#Immigration Headlines for April 15, 2013

Huffington Post (Blog): John Cornyn: Up to His Old Tricks on Immigration

By Frank Sharry

April 12, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/frank-sharry/john-cornyn-up-to-his-old_b_3044880.html

 

New York Times: Immigration Plan Sets 2011 Cutoff for Path to Legalization

By Ashley Parker

April 12, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/13/us/politics/immigration-plan-sets-2011-cutoff-date-for-path-to-legalization-eligibility.html

 

Talking Points Memo: 5 Big Questions About The Coming Immigration Bill

By Benjy Sarlin

April 12, 2013

http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2013/04/5-big-questions-about-the-coming-immigration-bill.php

 

Huffington Post: Latino Undocumented Immigrant Poll Finds Most Want To Be Citizens

By Elise Foley

April 15, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/15/latino-undocumented-immigrant-poll_n_3081880.html

 

NBC Latino: Poll: 9 out of 10 undocumented Latinos would pursue citizenship

By Sandra Lilley

April 15, 2013

http://nbclatino.com/2013/04/15/poll-9-out-of-10-undocumented-latinos-would-pursue-citizenship/

 

Voice of America: Analysts Debate Scope, Direction of US Immigration Reforms

By Pamela Dockins

April 12, 2013

http://www.voanews.com/content/analysts_debate_scope_direction_of_us_immigration_reforms/1640490.html

 

New America Media: Women Demand Inclusion as Immigration Reform Moves Forward

By Elana Shore

April 12, 2013

http://newamericamedia.org/2013/04/women-demand-inclusion-as-immigration-reform-moves-forward.php

 

Socialist Worker: Why does the border come before justice?

By Lance Selfa

April 15, 2013

http://socialistworker.org/2013/04/15/the-border-comes-before-justice

 

SUNDAY SHOW COVERAGE AND REACT

 

Associated Press: Immigration deal ready to be unveiled, Rubio calls it starting point amid early criticism

April 14, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/congress/immigration-deal-ready-to-be-unveiled-rubio-calls-it-starting-point-amid-early-criticism/2013/04/15/a4794c40-a5a3-11e2-9e1c-bb0fb0c2edd9_story.html

 

New York Times: Rubio Offers Full-Throated Support for Immigration Bill

By Brian Knowlton

April 14, 2013

http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/04/14/rubio-offers-full-throated-support-for-immigration-bill/

 

Washington Post: With endorsement of immigration plan, Rubio makes first major policy gambit of his career

By David Nakamura

April 14, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/with-endorsement-of-immigration-plan-rubio-makes-first-major-policy-gambit-of-his-career/2013/04/14/20997e84-a519-11e2-a8e2-5b98cb59187f_story.html

 

NBC News: Rubio: ‘I’ve avoided making the political calculus’ on immigration

By Carrie Dann

April 14, 2013

http://firstread.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/04/14/17747019-rubio-ive-avoided-making-the-political-calculus-on-immigration?lite

 

Huffington Post: Marco Rubio: Immigration Reform Compromise Isn’t ‘Amnesty,’ Will Be More Onerous Than Current Law

By Zach Carter

April 14, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/14/rubio-immigration-amnesty-_n_3080184.html

 

Politico: Sessions, Schumer spar on immigration reform

By Ginger Gibson

April 14, 2013

http://www.politico.com/blogs/politico-live/2013/04/senators-sessions-schumer-spar-over-immigration-161601.html?hp=l4

 

LEGISLATIVE DEVELOPMENTS

 

Wall Street Journal: Agricultural Visa Program Finds Accord

By Sara Murray

April 12, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324010704578419171812641366.html

 

Politico: Business, labor reach foreign farm workers visa deal

By Manu Raju and Anna Palmer

April 12, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/04/business-labor-reach-foreign-farm-workers-visa-deal-immigration-90020.html#ixzz2QRcLa5no

 

Reuters: Senate Plan For Immigration Would Deport Undocumented Immigrants Entering After 2011

April 12, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/12/senate-plan-immigration-deport-undocumented-workers_n_3073040.html

 

Wall Street Journal: Citizenship Deal Could Exclude Recent Immigrants

By Sara Murray

April 12, 2013

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2013/04/12/citizenship-deal-could-exclude-recent-immigrants/?mod=wsj_streaming_stream

 

CNN: ‘Gang of Eight’ sets cutoff date for citizenship under immigration deal

By Alan Silverleib

April 13, 2013

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2013/04/13/gang-of-eight-sets-cutoff-date-for-citizenship-under-immigration-deal/?hpt=hp_t1

 

Los Angeles Times: Immigration bill would spark surge of legal arrivals

By Brian Bennett and Lisa Moscaro

April 13, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-legal-immigration-20130414,0,5787920.story

 

National Journal: Why a Messed Up Immigration Bill Could Still Pass

By Fawn Johnson

April 14, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/politics/why-a-messed-up-immigration-bill-could-still-pass-20130414?mrefid=site_search

 

National Journal: Forget Working Groups, House Judiciary Moving Immigration on its Own

By Rebecca Kaplan

April 15, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/congress/forget-working-groups-house-judiciary-moving-immigration-on-its-own-20130415

 

Bloomberg: House Hurdles Loom on Guns-to-Immigration Plans in Senate

By Kathleen Hunter and Roxana Tiron

April 15, 2013

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2013-04-15/house-hurdles-loom-on-guns-to-immigration-plans-in-senate#p1

 

NBC News: Waiting half a life for a green card: Families languish in immigration line

By Miranda Leitsinger

April 14, 2013

http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/04/12/17709883-waiting-half-a-life-for-a-green-card-families-languish-in-immigration-line?lite

 

Washington Post (Wonkblog): The GOP is moving on immigration. Are its voters?

