#Immigration Headlines For May 7, 2013

New York Times: G.O.P. Opponents Plan Immigration Bill Attack

By Ashley Parker

May 6, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/07/us/politics/gop-opponents-plan-attack-on-immigration-bill.html?_r=0

 

Reuters: Former Senator DeMint takes center stage in immigration debate

By Caren Bohan

May 6, 2013

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/05/07/us-immigration-heritage-idUSBRE94600320130507

 

Washington Post: Immigration advocates list ‘Gang of Hate’

By David Nakamura

May 6, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/05/06/immigration-advocates-list-gang-of-hate/

 

Tampa Bay Times: Rubio defends immigration reform critics against ‘Gang of Hate’ label

By Alex Learyi

May 6, 2013

http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/the-buzz-florida-politics/rubio-defends-immigration-reform-critics-against-gang-of-hate-label/2119429

 

NBC Latino: On immigration, advocates readying for “big battle ahead”

By Sandra Lilley

May 6, 2013

http://nbclatino.com/2013/05/06/on-immigration-advocates-readying-for-big-battle-ahead/

 

Houston Chronicle: Getting personal: Liberal group lists Cornyn, Cruz in ‘Gang of Hate’ on immigration reform

By Allison Sullivan

May 6, 2013

http://blog.chron.com/txpotomac/2013/05/getting-personal-liberal-group-lists-cornyn-cruz-among-gang-of-hate-on-immigration-reform/

 

WWNT Radio (Alabama): Sessions Denounced as Member of “Gang of Hate” By Pro-Immigration Group

May 7, 2013

http://www.wwntradio.com/news/news.php/displayType/article/13002/2013/05/sessions-denounced-as-member-of-gang-of-hate-by-proimmigration-group-

 

HERITAGE REPORT COVERAGE AND PUSHBACK

 

Washington Post: On immigration legislation, fissures emerge within conservative ranks

By David Nakamura

May 6, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/on-immigration-legislation-fissures-emerge-within-conservative-ranks/2013/05/06/6b66ee9a-b669-11e2-92f3-f291801936b8_story.html

 

Bloomberg: Path to U.S. Citizenship Would Cost $6.3 Trillion, Heritage Says

By Heidi Przybla

May 6, 2013

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2013-05-06/path-to-u-dot-s-dot-citizenship-would-cost-6-dot-3-trillion-heritage-says

 

Politico: Heritage Foundation: Immigration reform will cost $6.3 trillion

By David Nather

May 6, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/heritage-foundation-report-immigration-90955.html#ixzz2SXquB9WK

 

Huffington Post: Heritage Immigration Report Predicts Huge Cost, Draws Ire

By Elise Foley

May 6, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/06/heritage-immigration-report_n_3223911.html?1367865842

 

Talking Points Memo: Heritage Claims Immigration Reform Will Cost $6.3 Trillion, Sparking Conservative Civil War

By Benjy Sarlin

May 6, 2013

http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2013/05/heritage-jim-demint-immigration-63-trillion.php

 

ABC/Univision: Conservatives Feud Over the “Cost” of Immigration Reform\

By Jordan Fabian

May 6, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/heritage-foundation-report-immigration-sparks-conservative-feud/story?id=19118660#.UYf576KG18G

 

National Journal: Why Conservatives Are Divided on Immigration Reform

By Michael Catalini

May 7, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/politics/why-conservatives-are-divided-on-immigration-reform-20130507?mrefid=site_search

 

ABC News: Immigration Cost: Statistically Sound Data or Biased Research?

By Jim Avila and Serena Marshall

May 7, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/conservatives-cite-flaws-study-touting-costs-immigration-reform/story?id=19120147#.UYjsiqKG18E

 

Washington Post (Wonkblog): Heritage says immigration reform will cost $5.3 trillion. Here’s why that’s wrong.

By Dylan Matthews

May 6, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/05/06/heritage-says-immigration-reform-will-cost-5-3-trillion-heres-why-thats-wrong/

 

Roll Call: Ryan Critical of Heritage Immigration Study

By David Drucker

May 6, 2013

http://blogs.rollcall.com/goppers/ryan-critical-of-heritage-immigration-study/#sthash.qa2GgPwo.dpbs

 

MOC, WHITE HOUSE NEWS AND LEGISLATIVE DEVELOPMENTS

 

Los Angeles Times: Marco Rubio’s task: selling immigration reform to GOP faithful

By Lisa Moscaro

May 7, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-rubio-immigration-20130507,0,3007833.story

 

Washington Post: Ted Cruz: Rubio ‘in good faith’ on immigration reform

By Rachel Weiner

May 6, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/05/06/ted-cruz-rubio-in-good-faith-on-immigration-reform/

