#Immigration Headlines for April 4, 2013

The Birmingham News: Do nothing? Now that’s something Sen. Jeff Sessions can do

By Joey Kennedy

April 3, 2013

http://www.al.com/opinion/index.ssf/2013/04/do_nothing_now_thats_something.html

 

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Wall Street Journal: Trumka Warns on Immigration Touch-Back Option

By Sara Murray

April 3, 2013

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2013/04/03/trumka-warns-on-immigration-touch-back/

 

Washington Post: Labor, faith leaders oppose cuts to family immigration visas

By David Nakamura

April 3, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/04/03/labor-faith-leaders-oppose-cuts-to-family-immigration-visas/

 

Talking Points Memo: Labor, Religious Groups Turn To Next Big Immigration Fight: Family Visas

By Benjy Sarlin

April 3, 2013

http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2013/04/labor-religious-groups-family-visas.php

 

ABC/Univision: Union Leader: Making Immigrants Go Home a “Non-Starter”

By Jordan Fabian

April 3, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/house-immigration-bill-non-starter-union-leader/story?id=18870875#.UVxVkaKG18G

 

NBC Latino: Senate and House immigration reform plans: Who goes first?

By Sandra Lilley

April 3, 2013

http://nbclatino.com/2013/04/03/senate-and-house-immigration-reform-plans-who-goes-first/

 

Politico: Business balks at immigration deal

By Anna Palmer

April 3, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/04/business-balks-at-immigration-deal-89607.html

 

Bloomberg: Farmworkers Crucial in Immigration Deal Short of a Deal

By Alan Bjerga

April 4, 2013

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2013-04-04/farmworkers-crucial-in-immigration-deal-short-of-a-deal

 

Roll Call: ICE Union Skewers Bill From Immigration ‘Gang’

By Humberto Sanchez and Eliza Newlin Carney

April 3, 2013

http://www.rollcall.com/news/ice_union_skewers_bill_from_immigration_gang-223584-1.html

 

Washington Post: White House supports accelerated pace on immigration bill

By David Nakamura

April 3, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/04/03/white-house-supports-accelerated-pace-on-immigration-bill/

 

Roll Call: Goodlatte: House Could Overhaul Immigration in ‘Pieces’

By David Drucker

April 3, 2013

http://blogs.rollcall.com/goppers/goodlatte-house-could-overhaul-immigration-in-pieces/

 

KTVB (Idaho): Labrador says immigration system must be fixed ‘the right way’

By Justin Corr

April 3, 2013

http://www.ktvb.com/news/Rep-Labrador-says-immigration-system-must-be-fixed-the-right-way-201344961.html

 

Huffington Post: Bill Flores, Texas GOP Rep, Likens Immigration Reform To ‘Building A Sandwich’

By Chelsea Kiene

April 3, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/03/bill-flores-immigration_n_3006747.html?1365004625

 

CNN: Perry ties illegal immigration to Texas DA killing

April 3, 2013

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2013/04/03/perry-ties-illegal-immigration-to-texas-da-killing/

 

Associated Press: Napolitano visits Houston to discuss immigration

April 4, 2013

http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/story?section=news/local&id=9052402

 

Huffington Post: Immigration Reform Threatens Social Security, Conservative Senior Citizens League Warns

By Sabrina Siddiqui

April 3, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/03/immigration-reform-social-security_n_3006701.html?utm_hp_ref=politics

 

Talking Points Memo: Do Republicans Support Immigration Reform? Depends How You Ask Them

By Benjy Sarlin

April 3, 2013

http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2013/04/republicans-poll-immigration-citizenship.php

 

The Hill: Poll: Majority backs path to citizenship, but GOP base wary

By Justin Sink

April 4, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/291583-poll-majority-backs-immigration-reform-but-gop-base-wary#ixzz2PR92vIz8

 

Politico: Poll: Border security a top priority

By Kevin Robillard

April 4, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/04/border-security-poll-89620.html

 

Washington Post (The Fix): For GOP, ‘path to citizenship’ is a lot like gay marriage

