No Longer a Deal Breaker for Conservative Voters?

By Jordan Fabian

March 28, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/immigration-deal-breaker-conservatives-focus-group-finds/story?id=18827331#.UVQzhReG18E

 

Huffington Post: Ed Gillespie: Republican Voters Resigned To Immigration Reform

By Elise Foley

March 28, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/28/ed-gillespie-republicans-immigration-_n_2967110.html

 

OTHER POLICY AND POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS

 

ABC/Univision: 3 Reasons Why an Immigration Reform Timeline Matters

By Ted Hesson

March 27, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/reasons-immigration-reform-timeline-matters/story?id=18822563#.UVNJkheG18E

 

The Guardian: Latino leaders say ‘it is past time’ for American immigration reform

By Ewen MacAskill

March 27, 2013

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/mar/27/national-council-raza-immigration-reform

 

ABC/Univision: 7 Politicians Who Don’t Call Immigrants ‘Illegal’

By Christina Costantini and Ted Hesson

March 27, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/politicians-call-immigrants-illegal/story?id=18822145#.UVNQjheG18E

 

Des Moines Register: King leaning toward running for Senate

By William Petroski

March 25, 2013

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20130326/NEWS09/303260074/1056/NEWS05?nclick_check=1

 

ABC/Univision: Immigration Activist Mobilize Community in GOP District

By Albert Sabate

March 27, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/News/immigration-activist-mobilize-community-gop-district/story?id=18823220&singlePage=true#.UVNL5heG18E

 

Washington Post: Main Street and Silicon Valley find themselves united around immigration reform

By JD Harrison

March 28, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/on-small-business/main-street-and-silicon-valley-find-themselves-united-around-immigration-reform/2013/03/28/5e117780-970e-11e2-b68f-dc5c4b47e519_story.html

 

Associated Press: German guest worker program offers lessons for US as it ponders immigration reform

March 28, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/german-guest-worker-program-offers-lessons-for-us-as-it-ponders-immigration-reform/2013/03/28/148c4b0a-977a-11e2-b5b4-b63027b499de_story.html

 

OPINIONS

 

Talking Points Memo (Editor’s Blog): This Is What The Upper Hand Looks Like

By Brian Beutler

March 27, 2013

http://talkingpointsmemo.com/archives/2013/03/this_is_what_the_upper_hand_looks_like.php

 

The Hill (Blog): Senators take a road trip to the border

By David Leopold

March 27, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/homeland-security/290571-senators-take-a-road-trip-to-the-border#ixzz2Oly4yXln

 

US News and World Report (Opinion): GOP Toes Big Business’s Immigration Reform Line

By Penny Lee

March 27, 2013

http://www.usnews.com/opinion/blogs/penny-lee/2013/03/27/guest-worker-program-gop-obstinacy-hold-up-immigration-reform

 

LOCAL

Associated Press (Washington State): Study: Immigration jail holds cost King Co. $2M

By Manuel Valdes

March 27, 2013

http://www.sfgate.com/news/crime/article/Study-Immigration-jail-holds-cost-King-Co-2M-4388896.php#ixzz2Om2Wk7BK

 

Fox News Latino: Struggling with A Population Decline, Baltimore Pins Its Hopes On Immigrants

By Elizabeth Llorente

March 27, 2013

http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/politics/2013/03/08/struggling-with-population-decline-baltimore-pins-its-hopes-on-immigrants/

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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