#Immigration Headlines For May 13, 2013

Albuquerque Journal (Opinion): Border security crux of immigration reform

By Mary Vermillion and Ojo Feliz

May 11, 2013

http://www.abqjournal.com/main/2013/05/11/opinion/border-security-crux-of-immigration-reform.html

 

HOUSE IMMIGRATION BILL DEVELOPMENTS

 

New York Times: In Immigration Bill Talks, House Group Raises Voice

By Ashley Parker

May 10, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/11/us/politics/house-group-works-on-own-version-of-immigration-bill.html

 

Daily Beast: Immigration’s Odd Couple: Two Puerto Rican Congressmen Forge a Deal

By Sandra McElwaine

May 11, 2013

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/05/11/immigration-s-odd-couple-two-puerto-rican-congressmen-forge-a-deal.html

 

The Hill: Issa tapped for major role on immigration

By Jennifer Martinez

May 11, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/hillicon-valley/technology/299157-rep-issa-given-major-role-in-house-gops-immigration-push

 

SENATE IMMIGRATION BILL DEVELOPMENTS

 

The Hill: Senate Judiciary panel to debate high-skilled immigration amendments

By Jennifer Martinez

May 10, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/hillicon-valley/technology/299091-senate-judiciary-panel-to-debate-high-skilled-immigration-amendments-#ixzz2T6q7y4VP

 

NBC: Meet the Press: Feinstein details immigration bill amendments

May 12, 2013

http://www.nbcnews.com/video/meet-the-press/51858624#51858624

 

New York Times: Some Countries Lobby for More in Race for Visas

By Eric Lipton

May 11, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/12/us/politics/tucked-in-immigration-bill-special-deals-for-some.html

 

Washington Post (Wonkblog): Why Mike Lee wants to exempt household help from immigration enforcement processes.

By Dylan Matthews

May 12, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/05/12/why-mike-lee-wants-to-exempt-household-help-from-immigration-enforcement-processes/

 

Associated Press (Utah): Utah among top states for immigration cases

May 12, 2013

http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_23227377/utah-among-top-states-immigration-cases

 

Wall Street Journal: Taxing Problem for an Immigration Plan

By Corey Boles

May 12, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324059704578473491005953314.html?KEYWORDS=immigration

 

Washington Post: Green card lottery, a ticket to hope for many, could be eliminated

By Pamela Constable

May 12, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/green-card-lottery-a-ticket-to-hope-for-manycould-be-eliminated/2013/05/12/de07cba4-b411-11e2-bbf2-a6f9e9d79e19_story.html

 

Politico: A volatile mix: Health care and immigration reform

By Paige Winfield Cunningham

May 12, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/health-care-immigration-reform-91238.html#ixzz2TArrFTFg

 

Daily Beast: The Immigration Bill Does NOT Create a ‘Biometric Database of All Adult Americans’

By Justin Green

May 13, 2013

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/05/13/the-immigration-bill-does-not-create-a-biometric-database-of-all-adult-americans.html

 

The Hill: Gay-rights groups press Obama to help on immigration reform

By Alexander Bolton

May 12, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/299139-gay-rights-groups-pressure-obama-to-help-them-on-immigration-reform#ixzz2T7chIoRl

 

JASON RICHWINE RESIGNS

 

Washington Post: Co-author of immigration study resigns from Heritage Foundation

By David Nakamura

May 10, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/co-author-of-immigration-study-resigns-from-heritage-foundation/2013/05/10/128147f8-b97f-11e2-b94c-b684dda07add_story.html

 

Wall Street Journal: Author of Heritage Immigration Report Quits

By Neil King and Sara Murray

May 10, 2013

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2013/05/10/author-of-heritage-immigration-report-quits/

 

Politico: Jason Richwine, Heritage immigration expert quits

By Mike Allen

May 10, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/heritage-immigration-expert-quits-91194.html

 

Roll Call: Heritage Author’s Resignation not Enough for Hispanic Caucus

By Emily Pierce

May 10, 2013

http://blogs.rollcall.com/goppers/heritage-authors-resignation-not-enough-for-hispanic-caucus/

 

Washington Post (Wonkbook): Here’s the economic advice Congress is getting on immigration

By Brad Plumer

May 10, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/05/10/heres-the-economic-advice-congress-is-getting-on-immigration/

 

ADDITIONAL IMMIGRATION DEVELOPMENTS

 

Los Angeles Times: Debate over amnesty looms over efforts to reform immigration laws

By Cindy Chang

May 12, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-amnesty-20130513,0,6040645.story

 

Politico: Mark Zuckerberg group loses members

By Eric Engleman and Michelle Quinn

May 10, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/mark-zuckerberg-fwdus-losing-members-91208.html

 

Associated Press: Congresswoman Wilson at immigration reform forum

May 13, 2013

http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/05/13/3394693/congresswoman-wilson-at-immigration.html

 

Wall Street Journal: Rust-Belt Reaches for Immigrant Tide

By Mark Peters and Jack Nicas

May 12, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323687604578467134234625160.html?KEYWORDS=immigration

 

POSTVILLE RAID ANNIVERSARY

 

Associated Press (Iowa): Immigrants urge reform as memory of Postville, Iowa, raid remains

May 11, 2013

http://www.omaha.com/article/20130511/NEWS/705119910/1707

 

Radio Iowa: Event marks the 5th anniversary of the Postville immigration raid

By Pat Curtis

May 10, 2013

http://www.radioiowa.com/2013/05/10/event-marks-the-5th-anniversary-of-the-postville-immigration-raid/

 

