#Immigration Headlines for April 23, 2013

Reuters: Immigration bill debate sidetracked by Boston terror issues

By Richard Cowan and Caren Bohan

April 22, 2013

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/22/us-usa-immigration-idUSBRE93L0ZO20130422

 

MSNBC: Conservatives seize on Boston bombings to slow immigration reform

By Zachardy Roth

April 22, 2013

http://tv.msnbc.com/2013/04/22/conservatives-seize-on-boston-bombings-to-slow-immigration-reform/

 

NPR: Immigration Overhaul Seems On Track Despite Boston Tragedy

By Frank James

April 22, 2013

http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2013/04/22/178483182/immigration-overhaul-seems-on-track-despite-boston-tragedy

 

The Fiscal Times: The Boston Bombings Have Cast Shadow Over Immigration Reform

By Eric Pianin

April 22, 2013

http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Articles/2013/04/22/Boston-Bombings-Cast-Shadow-over-Immigration-Reform.aspx#page1#ixzz2RHsfV3B9

 

City Journal (Opinion): The Real Risks of Amnesty

By Heather MacDonald

April 22, 2013

http://www.city-journal.org/2013/eon0422hm.html

 

SENATE JUDICIARY HEARING COVERAGE

 

New York Times: Heated Questions and Divisions Emerge at Immigration Bill Hearing

By Ashley Parker

April 22, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/23/us/politics/senators-at-immigration-hearing-clash-over-boston-bombings.html?ref=todayspaper

 

Associated Press: Tempers flare at Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on immigration bill

April 22, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/courts_law/senate-judiciary-committee-chairman-chastises-those-linking-boston-bombings-immigration-bill/2013/04/22/d849685a-ab59-11e2-9493-2ff3bf26c4b4_story.html

 

Bloomberg: Fragile Immigration Pact Risks Lost Momentum After Boston

By Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Timothy Homan

April 22, 2013

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-04-22/fragile-immigration-pact-risks-lost-momentum-after-boston.html

 

CNN: Boston Marathon bombings cast shadow on immigration debate

By Halimah Abdullah

April 22, 2013

http://www.cnn.com/2013/04/22/politics/immigration-boston/index.html?iref=allsearch

 

Huffington Post: Immigration Hearing Turns To Sparring Over Boston Bombing, Bible

By Elise Foley

April 22, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/22/immigration-hearing_n_3134584.html

 

Washington Post: Leahy: GOP trying to ‘exploit’ Boston bombings to stop immigration reform

By David Nakamura

April 22, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/leahy-gop-trying-to-exploit-boston-bombings-to-stop-immigration-reform/2013/04/22/d523c794-ab57-11e2-a8b9-2a63d75b5459_story.html

 

CBS News: Sen. Leahy: Don’t “exploit” Boston to “derail” immigration

By Stephanie Condon

April 22, 2013

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-250_162-57580722/sen-leahy-dont-exploit-boston-to-derail-immigration/

 

Politico: Grassley, Schumer trade fireworks on immigration

By Seung Min Kim

April 22, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/04/pat-leahy-boston-marathon-bombings-immigration-90418.html

 

ABC News: Senators Tangle on Boston Bombing’s Role in Immigration Overhaul

By Sunlen Miller

April 22, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2013/04/senators-tangle-on-boston-bombings-role-in-immigration-overhaul/

 

The Hill: Cornyn: Gang of Eight immigration bill undermines border security

By Alexander Bolton

April 22, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/295319-cornyn-gang-of-eight-immigration-bill-undermines-border-security#ixzz2RDuEQEXS

 

The Hill: Durbin slams H-1B visa program

By Jennifer Martinez

April 22, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/hillicon-valley/technology/295387-durbin-slams-h-1b-visa-program

 

Arizona Republic: Former Arizona Congressman urges Senate to expand immigration bill

By Erin Kelly

April 22, 2013

http://www.azcentral.com/news/politics/articles/20130422former-arizona-congressman-urges-senate-expand-immigration-bill.html

 

ABC/Univision: Why Congressional Hearings Aren’t Worth Your Time

By Ted Hesson

April 22, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/congressional-hearings-worth-time/story?id=19016864#.UXWc5aKG18G

 

Los Angeles Times: Shouted protests punctuate Senate immigration hearing

By Lisa Moscaro

April 22, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-pn-immigration-debate-senate-boston-20130422,0,1109525.story

