#Immigration Headlines for March 29, 2013

San Antonio Express-News: Immigration reform gaining support in Congress

By Gary Martin

March 28, 2013

http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Immigration-reform-gaining-support-in-Congress-4393187.php

 

Huffington Post (Blog): How Queer Undocumented Youth Built the Immigrant Rights Movement

By Prerna Lal

March 28, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/prerna-lal/how-queer-undocumented_b_2973670.html

 

NATIONAL

 

Los Angeles Times: For illegal immigrants, broad support for legal status, not citizenship

By Paul West

March 28, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-pn-undocumented-immigrants-legal-status-20130328,0,6924969.story

 

Huffington Post: Immigration Poll Finds Majority Support For Legalization Of Undocumented Immigrants

By Elise Foley

March 28, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/28/immigration-poll-legalization_n_2972333.html

 

Politico: Poll: 43 percent back citizen path

By Kevin Robillard

March 28, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/03/path-to-citizenship-poll-89431.html?hp=l9

 

Politico: Eric Cantor: Immigration deal tough but doable

By Jake Sherman

March 28, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/03/eric-cantor-immigration-89423.html

 

The Hill: Cantor: Comprehensive bill on immigration reform will be ‘tall order’

By Justin Sink

March 28, 2013

http://thehill.com/video/house/290773-cantor-i-think-we-can-come-to-some-agreement-on-immigration-reform#ixzz2Os6SxPE1

 

Roll Call: Graham Getting Heat Over Immigration Efforts

By Humberto Sanchez

March 28, 2013

http://www.rollcall.com/news/graham_getting_heat_over_immigration_efforts-223496-1.html

 

Talking Points Memo: Lindsey Graham: If I Can Sell Immigration Reform In South Carolina, It Will Pass

By Benjy Sarlin

March 28, 2013

http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2013/03/lindsey-graham-immigration-south-carolina.php

 

Washington Post: Dispute over guest-worker program puts immigration talks at risk of delay

By David Nakamura

March 28, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/dispute-over-guest-worker-program-puts-immigration-talks-at-risk/2013/03/28/d68bee2c-96ee-11e2-814b-063623d80a60_story.html

 

Reuters: Organized labor says closer to deal on immigration reform

By Rachelle Younglai

March 28, 2013

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/28/usa-immigration-wages-idUSL2N0CK1VX20130328

 

ABC/Univision: What Happens If Immigration Reform Ignores Future Workers?

By Ted Hesson

March 28, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/immigration-reform-ignores-future-workers/story?id=18831219#.UVSnuBeG18E

 

Christian Science Monitor: ‘Path to citizenship’ roils immigration reform. But what is it, exactly?

By David Grant

March 28, 2013

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/DC-Decoder/2013/0328/Path-to-citizenship-roils-immigration-reform.-But-what-is-it-exactly

 

ABC/Univision: U.S. Border Patrol: More Agents, More Fences, More Technology, More Horses?

By Erin Siegal

March 28, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/border-patrol-horses-secure-border/story?id=18733100#.UVSdEBeG18F

 

Associated Press: Budget Cuts Could Affect Immigration Detention And Border Security

By Christina Silva and Chistopher Sherman

March 28, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/28/budget-cuts-could-affect-immigration_n_2970672.html

 

Washington Post: Republican Rep. Don Young refers to Latinos using racial slur

By Aaron Blake

March 28, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/03/28/republican-rep-don-young-refers-to-latinos-using-racial-slur/

 

Politico: Rep. Don Young on ‘wetbacks’ comment: I ‘meant no disrespect’

By Katie Glueck

March 29, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/03/don-young-alaska-racial-remark-immigration-89451.html#ixzz2OvmSJaXI

 

ThinkProgress: Top Republican Warns Of French People Illegally Crossing Mexican Border In South Texas

By Igor Volksy

March 28, 2013

http://thinkprogress.org/immigration/2013/03/28/1787161/top-republican-warns-of-french-people-illegally-crossing-the-mexican-border-in-south-texas/

 

Yahoo News: ‘Border Trigger’ a Requirement — Alongside Other Measures — for Immigration Reform

By Dean Cody

March 29, 2013

http://news.yahoo.com/border-trigger-requirement-alongside-other-measures-immigration-reform-215000531.html

 

New York Daily News: Immigration: If the Defense of Marriage Act is struck down, same-sex immigrant couples could benefit

By Allan Wernick

March 28, 2013

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/citizenship-now/immigration-striking-doma-boon-same-sex-immigrant-couples-article-1.1302149#ixzz2OvdQQW3g

 

Miami Herald (Opinion): Obama’s policies don’t help middle class

By Sen. Marco Rubio

March 28, 2013

http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/03/28/3311937/marco-rubio-obamas-policies-dont.html#storylink=cpy

 

Washington Post (The Fix): The debate over a path to citizenship is resolved among the public, if not in Congress

By Sean Sullivan and Scott Clement

March 28, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2013/03/29/the-debate-over-a-path-to-citizenship-is-resolved-among-the-public-if-not-in-congress/

 

Washington Post (Blog): GOP primary voters open to immigration reform, with conditions

By Jennifer Rubin

March 28, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2013/03/28/gop-primary-voters-open-to-immigration-reform-with-conditions/

 

US News and World Report (Opinion): Immigration Reform Is a Start for the GOP, Not a Panacea

By Peter Roff

March 28, 2013

http://www.usnews.com/opinion/blogs/peter-roff/2013/03/28/immigration-reform-is-a-start-for-the-gop-not-a-panacea

 

Los Angeles Times (Opinion): ‘Stupid’: Alan Simpson gores GOP on immigration, Obama on budget

By Mark Barabak

March 28, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-pn-alan-simpson-gores-gop-on-immigration-obama-on-budget-20130327,0,1336372.story

 

Huffington Post Latino Voices (Blog): No Place for Scare Tactics in Immigration Reform Debate

By Carlos Uresti and Jose Rodriguez

March 28, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/carlos-uresti/texas-immigration-reform_b_2973644.html

 

New York Times (Letter to the Editor): Immigrants in Detention

By Andrea Black

March 28, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/29/opinion/immigrants-in-detention.html?_r=0

 

The Hill (Blog): Immigration reform: The view from California

By Marielena Hincapie and Reshma Shamasunder

March 28, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/campaign/290781-immigration-reform-the-view-from-california

 

Washington Times (Opinion): Smart alternatives to immigrant detention

By Julie Myers Wood and Steve Martin

March 28, 2013

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/mar/28/smart-alternatives-to-immigrant-detention/

 

LOCAL

 

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Illegal immigration crackdown expansion OK’d

By Jeremy Redmon

March 29, 2013

http://www.ajc.com/news/news/state-regional-govt-politics/illegal-immigration-crackdown-expansion-okd/nW683/

 

Columbus Dispatch: Ohio university presidents urge immigration reform

By Encarnita Pyle

March 28, 2013

http://www.dispatch.com/content/blogs/the-eteam/2013/03/immigration-reform.html

 

Associated Press (Arizona): Study: Deportation doesn’t deter border crossings

March 28, 2013

http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Study-Deportation-doesn-t-deter-border-crossings-4393655.php

 

The Oregonian: Talk of immigration reform sparks Oregon increase in fraudulent tax preparers and lawyers, experts say

By Andrea Castillo

March 28, 2013

http://www.oregonlive.com/hillsboro/index.ssf/2013/03/talk_of_immigration_reform_spa.html

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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