Must Read #Immigration Headlines–06/17/2013

Wall Street Journal: Taking on Immigration, One Bit at a Time

By Janet Hook

June 16, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324049504578545850872154148.html

 

New York Times: In Senate, an Immigration Bill Savior or Saboteur?

By Ashley Parker

June 14, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/15/us/politics/texas-senator-is-lightning-rod-in-immigration-fight.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1&smid=tw-nytimes&partner=rss&emc=rss&

 

Bloomberg: Requiring Immigrants to Learn English Sought in Senate Proposal

By Kathleen Hunter

June 15, 2013

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2013-06-14/requiring-immigrants-to-learn-english-sought-in-senate-measure

 

Fiscal Times: Immigration Bill Splits the GOP, Forcing a Showdown

By Eric Pianin and Josh Boak

June 17, 2013

http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Articles/2013/06/17/Immigration-Bill-Splits-the-GOP-Forcing-a-Showdown.aspx#LwLFsKQP8Vy7rKtP.99

 

Washington Post (Blog): An emerging middle ground on immigration reform?

By Greg Sargent

June 14, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2013/06/14/the-morning-plum-an-emerging-middle-ground-on-immigration-reform/

 

Boston Globe (Opinion): Employers are not immigration officers

By Jeff Jacoby

June 16, 2013

http://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2013/06/16/why-workplace-enforcement-immoral/OM9R7Y1asceFVZ0seIw1qK/story.html

 

Voxxi: Deferred action seen as turning point in fight for immigration reform

By Griselda Nevarez

June 15, 2013

http://www.voxxi.com/deferred-action-immigration-reform/#ixzz2WQGEnovx

 

SENS. RUBIO, GRAHAM AND MENENDEZ HIT THE SUNDAY SHOWS

 

Wall Street Journal: Rubio Presses for More on Immigration

By Jared Favole

June 16, 2013

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2013/06/16/rubio-presses-for-more-on-immigration/

 

Reuters: Key Republican senator says still backs immigration bill

June 16, 2013

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/06/16/us-usa-immigration-idUSBRE95F0CN20130616

 

Politico: Rubio insists he isn’t being played by Schumer

By Jennifer Epstein

June 16, 2013

http://www.politico.com/blogs/politico-live/2013/06/rubio-insists-he-isnt-being-played-by-schumer-166340.html?hp=l2

 

Associated Press: Graham warns fellow Republicans: Without immigration bill, GOP to lose in 2016

June 16, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/congress/graham-warns-fellow-republicans-without-immigration-bill-gop-to-lose-in-2016/2013/06/16/e9c5e6d2-d69f-11e2-ab72-3f0d51ec1628_story.html

 

Politico: Graham predicts 70-plus votes for immigration reform

By Tal Kopan

June 16, 2013

http://www.politico.com/blogs/politico-live/2013/06/graham-predicts-plus-votes-for-immigration-reform-166343.html?hp=l1_b1

 

Politico: Menendez: GOP ‘road to the White House’ includes pathway to citizenship

By Tal Kopan

June 16, 2013

http://www.politico.com/blogs/politico-live/2013/06/menendez-gop-road-to-the-white-house-includes-pathway-166333.html

 

Huffington Post: Robert Menendez: ‘Road To The White House’ For GOP Must Include Pathway To Citizenship

By Jennifer Bendery

June 16, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/16/robert-menendez-immigration-reform_n_3450164.html

 

OTHER RUBIO NEWS

 

Politico: With immigration, Marco Rubio risks D.C. insider label

By Alexander Burns and Maggie Haberman

June 16, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/06/on-immigration-marco-rubio-risks-looking-like-dc-insider-92861.html#ixzz2WTKnq4SJ

 

Politico: Marco Rubio’s angling prompts some Gang of Eight angst

By Manu Raju and Carrie Budoff Brown

June 16, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/06/marco-rubio-gang-of-eight-angst-92878.html#ixzz2WTUk4M00

 

Politico: Marco Rubio, John Boehner meet on immigration

By Jake Sherman

June 14, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/06/marco-rubio-john-boehner-immigration-92813.html

