Must-read #immigration news

Bloomberg: Reid Says Immigration Measure to Come to Senate Floor in June

By Heidi Przybyla and Kathleen Hunter

May 22, 2013

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2013-05-22/senate-panel-advances-u-dot-s-dot-immigration-bill-with-hatch-s-changes

 

OUTLOOK

 

New York Times: Allies of Immigration Bill Aim for Added Support

By Ashley Parker and Julia Preston

May 22, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/23/us/politics/allies-of-immigration-bill-aim-for-added-support.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&smid=tw-thecaucus&_r=0

 

Bloomberg: Immigration Reform Brightens After Senate Vote

By Elizabeth Dwoskin

May 22, 2013

http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-05-22/immigration-reform-brightens-after-senate-vote

 

U.S. News and World Report: Immigration Reform Proponents Optimistic About Passage

By Rebekah Metzler

May 22, 2013

http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2013/05/22/immigration-reform-proponents-optimistic-about-passage

 

Reuters: Immigration bill gets Senate boost; House effort teetering

By Richard Cowan

May 22, 2013

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/05/22/us-usa-immigration-idUSBRE94K00L20130522

 

USA Today: 5 things to watch as Senate immigration debate continues

By Alan Gomez

May 22, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/05/22/5-things-to-watch-on-immigration/2350753/

 

Politico: Hunt for immigration votes on in Senate

By Carrie Budoff Brown and Manu Raju

May 22, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/immigration-vote-search-moves-to-full-senate-91778.html

 

Talking Points Memo: McConnell ‘Undecided’ On Senate Immigration Bill

By Igor Bobic

May 22, 2013

http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/mcconnell-undecided-on-senate-immigration-bill?ref=fpb

 

HOUSE

 

The Hill: Tough immigration choice for Pelosi

By Russell Berman           

May 22, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/house/301473-tough-immigration-choice-for-pelosi

 

Associated Press: Key House chairman slams Senate immigration bill

By Erica Werner

May 22, 2013

http://news.yahoo.com/key-house-chairman-slams-senate-immigration-bill-191737722.html

 

Politico: Bob Goodlatte: Senate immigration bill ‘falls far short’

By Seung Min Kim

May 22, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/bob-goodlatte-senate-immigration-bill-91756.html

 

Politico: Raul Labrador warns that Obamacare could kill immigration bill

By Seung Min Kim

May 22, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/raul-labrador-obamacare-immigration-bill-91748.html

 

Politico: Immigration reform: Democrats in tough spot

By: Jake Sherman and Anna Palmer

May 22, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/immigration-reform-house-democrats-91789.html?hp=l3

 

Los Angeles Times: House feels the heat on immigration reform

By Lisa Mascaro, Washington Bureau

May 22, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-immigration-opponents-20130523,0,6836526.story

 

National Journal: This Indie Rocker-Turned-Congressman Is Ready to Make His Name on Immigration Reform

By Ben Terris

May 22, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/congress/this-indie-rocker-turned-congressman-is-ready-to-make-his-name-on-immigration-reform-20130522

 

The Hill: Issa immigration bill to boost high-skilled visas

By Jennifer Martinez

May 22, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/hillicon-valley/technology/301327-issa-readies-immigration-bill-that-would-boost-visas-for-high-skilled-workers-cut-diversity-visas#ixzz2U3ZkCrxb

 

LGBT

 

Huffington Post: LGBT Activists Stand Behind Immigration Reform, Even After Loss

By Elise Foley

May 22, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/22/lgbt-immigration-reform_n_3320374.html

 

Washington Post: Gay groups denounce lack of protection in Senate immigration bill

By David Nakamura

May 22, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/gay-groups-denounce-lack-of-protection-in-senate-immigration-bill/2013/05/22/c731eab0-c2d8-11e2-8c3b-0b5e9247e8ca_story.html

 

Politico: In immigration debate, gay activists ‘utterly betrayed’ by Senate Democrats

By Steve Friess

May 22, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/gay-activists-immigration-senate-dems-91794.html?hp=l3

 

NPR: Fears Of Killing Immigration Bill Doomed Same-Sex Amendment

By David Welna

May 22, 2013

http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2013/05/22/186075168/fears-of-killing-immigration-bill-doomed-same-sex-amendment

 

Miami Herald: LGBT activists in Doral protest U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio after gay couples left out of immigration plan

BY Alfonso Chardy and Steve Rothaus

May 22, 2013

http://miamiherald.typepad.com/gaysouthflorida/2013/05/lgbt-activists-protest-us-sen-marco-rubios-doral-office-after-gay-couples-left-out-of-immigration-plan.html#storylink=cpy

