Must Read #Immigration Headlines–06/10/2013

The Hill: Immigration reform hinges on Rubio proposals for border security

By Alexander Bolton

June 8, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/304311-immigration-reform-hinges-on-rubio-proposals-for-border-security#ixzz2VkpS0GnF

 

National Journal: The Two Faces of Marco Rubio

By Rebecca Kaplan

June 10, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/magazine/the-two-faces-of-marco-rubio-20130606

 

Bloomberg: Top Democrats Ready to Oppose Views to Save Immigration

By Kathleen Hunter

June 9, 2013

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-06-10/top-democrats-ready-to-oppose-views-to-save-immigration.html

 

Talking Points Memo: GOP In A Bind As Dems Reject Cornyn’s Immigration Trigger

By Sahil Kapur

June 10, 2013

http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2013/06/harry-reid-rejects-cornyn-border-security-amendment.php

 

Daily Beast: Moment of Truth Approaches for Immigration Reform

By Patricia Murphy

June 10, 2013

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/06/10/moment-of-truth-approaches-for-immigration-reform.html

 

MSNBC: Things are getting ugly fast for immigration reform

By Benjy Sarlin

June 7, 2013

http://tv.msnbc.com/2013/06/07/things-are-getting-ugly-fast-for-immigration-reform/

 

Yahoo News: A rocky week for immigration reform

By Liz Goodwin

June 7, 2013

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/rocky-week-immigration-reform-201742113.html

 

Reuters: U.S. Senate takes up contentious immigration issue

By Richard Cowan and Thomas Ferraro

June 7, 2013

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/06/07/us-usa-immigration-idUSBRE9560WT20130607

 

Arizona Republic: Immigration legislation worries ‘dreamers’

By Rebekah Sanders and Daniel Gonzalez

June 8, 2013

http://www.azcentral.com/news/politics/articles/20130607immigration-legislation-worries-dreamers.html

 

Voxxi: Steve King’s Amendment To The Immigration Bill Worsens The GOP’s Latino Problem

By Griselda Nevarez

June 8, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/08/steve-kings-amendment-latino_n_3407798.html?utm_hp_ref=politics&ir=Politics

 

Northern Voices Online: Immigration reforms discussion getting ugly

By Parwinder Sandhu

June 8, 2013

http://nvonews.com/2013/06/08/immigration-reforms-2012-news-things-are-getting-ugly/

 

Washington Post: The story of Michelle Obama and her heckler

By Peter Wallsten

June 7, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2013/06/07/michelle-obama-and-the-heckler-heres-the-backstory/

 

SUNDAY SHOWS: AYOTTE ENDORSES REFORM; REID ON AL PUNTO; AND PAUL ON FOX NEWS SUNDAY

 

Associated Press: Ayotte to back immigration overhaul

June 9, 2013

http://www.bostonglobe.com/news/politics/2013/06/09/ayotte-back-immigration-overhaul/diwO0btCgorjzBVx6qyThI/story.html

 

CBS: Ayotte announces critical GOP support for Senate immigration bill

By Lindsey Boerma

June 9, 2013

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-3460_162-57588391/ayotte-announces-critical-gop-support-for-senate-immigration-bill/

 

Politico: Ayotte endorses immigration bill

By Jonathan Topaz

June 9, 2013

http://www.politico.com/blogs/politico-live/2013/06/ayotte-endorses-immigration-bill-165757.html

 

Politico: Harry Reid blasts John Cornyn ‘poison pill’

By Burgess Everett

June 9, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/06/harry-reid-john-cornyn-immigration-bill-92463.html

 

Reuters: Senator Paul says he’s open to voting for immigration bill

By Caren Bohan

June 9, 2013

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/06/09/us-usa-immigration-paul-idUSBRE95808D20130609

 

The Hill: Rand Paul says he’s key to uniting Senate, House on immigration

By Megan Wilson

June 9, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/304357-paul-says-hes-key-to-bridging-senate-house-gap-on-immigration-#ixzz2VknixrCN

 

FRIDAY SENATE FLOOR DEBATE RECAP & ANALYSIS

 

