#Immigration Headlines for April 17, 2013

Politico: A rocky path to immigration reform

By Manu Raju, Carrie Budoff Brown and Anna Palmer

April 17, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/04/a-rocky-pathway-to-immigration-reform-90181.html

Washington Post: Inside the immigration bill: E-Verify expansion draws fire

By Rosalind Helderman

April 16, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/04/16/inside-the-immigration-bill-e-verify-expansion-draws-fire-from-civil-libertarians/

 

Washington Post: Inside the immigration bill: Penalties would mount to $2,000 for those who came illegally

By Rosalind Helderman

April 16, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/04/16/inside-the-immigration-bill-penalties-would-mount-to-2000-for-those-who-came-illegally/

Talking Points Memo: Yep, The Immigration Bill’s Path To Citizenship Is The Real Deal

By Benjy Sarlin

April 16, 2013

http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2013/04/yep-the-immigration-bills-path-to-citizenship-is-the-real-deal.php

 

Arizona Republic: Passions high as immigration-reform bill’s details emerge

By Dan Nowicki

April 16, 2013

http://www.azcentral.com/news/politics/articles/20130416immigration-bill-passions-high-details-emerge.html?nclick_check=1

Reuters: Obama Endorses Bipartisan Immigration Overhaul

April 16, 2013

http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/Obama-Endorses-Immigration-Overhaul/2013/04/16/id/499828

NBC Latino: Despite concerns, Latinos say immigration bill is “a breakthrough moment”

By Sandra Lilley

April 16, 2013

http://nbclatino.com/2013/04/16/despite-concerns-latinos-say-immigration-bill-is-a-breakthrough-moment/

 

Voice of America: Immigration Reform Gains Strength from Early Failures

By Kate Woodsome

April 16, 2013

http://www.voanews.com/content/early-failures-give-birth-to-stronger-us-immigration-reform-movement/1642414.html

 

AJ Press: Immigration bill could hit Senate floor by June – CAP official

By Mico Letargo

April 16, 2013

http://www.asianjournal.com/dateline-usa/15-dateline-usa/20128-immigration-bill-could-hit-senate-floor-by-june–cap-official.html

 

SCHUMER, MCCAIN MEET WITH PRESIDENT OBAMA; OTHER SENATE GANG OF 8 NEWS

 

New York Times: Beside a Path to Citizenship, a New Path on Immigration

By Julia Preston

April 16, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/17/us/senators-set-to-unveil-immigration-bill.html?pagewanted=all

 

CBS News: McCain, Schumer set June deadline for immigration bill passage

By Stephanie Condon

April 16, 2013

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-250_162-57579936/mccain-schumer-set-june-deadline-for-immigration-bill-passage/

 

USA Today: Senators: Obama backs immigration efforts

By David Jackson

April 16, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/04/16/obama-immigration-schumer-mccain-gang-of-eight/2087201/

NBC Latino: Top senators brief Obama on immigration plan amid muted rollout

By Carrie Dann

April 16, 2013

http://nbcpolitics.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/04/16/17780457-top-senators-brief-obama-on-immigration-plan-amid-muted-rollout?lite

 

Politico: Obama: Marco Rubio ‘positive force’ on immigration

By Katie Glueck

April 17, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/04/president-obama-marco-rubio-immigration-90194.html

New York Times: Unlikely Friendships, Stalemates and a Pizza Apology

By Ashley Parker

April 16, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/17/us/politics/unlikely-friendships-stalemates-and-a-pizza-apology.html?_r=0

Newsmax: Rubio: Bill Will ‘Fundamentally Redefine’ Immigration System

By Jim Meyers and Jim Bachman

April 16, 2013

http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/rubio-immigration-reform-bill/2013/04/16/id/499727

 

SENATE GANG OF 8 BILL REACTIONS

 

Los Angeles Times: Senate immigration bill looks promising despite some unease

By Lisa Moscaro and Christi Parsons

April 16, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-immigration-reform-20130417,0,3868996.story

Associated Press: Criticism of immigration bill from left and right

By Erica Werner

April 16, 2013

http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Criticism-of-immigration-bill-from-left-and-right-4437052.php#ixzz2QfCKLn3Y