 

OTHER NATIONAL COVERAGE

 

The Hill: Gang of Eight: Immigration reform bill won’t add to the nation’s deficit

By Alexander Bolton           

May 23, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/301465-gang-of-eight-immigration-reform-bill-wont-add-to-the-nations-deficit-#ixzz2U76ybpeD

 

Los Angeles Times: Conservative economists endorse immigration reform bill

By Lisa Mascaro

May 22, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-na-pn-immigration-letter-20130522,0,2627317.story

 

Fox News: Poll: Most voters say put border security before immigration reform

By Dana Blanton

May 22, 2013

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/22/fox-news-poll-most-voters-say-put-border-security-before-immigration-reform/#ixzz2U75vQU38

 

Fox News Latino: Immigration Reform Bill In Congress Widens Schism Within GOP

May 22, 2013

http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/politics/2013/05/22/immigration-reform-bill-expected-to-highlight-divisions-between-conservative/#ixzz2U3WdfTmm

 

The Hill: Bipartisan coalition launches social media campaign on immigration reform

By Jennifer Martinez           

May 22, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/hillicon-valley/technology/301375-bloombergs-advocacy-group-ofa-and-republicans-launch-social-media-campaign-for-immigration-reform-#ixzz2U3jrIJVd

 

Fox News Latino: Immigration Reform Will Boost U.S. Housing Recovery, NAHREP Says

May 22, 2013

http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/money/2013/05/22/immigration-reform-will-boost-us-real-estate-market-nahrep-says/#ixzz2U3Vv85E0

 

Associated Press: Amid Immigration Reform, Calls to Change Asylums

By Manuel Valdes

May 22, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/amid-immigration-reform-calls-change-asylums-19230851?singlePage=true#.UZ00yLUqaSo

 

Washington Post: Silicon Valley scores another immigration victory in Washington

By J.D. Harrison

May 22, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/on-small-business/silicon-valley-scores-another-immigration-victory-in-washington/2013/05/22/20e26b5a-c2ea-11e2-914f-a7aba60512a7_story.html

 

NBC Connecticut: House Approves Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants

May 23, 2013 

http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/State-Approves-Licenses-for-Undocumented-Immigrants-208626981.html

 

Charlotte Observer: Farmers hope immigration bill will yield more foreign workers

By Franco Ordoñez

May. 22, 2013

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2013/05/22/4057397/farmers-hope-immigration-bill.html#storylink=cpy

 

EDITORIALS AND OPINIONS

 

Washington Post (Editorial): Immigration reform, while flawed, moves forward in Senate

By Editorial Board

May 22, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/immigration-reform-while-flawed-moves-forward-in-senate/2013/05/22/b454cef0-c326-11e2-8c3b-0b5e9247e8ca_story.html

 

Los Angeles Times (Editorial): Immigration bill a testament to compromise

By The Times editorial board

May 23, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/editorials/la-ed-immigration-reform-20130523,0,1546486.story

 

Houston Chronicle (Texas on the Potomac blog): Texas GOP reps demand more border security than Senate bill

May 23, 2013

http://blog.chron.com/txpotomac/2013/05/texmessage-texas-gop-reps-demand-more-border-security-than-senate-bill/

 

Washington Post (blog): Dems may still challenge GOP on gay immigration rights

By Greg Sargent

May 22, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2013/05/22/dems-may-still-challenge-gop-on-gay-immigration-rights/

 

Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog): John McCain promises a Saxby Chambliss “aye” on immigration

By Daniel Malloy

May 22, 2013

http://www.ajc.com/weblogs/political-insider/2013/may/22/john-mccain-promises-saxby-chambliss-aye-immigrati/

 

Daily Kos (blog): Have Dems sold out too early on immigration? Not if they want something to actually pass

By Markos

May 22, 2013

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/05/22/1210977/-Have-Dems-sold-out-too-early-on-immigration-Not-if-they-want-something-to-actually-pass#

 

Huffington Post (Opinion): Why We Need Comprehensive Immigration Reform

By Jeb Bush

May 22, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeb-bush/jeb-bush-immigration-reform_b_3308863.html

 

New York Times (Opinion): Somebody Did Something

By Gail Collins

May 22, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/23/opinion/collins-somebody-did-something.html

 

Seattle Times (Opinion): Grow the economy with immigration reform

By Don Brunell and Mike Gempler

May 22, 2013

http://seattletimes.com/html/opinion/2021037370_donbrunellmikegempleropedxml.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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