Must Read #Immigration Headlines–06/18/2013

USA Today: House proposal to further criminalize illegal immigration criticized

By Alan Gomez

June 17, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/06/17/immigration-house-illegal-presence-crime/2420387/

 

National Journal: Sens. Hoeven, Corker Push New Border-Security Amendment

By Rebecca Kaplan

June 17, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/daily/sens-hoeven-corker-push-new-border-security-amendment-20130617

 

NBC Latino: Legislation to criminalize undocumented immigrants takes center stage today

By Sandra Lilley

June 18, 2013

http://nbclatino.com/2013/06/18/legislation-to-criminalize-undocumented-immigrants-takes-center-stage-today/

 

Houston Chronicle (Editorial): Cornyn: The Great Pretender?

June 14, 2013

http://www.chron.com/opinion/editorials/article/Cornyn-The-Great-Pretender-4601575.php

 

Daily Caller (Blog): The Search for the Magic Fig Leaf

By Mickey Kaus

June 16, 2013

http://dailycaller.com/2013/06/16/the-search-for-the-magic-fig-leaf/

 

HOUSE JUDICIARY MARKUP PREVIEW

 

Associated Press: House committee takes up tough immigration bill

By Erica Werner

June 18, 2013

http://news.yahoo.com/house-committee-takes-tough-immigration-bill-071515990.html

 

Politico: Immigration momentum grows in House this week

By Seung Min Kim

June 17, 2013

https://www.politicopro.com/go/?id=23208

 

BOEHNER NEWS; HOUSE REPUBLICANS PUSHBACK ON LEADERSHIP

 

National Journal: Boehner Aims to Move Immigration by Capitalizing on a Conservative Rift

By Chris Frates

June 18, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/congress/boehner-aims-to-move-immigration-by-capitalizing-on-a-conservative-rift-20130618

 

Associated Press: Republican National, House Interests Split By Immigration

By Charles Babington

June 17, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/17/republican-immigration_n_3455659.html

 

Roll Call: Boehner’s Job Security Questioned in Relation to Immigration, ‘Hastert Rule’

By Steven Dennis

June 17, 2013

http://blogs.rollcall.com/goppers/rohrabacher-warns-boehner-on-immigration-hastert-rule/

 

The Hill: Rohrabacher: Boehner ‘should be removed as Speaker’ if he moves Senate immigration bill

By Jonathan Easley

June 17, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/house/306011-gop-rep-rohrabacher-boehner-should-lose-his-speakership-if-he-allows-vote-on-immigration#ixzz2WZJN797q

 

Wall Street Journal: Business Roundtable Prods House on Immigration

By Sara Murray

June 17, 2013

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2013/06/17/business-roundtable-prods-house-on-immigration/

 

SENATE ACTION & ANALYSIS

 

New York Times: Top Democrats in Senate Urge Faster Action

By Carl Huse

June 17, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/18/us/politics/senate-democrats-want-action-on-immigration-bill.html

 

New York Times: In Round 3, Immigration Bill Faces Sessions, Who Won Rounds 1 and 2

By Jonathan Weisman

June 17, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/18/us/politics/in-round-3-immigration-bill-faces-sessions-who-won-rounds-1-and-2.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

 

Reuters: Republican senators seek border compromise for immigration bill

By Richard Cowan and Caren Bohan

June 17, 2013

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/06/17/us-immigration-usa-border-idUSBRE95G15N20130617

 

The Hill: Rand Paul makes immigration move

By Alexander Bolton

June 18, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/306093-paul-makes-immigration-move

 

Huffington Post: Immigration Bill Gives GOP A Pounding Migraine

By Howard Fineman

June 17, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/17/gop-immigration-bill_n_3456095.html?1371506032

 

ABC/Univision: Who Wants Credit for Immigration Reform if It Passes

By Ted Hesson

June 17, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/obama-rubio-cruz-credit-blame-immigration-reform/story?id=19420961#.Ub-BdefVCSo

 

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#ixzz2WVqV3ybW

 

Washington Examiner: Benefits and borders: Q&A with Marco Rubio

By David Drucker

June 17, 2013

http://washingtonexaminer.com/please-enter-headline-here/article/2531988

 

The Hill: Sen. Durbin: We don’t need 70 votes in Senate for immigration reform

By Adele Hampton

June 17, 2013

http://thehill.com/video/senate/305897-durbin-we-dont-need-70-votes-for-immigration-reform#ixzz2WVpGMJf5

 