 

Politico (Playbook): FIRST LOOK – RYAN LIZZA in The New Yorker

June 16, 2013

http://www.politico.com/playbook/0613/playbook10932.html

 

New Yorker: GETTING TO MAYBE

By Ryan Lizza

June  24, 2013

http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2013/06/24/130624fa_fact_lizza

 

SENATE DEVELOPMENTS & ANALYSIS

 

Wall Street Journal: Why Sen. Kirk Voted to Block Immigration Debate

By Kristina Peterson

June 14, 2013

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2013/06/14/why-sen-kirk-voted-to-block-immigration-debate/

 

Washington Post: Republicans trying to use health-care law to derail Obama’s immigration reform efforts

By David Nakamura and Sandhya Somashekhar

June 16, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/republicans-trying-to-use-health-care-law-to-derail-obamas-immigration-reform-efforts/2013/06/16/60e21138-d442-11e2-a73e-826d299ff459_story.html

 

Dallas Morning News: Texas’ Sen. John Cornyn wielding clout on immigration bill

By Todd Gilman

June 15, 2013

http://www.dallasnews.com/news/columnists/todd-j-gillman/20130615-todd-j.-gillman-texas-sen.-john-cornyn-wielding-clout-on-immigration-bill.ece

 

Politico: Immigration bill: Heritage Action blasts John Cornyn amendment

By Burgess Everett

June 14, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/06/immigration-heritage-action-blasts-john-cornyn-amendment-92822.html#ixzz2WTVJRmZu

 

Wall Street Journal: Senate Immigration Backers Target Ways to Win Support

By Kristina Peterson

June 14, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324049504578545443430382924.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

 

NPR: Visa Exchange Program Draws Scrutiny Under Immigration Bill

By Kaomi Goetz

June 17, 2013

http://www.npr.org/2013/06/17/191691600/visa-exchange-program-draws-scrutiny-under-immigration-bill

 

New York Times: Fears of National ID With Immigration Bill

By Eric Lipton

June 15, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/16/us/politics/as-immigration-bill-moves-forward-fear-of-an-id-system.html

 

USA Today: Deals for industries, immigrants tucked in Senate bill

By Fredreka Schouten

June 16, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/06/16/immigration-industry-deals/2425041/

 

ABC News: Supreme Court DOMA Ruling Looms Over Immigration Overhaul

By Abby Phillip

June 17, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/supreme-court-doma-ruling-looms-immigration-overhaul/story?id=19404559#.Ub70bOfVB8E

 

HOUSE DEVELOPMENTS

 

Washington Examiner: John Boehner won’t back immigration bill without majority GOP support

By David Drucker

June 16, 2013

http://washingtonexaminer.com/john-boehner-wont-back-immigration-bill-without-majority-gop-support/article/2531983

 

National Journal: House Debate on Immigration Kicks Off With Focus on Enforcement

By Rebecca Kaplan

June 16, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/congress/house-debate-on-immigration-kicks-off-with-focus-on-enforcement-20130616

 

Houston Chronicle: Rep. Lamar Smith wants to empower local authorities to enforce federal immigration laws

June 16, 2013

http://blog.chron.com/txpotomac/2013/06/rep-lamar-smith-wants-to-empower-local-authorities-to-enforce-federal-immigration-laws/

 

OTHER RELATED DEVELOPMENTS

 

New York Times: As U.S. Plugs Border in Arizona, Crossings Shift to South Texas

By Eric Lipton and Julia Preston

June 16, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/17/us/as-us-plugs-border-in-arizona-crossings-shift-to-south-texas.html?ref=todayspaper

 

ABC/Univision: 50 DREAMers Who Prove Deportation Relief Was Smart

By Ted Hesson

June 15, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/dreamers-talk-daca-deportation-relief-program-year/story?id=19405456#.Ub4YsLtXNjQ

 

Washington Post: Jeb Bush: U.S. economy needs immigrants because they’re ‘more fertile’

