#Immigration Headlines For May 6, 2013

New York Times: Obama’s Defender of Borders Is Again a Voice for Migrants

By Michael Shear

May 4, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/04/us/politics/cecilia-munozs-perseverance-in-immigration-push.html?pagewanted=all

 

Reuters: Lawmakers struggle over guest workers in immigration bill

By Caren Bohan

May 3, 2013

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/05/03/us-usa-immigration-congress-idUSBRE9420W920130503

 

Politico: Senators to offer changes to immigration bill

By Seung Min Kim

May 6, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/senate-amendment-immigration-bill-90945.html

 

The Hill: Immigration reform faces Senate gauntlet, uncertain House outlook

By Russell Berman

May 5, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/297703-immigration-reform-hits-crucial-stage-in-senate-#ixzz2SSj7XvsU

 

Bloomberg: Rubio Immigration Sales Job Risks Ire of Key 2016 Voters

By Julie Hirschfeld Davis

May 6, 2013

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-05-06/rubio-immigration-sales-job-risks-ire-of-key-2016-voters.html

 

NBC Latino: Poll: Republicans need to pass – not just support – immigration reform, Latinos say

By Sandra Lilley

May 3, 2013

http://nbclatino.com/2013/05/03/poll-republicans-need-to-pass-not-just-support-immigration-reform-latinos-say/

 

Newsday: Senate committee to tackle immigration reform this week

By Tom Brune

May 3, 2013

http://www.newsday.com/opinion/oped/senate-committee-to-tackle-immigration-reform-this-week-1.5203254

 

Daily Caller: Rubio: ‘Get Me Rewrite!’

By Michael Kaus

May 3, 2013

http://dailycaller.com/2013/05/03/rubio-get-me-rewrite/

 

SUNDAY SHOW RECAP

 

ABC News: Jim DeMint: Immigration Reform Will Cost U.S. Trillions

By Benjamin Bell

May 5, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2013/05/jim-demint-immigration-reform-will-cost-u-s-trillions/

 

Washington Post: DeMint: Senate immigration bill costly and ‘unfair’

By Sean Sullivan

May 5, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/05/05/demint-senate-immigration-bill-costly-and-unfair/

 

The Hill: DeMint: Senate immigration reform bill would ‘cost Americans trillions’

By Kyle Balluck

May 5, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/297829-demint-senate-immigration-reform-bill-would-cost-americans-trillions#ixzz2SSgbS7mN

 

Politico: Leahy optimistic on immigration

By Elizabeth Titus

May 5, 2013

http://www.politico.com/blogs/politico-live/2013/05/leahy-optimistic-on-immigration-163257.html?hp=r6

 

Politico: McCain says Boston bombings raise immigration questions

By Elizabeth Titus

May 5, 2013

http://www.politico.com/blogs/politico-live/2013/05/mccain-bombings-raise-immigration-bill-questions-163253.html?hp=r2_b2

 

CNN: Durbin says basics in immigration bill must stand

May 5, 2013

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2013/05/05/durbin-says-basics-in-immigration-bill-must-stand/

 

Huffington Post: Warren Buffett Calls For ‘More Logical Immigration Policy’ For Economic Growth

By Dave Jamieson

May 5, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/05/warren-buffett-immigration-reform_n_3219046.html?utm_hp_ref=politics

 

ADDITIONAL SENATE GANG OF 8 NEWS & RUBIO/NATIONAL REVIEW REACT

 

ABC/Univision: Call Immigration Chuck Schumer’s Legacy-Defining Issue

By Jordan Fabian

May 5, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/chuck-schumers-role-immigration-reform-define-legacy-undo/story?id=18960039#.UYbjnrtXP4g

 

The Hill: Rubio makes his move on education

By Jordy Yager

May 5, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/297743-rubio-makes-his-move-on-education

 

Associated Press: Rubio seeks to boost border language in new bill

May 5, 2013

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2013/may/05/us-immigration/#ixzz2SQNBEzN1

 

National Journal: Marco Rubio: A Successful Salesman for Immigration Reform?