Wall Street Journal: Supreme Court Strikes Down Arizona Voting Rules

By Jess Bravin ans Tamara Audi

June 17, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324520904578551302940183818.html

 

US News and World Report: After SCOTUS Ruling, Ted Cruz Vows Immigration Amendment

By Rebekah Metzler

June 17, 2013

http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2013/06/17/ted-cruz-vows-to-offer-immigration-amendment-in-reaction-to-courts-arizona-decision

 

Politico: Ted Cruz amendment would allow voter ID

By Burgess Everett

June 17, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/06/scotus-voter-id-ted-cruz-92931.html

 

Politico: AFL-CIO wants original deal for H-1B workers

By Seung Min Kim

June 17, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/06/immigration-bill-afl-cio-92949.html

 

POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS AND ANALYSIS

 

CNN: CNN Poll: Big generational divide in immigration battle

By Paul Steinhauser

June 18, 2013

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2013/06/18/cnn-poll-big-generational-divide-in-immigration-battle/

 

New York Magazine: The Gaffe That Threatens Immigration Reform

By Jonathan Chait

June 17, 2013

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2013/06/gaffe-that-threatens-immigration-reform.html

 

IMMIGRATION OPPOSITION COVERAGE

 

National Journal: Back to Basics: Immigration Hawks Warn About ‘Undocumented Democrats’

By Tim Alberta

June 18, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/congress/rubio-stares-down-the-right-over-undocumented-democrats-20130618

 

Politico: Tea party group floats immigration plan

By Tarini Parti

June 17, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/06/tea-party-immigration-plan-92912.html

 

Washington Post: Mark Krikorian: The provocateur standing in the way of immigration reform

By Manuel Roig-Franzia

June 17, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/mark-krikorian-the-provocateur-standing-in-the-way-of-immigration-reform/2013/06/17/dff0bd52-d75e-11e2-a9f2-42ee3912ae0e_story_1.html

 

Politico: Rush Limbaugh: Money behind ‘amnesty’

By Rebecca Elliot

June 17, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/06/rush-limbaugh-immigration-bill-92936.html

 

JOHN MORTON RESIGNS

 

USA Today: Obama’s immigration enforcement director to resign

By Alan Gomez

June 17, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/06/17/immigration-enforcement-chief-resigns/2431109/

 

7-ELEVEN RAID

 

New York Times: U.S. Seizes 14 7-Eleven Stores in Immigration Raids

By William Rashbaum and Mosi Secret

June 17, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/18/nyregion/us-seizes-14-7-eleven-stores-in-immigration-raids.html

 

Wall Street Journal: Nine Charged in Immigration Probe at 7-Eleven Franchises

By Chad Bray

June 17, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324520904578551402449471498.html

 

EDITORIALS AND OPINIONS

 

Wall Street Journal (Editorial): America’s Assimilating Hispanics

June 17, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324787004578495393859698964.html?KEYWORDS=immigration

 

Washington Post (Blog): Marco Rubio’s epic challenge on immigration

By Greg Sargent

June 17, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2013/06/17/the-morning-plum-marco-rubios-epic-challenge-on-immigration/

 

Washington Post (Wonkblog): Immigration reform isn’t about Marco Rubio. It’s about John Boehner.

By Evan Soltas

June 18, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/06/18/wonkbook-immigration-reform-isnt-about-marco-rubio-its-about-john-boehner/

 

Washington Post (Blog): Gang of Eight borders on success

By Jennifer Rubin

June 17, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2013/06/17/gang-of-eight-borders-on-success/

 

Washington Post (The Fix): How the immigration bill explains the Senate, in 10 anecdotes

By Sean Sullivan

June 17, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2013/06/17/how-the-immigration-bill-explains-the-senate-in-10-anecdotes/

 

Washington Post (The Fix): What the “Hastert rule” fight tells us about House Republicans

By Paul Kane

June 17, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2013/06/17/what-the-hastert-rule-fight-tells-us-about-house-republicans/

 

Huffington Post (Blog): House Loses Memo on How to Succeed on Immigration Reform

By Marielena Hincapie

June 15, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/marielena-hincapie/house-loses-memo-on-how-t_b_3445055.html

 

The Hill (Blog): Small business needs a balanced immigration bill

By John Arensmeyer

June 17, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/economy-a-budget/305659-small-business-needs-a-balanced-immigration-bill-

 

New York Times (Letter to the Editor): Policing and Immigrants

By Susan Shah

June 17, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/18/opinion/policing-and-immigrants.html?ref=todayspaper

 

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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