#Immigration Headlines for April 1, 2013

Politico: Next immigration hurdle: Citizenship’s fine print

By Carrie Budoff Brown

April 1, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/04/next-up-for-immigration-pathway-to-ctizenship-89500.html

 

Wall Street Journal: Immigration Overhaul Clears a Big Hurdle

By Sara Murray and Patrick O’Connor

March 31, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324883604578394782503958550.html

 

USA Today: Business, labor reach deal on low-skilled worker visas

By Alan Gomez

March 31, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/03/30/immigration-bill-agreement-visas/2039043/

 

Arizona Republic: Business-labor deal opens way for immigration bill

By Dan Nowicki

March 31, 2013

http://www.azcentral.com/news/politics/articles/20130330immigration-reform-bill-business-labor-deal-guest-workers.html

 

Neon Tommy: Senators Divided On How Close They Are To Immigration Deal

By Danny Lee

March 31, 2013

http://www.neontommy.com/news/2013/03/senators-divided-how-close-they-are-immigration-deal

 

The Nation: Coming Out of the Shadows in Union Square

By Aura Bogado

March 29, 2013

http://www.thenation.com/blog/173587/coming-out-shadows-union-square#

 

FRIDAY REPORTS ON AFL/CHAMBER AGREEMENT

 

New York Times: Guest Workers Are at Crux of Groups’ Deal on Immigration

By Ashley Parker and Steven Greenhouse

March 29, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/30/us/politics/guest-worker-program-low-skilled-immigrants.html

 

Associated Press: Source: Business, labor get deal on worker program

By Erica Werner

March 29, 2013

http://www.thenewstribune.com/2013/03/29/2535398/business-labor-close-on-deal-for.html?storylink=rss#storylink=cpy

 

Politico: Immigration negotiations head closer to deal

By Carrie Budoff Brown and Anna Palmer

March 29, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/03/immigration-negotiations-head-closer-to-deal-89486.html

 

SATURDAY REPORTS ON AFL/CHAMBER AGREEMENT AND ADDITIONAL ANALYSIS

 

New York Times: Labor and Business Reach Deal on Immigration Issue

By Ashley Parker and Steven Greenhouse

March 30, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/31/us/politics/deal-said-to-be-reached-on-guest-worker-program-in-immigration.html?_r=0

 

Wall Street Journal: Deal Reached on Key Immigration Hurdle

By Sara Murray

March 30, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324685104578392920649655306.html

 

Reuters: Outlook for immigration deal brightens

By Steve Holland

March 30, 2013

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/31/us-usa-immigration-deal-idUSBRE92T0B920130331

 

Los Angeles Times: Labor, business leaders reach wage plan for immigrant workers

By Brian Bennett

March 30, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-immigration-talks-20130331,0,2605408.story

 

Bloomberg: Business-Labor Deal Marks Major Step To Immigration Bill

By Richard Rubin and Kathleen Hunter

April 1, 2013

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-04-01/business-labor-deal-marks-major-step-to-immigration-bill.html

 

National Journal: 3 Ways Work Visas Could Still Blow Up the Immigration Bill

By Fawn Johnson

April 1, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/3-ways-work-visas-could-still-blow-up-the-immigration-bill-20130401?mrefid=site_search

 

Bloomberg: The Big Immigration Deal Has a Flaw

By Elizabeth Dwoskin

April 1, 2013

http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-04-01/the-big-immigration-deal-has-a-flaw

 

SEN. RUBIO THROWS COLD WATER ON MOMENTUM REPORTS

 

New York Times: A Word of Caution From Rubio on Immigration

By Ashley Parker

March 31, 2013

http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/03/31/rubio-calls-reports-of-immigration-deal-premature/

 

Associated Press: Marco Rubio: Immigration Deal Reports ‘Premature’

By Phillip Elliott

March 31, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/31/marco-rubio-immigration_n_2988692.html?utm_hp_ref=politics

 

Politico: Marco Rubio: Reports of immigration deal ‘premature’

By Mike Allen

March 31, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/03/marco-rubio-reports-of-immigration-deal-premature-89493.html

 

Washington Post: Rubio among senators working on immigration, but he also stands apart

By David Nakamura

March 31, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/rubio-among-senators-working-on-immigration-but-he-also-stands-apart/2013/03/31/694997f4-9a38-11e2-a941-a19bce7af755_story.html

 

Los Angeles Times: Senators disagree on how close they are to a deal on immigration

By Richard Serrano

March 31, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-pn-senate-immigration-debate-20130331,0,3621852.story

 

GANG OF 8 HITS THE SUNDAY SHOWS

 

Huffington Post: Immigration Deal Reached By ‘Gang Of Eight,’ Chuck Schumer, Lindsey Graham Say

By Ariel Edwards-Levi

March 31, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/31/gang-of-eight-immigration_n_2988656.html

 

CNN: Senators expect immigration legislation this week; Rubio signals no final agreement yet

By Gregory Wallace

March 31, 2013

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2013/03/31/senators-expect-immigration-legislation-this-week-rubio-signals-no-final-agreement-yet/

 

Roll Call: ‘Gang of Eight’ Forecasts Immigration Bill Next Week

By Ben Weyl

March 31, 2013

http://www.rollcall.com/news/gang_of_eight_expects_immigration_bill_next_week-223518-1.html?pos=hln

