#Immigration Headlines for April 8, 2013

New York Times: Rubio, Amid Planning, Is Yet to Commit on Immigration Bill

By Ashley Parker

April 5, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/06/us/politics/rubio-amid-planning-is-yet-to-commit-on-immigration-bill.html?hp&_r=1&

 

Roll Call: ‘Gang of 8’ Immigration Bill Set to Drop

By Humberto Sanchez

April 5, 2013

http://www.rollcall.com/news/gang_of_8s_immigration_bill_set_to_drop-223629-1.html?pos=hln

 

National Journal: What’s Next for Immigration Reform

By Rebecca Kaplan

April 7, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/daily/what-s-next-for-immigration-reform-20130407

 

Talking Points Memo: Immigration Advocates Tell Marco Rubio To Fall In Line Or Risk Backlash

By Benjy Sarlin

April 5, 2013

http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2013/04/rubio-risking-backlash.php

 

Miami Herald: Misunderstanding Marco Rubio: immigration politics and DC spin

By Marc Caputo

April 7, 2013

http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/04/07/v-fullstory/3328755/misunderstanding-marco-immigration.html#storylink=cpy

 

Tampa Bay Times: Marco Rubio’s balancing act: image vs. roots

By Alex Leary

April 5, 2013

http://www.tampabay.com/news/politics/national/marco-rubios-balancing-act-image-vs-roots/2113528

 

NBC Latino: Dispute over farm workers’ wages, number of visas still an issue in immigration talks

By Sandra Lilley

April 5, 2013

http://nbclatino.com/2013/04/05/dispute-over-farm-workers-wages-number-of-visas-still-an-issue-in-immigration-talks/

 

Arizona Republic: Immigration-reform bill may be delayed by dispute over farmworkers wages

By Dan Nowicki

April 5, 2013

http://www.azcentral.com/news/politics/articles/20130405immigration-reform-bill-may-be-delayed-dispute-farmworkers-wages.html

 

McClatchy Newspapers: In shift on immigration, GOP takes cues from California

By Curtis Tate

April 7, 2013

http://www.sanluisobispo.com/2013/04/07/2457970/in-shift-on-immigration-gop-takes.html#storylink=cpy

 

LEGISLATIVE DEVELOPMENTS; PREVIEW OF THE WEEK AHEAD

 

NBC News: Budget, immigration, gun control: Congress returns to debate cornerstones of Obama agenda

By Michael O’Brien

April 8, 2013

http://nbcpolitics.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/04/08/17619431-budget-immigration-gun-control-congress-returns-to-debate-cornerstones-of-obama-agenda?lite

 

New York Times: Obama Must Walk Fine Line as Congress Takes Up Agenda

By Jackie Calmes

April 7, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/08/us/politics/obama-must-walk-fine-line-as-congress-weighs-agenda.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

 

Politico: Immigration debate: 5 things to watch

By Carrie Budoff Brown and Jake Sherman

April 8, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/04/gang-of-eight-reform-immigration-debate-89728.html

 

Associated Press: All about immigration: Green cards? Citizenship?

By Nancy Benac

April 8, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/huff-wires/20130408/us-immigration-news-guide/?utm_hp_ref=politics&ir=politics

 

Wall Street Journal: Many in U.S. Illegally Overstayed Their Visas

By Sara Murray

April 7, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323916304578404960101110032.html?KEYWORDS=immigration

 

TIME: Immigration Reform: The Coming Fight Over The Low-Skilled Worker Visa

By Massimo Calabresi

April 8, 2013

http://swampland.time.com/2013/04/08/immigration-reform-the-coming-fight-over-the-low-skilled-worker-visa/#ixzz2PsCE5OAs

 

Bloomberg: Immigration Law Needs Border Control for Republican Votes

By Kathleen Hunter

April 8, 2013

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2013-04-08/immigration-law-needs-border-control-for-republican-votes

 

SUNDAY SHOW RECAP

 

NBC News: Graham sees immigration deal as prelude to budget ‘grand bargain’

By Tom Curry

April 7, 2013

http://nbcpolitics.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/04/07/17641103-graham-sees-immigration-deal-as-prelude-to-budget-grand-bargain?lite

 

The Hill: Graham praises Rubio as ‘game changer’ in immigration debate

By Carlo Muñoz

April 7, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/292223-graham-praises-rubio-as-game-changer-in-immigration-debate#ixzz2PoVbLOTO

 

Associated Press: Chuck Schumer Hopeful Immigration Deal Will Come This Week

By Erica Werner

April 7, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/07/chuck-schumer-immigration_n_3033573.html?utm_hp_ref=politics

 

Roll Call: Immigration Bill ‘On Track’ for End of Week, Schumer Says

By John Gramlich

April 7, 2013

http://www.rollcall.com/news/immigration_bill_on_track_for_end_of_week_schumer_says-223637-1.html

 

Politico: Schumer, McCain compliment each other on immigration deal

By Jennifer Epstein

April 7, 2013

http://www.politico.com/blogs/politico-live/2013/04/schumer-mccain-compliment-each-other-on-immigration-161023.html?hp=r5_b1

 

The Hill: Reps. Gutierrez, Diaz-Balart: No ‘amnesty’ in House immigration plan

By Alexandra Jaffe

April 7, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/292209-gutierrez-diaz-balart-agree-no-amnesty-in-immigration-reform-package#ixzz2PocyZBIR

 

CNN: Springtime for immigration reform?

