#Immigration Headlines For May 17, 2013

USA Today: Immigration plan continues moving through Senate

By Alan Gomez

May 16, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/05/16/senate-immigration-e-verify-hearing/2167151/

 

 

NATIONAL

 

Washington Post: Bipartisan House Group Reaches Preliminary Immigration Deal

By Ashley Parker

May 16, 2013

http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/05/16/bipartisan-house-group-reaches-preliminary-immigration-deal/

 

Reuters: House lawmakers reach tentative deal to revamp immigration

By Richard Cowan and Rachelle Younglai

May 17, 2013

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/05/17/us-usa-immigration-house-idUSBRE94F1AW20130517

 

Washington Post: Hatch negotiates to expand H-1B visas as part of Senate immigration bill

By David Nakamura

May 16, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/hatch-negotiates-to-expand-h-1b-visas-as-part-of-senate-immigration-bill/2013/05/16/9df67530-be19-11e2-9b09-1638acc3942e_story.html

 

Politico: No deal yet on high-tech visas

By Seung Min Kim and Jessica Meyers

May 16, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/immigration-high-tech-visas-91473.html

 

The Hill: Senate panel rejects E-Verify changes

By Alexander Bolton

May 16, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/hillicon-valley/technology/300201-panel-rejects-e-verify-changes

 

Politico: Dems look to Obama on gay rights in immigration

By Carrie Budoff Brown

May 16, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/obamas-help-sought-on-gay-rights-in-immigration-91519.html?hp=f2

 

Wall Street Journal: Laurene Powell Jobs Goes Public to Promote Dream Act

By Jessica E. Lessin and Miriam Jordan

May 16, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323582904578487263583009532.html

 

Associated Press: Problems Surface Over Ariz.’s 2007 Immigration Law

By Jacques Billeaud

May 17, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/problems-surface-arizs-2007-immigration-law-19199217?singlePage=true#.UZYOTyvFSPc

 

Reuters: Judge refuses to stop Arizona from denying driver’s licenses to immigrants

By Tim Gaynor

May 16, 2013

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/05/17/usa-arizona-immigration-idUSL2N0DY01D20130517

 

Politico: House immigration bill coming by June

By Jake Sherman and Seung Min Kim

May 16, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/house-immigration-bill-91499.html

 

Wall Street Journal: Boehner ‘Concerned’ About Slow Pace of Immigration in House

By Corey Boles

May 16, 2013

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2013/05/16/boehner-concerned-about-slow-pace-of-immigration-in-house/

 

The Hill: Boehner: House ‘must act’ on immigration

By Russell Berman

May 16, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/house/300185-boehner-house-must-act-on-immigration-reform

 

Newsmax: Gov. Perry: I Cannot Support Lackluster Immigration Bill

By Bill Hoffman and Kathleen Walter

May 16, 2013

http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/perry-immigration-bill-suppport/2013/05/16/id/504892

 

National Journal: How the Ongoing Scandals Might Actually Aid Bipartisanship on Immigration Reform

By Rebecca Kaplan

May 16, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/daily/how-the-ongoing-scandals-might-actually-aid-bipartisanship-on-immigration-reform-20130515?mrefid=site_search

 

Washington Post (Wonkblog): North Carolina needed 6,500 farm workers. Only 7 Americans stuck it out.

By Dylan Matthews

May 15, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/05/15/north-carolina-needed-6500-farm-workers-only-7-americans-stuck-it-out/

 

Huffington Post: OFA Urges Immigration Reform For Tech Innovation: ‘We Want To Keep That Edge’

By Elise Foley

May 16, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/16/ofa-immigration_n_3287715.html?utm_hp_ref=politics

 

The Atlantic: A Catch for Undocumented Immigrants in Recent Reforms

By Alexandra Starr

May16, 2013

http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2013/05/a-catch-for-undocumented-immigrants-in-recent-reforms/275854/

 

Washington Post (Blog): Conservatives can appeal to Hispanic voters

By Jennifer Rubin

May 16, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2013/05/16/conservatives-can-appeal-to-hispanic-voters/

 

New York Times (Opinionator): Targeting Texas

By Thomas Edsall

May 15, 2013

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/05/15/targeting-texas/?ref=opinion

 

Roll Call (Opinion): The Importance of Family Immigration

By Rep. Michael Honda

May 16, 2013

http://www.rollcall.com/news/the_importance_of_family_immigration_commentary-224878-1.html

 

New York Times (Opinionator): Driver’s Seat

By Linda Greenhouse

May 15, 2013

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/category/linda-greenhouse/

 

 

Roll Call (Opinion): Justice System Should Determine Which Immigrants Are Public Safety Risk

By Robert Johnson

May 16, 2013

http://www.rollcall.com/news/justice_system_should_determine_which_immigrants_are_public_safety_risk-224879-1.html?zkPrintable=true

 

The Arizona Republic: ICE freed more immigrant felons than it thought

By Daniel González and Dan Nowicki

May 16, 2013

http://www.azcentral.com/news/politics/articles/20130516ice-freed-more-immigrant-felons-than-thought.html

 

Arizona Republic (Opinion): It’s surprising that more immigrants don’t commit suicide in jail

By Lindsay Marshall

May 16, 2013

http://www.azcentral.com/opinions/articles/20130515marshall-its-time-look-human-cost-immigration-system.html

 

LOCAL

 

The Columbus Dispatch: Evangelicals advocating for immigration reform

By JoAnne Viviano

May 17, 2013

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/faith_and_values/2013/05/17/evangelicals-advocating-for-immigration-reform.html

 

New York Times: De Blasio Offers Plan to Help Immigrants Assimilate

By Kirk Semple

May 16, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/17/nyregion/de-blasio-offers-initiatives-for-immigration-reform.html?_r=0

 

Los Angeles Times: Illegal immigrants would be harder to deport under Assembly bill

By Chris Megerian

May 16, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/political/la-me-pc-california-assembly-immigration-detention-20130516,0,5060617.story

 

Chicago Tribune: Officials demand more information about proposed immigration detention center

By Alice Fabbre

May 16, 2013

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/suburbs/joliet_romeoville/chi-some-joliet-officials-demand-more-information-about-proposed-immigration-detention-center-20130516,0,3759600.story

 

Denver Post: Tom Tancredo considering a run for Colorado governor in 2014

By Kurtis Lee

May 15, 2013

http://www.denverpost.com/breakingnews/ci_23249713/tom-tancredo-considering-run-governor-2014#ixzz2TUCEHdcR

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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