#Immigration Headlines for April 18, 2013

Wall Street Journal: Immigration Bill Gets Mixed Review

By Sara Murray and Miriam Jordan

April 17, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324763404578429132115195430.html?mod=wsj_streaming_stream

 

Los Angeles Times: Swift, hopeful reaction to immigration bill

By Lisa Moscaro and Brian Bennett

April 17, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-pn-hopeful-reaction-immigration-bill-20130417,0,6102824,full.story

 

MSNBC: Senate immigration bill: A cautiously optimistic response from pro-reform groups

By Ned Resnikoff

April 17, 2013

http://tv.msnbc.com/2013/04/17/senate-immigration-bill-a-cautiously-optimistic-response-from-pro-reform-groups/

 

Reuters: Senators start hard work of selling immigration bill

By Richard Cowan

April 17, 2013

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/17/us-usa-immigration-congress-idUSBRE93G0ZW20130417

 

Washington Post: Rubio pushes back on conservative bloggers over phone rumor

By Rachel Weiner

April 17, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/04/17/rubio-pushes-back-on-conservative-bloggers-over-phone-rumor/

 

Bloomberg: Republican Lawmakers Call Citizenship Path ’Amnesty’

By Kathleen Hunter and Jonathan Salant

April 17, 2013

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-04-16/senate-immigration-bill-pairs-border-security-with-visas.html

 

Talking Points Memo: Protections For LGBT Families Left Out Of Immigration Bill

By Benjy Sarlin

April 17, 2013

http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2013/04/protections-for-lgbt-families-left-out-of-immigration-bill.php

 

Agence France-Presse: US Senate to take up landmark immigration bill

April 17, 2013

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130417/us-senate-take-landmark-immigration-bill

 

Voxxi: Immigration reform receives wide support

By Griselda Nevarez

April 17, 2013

http://www.voxxi.com/immigration-reform-reaction-support/

 

Daily Caller: ‘Gang of 8′ reveals immigration bill, start race to read contents

By Neil Munro

April 17, 2013

http://dailycaller.com/2013/04/17/gang-of-8-reveals-immigration-bill-start-race-to-read-contents/#ixzz2Ql05tRkp

 

KABC Radio: 9 in 10 Undocumented Immigrants Want Citizenship, Poll Says

April 17, 2013

http://www.kabc.com/common/page.php?pt=9+in+10+Undocumented+Immigrants+Want+Citizenship%2C+Poll+Says&id=6833&is_corp=0

 

The Record (Opinion): On immigration, posturing can’t trump sound policy

By Jose De La Isla

April 18, 2013

http://www.northjersey.com/news/opinions/203536621_The_Record__de_la_Isla__On_immigration__posturing_can_t_trump_sound_policy_.html?page=all

 

MORE SENATE BILL REACT

 

NBC: Reactions abound following the filing of Senate immigration bill

By Carrie Dann

April 17, 2013

http://nbcpolitics.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/04/17/17796995-reactions-abound-following-the-filing-of-senate-immigration-bill?lite

 

CNN: Pro-immigration-reform evangelicals: Senate bill is not ‘amnesty’

By Dan Merica

April 17, 2013

http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2013/04/17/evangelical-supporters-of-immigration-reform-dismiss-charges-of-amnesty/comment-page-1/

 

New York Times: Conservatives See a Turning Tide on Immigration

By Michael Shear and Julia Preston

April 17, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/18/us/politics/conservatives-see-a-turning-tide-on-immigration.html?_r=0

 

The Atlantic: The Conservative Case for Immigration Reform

By Adam Ozimek and Sean Rust

April 17, 2013

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2013/04/the-conservative-case-for-immigration-reform/275044/

 

Talking Points Memo: What Immigration Reform Advocates Don’t Like About The New Senate Bill

By Benjy Sarlin

April 18, 2013

http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2013/04/immigration-advocates-outline-their-wish-list-for-a-final-bill.php

 

New York Times: With a Bill Now in the Senate, Immigrants Weigh the Possible Impact

By Jennifer Medina

April 17, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/18/us/immigrants-weigh-possible-impact-of-new-legislation.html

 

Associated Press: Mexicans cautiously welcome US immigration reform, despite long wait

April 17, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/mexicans-cautiously-welcome-us-immigration-reform-despite-long-wait/2013/04/17/a5a8dc60-a78e-11e2-9e1c-bb0fb0c2edd9_story.html

 

The Hill: Rubio, White House seek to calm their bases on compromise immigration bill

By Justin Sink

April 17, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/news/294581-rubio-white-house-seek-to-calm-bases-on-immigration-bill#ixzz2QokUTFaM

 

NBC: Paul not ready to embrace Rubio, Gang of Eight immigration legislation

By Domenico Montanaro

April 17, 2013

http://firstread.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/04/17/17794974-paul-not-ready-to-embrace-rubio-gang-of-eight-immigration-legislation?lite

 

Washington Post: Rubio’s Florida offices draw tea party protests over immigration bill

By David Nakamura

April 17, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/04/17/rubios-florida-offices-draw-tea-party-protests-over-immigration-bill/

 

Talking Points Memo: Rubio Rushes To Quiet The Right-Wing Rumor Mill

By Benjy Sarlin

April 17, 2013

http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2013/04/rubio-rushes-to-contain-immigration-backlash-on-right.php

 

Politico: Gang of Eight aims to stop conservative attacks

By Manu Raju and Jake Sherman

April 18, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/04/gang-of-eight-conservative-immigration-attacks-90247.html#ixzz2QogTfYIU

 

BuzzFeed: Republican Senate Office Staffer Forwards False “MarcoPhone” Claim

By Andrew Kaczynski

April 17, 2013

http://www.buzzfeed.com/andrewkaczynski/republican-senate-office-staffer-forwards-false-marcophone-c

