#Immigration Headlines for April 2, 2013

Associated Press: Rubio Claims Pivot Point On Immigration Overhaul

By Erica Werner

April 1, 2013

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=175887922

 

Talking Points Memo: Rubio Keeps One Finger On The Eject Button During Immigration Talks

By Benjy Sarlin

April 1, 2013

http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2013/04/rubio-immigration-eject-button.php

 

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

 

NBC Latino: Four key points on why business and labor reached a deal on immigration

By Sandra Lilley

April 1, 2013

http://nbclatino.com/2013/04/01/four-key-points-on-why-business-and-labor-reached-a-deal-on-immigration/

 

NATIONAL

 

Politico (Behind the Curtain): What Marco Rubio is thinking

By Mike Allen and Jim Vandehi

April 2, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/04/what-marco-rubio-is-thinking-89525.html

 

Roll Call: For Immigration, Timing Could Be Tricky

By Humberto Sanchez

April 1, 2013

http://www.rollcall.com/news/for_immigration_timing_could_be_tricky-223547-1.html

 

CNN: White House not concerned by Rubio’s immigration warning

By Gregory Wallace

April 1, 2013

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2013/04/01/white-house-not-concerned-by-rubios-immigration-warning/

 

The Hill: White House ‘encouraged’ by Senate progress on immigration

By Justin Sink

April 1, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/291241-white-house-encouraged-by-senate-progress-on-immigration-reform-but-were-not-there-yet#ixzz2PJ9M24Oq

 

Bloomberg: Capping Low-Skilled Worker Visas Central to Compromise

By Heidi Przybyla

April 2, 2013

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-04-02/capping-low-skilled-worker-visas-central-to-compromise.html

 

US News and World Report: New Work Visa Program a Step, But Immigration Fight Far From Over

By Lauren Fox

April 1, 2013

http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2013/04/01/immigrants-w-visa-program-immigration-fight-congress

 

Arizona Republic: Immigrant-visa program gets mixed review

By Dan Nowicki and Daniel Gonzalez

April 1, 2013

http://www.azcentral.com/news/politics/articles/20130401immigrant-visa-plan-mixed-review.html

 

Wall Street Journal: Visa Demand Jumps

By Miriam Jordan

April 1, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324883604578396680112980530.html?mod=rss_economy

 

Associated Press: High-skilled visa requests likely to exceed available supply faster than in years past

April 1, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/high-skilled-visa-applications-likely-to-exceed-available-supply-faster-than-in-years-past/2013/04/02/f35e12e0-9b63-11e2-9219-51eb8387e8f1_story.html

 

New York Times: Senator’s Bid to Fix Immigration Starts in His Backyard

By Ashley Parker

April 1, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/02/us/politics/grahams-immigration-bid-starts-in-south-carolina.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

 

The Atlantic Wire: Who Stands Where on the Immigration Reform Deal

By Philip Bump

April 1, 2013

http://www.theatlanticwire.com/politics/2013/04/who-stands-where-immigration-reform-deal/63736/

 

NPR: Is Congress Close To Immigration Compromise?

April 1, 2013

http://www.npr.org/2013/04/01/175922957/is-congress-close-to-immigration-compromise

 

MSNBC: House working group to unveil immigration plan

By Sarah Blackwill

April 1, 2013

http://tv.msnbc.com/2013/04/01/house-working-group-to-unveil-immigration-plan/

 

The Hill: Inhofe pledges no filibuster of possible immigration deal

By Justin Sink

April 1, 2013

http://thehill.com/video/senate/291297-inhofe-despite-concern-with-citizenship-path-no-filibuster-of-immigration-bill#ixzz2PJETykiA

 

Huffington Post: Lou Barletta: Immigrants Are Turning America Into A ‘Sinking Ship’

By Sabrina Siddiqui

April 1, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/01/lou-barletta-immigration_n_2993258.html

 

The Hill: Trump warns GOP moving too fast on immigration reform

By Jonathan Easley

April 1, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/291137-trump-warns-gop-moving-too-fast-on-immigration-reform#ixzz2PFWjNUTn

 

Salt Lake Tribune: Chaffetz tours border with Mexico ahead of immigration debate

By Matt Canham

April 1, 2013

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/56089831-90/border-chaffetz-immigration-agents.html.csp

 

Washington Post: Immigration advocates target lawmakers in home districts

By David Nakamura

April 1, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/immigration-advocates-target-lawmakers-in-home-districts/2013/04/01/df968028-9b02-11e2-9a79-eb5280c81c63_story.html?wprss=rss_politics

 

Boston Herald (Editorial): Crafting immigration deal

April 2, 2013

http://bostonherald.com/news_opinion/opinion/2013/04/crafting_immigration_deal

 

New York Times (Editorial): Immigrants in Solitary

April 1, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/02/opinion/immigrants-in-solitary.html?ref=todayspaper

 

Bloomberg (Opinion): Marco Rubio’s Immigration Hesitation

By Francis Wilkinson

April 1, 2013

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-04-01/marco-rubio-s-immigration-hesitation.html

 

Washington Post (Blog): Marco Rubio joins the “slow down” caucus

By Greg Sargent

April 1, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2013/04/01/marco-rubio-joins-the-slow-down-caucus/

 

Talking Points Memo (Editor’s Blog): Rubio the Solution or the Problem?

By Josh Marshall

April 1, 2013

http://editors.talkingpointsmemo.com/archives/2013/04/the_solution_or_the_problem.php

 

The Hill (Blog): Rubio suddenly in no rush on immigration

By AB Stoddard

April 1, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/immigration/291243-rubio-suddenly-in-no-rush-on-immigration

 

Daily Beast (Blog): Rubio’s Immigration Cowardice

By Michael Tomasky

April 2, 2013

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/04/02/rubio-s-immigration-cowardice.html

 

Washington Post (Opinion): Rep. Don Young faces backlash for ‘wetback’ slur

By Dana Milbank

April 1, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/dana-milbank-rep-don-young-faces-backlash-for-wetback-slur/2013/04/01/2dabf1f2-9b18-11e2-9a79-eb5280c81c63_story.html?hpid=z2

 

Washington Post (Blog): The forces who would undermine immigration reform

By Jennifer Rubin

April 1, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2013/04/01/the-forces-who-would-undermine-immigration-reform/

 

Huffington Post (Blog): Comprehensive Immigration Reform Gathers Unstoppable Momentum

By David Leopold

April 1, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-leopold/immigration-reform_b_2989345.html

 

Houston Chronicle (Opinion): Immigration reform tilts rightward

By Ruben Navarrette

April 1, 2013

http://www.chron.com/opinion/outlook/article/Immigration-reform-tilts-rightward-4400676.php

 

Salt Lake Tribune (Letter to the Editor): Hatch: Trib is wrong

By Sen. Orrin Hatch

April 2, 2013

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/56058354-82/immigration-reform-hatch-http.html.csp

 

LOCAL

 

Associated Press (Chicago): Business leaders join forces to push for immigration reform

April 1, 2013

http://www.suntimes.com/business/19212343-420/business-leaders-join-forces-to-push-for-immigration-reform.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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