#Immigration Headlines For May 1, 2013

The Hill: Advocates dig in for immigration fight

By Russell Berman

May 1, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/house/297095-advocates-dig-in-for-immigration-fight

 

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Roll Call: Romney’s ‘Self-Deport’ Option Could Be Part of House Immigration Plan

By David Drucker

April 30, 2013

http://blogs.rollcall.com/goppers/house-immigration-plan-could-include-self-deport-option/

 

Politico: Marco Rubio: Gang of Eight’s immigration bill can’t pass the House

By Seung Min Kim

April 30, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/04/marco-rubio-immigration-bill-cant-pass-the-house-90789.html#ixzz2Rz9HIzgy

 

Los Angeles Times: John McCain, Arnold Schwarzenegger talk immigration reform at USC

By Cindy Chang

April 30, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-schwarzenegger-mccain-immigration-20130430,0,4716301.story

 

Huffington Post: John McCain On Immigration: Republicans More Swayed By Politics Than ‘Better Angels’

By Elise Foley

April 30, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/30/john-mccain-immigration_n_3186868.html?utm_hp_ref=politics

 

Bloomberg: Immigration Dealmaker Bennet Seeks to Oust Republicans

By Kathleen Hunter and Jennifer Oldham

April 30, 2013

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-05-01/immigration-dealmaker-bennet-seeks-to-oust-republicans.html

 

Newsmax: Lee Rejects ‘Gang of Eight’ Immigration Bill, Seeks ‘Serious’ Reform

By Jim Meyers

April 30, 2013

http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/mike-lee-immigration-reform/2013/04/30/id/502105#ixzz2RzADtXuF

 

Al.com: Jeff Sessions argues “loopholes” in immigration bill would grant immediate access to welfare

By Challen Stephens

April 30, 2013

http://blog.al.com/wire/2013/04/jeff_sessions_argues_loopholes.html

 

Associated Press: Obama eyes higher profile role in immigration debate as more Republicans sign on to bill

May 1, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/obama-eyes-higher-profile-role-in-immigration-debate-as-more-republicans-sign-on-to-bill/2013/05/01/a9842726-b22a-11e2-9fb1-62de9581c946_story.html

 

Huffington Post: Obama On Immigration: Open To House Bill, But Must Include Path To Citizenship

By Elise Foley

April 30, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/30/obama-immigration_n_3185014.html?1367338653

 

ABC/Univision: Despite “Dysfunction,” Obama Optimistic on Immigration

By Jordan Fabian

April 30, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/president-obama-optimistic-passage-immigration-reform/story?id=19074899#.UX_yq6KG18H

 

Wall Street Journal: Conservatives’ Ads Pressure GOP on Immigration

By Neil King Jr. and Danny Yadron

April 30, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323798104578455240268254284.html?mod=wsj_streaming_stream

 

Associated Press: Senate Immigration Bill Criticized By Advocates

By Erica Werner

April 30, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/30/senate-immigration-bill_n_3187255.html?utm_hp_ref=politics

 

New York Times: Push to Include Gay Couples in Immigration Bill

By Julia Preston

April 30, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/01/us/politics/push-to-include-gay-couples-in-immigration-bill.html?_r=0

 

Politico: Gay rights push threatens immigration deal

By Carrie Budoff Brown

April 30, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/04/gay-rights-push-threatens-immigration-deal-90807.html?ml=al_1

 

New York Times: How Immigration Reform and Demographics Could Change Presidential Math

By Nate Silver

April 30, 2013

http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/04/30/how-immigration-reform-and-demographics-could-change-presidential-math/

 

CNN: Poll: Democrats slightly ahead in 2014

By Ashley Killough

May 1, 2013

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2013/05/01/poll-democrats-slightly-ahead-in-2014/

 

National Review: Cruz 2016

May 1, 2013

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/347052/cruz-2016

 

National Journal: 5 Things You Need to Know About Gabriel Gomez

By Michael Catalini

April 30, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/politics/5-things-you-need-to-know-about-gabriel-gomez-20130430?mrefid=site_search

 

The Hill: Senate Commerce Committee schedules immigration hearing

By Jennifer Martinez

April 30, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/hillicon-valley/technology/297065-senate-commerce-committee-schedules-immigration-hearing

 

Los Angeles Times: As E-Verify becomes an immigration issue, restaurants weigh in

By Alana Samuels

April 30, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/business/money/la-fi-mo-e-verify-immigration-restaurants-20130430,0,4371369.story

 

NPR: Why An Immigration Deal Won’t Solve The Farmworker Shortage

By Kirk Seigler

April 30, 2013

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013/04/30/180053057/why-an-immigration-deal-wont-solve-the-farmworker-shortage

 

NBC Latino: Immigration rallies in cities across country planned for May Day

By Sandra Lilley

April 30, 2013

http://nbclatino.com/2013/04/30/immigration-rallies-in-cities-across-country-planned-for-may-day/

 

Associated Press: Immigration debate gives life to annual rallies

By Elliot Spagat

May 1, 2013

http://news.yahoo.com/immigration-debate-gives-life-annual-rallies-071254414.html

 

Washington Post (The Fix): Why immigration reform is so tough to pass, part 11

By Sean Sullivan

May 1, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2013/05/01/why-immigration-reform-will-be-so-tough-part-11/

 

Washington Post (Blog): Put up or hush up on immigration reform

By Jennifer Rubin

April 30, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2013/04/30/put-up-or-hush-up-on-immigration-reform/

 

Washington Post (Blog): Can the Gang of Eight plan get passed?

By Jennifer Rubin

April 30, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2013/04/30/can-the-gang-of-eight-plan-get-passed/

 

Richmond Times Dispatch (Opinion): Immigration: A closer look at asylum

By Richard Land and Elise Massimino

April 29, 2013

http://www.timesdispatch.com/opinion/their-opinion/columnists-blogs/guest-columnists/land-and-massimino-immigration-a-closer-look-at-asylum/article_11abeea4-fbf3-5159-ab07-a2391e67873d.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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