Must Read #Immigration News–07/22/2013

Politico: Immigration faces critical weeks

By Jake Sherman and Seung Min Kim

July 22, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/07/immigration-faces-critical-weeks-94534.html

 

Voxxi: DREAMers Respond To KIDS Act: ‘We Will Not Stand For This’

By Griselda Nevarez

July 19, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/20/kids-act_n_3628235.html

 

JOHN BOEHNER AND STEVE KING HIT THE SUNDAY SHOWS

 

CBS: Boehner: Immigration debate “is not about me”

By Jake Sherman

July 21, 2013

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-3460_162-57594706/boehner-immigration-debate-is-not-about-me/

 

Bloomberg: Boehner Won’t Say Whether Bill Should Address Citizenship

By David Lerman

July 21, 2013

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-07-21/boehner-won-t-say-whether-bill-should-address-citizenship.html

 

Los Angeles Times: Immigration overhaul languishes; not Boehner’s top priority

By Lisa Moscaro

July 21, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-immigration-overhaul-languishes-not-boehners-top-priority-20130721,0,257868.story

 

ThinkProgress: Confronted By Univision Reporter, Steve King Says Comparison Of Immigrants To Dogs Was A Compliment

By Rebecca Leber

July 21, 2013

http://thinkprogress.org/immigration/2013/07/21/2333411/univision-interview-king-immigration/?mobile=nc

 

ABC/Univision: Steve King: No Legal Status for DREAMers

By Jordan Fabian

July 19, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/rep-steve-king-univision-legal-status-dreamers/story?id=19718241

 

Huffington Post: Steve King Bucks Trend With Univision Appearance

By Elise Foley

July 19, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/19/steve-king-univision_n_3623695.html

 

Daily Caller: Opponent of immigration reform insists rule of law must be restored before legalization

By Jamie Weinstein

July 18, 2013

http://dailycaller.com/2013/07/18/top-immigration-reform-foe-admits-he-could-support-limited-amnesty/#ixzz2ZmFBwvPA

 

KIDS ACT HEARING PREVIEW

 

Wall Street Journal: House Panel to Weigh Citizenship for Young Immigrants

By Kristina Peterson

July 21, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324144304578620104060640008.html

 

The Hill: Conservatives in no rush to embrace ‘Kids Act’ on immigration

By Russell Berman

July 19, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/house/312173-conservatives-in-no-rush-to-embrace-kids-act-on-immigration#ixzz2ZgrrXa6j

 

HOUSE IMMIGRATION STATE OF PLAY

 

Washington Times: Pelosi sees backing for big immigration bill

By Tom Howell Jr.

July 19, 2013

http://www.washingtontimes.com/blog/inside-politics/2013/jul/19/pelosi-sees-backing-big-immigration-bill/

 

OUTSIDE GROUPS RAMP UP THE PRESSURE

 

New York Times: Immigration Bill’s Supporters Call on Business Groups to Pressure G.O.P.

By Jonathan Weisman and Ashley Parker

July 19, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/20/us/politics/supporters-of-immigration-overhaul-seeking-momentum-look-to-business-groups.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

 

National Journal: Senate Gang Orders Lobbyists to Target House GOP

By Chris Frates

July 21, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/congress/senate-gang-orders-lobbyists-to-target-house-gop-20130721?mrefid=mostViewed

 

National Review: Immigration: August Recess Ahead

By Jonathan Strong

July 19, 2013

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/353867/immigration-august-recess-ahead-jonathan-strong

 

POLITICAL ANALYSIS

 

Associated Press: House Republicans keep pace as GOP primary voters drift right, widening the partisan divide

July 22, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/house-republicans-keep-pace-as-gop-primary-voters-drift-right-widening-the-partisan-divide/2013/07/22/81d8dbf6-f2a1-11e2-8464-57e57af86290_story.html

 

Las Vegas Sun: Five ways the election calendar threatens immigration reform in the House

By Karoun Demirjian

July 21, 2013

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2013/jul/21/five-ways-election-calendar-threatens-immigration-/

 

Associated Press: George P. Bush starts small, shuns idea his name, Hispanic heritage can save GOP in Texas