By Aaron Blake

April 3, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2013/04/03/on-path-to-citizenship-the-math-doesnt-add-up-for-gop/

 

Associated Press: Republican Immigration Stance May Threaten GOP Dominance In Arizona

By Nicholas Riccardi

April 3, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/03/republicans-immigration_n_3008382.html?utm_hp_ref=politics

 

TIME: AP Bans ‘Illegal Immigrant’: The Tricky Language of Immigration Reform

By Katy Steinmetz

April 3, 2013

http://newsfeed.time.com/2013/04/03/ap-bans-illegal-immigrant-the-tricky-language-of-immigration-reform/#ixzz2PUnrq8Of

 

Los Angeles Times: ‘Illegal immigrant’: what words to use becomes a debate itself

By Cindy Chang and Marisa Gerber

April 3, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-ff-ap-illegal-immigrants-20130404,0,451924.story

 

Los Angeles Times: Group to use ‘illegal invaders’ term in response to AP ban

By Cindy Chang

April 3, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-illegal-invaders20130403,0,7701206.story

 

Associated Press: Associated Press under scrutiny for nixing term ‘illegal immigrant’ from Stylebook

April 3, 2013

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/04/03/ap-stylebook-drops-illegal-immigrants-from-its-manual/#ixzz2PUpW95x9

 

Wall Street Journal: Study Finds High Economic Cost of Immigration System

By Gerald Seib

April 4, 2013

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2013/04/04/study-finds-high-economic-cost-of-immigration-system/

 

ABC/Univision: Fewer People Are Overstaying Their Visas Post 9/11

By Ted Hesson

April 3, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/people-overstaying-visas-drops-post-911/story?id=18871730#.UV1xVqKG18E

 

La Opinión (Editorial): Rubio the juggler

April 3, 2013

http://www.laopinion.com/article/20130404/IMPORT01/304049920/0/SEARCH#.UV11s6KG18F

 

Arizona Republic (Editorial): Compromise bodes well

April 3, 2013

http://www.azcentral.com/opinions/articles/20130403editorial-compromise-bodes-well.html

 

The Economist (Blog): Getting there

April 3, 2013

http://www.economist.com/blogs/democracyinamerica/2013/04/immigration-reform

 

Washington Post (Blog): The GOP’s border security roadblock

By Jamelle Bouie

April 3, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2013/04/03/the-gops-border-security-roadblock/

 

Wall Street Journal (Opinion): Rubio’s Immigration Dilemma

By Mary Anastasia O’Grady

April 4, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323296504578398980011200490.html?KEYWORDS=immigration

 

Miami Herald (Opinion): Marco Rubio’s political calculations on immigration

By Joy-Ann Reid

April 3, 2013

http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/04/03/3321784/marco-rubios-political-calculations.html#storylink=cpy

 

Albuquerque Journal (Opinion): Senators, take your time on immigration reform legislation

By Ruben Navarrette

April 4, 2013

http://www.abqjournal.com/main/2013/04/04/opinion/senators-take-your-time-on-immigration-reform-legislation.html

 

CNN (Special to CNN): Americans divided over immigration reform

By Bruce Stokes

April 3, 2013

http://globalpublicsquare.blogs.cnn.com/2013/04/03/americans-divided-over-immigration-reform/

 

Huffington Post (Blog): Chuck Schumer’s Latino Problem

By Arturo Carmona

April 2, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/arturo-carmona/chuck-schumers-latino-pro_b_2996465.html

 

Huffington Post (Blog): There Is No Such Thing As An ‘Illegal Alien’

By David Leopold

April 3, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-leopold/ap-illegal-immigrant_b_3006392.html

 

Fox News (Opinion): Hey, Republicans, words matter and AP’s ‘Illegal immigrant’ decision proves it

By Liz Peek

April 3, 2013

http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2013/04/03/hey-republicans-words-matter-and-ap-illegal-immigrant-decision-proves-it/#ixzz2PUpqAeqD

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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