By Aaron Blake

June 14, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/06/14/jeb-bush-u-s-economy-needs-immigrants-because-theyre-more-fertile/

 

CNN: Jeb Bush, arguing for immigration reform, says immigrants ‘more fertile’

June 14, 2013

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2013/06/14/jeb-bush-arguing-for-immigration-reform-says-immigrants-more-fertile/comment-page-7/

 

Huffington Post: Sarah Palin Knocks Jeb Bush’s Comments On Immigration ‘As Someone Who Is Fertile Herself’

By Paige Lavender

June 15, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/15/sarah-palin-fertile_n_3447093.html?utm_hp_ref=politics

 

Associated Press: Bloomberg advises grads on immigration reform

June 16, 2013

http://www.sacbee.com/2013/06/16/5500800/bloomberg-advises-grads-on-immigration.html

 

EDITORIALS AND OPINIONS

 

Washington Post (Editorial): Sen. Cornyn’s border amendment is a poison pill for immigration reform

June 14, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/sen-cornyns-border-amendment-targets-immigration-reform/2013/06/14/f1f48256-d473-11e2-8cbe-1bcbee06f8f8_story.html

 

Chicago Tribune (Editorial): Immigration reform is more than border security

June 16, 2013

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-edit-immig-20130616,0,7724149.story

 

Washington Post (Blog): Frustrated `gang of eight’ senators give Marco Rubio an earful

By Greg Sargent

June 14, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2013/06/14/frustrated-gang-of-eight-senators-give-marco-rubio-an-earful/

 

New York Times (Letters from Washington): Republicans to Watch on Immigration

By Albert Hunt

June 16, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/17/us/17iht-letter17.html

 

Washington Post (Blog): 10 cautions for the GOP

By Jennifer Rubin

June 16, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2013/06/16/10-cautions-for-the-gop/

 

McClatchy-Tribune News Services (Opinion): Will immigration reform provide the workers America needs? No

By Rep. Steve King

June 16, 2013

http://www.denverpost.com/opinion/ci_23455744/no-immigrants-will-only-expand-bloated-welfare-state

 

Washington Post (Wonkblog): Is it really the GOP’s anti-immigration stances that turn off Latinos?

By Dan Hopkins

June 16, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/06/16/is-it-really-the-gops-anti-immigration-stances-that-turn-off-latinos/

 

Washington Post (Post Partisan Blog): The Insiders: In politics, a bumper sticker beats an essay

By Ed Rogers

June 14, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-partisan/wp/2013/06/14/the-insiders-in-politics-a-bumper-sticker-beats-an-essay/

 

Chicago Tribune (Opinion): Trying to kill immigration bill

By Marlen Garcia

June 16, 2013

http://www.suntimes.com/news/garcia/20739699-452/trying-to-kill-immigration-bill.html

 

The Hill (Blog): GOP must lead on immigration, not be dragged by the far right

By Cesar Vargas

June 14, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/politics/305451-gop-must-lead-on-immigration-not-be-dragged-by-the-far-right#ixzz2WTVpigBU

 

Orlando Sentinel (Opinion): The Front Burner: Bipartisan Senate bill would benefit newcomers, citizens

By Gregory Walton

June 14, 2013

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/opinion/os-ed-front-burner-immigration-bill-pro-20130613,0,2294900.story

 

LOCAL

 

The Columbus Dispatch: Ohioans have personal stake in immigration reform

By Jessica Wehrman and Joe Hallet

June 17, 2013

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2013/06/17/ohioans-have-stake-in-reform.html

 

Daily Herald (Opinion): DREAMs for our fathers and mothers, too

By Carlos Robles

June 14, 2013

http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20130614/discuss/706149950/

 

Salt Lake Tribune (Opinion): Immigration bill boost in Utah County

By Paul Rolly

June 15, 2013

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/56455450-82/immigration-county-utah-bramble.html.csp

 

Arizona Republic (Opinion): Time is right for immigration reform

By Will Rousseau

June 16, 2013

http://www.azcentral.com/opinions/articles/20130614time-right-migrant-reform.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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