By Rebecca Kaplan

May 5, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/congress/marco-rubio-a-successful-salesman-for-immigration-reform-20130505?mrefid=site_search

 

Miami Herald: The “Rubio Amnesty” ripped in National Review

By Marc Caputo

May 6, 2013

http://miamiherald.typepad.com/nakedpolitics/2013/05/the-rubio-amnesty-ripped-in-national-review.html#storylink=cpy

 

The Hill: For trio of rising Republican stars in Senate, a race to define themselves

By Cameron Joseph

May 5, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/297763-for-rising-gop-stars-a-race-to-define-themselves#ixzz2SSm9W2m1

 

ADDITIONAL VOICES IN SUPPORT/OPPOSITION TO REFORM

 

New York Times: Sessions Says Immigration Bill Is a Threat to U.S. Workers

By Julia Preston

May 3, 2013

http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/05/03/sessions-says-immigration-bill-is-a-threat-to-u-s-workers/

 

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan defends softened approach to immigration

By Craig Gilbert

May 3, 2013

http://www.jsonline.com/news/statepolitics/us-rep-paul-ryan-defends-softened-approach-to-immigration-dg9qqc9-206126051.html

 

OBAMA’S SOUTH AMERICA TRIP COVERAGE

 

Washington Post: Obama wraps up Latin American trip, reaffirms hopes for immigration reform

By Zachary Goldfarb

May 4, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/obama-wraps-up-latin-american-trip-reaffirms-hopes-for-immigration-reform/2013/05/04/d56161c6-b4e4-11e2-baf7-5bc2a9dc6f44_story.html

 

CBS News: Obama: “No reason” immigration reform can’t pass

By Jake Miller

May 4, 2013

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-250_162-57582886/obama-no-reason-immigration-reform-cant-pass/

 

ABC/Univision: Obama: House Will Accept Path to Citizenship In Immigration Bill

By Jordan Fabian

May 3, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/obama-house-accept-path-citizenship-immigration-bill/story?id=19102293#.UYZcGbtXPKg

 

UAFA COVERAGE

 

The Hill: Obama backs LGBT provision in immigration bill

By Amie Parnes

May 3, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/297757-obama-backs-lgbt-provision-in-immigration-bill

 

BuzzFeed: How The Supreme Court’s DOMA Ruling Could Upend The Immigration Debate

By Chris Geidner

May 3, 2013

http://www.buzzfeed.com/chrisgeidner/how-the-supreme-courts-doma-ruling-could-upend-the-immigrati

 

Wall Street Journal: Same-Sex Immigrant Debate Set

By Louise Radnofsky

May 5, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323687604578465353267275898.html?mod=rss_US_News

 

LEGISLATIVE NEWS & PREVIEW OF THE WEEK AHEAD

 

Politico: Gang of Eight plots path to Senate supermajority

By Carrie Budoff Brown

May 6, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/gang-of-eight-immigration-supermajority-90949.html#ixzz2SVvT9tcK

 

Associated Press: Could Immigration Bill Set Off Another Backlash?

By Erica Werner

May 6, 2013

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=181519169

 

TIME: Four Additional Hurdles for Immigration Reform

By Alex Altman

May 6, 2013

http://swampland.time.com/2013/05/06/four-more-hurdles-on-immigration-reform/

 

Politico: Players to watch on immigration reform

By Seung Min Kim

May 6, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/immigration-reform-players-to-watch-90940.html?hp=t1_s

 

Politico: Behind the immigration rhetoric

By David Nather

May 5, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/immigration-reform-cost-90920.html?hp=f1

 

Associated Press: All about immigration: Green cards? Citizenship?