 

Associated Press: Secretary Napolitano appearing before Senate Judiciary Committee on immigration legislation

April 23, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/congress/secretary-napolitano-appearing-before-senate-judiciary-committee-on-immigration-legislation/2013/04/23/23b1c026-abe6-11e2-9493-2ff3bf26c4b4_story.html

 

ADDITIONAL SENATE&HOUSE REACT AND ANALYSIS

 

Los Angeles Times: Republican lawmakers show their division on immigration reform

By Lisa Moscaro and Rick Pearson

April 22, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-immigration-congress-20130423,0,1139477.story

 

Associated Press: Utah senators mixed attitude to immigration bill

By Michelle Price

April 22, 2013

http://www.seattlepi.com/news/article/Utah-senators-mixed-attitude-to-immigration-bill-4454244.php

 

Wall Street Journal: Sen. Paul: Stop the Immigration Overhaul

By Corey Boles

April 22, 2013

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2013/04/22/sen-paul-stop-the-immigration-overhaul/

 

Yahoo News: Rubio on defense about immigration reform bill

By Chris Moody

April 22, 2013

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/rubio-defense-immigration-reform-bill-165641447–election.html

 

Roll Call: Rubio Targets Fellow Conservatives on Immigration

By Meredith Shiner

April 22, 2013

http://www.rollcall.com/news/rubio_targets_fellow_conservatives_on_immigration-224240-1.html

 

New York Times: Boston Attack Shows Need for Immigration Overhaul, Ryan Says

By Steven Yaccino

April 22, 2013

http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/04/22/boston-attack-shows-need-for-immigration-overhaul-ryan-says/

 

Politico: Paul Ryan: Boston should spark immigration reform

By Jake Sherman

April 22, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/04/paul-ryan-boston-immigration-reform-90435.html

 

The Hill: Paul Ryan says ‘for the sake of national security’ fix immigration system

By Daniel Strauss

April 22, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/295345-paul-ryan-says-for-the-sake-of-national-security-fix-immigration-system#ixzz2RE9wiCZ9

 

Talking Points Memo: Speaker Boehner: Immigration Reform Would Improve Security After Boston

By Benjy Sarlin

April 22, 2013

http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/speaker-boehner-immigration-reform-would-improve-security-after

 

New York Magazine: Why Boehner Will Betray His Base on Immigration

By Jonathan Chait

April 22, 2013

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2013/04/why-boehner-will-betray-his-base-on-immigration.html

 

Roll Call: Boehner’s Immigration Path: Slow Walk Could Be Key

By David Drucker

April 22, 2013

http://blogs.rollcall.com/goppers/in-house-immigration-will-proceed-regardless-of-senate/

 

Politico: Lindsey Graham: Wrong name hid Russia trip

By Kevin Cirilli

April 22, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/04/lindsey-graham-tamerlan-tsarnaev-russia-trip-90416.html#ixzz2RClDbiY2

 

CNN: Cruz takes spotlight in immigration debate

By Paul Steinhauser

April 22, 20013

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2013/04/22/cruz-takes-spotlight-in-immigration-debate/

 

Roll Call: DeMint Defends Heritage’s Immigration Report

By David Drucker

April 22, 2013

http://blogs.rollcall.com/goppers/demint-defends-heritages-immigration-report/

 

The Hill: Brewer says she can’t support Senate immigration bill

By Daniel Strauss

April 22, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/295305-brewer-says-she-cant-support-immigration-bill#ixzz2REAqmUWZ

 

US News and World Report: Religious Groups Throw Lobbying Cash at Immigration Reform

By Elizabeth Flock

April 22, 2013

http://www.usnews.com/news/blogs/washington-whispers/2013/04/22/religious-groups-throw-lobbying-cash-at-immigration-reform

 

POLITICAL AND LEGISLATIVE ANALYSIS

 

National Journal: Can Talk Radio, Again, Derail Immigration Reform? Probably Not.