 

Washington Post: Immigration bill path to citizenship too stringent, advocacy groups say

By David Nakamura, Aaron Davis and Sean Sullivan

April 16, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/immigration-path-to-citizenship-too-stringent-advocacy-groups-say/2013/04/16/5545c2e8-a698-11e2-b029-8fb7e977ef71_story.html

 

USA Today: ‘Gang of Eight’ immigration bill draws mixed reviews

By Alan Gomez

April 16, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/04/16/senate-immigration-bill-reactions/2087899/

 

Washington Post: Immigration measure’s opponents hope delays will kill bipartisan bill

By David Nakamura and Aaron Davis

April 16, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/immigration-measures-opponents-hope-delays-will-kill-bipartisan-bill/2013/04/16/f3b89658-a6a2-11e2-8302-3c7e0ea97057_story.html

 

National Journal: Divide Emerges Among Immigration-Reform Opponents

By Rebecca Kaplan

April 16, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/daily/divide-emerges-among-immigration-reform-opponents-20130416?mrefid=site_search

Washington Post: Cornyn: Be ‘realistic’ about path to citizenship

By Aaron Davis

April 16, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/04/16/cornyn-be-realistic-about-path-to-citizenship/

The Hill: GOP senator blasts ‘rush’ on immigration, demands hearings

By Jonathan Easley

April 16, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/294141-gop-senator-blasts-rush-on-immigration-bill-demands-more-hearings#ixzz2Qej9lRb5

 

Los Angeles Times: Day laborers react to sweeping immigration bill

By Marisa Gerber

April 16, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-day-laborers-react-to-sweeping-immigration-bill-20130416,0,1173363.story

LEGISLATIVE ANALYSIS AND DEVELOPMENTS

 

CNN: CNN Poll: Most see pathway to citizenship

April 16, 2013

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2013/04/16/cnn-poll-most-see-pathway-to-citizenship-2/

Washington Post: The Senate immigration bill: Here’s what you need to know

By Dylan Matthews

April 16, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/04/16/the-senate-immigration-bill-heres-what-you-need-to-know/

 

Washington Post: Inside the immigration bill: Special path for DREAMers

By Rosalind Helderman

April 16, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/04/16/inside-the-immigration-bill-special-path-for-dreamers/

 

Huffington Post: Immigration Bill Would Allow Some Deportees To Apply For Reentry

By Elise Foley

April 16, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/16/immigration-bill-deportation_n_3091272.html

 

ABC News: Avoiding Stumbling Blocks on the Pathway to Citizenship

By Jim Avila

April 17, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2013/04/avoiding-stumbling-blocks-on-the-pathway-to-citizenship-2/

Wall Street Journal: Immigration Bill’s Price Tag an Issue

By Sara Murray

April 16, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324345804578427170797280396.html

 

ABC/Univision: How Removing Visas Caps Will Affect Immigration

By Ted Hesson

April 16, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/removing-visas-caps-affect-immigration/story?id=18970628#.UW2dJaKG2Sp

 

Politico: Tech industry may pay price for bump up in H-1B visas

By Michelle Quinn

April 16, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/04/immigration-industry-technology-h-1b-visas-90083.html#ixzz2QfP0Zpgz

 

Politico: Gang of 8 GOP still talking with outsiders

By Anna Palmer and Manu Raju

April 16, 213

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/04/gang-of-8-gop-still-talking-with-outsiders-90175.html#ixzz2QgKroRPS

 

Roll Call: Senate’s First Move on Immigration Could Help House

By David Drucker

April 16, 2013

http://blogs.rollcall.com/goppers/senates-first-move-on-immigration-could-help-house/

New York Times (Economic Scene): Perfection Is the Enemy of Reform

By Eduardo Porter

April 16, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/17/business/the-danger-of-seeking-perfect-immigration-reform.html?pagewanted=all

STEVE KING DRAWS BOSTON BOMBINGS AND BORDER SECURITY COMPARISON

 