Washington Post: Intense debate in Senate over immigration bill

By David Nakamura and Rosalind Helderman

June 8, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/intense-debate-in-senate-over-immigration-bill/2013/06/08/896f86de-cf89-11e2-8845-d970ccb04497_story.html

 

NBC News: They’re off! Immigration debate begins on Senate floor

By Carrie Dann

June 7, 2013

http://firstread.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/06/07/18829022-theyre-off-immigration-debate-begins-on-senate-floor?lite

 

USA Today: Critics lash out at immigration bill on Senate floor

By Alan Gomez

June 7, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/06/07/senate-begins-immigration-debate/2399875/

 

Los Angeles Times: As Senate takes up immigration reform, land mines lurk

By Lisa Moscaro and Brian Bennett

June 8, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-immigration-congress-20130609,0,1663771.story

 

MSNBC: Immigration reform faces rough path forward

June 7, 2013

http://video.msnbc.msn.com/all-in-/52139560#52139560

 

Politico: Marco Rubio more upbeat on immigration bill

By Seung Min Kim

June 7, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/06/marco-rubio-immigration-bill-92431.html

 

Politico: John Cornyn, not Marco Rubio, drafted border amendment

By Burgess Everett

June 7, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/06/john-cornyn-not-marco-rubio-drafted-border-amendment-92409.html#ixzz2Vljo3HZW

 

HOUSE STATE OF PLAY

 

Politico: John Boehner begins to sketch immigration plan

By Seung Min Kim and Jake Sherman

June 9, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/06/john-boehner-immigration-plan-92471.html

 

The Hill: Three possible roads ahead for immigration reform in the House

By Russell Berman

June 8, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/house/304323-three-possible-roads-for-immigration-reform-in-the-house#ixzz2VkoategQ

 

USA Today: Idaho Republican’s exit worries immigration advocates

By Alan Gomez

June 9, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/06/09/senate-house-immigration-benefits/2385449/

 

Wall Street Journal: GOP Ground Shifts on Immigration

By Kristina Peterson

June 7, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324069104578529390183002414.html?KEYWORDS=immigration

 

ANALYSIS: ROAD AHEAD IN HOUSE AND SENATE

 

New York Times: Senate Digs In for Long Battle on Immigrants

By Michael Shear and Ashley Parker

June 9, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/10/us/politics/immigration-bill-debate-nears-in-senate.html?_r=0

 

Las Vegas Sun: Reid is gearing up for onslaught of ‘poison pill’ amendments to immigration bill

By Karoun Demirjian

June 10, 2013

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2013/jun/10/reid-gearing-onslaught-poison-pill-amendments-immi/#ixzz2Voe0RYE7

 

CBS: Immigration: House, Senate looking for common ground

By Lindsey Boerma

June 10, 2013

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-250_162-57588418/immigration-house-senate-looking-for-common-ground/

 

Politico: ‘Assimilation’ a flash point in immigration debate

By Tarini Parti

June 10, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/06/assimilation-a-flash-point-in-immigration-debate-92469.html

 

Yahoo News: Ted Cruz: Obama biggest obstacle to immigration reform, calls himself a ‘proud wacko bird’

By Jeff Zeleny, Richard Coolidge and Jordan Phelps

June 10, 2013

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/power-players-abc-news/ted-cruz-obama-biggest-obstacle-immigration-reform-calls-112202690.html

 

Roll Call: Immigration Bill Vote Counting Is a Three-Dimensional Chess Game

By David Hawkings

June 9, 2013

http://blogs.rollcall.com/hawkings/immigration-bill-vote-counting-is-a-three-dimensional-chess-game/

 

Associated Press: What to look for in Senate immigration debate

By David Espo

June 10, 2013

http://www.boston.com/business/news/2013/06/10/what-look-for-senate-immigration-debate/bFu4a5y7hk7yc9DtTwRqTL/story.html

 

IMMIGRATION OPPONENTS SPEAK OUT

 

Washington Examiner: On immigration, an opposition strategy emerges: Hold Gang to its own words

