Must Read #Immigration News For May 24, 2013

Fox News Latino: House Republican Leaders Say They Will Not Rubber-Stamp Senate Immigration Bill

May 23, 2013

http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/politics/2013/05/23/house-republican-leaders-say-will-not-rubber-stamp-senate-immigration-bill/#ixzz2UBJ1MFct

 

HOUSE DEVELOPMENTS

 

Associated Press: House Immigration Group Resolves Dispute

By Erica Werner               

May 23, 2013 

http://talkingpointsmemo.com/news/house-immigration-group-resolves-dispute.php

 

CNN: House immigration plan’s near death experience

By Deirdre Walsh

May 23, 2013

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2013/05/23/house-immigration-plans-near-death-experience/

 

Politico: Wild, wacky world of House immigration talks

By: Jake Sherman and Seung Min Kim

May 23, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/house-immigration-talks-91849.html?hp=f3

 

Reuters: U.S. House won’t follow Senate lead on immigration bill: Boehner

By Richard Cowan and Rachelle Younglai

May 23, 2013

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/05/23/us-usa-immigration-idUSBRE94M19Q20130523

 

Washington Post: House Republicans send warning on immigration

By David Nakamura

May 23, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/05/23/house-republicans-send-warning-on-immigration/

 

Christian Science Monitor: Immigration reform is stuck in House, but ‘gang’ is resolute

By David Grant

May 23, 2013

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2013/0523/Immigration-reform-is-stuck-in-House-but-gang-is-resolute

 

Huffington Post: John Boehner On Immigration: We’ll Do It, But ‘Don’t Ask Me How’

By Elise Foley

May 23, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/23/john-boehner-immigration_n_3326449.html

 

The Hill: House immigration negotiators: Progress made on healthcare, no final deal yet

By Russell Berman   

May 23, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/house/301667-house-immigration-group-reports-progress-but-no-final-deal#ixzz2U9GUdLnf

 

The Hill: Pelosi vows there will be no ObamaCare for illegal immigrants

By Mike Lillis and Russell Berman 

May 23, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/healthwatch/health-reform-implementation/301591-pelosi-vows-no-obamacare-for-illegal-immigrants

 

National Journal: House Immigration ‘Gang’ Struggles, GOP Hints at Republican Bill

By Rebecca Kaplan

May 23, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/congress/house-immigration-gang-struggles-gop-hints-at-republican-bill-20130523

 

Politico: House immigration talks: Now or never

By Jake Sherman and Seung Min Kim

May 23, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/house-immigration-reform-bill-91827.html#ixzz2U9HIxT5m

 

Politico: John Boehner: Both parties trying to scuttle immigration deal

By Jake Sherman

May 23, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/immigration-deal-john-boehner-91818.html#ixzz2U9IFTTpZ

 

The Huffington Post: Sean Duffy On Immigration: ‘Put Them On A Path To Citizenship’

By Elise Foley           

May 23, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/23/sean-duffy-immigration_n_3326147.html

 

ABC Univision: Steve King Calls Out Undocumented Immigrants at Hearing

By Ted Hesson

May 23, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/steve-king-calls-undocumented-immigrants-hearing/story?id=19242577#.UZ9K-bUqaSo

 

OVERALL STATE OF PLAY AND MISC. POLICY

 

The Hill: Gang of Eight plots strategy for immigration floor fight

By Alexander Bolton

May 24, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/301735-gang-of-eight-plots-strategy-for-immigration-floor-fight#ixzz2UD0QAEeM

 

NBC News: Groups look for next step in delicate immigration reform dance

By Carrie Dann

May 24, 2013

http://nbcpolitics.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/05/24/18453205-groups-look-for-next-step-in-delicate-immigration-reform-dance

 

Washington Post: Poll: Most back ‘path to citizenship,’ setting up tough choice for GOP lawmakers

By Dan Balz and Jon Cohen

May 23, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/poll-most-back-path-to-citizenship-setting-up-tough-choice-for-gop-lawmakers/2013/05/23/c6bfdac6-c308-11e2-9fe2-6ee52d0eb7c1_print.html

 

Bloomberg: Obama Probes Create Immigration Magic as Bill Advances

By Julie Hirschfeld Davis

May 23, 2013

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-05-23/obama-probes-create-immigration-magic-as-bill-advances.html

 

Politico: Diversity visas feel brunt of high-skill bill

By Jessica Myers

May 24, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/diversity-visas-feel-brunt-of-high-skilled-bill-91844.html#ixzz2UDJCQAzr

 

NBC Latino: Conservative economists urge Congress to pass immigration bill

By Vanessa A. Alvarez

May 23, 2013

http://nbclatino.com/2013/05/23/conservative-economists-urge-congress-to-pass-immigration-bill/

 

PBS Newshour: A Big Step Towards Comprehensive Immigration Reform

By Gwen Ifill

May 23, 2013

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/politics/jan-june13/immigration_05-22.html

 

The Huffington Post: Criminal Prosecutions Of Undocumented Immigrants Have Soared In Past Decade, Report Says

May 23, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/23/criminal-prosecution-immigrants-cost_n_3323181.html

 

EDITORIAL AND OPINION

 

Washington Post (Blog): Calling conservatives’ bluff on immigration reform

By Jamelle Bouie

May 23, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2013/05/23/calling-conservatives-bluff-on-immigration-reform/

 

Iowa Press-Citizen (Editorial): Immigration reform still has long way to go

Editorial Board

May 23, 2013

http://www.press-citizen.com/article/20130523/OPINION03/305230020/Our-View-Immigration-reform-still-has-long-way-go

 

Houston Chronicle (Blog): Immigrant rights activists rally outside Cruz’s office to protest his vote against immigration reform

May 22, 2013

http://blog.chron.com/txpotomac/2013/05/immigrant-rights-activists-rally-outside-cruzs-office-to-protest-his-vote-against-immigration-reform/

 

Huffington Post (Opinion): Senate Immigration Bill Lurches to the Right

By Alex Nowrasteh

May 23, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/alex-nowrasteh/senate-immigration-bill-lurches_b_3325786.html

 

Slate (Blog): House Republicans Find Reasons Not to Endorse Senate Immigration Compromise

By David Weigel

May 23, 2013

http://www.slate.com/blogs/weigel/2013/05/23/house_republicans_find_reasons_not_to_endorse_senate_immigration_compromise.html

 

Washington Post (Blog): Immigration jostling

By Jennifer Rubin

May 23, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2013/05/23/immigration-jostling/

 

Washington Post (Blog): Immigration reform is a front in the fight for LGBT rights

By Jonathan Capehart

May 23, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-partisan/wp/2013/05/23/immigration-reform-is-a-front-in-the-fight-for-lgbt-rights/

 

Washington Post (Blog): How the IRS scandal helped immigration reform

By Chris Cillizza and Sean Sullivan, Published:

May 24, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2013/05/24/how-the-irs-scandal-helped-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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