USA Today: GOP rep urges caution on immigration after Boston

By Catalina Camia

April 16, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/04/16/immigration-boston-marathon-explosions-steve-king/2087729/

 

National Review: After Boston, Congressman Urges Caution on Immigration Reform

By Robert Costa

April 16, 2013

http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/345691/after-boston-congressman-urges-caution-immigration

ABC/Univision: Will the Boston Bombing Derail Immigration Reform? (Analysis)

By Jordan Fabian

April 16, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/boston-bombing-derail-immigration-reform-analysis/story?id=18969976#.UW2VMaKG18F

 

Talking Points Memo: NY State Senator Calls On Steve King To Apologize For Immigration Remarks

By David Tantor

April 16, 2013

http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/ny-state-senator-calls-on-steve-king-to

 

ABC/Univision: Carlos Arredondo, Grieving Dad Turned Hero in Boston Tragedy

By Cristina Costantini

April 16, 2013

http://univisionnews.tumblr.com/post/48132587586/carlos-arredondo-grieving-dad-turned-hero-in-boston

 

EDITORIALS AND OPINIONS

 

New York Times (Editorial): An Immigration Blueprint

April 16, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/17/opinion/an-immigration-blueprint.html

Washington Post (Editorial): An immigration bill worthy of support

April 16, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/an-immigration-bill-worthy-of-support/2013/04/16/2ba77e40-a6d4-11e2-8302-3c7e0ea97057_story.html

 

Wall Street Journal (Editorial): The Immigration Windfall

April 16, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323346304578427001422733598.html

 

USA Today (Editorial): Immigration enforcement is key

April 16, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2013/04/16/immigration-reform-gang-of-eight-editorials-debates/2089079/

 

Washington Times (Editorial): The immigration gang

April 16, 2013

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/apr/16/the-immigration-gang/

 

New York Times (Room for Debate): Legalized Workers Earn More and Spend More

By Marshall Fitz

April 16, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2013/04/16/the-economics-of-immigration/immigration-reform-legalized-workers-earn-more-and-spend-more

 

New York Times (Room for Debate): ‘More’ Is Not Always Better

By Jessica Vaughan

April 16, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2013/04/16/the-economics-of-immigration/more-immigration-is-not-always-better

 

New York Times (Room for Debate): Health and Age of Immigrants Matter

By Marta Tienda

April 16, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2013/04/16/the-economics-of-immigration/health-and-age-of-immigrants-admitted-to-the-us-matter

 

New York Times (Room for Debate): People Are an Asset, Not a Liability

By Grover Norquist

April 16, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2013/04/16/the-economics-of-immigration/immigration-reform-people-are-an-asset-not-a-liability

 

New York Times (Room for Debate): Better Living Standards

By Michael Greenstone

April 16, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2013/04/16/the-economics-of-immigration/expanded-immigration-improves-living-standards

 

Washington Post (Blog): Wrong assumptions about the GOP and immigration reform

By Jennifer Rubin

April 16, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2013/04/16/wrong-assumptions-about-the-gop-and-immigration-reform/

Washington Post (Blog): Immigration goodies for conservatives

By Jennifer Rubin

April 16, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2013/04/16/immigration-goodies-for-conservatives/

 

Washington Post (The Fix): On immigration reform, Americans want to have their cake and eat it too

By Scott Clement and Sean Sullivan

April 17, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2013/04/17/on-immigration-reform-americans-want-to-have-their-cake-and-eat-it-too/

 

The Hill (Opinion): Immigration: Marco Rubio’s moment

By Brent Budowsky

April 16, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/immigration/294123-immigration-marco-rubios-moment-

New York Times (Taking Note Blog): How Not to React to Boston

By Lawrence Downes

April 16, 2013

http://takingnote.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/04/16/how-not-to-react-to-boston/

 

The Hill (Blog): Immigration reform bill is ambitious if imperfect

By Daniel Garza

April 16, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/homeland-security/294245-immigration-reform-bill-is-ambitious-if-imperfect

 

LOCAL

 

Los Angeles Times: Immigration proposal could affect California health safety net

By Anna Gorman

April 16, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-immigration-reform-healthcare-20130416,0,2670908.story

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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