By Brian Resnick

April 22, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/congress/can-talk-radio-again-derail-immigration-reform-probably-not-20130422

 

Politico: Immigration reform could be bonanza for Democrats

By Emily Shultheis

April 22, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/04/immigration-reform-could-upend-electoral-college-90478.html?hp=t1

 

National Journal: Immigration Reform: Once More, With More Meritocracy

By Niraj Chokshi

April 22, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/congress/immigration-reform-once-more-with-more-meritocracy-20130422?mrefid=site_search

 

New York Times: Q. and A.: The Senate Immigration Bill

By Julia Preston

April 22, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/23/us/politics/q-and-a-the-senate-immigration-bill.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

 

Associated Press: US immigration bill could slow Indian outsourcers

By Kay Johnson

April 23, 2013

http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/04/23/3359530/us-immigration-bill-could-slow.html#storylink=cpy

 

Associated Press: A look at immigrant patients who were deported back to their home countries by US hospitals

April 22, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/a-look-at-immigrant-patients-who-were-deported-back-to-their-home-countries-by-us-hospitals/2013/04/23/8bb68144-abe5-11e2-9493-2ff3bf26c4b4_story.html

 

EDITORIALS AND OPINIONS

 

Washington Post (Editorial): Lawmakers stoking fear of immigrants

April 22, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/lawmakers-stoking-fear-of-immigrants/2013/04/22/e24eb568-ab8a-11e2-a8b9-2a63d75b5459_story.html

 

Arizona Republic (Editorial): Immigration reform would aid skilled workers

April 22, 2013

http://www.azcentral.com/opinions/articles/20130420immigration-reform-another-side.html

 

Bloomberg (Opinion): Liar Chuck Grassley Deserves Pass on Immigration Remarks

By Francis Wilkinson

April 22, 2013

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-04-22/liar-chuck-grassley-deserves-pass-on-immigration-remarks.html

 

Wall Street Journal (Opinion): Border Insecurity

By Jason Riley

April 22, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324874204578438623203950776.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

 

Daily Beast (Opinion): Why Boston Tells Us Little About Our Immigration System

By Justin Green

April 22, 2013

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/04/22/why-boston-tells-us-little-about-our-immigration-system.html

 

Washington Post (Wonkblog): Reminder: The alleged Boston bombers were here legally

By Dylan Matthews

April 22, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/04/22/reminder-the-alleged-boston-bombers-were-here-legally/

 

Washington Post (Blog): Full steam ahead on immigration reform

By Jennifer Rubin

April 22, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2013/04/22/full-steam-ahead-on-immigration-reform/

 

Roll Call (Opinion): Solving the Border Security Equation

By Rep. Michael McCaul

April 22, 2013

http://www.rollcall.com/news/mccaul_solving_the_border_security_equation-224230-1.html

 

Wall Street Journal (Opinion): Bombs Test the U.S. Melting Pot’s Mettle

By Gerald Seib

April 22, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323551004578438644184957104.html?KEYWORDS=immigration

 

New York Times (Opinion): Immigrant Kids, Adrift

By Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco and Carola Suárez-Orozco

April 22, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/23/opinion/immigrant-kids-adrift.html?ref=todayspaper

 

Washington Post (Wonkblog): Five ways immigration reform will help low-wage workers

By Ezra Klein

April 22, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/04/22/five-ways-immigration-reform-will-help-low-wage-workers/

 

Slate (Blog): Immigration Raises Incomes in America\

By Matthew Yglesias

April 22, 2013

http://www.slate.com/blogs/moneybox/2013/04/22/immigration_raises_american_income.html

 

Bloomberg (Opinion): Rubio’s Immigration Omission

By Albert Hunt

April 22, 2013

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-04-22/rubio-s-immigration-omission.html

 

Washington Post (The Fix): Marco Rubio, salesman

By Sean Sullivan

April 22, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2013/04/22/marco-rubio-salesman/

 

Huffington Post (Blog): Immigration Reform’s Chances

By Chris Weigant

April 22, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/chris-weigant/immigration-reforms-chanc_b_3135352.html

 

The Hill (Blog): Ted Cruz, Rick Perry, John Cornyn and Marco Rubio should denounce anti-Hispanic statements by Texas GOP Rep. Gohmert

By Brent Budowsky

April 22, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/national-party-news/295291-ted-cruz-rick-perry-john-cornyn-and-marco-rubio-should-denounce-anti-hispanic-statements-by-texas-gop-rep-gohmert#ixzz2RDfhnMbn

 

Bloomberg (Opinion): New Immigration Bill Has One Terrible Flaw

By Ramesh Ponnuru

April 22, 2013

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-04-22/new-immigration-bill-has-one-terrible-flaw.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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