 

Associated Press: Schumer: Immigration bill helps Northeast farmers

April 17, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/APa7a0f12c1def4126af6dc43e6853be84.html

 

CNN: Delayed immigration rollout could face more opposition

April 17, 2013

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2013/04/17/delayed-immigration-rollout-could-face-more-opposition/

 

Bloomberg:  Republican Lawmakers Say Citizenship Path Same as Amnesty

By Kathleen Hunter and Jonathan Salant

April 17, 2013

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2013-04-17/republican-lawmakers-say-citizenship-path-same-as-amnesty

 

Politico: Louie Gohmert: al Qaeda told to act ‘Hispanic’

By Kevin Robillard

April 17, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/04/louie-gohmert-al-qaeda-told-to-act-hispanic-90212.html#ixzz2QopJ93fo

 

Associated Press: PROMISES, PROMISES: This term, Obama may deliver on comprehensive immigration law

April 18, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/promises-promises-this-term-obama-may-deliver-on-comprehensive-immigration-law/2013/04/18/a50fd06a-a7f7-11e2-9e1c-bb0fb0c2edd9_story.html

 

HOUSE DEVELOPMENTS

 

ABC/Univision: House Immigration Group Promises Its Own Bill “Soon”

By Jordan Fabian

April 17, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/house-immigration-group-promises-bill/story?id=18977670#.UW7zvKKG2So

 

USA Today: Bipartisan House group praises Senate immigration bill

By Alan Gomez

April 17, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/04/17/house-senate-immigration-bill/2090019/

 

LEGISLATIVE DEVELOPMENTS

 

Washington Post: High hurdles on path to citizenship in Senate’s immigration proposal

By David Nakamura

April 17, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/high-hurdles-on-path-to-citizenship-in-senates-immigration-proposal/2013/04/17/a2c8e5a0-a773-11e2-a8e2-5b98cb59187f_story.html

 

The New Republic: Immigration Reform Is Labor’s Loss

By John Judis

April 17, 2013

http://www.newrepublic.com/article/112935/immigration-reform-2013-good-businesses-not-low-wage-workers#

 

Washington Post (Wonkblog): Immigration’s effect on wages: ‘Definitely positive, without any doubt whatsoever’

By Dylan Matthews

April 17, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/04/17/immigrations-effect-on-wages-definitely-positive-without-any-doubt-whatsoever/

 

Washington Post: Inside the immigration bill: Unfair to legal or illegal immigrants?

By Pamela Constable

April 17, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/04/17/inside-the-immigration-bill-unfair-to-legal-or-illegal-immigrants/

 

Washington Post: Inside the immigration bill: Securing the border

By Pamela Constable

April 17, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/04/17/immigration-bill-securing-the-border/

 

National Journal: Why the Immigration Plan Really Could Give Us Border Security

By Niraj Chokshi

April 17, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/congress/why-the-immigration-plan-really-could-give-us-border-security-20130417

 

USA Today: Border enforcement in immigration bill raises questions

By Alan Gomez

April 17, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/04/17/senate-immigration-border-security/2091381/

 

ABC/Univision: How Immigration Reform Revamps Employment Visas

By Ted Hesson

April 17, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/immigration-reform-explainer-employment-based-visas/story?id=18978680#.UW7zsaKG2So

 

Bloomberg: Immigration Reform May Make Your Job Search Much Tougher

By Elizabeth Dwoskin

April 17, 2013

http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-04-17/immigration-reform-may-make-your-job-search-much-tougher

 

ABC/Univision: How Gay Families Might Be Included in Immigration Reform

By Albert Sabate

April 17, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/News/sen-patrick-leahy-expected-introduce-immigration-bill-amendment/story?id=18967879#.UW7zq6KG18E

 

ABC/Univision: Immigration Reform: Sizing Up the “Undocumented Vote”

By Jordan Fabian

April 17, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/immigration-reform-sizing-undocumented-vote/story?id=18976717#.UW8GnaKG18E

 

EDITORIALS AND OPINIONS

 

Los Angeles Times (Editorial): Breakthrough on immigration

April 17, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/editorials/la-ed-immigration-reform-senate-bill-20130418,0,7752571.story

 

USA Today (Opinion): Immigration reform about opportunity, not debt

By Jim DeMint and Derrick Morgan

April 17, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2013/04/17/jim-demint-and-derrick-morgan-on-immigration-reform-column/2091655/

 

Washington Post (Blog): Seven pluses for Rubio

By Jennifer Rubin

April 17, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2013/04/17/seven-pluses-for-rubio/

 

Washington Post (Blog): The real immigration compromise

By Jamelle Bouie

April 17, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2013/04/17/the-real-immigration-compromise/

 

Politico (Opinion): Chuck Schumer’s triumph

By Rich Lowry

April 17, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/04/chuck-schumers-triumph-90242.html?hp=l1

 

Washington Post (Blog): Obama isn’t leading on immigration, and that’s a good thing

By Evan Soltas

April 17, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/04/17/wonkbook-obama-isnt-leading-on-immigration-and-thats-a-good-thing/

 

CNN (Opinion): Immigration plan should go further

By Angela Kelley

April 17, 2013

http://www.cnn.com/2013/04/17/opinion/kelley-immigration-proposal/

 

Huffington Post (Blog): America’s Future in 844 Pages

By David Leopold

April 17, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-leopold/americas-future-in-844-pages_b_3101529.html?utm_hp_ref=politics

 

Dallas Morning News (Blog): Evangelical pastors are a new wild card in the immigration debate

By Bill McKenzie

April 17, 2013

http://dallasmorningviewsblog.dallasnews.com/2013/04/evangelical-pastors-are-a-new-wild-card-in-the-immigration-debate.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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