July 22, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/george-p-bush-starts-small-shuns-idea-his-name-hispanic-heritage-can-save-gop-in-texas/2013/07/22/2100c742-f2a3-11e2-8464-57e57af86290_story.html

 

OTHER DEVELOPMENTS

 

Associated Press: Undocumented youth to leave and re-enter U.S. to test immigration law

By EJ Tamara

July 20, 2013

http://nbclatino.com/2013/07/20/undocumented-youth-to-leave-and-re-enter-u-s-to-test-immigration-law/

 

WDSU-TV: New Orleans conference tackles immigration reform

July 21, 2013

http://www.wdsu.com/news/local-news/new-orleans/new-orleans-conference-tackles-immigration-reform/-/9853400/21092674/-/q9julxz/-/index.html

 

OPINIONS

 

Denver Post (Opinion): The time for immigration reform is now

By Rep. Mike Coffman

July 21, 2013

http://www.denverpost.com/recommended/ci_23688701

 

Pittsburg Post-Gazette (Opinion): Respect for immigration laws

By Rep. Bill Shuster

July 22, 2013

http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/opinion/perspectives/respect-for-immigration-laws-696369/

 

Washington Post (Blog): Inside the plan to sell House Republicans on immigration reform

By Greg Sargent

July 19, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2013/07/19/inside-the-plan-to-sell-house-republicans-on-immigration-reform/

 

New York Times (Letter to the Editor): Immigration Enforcement

By Rep. David Pearce

July 21, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/22/opinion/immigration-enforcement.html?ref=todayspaper

 

CNN (Opinion): Immigrants are driving the housing recovery

By John Feinblatt and Jason Marczak

July 19, 2013

http://www.cnn.com/2013/07/19/opinion/feinblatt-housing-immigration

 

New York Times (Letter to the Editor): Marriage and Immigration

By Roberta Kaplan

July 19, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/20/opinion/marriage-and-immigration.html

 

Bloomberg (Opinion): To Remain Tops in Innovation, the U.S. Needs Immigration Reform

By Charles Kenny

July 22, 2013

http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-07-22/to-remain-tops-in-innovation-the-u-dot-s-dot-needs-immigration-reform

 

LOCAL

 

McClatchy Newspapers (California): California businesses pushing GOP lawmakers to back immigration overhaul

By Curtis Tate

July 22, 2013

http://www.kansascity.com/2013/07/21/4355196/california-businesses-pushing.html#storylink=cpy

 

KTLA-TV (California): Archbishop Asks Parishioners to Pray for Immigration Overhaul

By John Moreno

July 22, 2013

http://ktla.com/2013/07/21/l-a-archbishop-asks-parishioners-to-pray-for-immigration-overhaul/#ixzz2ZmAsWgJB

 

The Express-Times (Pennsylvania): Immigration reform proponents target local Republican congressmen

By Lynn Olanoff

July 21, 2013

http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/breaking-news/index.ssf/2013/07/local_republican_congressmen_t.html

 

New York Daily News: Immigration advocates and leaders slam long wait for citizenship

By Albor Ruiz

July 20, 2013

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/voting-fair-reform-article-1.1404132#ixzz2ZghkZ5oH

 

Cleveland Plain Dealer: Labor leaders support immigration reform, but will the rank and file follow?

By Olivera Perkins

July 20, 2013

http://www.cleveland.com/business/index.ssf/2013/07/labor_leaders_support_immigrat.html

 

WWAY-TV (North Carolina): Protestors target McIntyre over immigration reform vote

By Ryan Franklin

July 18, 2013

http://www.wwaytv3.com/2013/07/18/protestors-target-mcintyre-over-immigration-reform-vote

 

Denver Post: Immigration reform advocates target Colorado Republican districts

By Zahira Torres

July 22, 2013

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_23705139/immigration-reform-advocates-target-colorado-republican-districts

 

Wichita Eagle (Kansas-Opinion): Get behind fair, humane immigration reform

By Rev. Gerald Mansholt

July 21, 2013

http://www.kansas.com/2013/07/21/2896449/rev-gerald-mansholt-get-behind.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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