By Byron York

June 10, 2013

http://washingtonexaminer.com/on-immigration-an-opposition-strategy-emerges-hold-gang-to-its-own-words/article/2531493/?page=1&referrer=http://www.powerlineblog.com/

 

Breitbart: King: House Conservatives Ready to Fight Senate Immigration Bill

By Matthew Boyle

June 7, 2013

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/06/06/Steve-King-House-conservatives-are-ready-to-fight-against-Senate-bill

 

OBAMA TALKS IMMIGRATION IN WEEKLY ADDRESS

 

CBS News: Obama: Pass immigration reform by “end of the summer”

By Jake Miller

June 8, 2013

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-250_162-57588342/obama-pass-immigration-reform-by-end-of-the-summer/

 

OTHER RELATED DEVELOPMENTS

 

NPR: Same-Sex Couple Seeks Immigration Relief From High Court

By Liz Halloran

June 9, 2013

http://www.npr.org/2013/06/06/189202775/same-sex-couple-seeks-immigration-relief-from-high-court

 

Real Clear Politics: Bill Maher: Immigration Reform Will “Just Create More Democrats”

June 7, 2013

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2013/06/08/bill_maher_immigration_reform_will_just_create_more_democrats.html

 

New York Times: Near the Border, a Few Deputies Are Outnumbered by Drugs and Bodies

By Mario Koran

June 9, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/10/us/in-ajo-ariz-deputies-outnumbered-by-drugs-and-bodies.html?ref=todayspaper

 

EDITORIALS AND OPINIONS

 

New York Times (Editorial): Immigration Headwinds

June 8, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/09/opinion/sunday/immigration-reform-headwinds-in-the-senate.html?_r=0

 

Boston Herald (Editorial): The time has come

June 10, 2013

http://bostonherald.com/news_opinion/opinion/editorials/2013/06/editorial_the_time_has_come

 

USA Today (Editorial): Immigration reform bill already tough enough

June 9, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2013/06/09/immigration-reform-gang-of-eight-editorials-debates/2406309/

 

USA Today (Opinion): ‘Gang of 8’ won’t secure our border

By Sen. John Cornyn

June 9, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2013/06/09/immigration-border-security-sen-john-cornyn/2406301/

 

Los Angeles Times (Opinion): Sen. Sessions on immigration bill’s broken promises: The plan proposed by the ‘Gang of Eight’ fails on every major front.

By Sen. Jeff Session

June 10, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-sessions-immigration-reform-20130610,0,4106824.story

 

Washington Post (Blog): Dems vow hard line in immigration reform’s next phase

By Greg Sargent

June 7, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2013/06/07/dems-vow-hard-line-in-immigration-reforms-next-phase/

 

Statesman Journal (Opinion): Marco Rubio’s conservative values

By Ruben Navarrette

June 9, 2013

http://www.statesmanjournal.com/article/20130610/OPINION/306110005/Navarrette-Marco-Rubio-s-conservative-values

 

New Hampshire Union Leader: Why Republicans should support immigration reform

By Steve Duprey, John Stabile, Wayne Semprini, Fergus Cullen and Wayne MacDonald

June 7, 2013

http://www.unionleader.com/article/20130607/OPINION02/130609427

 

Huffington Post (Blog): The Obligation of Balancing Tradition and Reform

By Mee Moua

June 7, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mee-moua/the-obligation-of-balanci_b_3399315.html

 

USA Today (Opinion): Catholic bishops: Fix unjust immigration system

By Timothy Dolan

June 9, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2013/06/09/immigration-catholics-bishops-column/2397239/

 

Arizona Republic (Opinion): Make border deaths part of immigration debate

By Linda Valdez

June 7, 2013

http://www.azcentral.com/insiders/valdez/2013/06/07/make-border-deaths-part-of-immigration-debate/

 

LOCAL

 

Huffington Post Florida: Sit-In Protest At Marco Rubio’s Office Focused On Amendement To Immigration Reform Bill (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

By Janie Campbell

June 7, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/07/sit-in-at-marco-rubios-office_n_3403490.html?utm_hp_ref=miami

 

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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