By Nancy Benac

May 4, 2013

http://www.boston.com/travel/destinations/2013/05/04/all-about-immigration-green-cards-citizenship/FDGpUKxFPXvfFR3dQVFKuM/story.html

 

Roll Call: GOP Pro-Immigration Group Boosts Ad Buy

By David Drucker

May 5, 2013

http://blogs.rollcall.com/goppers/gop-pro-immigration-group-boosts-ad-buy/

 

Reuters: Grads preferred to grandmas in proposed immigration bill

By Rachelle Younglai

May 5, 2013

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/05/05/us-usa-congress-visas-idUSBRE94401320130505

 

New York Times: Latest Product From Tech Firms: An Immigration Bill

By Eric Lipton and Somini Sengupta

May 4, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/05/us/politics/tech-firms-take-lead-in-lobbying-on-immigration.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

 

NPR: Violence, Hardship Fuels Central American Immigration To U.S.

By Carrie Kahn

May 4, 2013

http://www.npr.org/2013/05/05/181220757/violence-hardship-fuels-central-american-immigration-to-u-s

 

New York Times: Foreign Students to Face New Checks at U.S. Borders

By Julia Preston

May 3, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/04/us/foreign-students-will-face-new-checks-when-entering-united-states.html?ref=todayspaper&_r=0

 

Slate: Fortress Arizona?

By David Weigel

May 2, 2013

http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/politics/2013/05/arizona_anti_immigration_movement_while_comprehensive_immigration_reform.html

 

EDITORIALS AND OPINIONS

 

Washington Post (Editorial): U.S. Senate’s immigration has to be good, not perfect

May 4, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/us-senates-immigration-has-to-be-good-not-perfect/2013/05/04/6388a8dc-b432-11e2-bbf2-a6f9e9d79e19_story.html

 

Washington Post (Blog): How Marco Rubio is enticing conservatives on immigration reform

By Greg Sargent

May 3, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2013/05/03/how-marco-rubio-is-enticing-conservatives-on-immigration-reform/

 

The Hill (Opinion): Rubio takes heat

By AB Stoddard

May 4, 2013

http://thehill.com/opinion/columnists/ab-stoddard/297771-rubio-takes-heat

 

Miami Herald (Opinion): A fix for our immigration woes

By Alfonso Aguilar

May 5, 2013

http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/05/05/3381863/a-fix-for-our-immigration-woes.html

 

Daily Beast (Opinion): A Nonsense Consensus

By David Frum

May 6, 2013

http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2013/05/06/david-frum-a-nonsense-consensus-on-immigration.html

 

Washington Monthly (Opinion): Political Animal: Don’t Let Obama Stop Immigration Reform!

By Ed Kilgore

May 3, 2013

http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/political-animal-a/2013_05/dont_let_obama_stop_immigratio044547.php

 

CNN (Opinion): Obama pays attention to Latin America

By Ana Navarro

May 4, 2013

http://www.cnn.com/2013/05/03/opinion/navarro-white-house-invite/index.html?sr=sharebar_twitter

 

Washington Post (Wonkblog): Does immigration hurt support for the welfare state?

By Dan Hopkins

May 5, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/05/05/does-immigration-hurt-support-for-the-welfare-state/

 

The Hill (Blog): Practical enhancements must not be lost in push for immigration reform

By Jonathan Hill

May 3, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/education/297639-practical-enhancements-must-not-be-lost-in-push-for-immigration-reform#ixzz2SW2ohnFg

 

LOCAL

 

New York Times: Transformation of a Town Underscores Immigrants’ Impact

By Nelson Schwartz

May 5, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/06/business/port-chester-ny-is-transformed-by-immigration.html?_r=0

 

Wall Street Journal: Weighing IDs For Illegal Immigrants

By Joseph De Avila

May 5, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324266904578458883135748940.html?KEYWORDS=immigration

 

Dallas Morning News: Thousands at Dallas immigration march call for legalization program

By Dianne Solis

May 5, 2013

http://www.dallasnews.com/news/metro/20130505-thousands-at-dallas-immigration-march-call-for-legalization-program.ece

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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