KWWL-TV: Cedar Rapids event marks Postville immigration raid anniversary

By Eric Page

May 10, 2013

http://www.kwwl.com/story/22215486/2013/05/10/events-in-place-to-remember-immigration-raid-five-years-ago-in-postville

 

EDITORIALS AND OPINIONS

 

New York Times (Editorial): First Steps to a Better Immigration Bill

By May 11, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/12/opinion/sunday/first-steps-to-a-better-immigration-bill.html?_r=0

 

Houston Chronicle (Editorial): Seek immigration reform solutions, not excuses

May 10, 2013

http://www.chron.com/opinion/editorials/article/Seek-immigration-reform-solutions-not-excuses-4506820.php

 

Los Angeles Times (Editorial): Boomers need immigrants

May 12, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/editorials/la-ed-immigration-reform-demographics-20130512,0,6513158.story

 

Washington Post (Opinion): Rubio’s high-stakes push for immigration reform

By Dan Balz

May 11, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/rubios-high-stakes-push-for-immigration-reform/2013/05/11/172bcfd6-b9b0-11e2-b94c-b684dda07add_story.html

 

Daily Beast (Opinion): Rubio vs. the Right

By Peter Beinart

May 10, 2013

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/05/10/rubio-vs-the-right.html

 

The Hill (Pundit’s Blog): The time has come for immigration reform

By John Feehery

May 10, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/immigration/299061-the-time-has-come-for-immigration-reform

 

Washington Post (Wonkbook): ‘Simply opposing immigration reform should not be the conservative response’

By Ezra Klein and Evan Soltas

May 10, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/05/10/wonkbook-simply-opposing-immigration-reform-should-not-be-the-conservative-response/

 

Arizona Republic (Opinion): Immigration tug-of-war: Reform effort is a sham

By Russell Pearce

May 11, 2013

http://www.azcentral.com/opinions/articles/20130507immigration-tug-war-russell-pearce.html

 

Arizona Republic (Opinion): Immigration reform, if done right, will benefit economy

By Eddie Goitia

May 12, 2013

http://www.azcentral.com/opinions/articles/20130510immigration-reform-benefit-economy.html

 

Wall Street Journal (Opinion): Politics Counts: The Foreign-Born Factor

By Dante Chinni

May 10, 2013

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2013/05/10/politics-counts-the-foreign-born-factor/

 

New York Magazine: How Jason Richwine Passed Immigration Reform

By Jonathan Chait

May 10, 2013

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2013/05/how-jason-richwine-passed-immigration-reform.html

 

New York Times (Opinion): Dark Heritage

By Bill Keller

May 12, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/13/opinion/keller-dark-heritage.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

 

Miami Herald (Opinion): Heritage Foundation’s immigration report a case study in gaffes

By Marc Caputo

May 12, 2013

http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/05/12/3394161/marc-caputo-heritage-foundations.html#storylink=cpy

 

Daily Beast (Opinion): Racist Immigration Disaster As Jim DeMint Botches His Heritage Debut

By Jamelle Bouie

May 12, 2013

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/05/12/racist-immigration-disaster-as-jim-demint-botches-his-heritage-debut.html

 

Bloomberg (Opinion): Heritage Immigration Fight Will Strengthen Conservatives

By Josh Barro

May 10, 2013

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-05-10/heritage-immigration-fight-will-strengthen-conservatives.html

 

TIME (Opinion): The Made-Up Numbers Dominating the Immigration Debate

By Christopher Matthews

May 10, 2013

http://business.time.com/2013/05/10/the-made-up-numbers-dominating-the-immigration-debate/

 

Washington Post (Blog): Richwine resigns, but will others follow?

By Jennifer Rubin

May 10, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2013/05/10/richwine-resigns-but-will-others-follow/

 

Deseret News (Opinion): Lost respect for Heritage Foundation

By Robert Bennett

May 13, 2013

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629453/Lost-respect-for-Heritage-Foundation.html

 

Kansas City Star (Opinion): Conservatives must purge eugenics obsession

By Mary Sanchez

May 12, 2013

http://www.montereyherald.com/opinion/ci_23227701/mary-sanchez-conservatives-must-purge-eugenics-obsession

 

Politico (Letter to the Editor): How to Talk About Immigration Reform

By Rep. Lamar Smith

May 13, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/letter-to-the-editor-91225.html

 

New York Times (Opinion): E Pluribus Me

By Timothy Egan

May 12, 2013

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/05/12/e-pluribus-me/?ref=todayspaper

 

New York Times (Letter to the Editor): Deplorable Labor Practices of Some U.S. Farmers

By Bruce Golstein

May 13, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/13/opinion/deplorable-labor-practices-of-some-us-farmers.html?ref=todayspaper

 

LOCAL

 

Los Angeles Times: Los Angeles Times: L.A. worries about immigration reform’s cost to taxpayers

By Richard Simon

May 11, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-county-immigration-20130512,0,4085231.story

 

Boston Globe: Residents taking sides over immigration-status vote

By Deirdre Fernandes

May 12, 2013

http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/regionals/west/2013/05/11/framingham-residents-taking-sides-over-town-meeting-immigration-status-vote/UCeSrd8RYZF0fQ6lYCPhgK/story.html

 

Associated Press (South Carolina): SC Immigration Unit Measures Successes, Challenges

By Kimberly Wise

May 10, 2013

http://www.wltx.com/news/article/236415/2/SC-Immigration-Unit-Measures-Successes-Challenges-

 

Associated Press (North Carolina): NC groups rally for immigration reform for undocumented families

May 12, 2013

http://myfox8.com/2013/05/12/nc-groups-rally-to-support-immigration-reform-for-undocumented-families/

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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