By Alan Silverleib

April 7, 2013

http://www.cnn.com/2013/04/07/politics/immigration-reform-sunday/?hpt=hp_t2

 

Politico: Pfeiffer defers on Obama signing immigration bill with ‘trigger’

By Jennifer Epstein

April 7, 2013

http://www.politico.com/blogs/politico-live/2013/04/pfeiffer-wont-say-whether-obama-will-sign-immigration-161015.html

 

Los Angeles Times: As a rising GOP star, Rubio treads a fine line on immigration

By Brian Bennett and Lisa Moscaro

April 8, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-rubio-immigration-20130408,0,2876761.story

 

OTHER RELATED DEVELOPMENTS

 

Washington Post: D.C. immigrant activists optimistic ahead of Wednesday rally

By Pamela Constable

April 6, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/dc-immigrant-activists-optimistic-ahead-of-wednesday-rally/2013/04/06/eaef3d54-9d3a-11e2-a941-a19bce7af755_story.html

 

Politico: Why hasn’t Jose Antonio Vargas been arrested?

By Dylan Byers

April 5, 2013

http://www.politico.com/blogs/media/2013/04/why-hasnt-jose-antonio-vargas-been-arrested-160937.html

 

Bloomberg: Immigration Agents Ask Judge to Block Obama Initiative

By Thomas Korosec and Andrew Harris

April 8, 2013

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-04-08/immigration-agents-ask-judge-to-block-obama-initiative.html

 

Christian Science Monitor: A teen’s immigration reform: Seeing amnesty as long shot, he self deports

By Erin Siegal

April 7, 2013

http://www.csmonitor.com/The-Culture/Family/2013/0407/A-teen-s-immigration-reform-Seeing-amnesty-as-long-shot-he-self-deports

 

NBC News: LGBT activists jump into immigration fray, seeking same-sex partner protections, rights

By Carrie Dann 

April 7, 2013

http://nbcpolitics.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/04/07/17604033-lgbt-activists-jump-into-immigration-fray-seeking-same-sex-partner-protections-rights?lite

 

New York Times: Lawrence Fuchs, Expert on Immigration, Dies at 86

By Douglas Martin

April 6, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/07/us/lawrence-fuchs-86-dies-shaped-immigration-law.html

 

EDITORIALS AND OPINIONS

 

New York Times (Editorial): Reforms for Work Visas

April 7, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/08/opinion/reforms-for-work-visas.html?ref=todayspaper

 

New York Times (Editorial Notebook): Finally, Maybe, at Last

By Lawrence Downes

April 6, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/07/opinion/sunday/finally-maybe-at-last.html

 

New York Daily News (Editorial): Immigration boosts America with new brains and brawn

April 7, 2013

http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/swing-door-open-article-1.1309253#ixzz2PpJZF6fu

 

Washington Times (Opinion): A fair and balanced approach to immigration

By Rep. Lou Barletta

April 8, 2013

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/apr/8/a-fair-and-balanced-approach-to-immigration/

 

Bloomberg (Opinion): Immigration Gives Rubio His Shot at Big Leagues

By Albert Hunt

April 7, 2013

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-04-07/immigration-gives-rubio-his-shot-at-big-leagues.html

 

Washington Post (Blog): GOP turns pro-immigration reform

By Jennifer Rubin

April 7, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2013/04/07/gop-turns-pro-immigration-reform/

 

Huffington Post (Blog): Can Marco Rubio Lead?

By Deepak Barghava

April 5, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/deepak-bhargava/can-marco-rubio-lead_b_3017058.html

 

Roll Call (Opinion): Where’s Plan B on Immigration? Better Have One Soon

By Morton Kondracke

April 5, 2013

http://blogs.rollcall.com/pennsylvania-avenue/wheres-plan-b-on-immigration/

 

The Hill (Blog): Let’s not forget about immigrant assimilation

By Marion Boteju

April 8, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/homeland-security/292091-lets-not-forget-about-immigrant-assimilation

 

New York Times (Letter to the Editor): Counsel for Immigrants

By Laurel Eisner

April 7, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/08/opinion/counsel-for-immigrants.html?ref=todayspaper

 

The Hill (Blog): Documenting the ‘undocumented’ – There is a way

By David Buckley

April 5, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/homeland-security/292093-documenting-the-undocumented-there-is-a-way#ixzz2PsLpNWip

 

LOCAL

 

Anchorage Daily News (Alaska): Bill would apply immigration status to Alaska drivers licenses

By Richard Mauer

April 7, 2013

http://www.adn.com/2013/04/07/2855657/bill-would-apply-immigration-status.html#storylink=cpy

 

Associated Press (Massachusetts): Immigrants, supporters rally in Boston

April 6, 2013

http://bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/04/06/immigrants-supporters-rally-boston/wG3zLGgNxrtWd6rGi6Db3K/story.html

 

Miami Herald: Thousands march in Miami for immigration reform

By Alfonso Chardy

April 6, 2013

http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/04/06/3327499/thousands-march-in-miami-for-immigration.html#storylink=cpy

 

Sacramento Bee: Cesar Chavez marchers call for immigration overhaul

By Richard Chang

April 7, 2013

http://www.sacbee.com/2013/04/07/5322396/chavez.html#storylink=cpy

 

Jersey Journal: Thousands converged on Liberty State Park in Jersey City to demand immigration reform

By Rafal Rogoza

April 6, 2013

http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2013/04/thousands_rally_at_liberty_sta.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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