#Immigration Headlines For May 15, 2013

 

Burnt Orange: John Cornyn’s Hypocrisy on Immigration Reform

By Katherine Haenschen

May 14, 2013

http://www.burntorangereport.com/diary/13519/john-cornyns-hypocrisy-on-immigration-reform

 

SENATE JUDICIARY MARKUP DAY 2 COVERAGE

 

Washington Post: Senators protect fragile compromise on H-1B visas, fend off immigration bill amendments

By JD Harrison

May 14, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/on-small-business/senators-protect-fragile-compromise-on-h-1b-visas-fend-off-immigration-bill-amendments/2013/05/14/8dd1a550-bcdc-11e2-97d4-a479289a31f9_story.html

 

Politico: On tech visas, Orrin Hatch holds some cards

By Seung Min Kim and Carrie Budoff Brown

May 14, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/tech-visas-orrin-hatch-immigration-91384.html#ixzz2TMTujEyV

 

Washington Post: Two controversial GOP immigration amendments rejected by Senate panel

By Ed O’Keefe

May 14, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/05/14/two-controversial-gop-immigration-amendments-rejected-by-senate-panel/

 

ABC/Univision: At the Immigration Hearings, Jeff Sessions Stands Alone

By Jordan Fabian

May 14, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/jeff-sessions-good-day-immigration-hearing/story?id=19176554#.UZJ0l6KG18F

 

National Journal: Republican Immigration Critic Gets Slapped Down

By Fawn Johnson

May 14, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/domesticpolicy/republican-immigration-critic-gets-slapped-down-20130514?mrefid=site_search

 

Bloomberg: Senate Panel Rejects Proposal to Restrict Immigration

By Kathleen Hunter

May 14, 2013

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-05-14/senate-panel-rejects-proposal-to-restrict-immigration.html

 

Talking Points Memo: Ted Cruz Opposes Amendment Limiting Legal Immigration

By Igor Bobic

May 14, 2013

http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/ted-cruz-opposes-amendment-limiting-legal-immigration

 

Associated Press: Senators argue over immigration bill ID mandates

By Erica Werner

May 14, 2013

http://www.boston.com/news/politics/2013/05/14/legal-immigration-focus-senate-panel/GwQG7por3SUFnTvMwcnSLM/story.html

 

Washington Post: Senate immigration bill includes amendment prompted by Boston bombing

By Ed O’Keefe and David Nakamura

May 14, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/senate-immigration-bill-includes-amendment-prompted-by-boston-bombing/2013/05/14/01c49a1a-bcb2-11e2-89c9-3be8095fe767_story.html

 

Wall Street Journal: Senators Vote to Plug Immigration Loophole Exposed by Bombings

By Kristina Peterson

May 14, 2013

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2013/05/14/senators-vote-to-plug-immigration-loophole-exposed-by-bombings/

 

Reuters: Rubio to push biometric system in U.S. Senate immigration bill

By Caren Bohan and Rachelle Younglai

May 14, 2013

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/05/14/us-usa-congress-immigration-idUSBRE94D13C20130514

 

The Hill: Strain shows between Rubio, Gang of Eight on immigration reform legislation

By Alexander Bolton

May 14, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/299773-strain-shows-between-rubio-gang-of-eight-on-immigration#ixzz2TMZ9ZOgM

 

Los Angeles Times: Immigration bill would restrict drone use in California

By Brian Bennett

May 14, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-pn-immigration-bill-drones-california-20130514,0,126465.story

 

HOUSE DEVELOPMENTS

 

Politico: House immigration group at impasse

By Seung Min Kim, Carrie Budoff Brown and Anna Palmer

May 14, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/house-immigration-group-at-impasse-91374.html

 

BuzzFeed: Joaquin Castro: Provisions For Gay Couples Could Kill Immigration Bill

By Ruby Cramer

May 14, 2013

http://www.buzzfeed.com/rubycramer/joaquin-castro-lgbt-provisions-could-kill-immigration-bill

 

HOUSE IMMIGRATION OPPONENTS REACT TO SENATE BILL

 

Washington Post: Steve King: Immigration bill ‘far worse’ than Obamacare

By Aaron Blake

May 14, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/05/14/steve-king-immigration-bill-far-worse-than-obamacare/

 

BuzzFeed: Small Turnout For Anti-“Amnesty” Leaders In Congress

By Kate Nocera

May 14, 2013

http://www.buzzfeed.com/katenocera/small-turnout-for-anti-amnesty-leaders-in-congress

 

Politico: House conservatives bash immigration reform

By Ginger Gibson

May 14, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/house-conservatives-bash-immigration-reform-91344.html?hp=r8

 

Huffington Post: Steve King: ‘Senate Immigration Bill Is Worse Than Obamacare’

By Sabrina Saddiqui

May 14, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/14/steve-king-immigration_n_3273510.html?utm_hp_ref=politics

 

ABC/Univision: Meet the Anti-Immigration Reform All Stars [Analysis]

By Ted Hesson

May 14, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/meet-anti-immigration-reform-stars-headed-steve-king/story?id=19177330#.UZKlF6KG18E

 

Roll Call: The Struggle to Define the Immigration Debate

By Emma Dumain

May 14, 2013

http://www.rollcall.com/news/the_struggle_to_define_the_immigration_debate-224816-1.html

 

OTHER IMMIGRATION OPPONENT RELATED NEWS

 

BuzzFeed: Controversial “Pro-English” Group Launches Ad Campaign To Take Down Immigration Reform

By Kate Nocera and Evan McMorris-Santoro

Many 14, 2013

http://www.buzzfeed.com/evanmcsan/pro-english-group-launches-ad-campaign-to-take

 

Yahoo News: Fmr. Sen. Jim DeMint: $6.3 trillion immigration price tag ‘irrefutable’

By Jeff Zeleny, Richard Coolidge and Jordyn Phelps

May 14, 2013

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/power-players-abc-news/fmr-sen-jim-demint-6-3-trillion-immigration-112640100.html

 

OTHER IMMIGRATION DEVELOPMENTS

 

Roll Call: Obama’s Troubles Won’t Harm Immigration Bill

By Meredith Shiner

May 14, 2013

http://blogs.rollcall.com/wgdb/obamas-troubles-wont-harm-immigration-bill/

 

The Hill: Democrats seek to ease Asian American concerns over family visa changes

By Mike Lillis

May 13, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/house/299427-democrats-seek-to-ease-asian-american-concerns-over-family-visas#ixzz2TMVrKv7b

 

Washington Post: Immigration: The Path to Now

May 14, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/immigration/path_to_now/

 

EDITORIALS AND OPINIONS

 

Los Angeles Times (Editorial): Immigration and gang labels

May 14, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/editorials/la-ed-gangs-20130514,0,4764696.story

 

Washington Post (Blog): Gang of Eight moves forward

By Jennifer Rubin

May 14, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2013/05/14/gang-of-eight-moves-forward/

 

The Economist (Blog): The Richwine affair

May 14, 2013

http://www.economist.com/blogs/democracyinamerica/2013/05/immigration-and-iq-0

 

Al Jazeera (Opinion): Excluding ‘criminals’ from comprehensive immigration reform

By Beth Caldwell

May 13, 2013

http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2013/05/2013597332993575.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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