By Dan Hopkins

April 14, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/04/14/the-gop-is-moving-on-immigration-are-its-voters/

 

Christian Science Monitor: Immigration reform: What about those who arrive legally but never leave? (+video)

By David Grant

April 14, 2013

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/DC-Decoder/2013/0414/Immigration-reform-What-about-those-who-arrive-legally-but-never-leave-video

 

MOCs REACT AND OPPONENTS, SUPPORTERS SPEAK OUT

 

Los Angeles Times: Pelosi says immigration reform will be finished by summer recess

By Seema Mehta

April 13, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/political/la-pc-pelosi-says-immigration-reform-will-be-finished-by-summer-recess-20130413,0,3285068.story

 

Roll Call: Barletta’s Battle to Halt Illegal Immigration

By Jonathan Strong

April 13, 2013

http://www.rollcall.com/news/barlettas_battle_to_halt_illegal_immigration-223983-1.html?pos=oplyh

 

Politico: ICE union chief: Immigration plan to ‘doom’ U.S.

By Kevin Cirilli

April 12, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/04/chris-crane-ice-union-chief-immigration-plan-to-doom-us-90010.html#ixzz2QRfORm6a

 

MLive: U.S. Reps. Amash, Labrador on immigration reform: Fix the line, no special path to citizenship

By Aaron Aupperlee

April 13, 2013

http://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2013/04/us_reps_amash_labrador_on_immi.html

 

The Hill: South Carolina conservative group praises Graham, rips Obama on immigration in ad

By Cameron Joseph

April 13, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/senate-races/293739-south-carolina-conservative-group-praises-graham-rips-obama-on-immigration-in-ad#ixzz2QRatoonK

 

Associated Press: Republican business leaders, donors back immigration deal

By Steve Peoples

April 15, 2013

http://www.suntimes.com/news/nation/19490641-418/republican-business-leaders-donors-back-immigration-deal.html

 

ADDITIONAL RELATED DEVELOPMENTS

 

Huffington Post: CAMBIO Immigration Coalition Formed To Fight Amnesty Claims

By Elise Foley

April 12, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/12/cambio-immigration_n_3071334.html?utm_hp_ref=politics

 

New York Times: For Evangelicals, a Shift in Views on Immigration

By Julia Preston

April 13, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/14/us/evangelical-christians-increasingly-favor-pathway-to-legal-status-for-immigrants.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

 

New York Times: Focus on Dairy Farmers in Immigration Debate

By Kirk Semple

April 12, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/13/nyregion/in-immigration-debate-a-focus-on-new-york-dairy-farmers.html?pagewanted=all

 

EDITORIALS AND OPINIONS

 

Chicago Tribune (Editorial): The immigration puzzle

April 15, 2013

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-edit-immigration-20130415,0,239327.story

 

New Jersey Star-Ledger (Editorial): Menendez’s moment on immigration

April 14, 2013

http://blog.nj.com/njv_editorial_page/2013/04/menendezs_moment_on_immigratio.html

 

Bloomberg (Editorial): The Inhumane Practice of Solitary Confinement

April 11, 2013

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-04-11/solitary-confinement-makes-u-s-prisons-cruel-and-unusual.html

 

Washington Post (The Fix): Five senators to watch on immigration bill

By Chris Cillizza

April 14, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/five-senators-to-watch-on-immigration-bill/2013/04/14/336cbc06-a50f-11e2-8302-3c7e0ea97057_story.html

 

New York Daily News (Opinion): The much-touted immigration reform bill may disappoint undocumented immigrants

By Albor Ruiz

April 14, 2013

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/citizenship-now/albor-ruiz-much-touted-immigration-reform-bill-disappointment-article-1.1314521#ixzz2QRgGsSI5

 

Huffington Post (Blog): Inside the Immigration Process

By Darrell West

April 15, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/darrell-west/inside-the-immigration-pr_b_3083940.html

 

Wall Street Journal (Opinion): Immigration Lessons From China

By L. Gordon Crovitz

April 14, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323741004578418303612468318.html

 

The Hill (Blog): Immigration detention level ‘mandate’ is an obstacle to reform

By Ruthie Epstein

April 12, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/homeland-security/293647-immigration-detention-level-mandate-is-an-obstacle-to-reform#ixzz2QXFDOKzo

 

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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