#Immigration Headlines For April 19, 2013

Houston Chronicle: Immigration backers determined to avoid the fate of gun legislation in Senate

By Gary Martin

April 18, 2013

http://blog.chron.com/txpotomac/2013/04/immigration-backers-determined-to-avoid-the-fate-of-gun-legislation-in-senate/

 

McClatchy Newspapers: Next in immigration debate: Sorting through the specifics

By Franco Ordonez

April 18, 2013

http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/04/18/3352110/next-in-immigration-debate-sorting.html#storylink=cpy

 

Bloomberg: Napolitano Testimony Puts Immigration Focus on Border

By Kathleen Hunter

April 19, 2013

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2013-04-19/nepolitano-testimony-puts-immigration-focus-on-border

 

The Record: Menendez reassures immigrants

April 19, 2013

http://www.northjersey.com/news/203727501_Menendez_reassures__immigrants.html?page=all

 

SENATE GANG OF 8 UNVEILS IMMIGRATION BILL

 

New York Times: Unveiling Immigration Measure, Senators Seek Distance From Effort on Guns

By Ashley Parker

April 18, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/19/us/politics/unveiling-immigration-bill-senators-seek-distance-from-guns.html?_r=0

 

Wall Street Journal: Senators Unveil Immigration Bill

By Sara Murray and Corey Boles

April 18, 2013

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2013/04/18/senators-unveil-immigration-bill/

 

Washington Post: ‘Gang of Eight’ pledges tough enforcement, difficult path to citizenship

By Aaron Blake

April 18, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/04/18/gang-of-eight-pledges-tough-enforcement-difficult-path-to-citizenship/

 

Huffington Post: Gang Of 8 Senators: Immigration Reform Won’t Be Like Gun Control

By Elise Foley

April 18, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/18/gang-of-eight-immigration_n_3111524.html

 

Politico: Gang of Eight embraces bill and each other

By Ginger Gibson

April 18, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/04/gang-of-eight-embraces-bill-and-each-other-90296.html#ixzz2QuWrbs22

 

Associated Press: First test for new immigration bill as Senate Judiciary Committee holds hearing

April 19, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/courts_law/first-test-for-new-immigration-bill-as-senate-judiciary-committee-holds-hearing/2013/04/19/3dc62156-a8c5-11e2-9e1c-bb0fb0c2edd9_story.html

 

ADDITIONAL SENATE BILL REACT

 

The Hill: Sessions, Vitter slap ‘amnesty’ tag on Gang of Eight immigration plan

By Russell Berman

April 18, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/294869-sessions-vitter-slap-amnesty-tag-on-gang-of-eight-immigration-plan#ixzz2Qr4PcC00

 

Los Angeles Times: Immigration proposal, and its small GOP opposition, is unveiled

By Lisa Moscaro

April 18, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-immigration-senate-20130419,0,4987700.story

 

ABC/Univision: Immigration Reform in One Room, Bedbugs in Another

By Ted Hesson

April 18, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/immigration-reform-room-bed-bugs/story?id=18992641#.UXE4eaKG2So

 

Huffington Post: Immigration Bill Opposition Building Among Conservatives

By Jon Ward

April 18, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/18/immigration-bill-opposition_n_3109770.html

 

National Review: A Slow-Motion Sausage Factory

By Robert Costa

April 18, 2013

http://www.nationalreview.com/node/345883

 

The Hill: Key chairman in House offers chilly response to Senate immigration bill

By Russell Berman

April 18, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/house/294855-key-chairman-in-house-offers-chilly-response-to-senate-immigration-bill#ixzz2QqzdUTZw

 

Huffington Post: Outspoken Anti-Immigration Republican Says Not Enough Votes Yet In House To Stop Reform Bill

By Jon Ward

April 18, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/18/key-antiimmigration-repub_n_3112066.html?utm_hp_ref=politics

 

Politico: Marco Rubio ‘amnesty’ sparks radio static

By Mackenzie Weinger

April 18, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/04/marco-rubio-amnesty-sparks-radio-static-90307.html

 

ThinkProgress: Rubio Warns Republicans: If You Don’t Support My Immigration Plan, Obama Will Just Legalize Everyone

By Igor Volsky

April 18, 2013

http://thinkprogress.org/immigration/2013/04/18/1889741/rubio-warns-republicans-if-you-dont-support-my-immigration-plan-obama-will-just-legalize-everyone/

 

Politico: Democrats find much to like in immigration bill

By Carrie Budoff Brown

April 19, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/04/democrats-immigration-bill-90319.html#ixzz2QuUsHjUH

 

LEGISLATIVE DEVELOPMENTS AND ANALYSIS

 

National Journal: Poll: Will the Gang of Eight’s Immigration-Reform Proposal Help Your Party?