 

Washington Post: Lindsey Graham: Conceptual deal on immigration reform

By Sean Sullivan

March 31, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/03/31/lindsey-graham-conceptual-deal-on-immigration-reform/

 

OTHER POLITICOS AND OFFICIALS TALK IMMIGRATION ON THE SUNDAY SHOWS AND ELSEWHERE

 

The Hill: Axelrod: Immigration reform a ‘legacy item’ for Obama presidency

By Meghashyam Mali

March 31, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/291115-immigration-reform-a-legacy-item-for-obama-says-axelrod#ixzz2P93evHlR

 

Star-Ledger: Booker talks gun control, immigration reform, gay marriage

By Dan Goldberg

March 31, 2013

http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2013/03/booker_talks_gun_control_immig.html

 

Newsmax: Jeb Bush: Immigration Is Key to America’s Comeback

By Jim Meyers and John Bachman

March 31, 2013

http://www.newsmax.com/Headline/jeb-bush-immigration-economy/2013/03/31/id/497078#ixzz2PDIqx324

 

DEVELOPMENTS IN THE HOUSE

 

Politico: House group nears immigration deal

By Jake Sherman

April 1, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/04/immigration-reform-deal-house-89499.html

 

Bloomberg: Majority of House Members Get Education on Immigration

By Roxana Tiron

April 1, 2013

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-04-01/majority-of-house-members-get-education-on-immigration.html

 

NUMBERS USA REACTS TO RESURGENT REPUBLIC AND RNC REPORTS

 

US News and World Report: Anti-Amnesty Group Threatens New GOP Tone on Immigration

By Rebekah Metzler

March 29, 2013

http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2013/03/29/anti-amnesty-group-threatens-new-gop-tone-on-immigration

 

REP. DON YOUNG APOLOGIZES AND ADDITIONAL REACT

 

USA Today: GOP’s Don Young apologizes for racial slur

By Catalina Camia

March 29, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/03/29/don-young-migrant-slur-republican-reaction/2035161/

 

New York Magazine: ‘We Used to Have 50–60 Wetbacks’

By Jonathan Chait

March 29, 2013

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2013/03/we-used-to-have-50-60-wetbacks.html?mid=twitter_nymag

 

Politico: Boehner, pols: ‘Shame on’ Rep. Don Young’s use of slur

By Ginger Gibson

March 29, 2013

http://dyn.politico.com/printstory.cfm?uuid=06934AB2-EF4C-4193-8CE0-94377EC06414

 

Roll Call: Hispanic Caucus Slams Young for Racial Slur

By Meredith Shiner

March 29, 2013

http://www.rollcall.com/news/hispanic_caucus_slams_young_for_racial_slur-223503-1.html

 

OTHER IMMIGRATION DEVELOPMENTS

 

New York Times: New Attitude on Immigration Skips an Old Coal Town

By Trip Gabriel

March 31, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/01/us/politics/lessons-for-republicans-in-hazleton-pa.html?pagewanted=all

 

National Journal: If Steve King Runs for the Senate, His Opponents Will Have a Lot to Work With

By Ben Terris

March 29, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/congress/if-steve-king-runs-for-the-senate-his-opponents-will-have-a-lot-to-work-with-20130329?mrefid=site_search

 

EDITORIALS AND OPINIONS

 

New York Times (Editorial): The Immigration Spring

March 31, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/01/opinion/the-immigration-spring.html?_r=0

 

Los Angeles Times (Opinion): Immigration reform — a conservative approach

By Rep. Raul Labrador

March 31, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-0331-labrador-immigration-tea-party-20130331,0,5351681.story

 

Wall Street Journal (Opinion): Immigrants, Anti-Immigrants and Americans

By Grover Joseph Reeves

March 31, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324196204578296412538894812.html

 

Washington Post (Blog): Rubio’s right: Don’t skip hearings on immigration reform

By Jennifer Rubin

March 31, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2013/03/31/rubios-right-dont-skip-hearings-on-immigration-reform/

 

Washington Post (The Fix): Why Marco Rubio needs to slow walk immigration reform

By Chris Cillizza and Sean Sullivan

April 1, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2013/04/01/why-marco-rubio-needs-to-slow-walk-immigration-reform/

 

Washington Post (Blog): How immigration reform is scrambling American politics

By Ezra Klein

March 30, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/03/30/how-immigration-reform-is-scrambling-american-politics/

 

New York Times (Sunday Review): Immigrant Detainees and the Right to Counsel

By Ian Urbina and Catherine Rentz

March 30, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/31/sunday-review/immigrant-detainees-and-the-right-to-counsel.html?pagewanted=all

 

LOCAL

 

Los Angeles Times: Hundreds march downtown in support of immigration reform

By Cindy Chang

March 30, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-immigration-march-20130330,0,854320.story

 

Reuters (Indiana): Indiana Immigration Law Sections Ruled Unconstitutional By Federal Judge

By Susan Guyett

March 29, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/29/indiana-immigration-law_n_2981076.html

 

Cleveland Plain Dealer: Ohio to grant driver’s licenses to some undocumented immigrants

By James Ewinger

March 29, 2013

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2013/03/ohio_to_grant_drivers_licenses.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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