 

Politico: Ted Cruz: No ‘mudslinging battle’ with Bill Richardson

By Andrea Drusch

May 6, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/ted-cruz-skips-mudslinging-richardson-90979.html#ixzz2SbtcLFdK

 

National Journal: How Democrats Could Blow Immigration

By Rebecca Kaplan

May 6, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/magazine/how-democrats-could-blow-immigration-20130502

 

Politico: John McCain, Lindsey Graham wary of amendment

By Seung Min Kim

May 6, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/john-mccain-lindsey-graham-gay-immigration-reform-90983.html

 

Roll Call: Gay Immigrants Pose Thorny Test for ‘Gang of 8′

By Niels Lesniewski

May 6, 2013

http://blogs.rollcall.com/wgdb/gay-immigrants-pose-thorny-test-for-gang-of-8/

 

Associated Press: Joe Biden Tells Religious Leaders Immigration Reform Comes First

By Josh Lederman

May 6, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/06/joe-biden-immigration-reform_n_3226075.html

 

OTHER RELATED DEVELOPMENTS

 

New York Times: Workers Claim Racial Bias in Farms’ Hiring of Immigrants

By Ethan Bronner

May 6, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/07/us/suit-cites-race-bias-in-farms-use-of-immigrants.html?pagewanted=all

 

USA Today: Actors, musicians play role in pushing immigration bill

By Alan Gomez

May 6, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/05/06/hollywood-immigration-reform/2139301/

 

Los Angeles Times: Latinos now less likely to report crimes to police, poll says

By Brian Bennett

May 7, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/nation/nationnow/la-pn-latinos-less-likely-to-report-crimes-20130507,0,7052278.story

 

Washington Times: Audit: DHS management problems could hinder immigration bill

By Stephen Dinan

May 7, 2013

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/may/7/audit-dhs-management-problems-could-hinder-immigra/

 

ABC/Univision: The Media Is Changing Its Tone on Immigrants

By Ted Hesson

May 6, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/media-changing-tone-immigrants/story?id=19118330#.UYf5_aKG18F

 

EDITORIALS AND OPINIONS

 

Washington Post (Editorial): Heritage report distorts the immigration debate

May 6, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/heritage-report-distorts-the-immigration-debate/2013/05/06/5dcee036-b68b-11e2-b94c-b684dda07add_story.html

 

USA Today (Editorial): 13 years for citizenship is only fair

May 6, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2013/05/06/immigration-reform-illegal-legal-editorials-debates/2139825/

 

Washington Post (Opinion): What amnesty for illegal immigrants will cost America

By Jim DeMint and Robert Rector

May 6, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/amnesty-for-illegal-immigrants-will-cost-america/2013/05/06/e5d19afc-b661-11e2-b94c-b684dda07add_story.html?hpid=z2

 

Washington Post (Opinion): No poor and huddled need apply

By Dana Milbank

May 6, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/dana-milbank-no-poor-and-huddled-need-apply/2013/05/06/741f4906-b691-11e2-92f3-f291801936b8_story.html

 

Washington Post (Blog): The right’s last stand against immigration reform?

By Greg Sargent

May 6, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2013/05/06/the-rights-last-stand-against-immigration-reform/

 

Washington Post (Blog): Beware of right-wingers peddling snake oil on immigration reform

By Jennifer Rubin

May 6, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2013/05/06/beware-of-right-wingers-peddling-snake-oil-on-immigration-reform/

 

National Review (Opinion): How Conservatives Should Think About Immigration Reform

By Douglas Holtz-Eakin

May 6, 2013

http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/347509/how-conservatives-should-think-about-immigration-reform

 

Talking Points Memo (Editor’s Blog): Dynamic Scorning

By Brian Beulter

May 6, 2013

http://talkingpointsmemo.com/archives/2013/05/dynamic_scorning.php

 

New York Times (Opinion): Beyond the Fence

By David Brooks

May 6, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/07/opinion/brooks-beyond-the-fence.html?_r=0

 

Daily Beast (Opinion): Despite Little to Gain Politically, Marco Rubio Steps Up on Immigration

By Stuart Stevens

May 7, 2013

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/05/07/despite-little-to-gain-politically-marco-rubio-steps-up-on-immigration.html

 

USA Today (Opposing View): 13 years is too long

By Kica Matos

May 6, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2013/05/06/immigration-reform-kica-matos-editorials-debates/2139815/

 

Washington Times (Opinion): Republicans plan to kill immigration reform

By Catherine Poe

May 6, 2013

http://communities.washingtontimes.com/neighborhood/ad-lib/2013/may/6/republicans-plan-kill-immigration-reform/

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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