By Michael Catalini, Naureen Khan and Peter Bell

April 18, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/magazine/poll-will-the-gang-of-eight-s-immigration-reform-proposal-help-your-party-20130418

 

National Journal: Poll: Should John Boehner Allow Immigration Legislation to Go Through the Committees?

By Michael Catalini, Naureen Khan and Peter Bell

April 18, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/magazine/poll-should-john-boehner-allow-immigration-legislation-to-go-through-the-committees-20130418

 

ABC/Univision: Why the Gun Control Fail Doesn’t Doom Immigration Reform

By Ted Hesson

April 18, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/gun-control-fail-doom-immigration-reform/story?id=18990183#.UXBqGqKG18E

 

The Hill: Pelosi hopeful immigration reform will pass by August

By Mike Lillis

April 18, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/house/294841-pelosi-optimistic-immigration-reform-pass-before-august-#ixzz2Qr4xIzt0

 

New York Times: Fate of the Immigration Bill May Hinge on Farm Districts

By Ron Nixon

April 18, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/19/us/immigration-bills-fate-may-hinge-on-farm-districts.html?ref=todayspaper

 

Arizona Republic: Immigration bill could be windfall for Arizona economy

By Bob Ortega

April 18, 2013

http://www.azcentral.com/news/politics/articles/20130418immigration-bill-could-be-windfall-for-arizona-economy.html

 

Bloomberg: Hispanic-Asian Immigration Key to Fast-Growing Electorate

By Mark Silva

April 15, 2013

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2013-04-15/hispanic-asian-immigration-key-to-fast-growing-electorate

 

New York Times: Submit Your Questions on Immigration Overhaul

April 18, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/18/us/submit-your-questions-on-immigration-overhaul.html

 

BOSTON BOMBINGS

 

NBC News: One Boston Marathon suspect killed; second suspect, his brother, on loose after firefight

By Pete Williams, Richard Esposito, Michael Isikoff and Erin McClam

April 19, 2013

http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/04/19/17817173-one-boston-marathon-suspect-killed-second-suspect-his-brother-on-loose-after-firefight?lite

 

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

By Jordan Fabian

April 19, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/boston-bombing-derail-immigration-reform-analysis/story?id=18969976#.UXE9WKKG18E

 

Huffington Post: Steve King: Boston Bombings Should Delay Immigration Reform

By Elise Foley

April 16, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/16/steve-king-boston-bombings_n_3092929.html

 

EDITORIALS AND OPINIONS

 

Bloomberg (Editorial): A Delicate Move Forward on Immigration

April 18, 2013

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-04-18/a-delicate-move-forward-on-immigration.html

 

Washington Times (Editorial): Why the rush on immigration reform?

April 19, 2013

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/apr/19/why-the-rush-on-immigration-reform/

 

National Journal (Opinion): Why the Time Is Finally Right for ‘Amnesty’

By Ronald Brownstein

April 18, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/magazine/why-the-time-is-finally-right-for-amnesty-20130418?mrefid=site_search&page=1

 

New York Times (Opinion): The Second Wave

By David Brooks

April 18, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/19/opinion/brooks-the-second-wave.html

 

Washington Post (Blog): On immigration, Republicans grab Tea Party monster by the tail

By Greg Sargent

April 18, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2013/04/18/on-immigration-republicans-grab-tea-party-monster-by-the-tail/

 

Washington Post (Blog): How did Rubio’s immigration rollout go?

By Jennifer Rubin

April 18, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2013/04/18/how-did-rubios-immigration-rollout-go/

 

The Hill (Blog): Immigration reform’s fast track to nowhere – Unless it slows down

By Robert Tracci

April 18, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/homeland-security/294613-immigration-reforms-fast-track-to-nowhere#ixzz2Qr1QQwJd

 

Huffington Post (Blog): A Few Thoughts on Immigration Reform

By Jared Bernstein

April 18, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jared-bernstein/immigration-reform-labor-market_b_3111095.html

 

Huffington Post Latino Voices (Blog): Now Is the Time for Enforcement Reform

By Fernando Garcia

April 18, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/fernando-garcia/congress-immigration-reform_b_3112030.html

 

The Hill (Blog): Immigration reform a pivotal point in our educational and economic competitiveness

By Domenic Giandomenico

April 18, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/education/294825-immigration-reform-a-pivotal-point-in-our-educational-and-economic-competitiveness#ixzz2QuhbSvzj

 

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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