Must Read #Immigration News–07/24/2013

Politico: Gang of Eight Democrats huddle with labor groups

By SEUNG MIN KIM |

July 23, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/07/gang-of-eight-democrats-labor-groups-94618.html#ixzz2ZuMWa0cn

 

ABC/Univision: Republicans on DREAMers: Take It or Leave It

By Jordan Fabian

July 23, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/republicans-dreamers-leave/story?id=19752861

 

National Review: Who’s Who in the House

By Jonathan Strong

July 24, 2013

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/354264/whos-who-house-jonathan-strong

 

REP. STEVE KING’S COMMENTS GET A LOT OF PLAY

 

New York Times: G.O.P. Congressman’s Remarks Undermine Party’s Immigration Efforts

By Ashley Parker

July 23, 2013

http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/07/23/g-o-p-congressman-undermines-partys-immigration-efforts/?_r=0

 

Washington Post: Steve King comments on immigration called ‘beneath the dignity’ of the House

By Ed O’Keefe

July 23, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/07/23/steve-king-comments-on-immigration-called-beneath-the-dignity-of-the-house/

 

Wall Street Journal: Rep. King Creates Furor With Remarks on Immigrants

By Sara Murray

July 23, 2013

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2013/07/23/rep-king-creates-furor-with-remarks-on-immigrants/

 

REP. STEVE KING AND OTHERS RESPOND TO KING’S COMMENTS

 

OK Henderson: Congressman King defends “drug mule” comments about “DREAMers” (AUDIO)

By O. Kay Henderson

July 23, 2013

http://okhenderson.com/2013/07/23/congressman-king-defends-drug-mule-comments-about-dreamers/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+okhenderson+%28Kay%27s+Blog%29

 

NBC News: King draws fire from fellow Republicans for comment about young immigrants

By Carrie Dann

July 23, 2013

http://firstread.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/07/23/19644181-king-draws-fire-from-fellow-republicans-for-comment-about-young-immigrants?lite

 

Talking Points Memo: Boehner Repudiates Steve King’s ‘Wrong’ DREAMer Comment

By Igor Bobic

July 23, 2013

http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/boehner-repudiates-steve-kings-wrong-dreamer-comment?ref=fpb

 

ADDITIONAL JUDICIARY HEARING COVERAGE

 

Associated Press: House GOP, Democrats Clash Over Immigration

July 23, 2013

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=204725056

 

Reuters: House Republicans favor helping children of illegal immigrants

By Rachelle Younglai and Caren Bohan

July 23, 2013

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/07/23/us-usa-congress-immigration-idUSBRE96M0UL20130723

 

USA Today: House considers citizenship for DREAMers, some not sold

By Alan Gomez

July 23, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/07/23/immigration-dream-citizenship/2579503/

 

DREAMERS REACT TO KIDS ACT

 

ABC News: DREAMers Tell Republican House: That’s Not Our Dream

By Jim Avila and Serena Marshall

July 23, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/dreamers-republican-house-dream/story?id=19742213

 

NBC Latino: As DREAMers plead for citizenship in immigration hearing, stark divide among House members

By Sandra Lilley

July 23, 2013

http://nbclatino.com/2013/07/23/as-dreamers-plead-for-citizenship-in-immigration-hearing-stark-divide-among-house-members/

 

BOEHNER GIVES REMARKS ON IMMIGRATION; WHITE HOUSE RESPONDS

 

Huffington Post: John Boehner: ‘Nobody’ Has Spent As Much Time On Immigration As Me

By Elise Foley

July 23, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/23/john-boehner-immigration_n_3639596.html

 

Washington Post: Immigration rhetoric ramps ups as White House shows its frustration with House GOP

By David Nakamura and Jenna Johnson

July 23, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/immigration-rhetoric-ramps-ups-as-white-house-shows-its-frustration-with-house-gop/2013/07/23/c938f7f2-f3bd-11e2-9434-60440856fadf_story.html

 

Huffington Post: Dan Pfeiffer, White House Advisor: GOP Immigration Plan ‘Cruel Hypocrisy’

By Melissa Jeltsen

July 23, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/23/dan-pfeiffer-immigration_n_3640347.html

 

Politico: Rep. Trey Gowdy calls Dan Pfeiffer ‘self-serving political hack’

By Seung Min Kim

July 23, 2013

http://www.politico.com/politico44/2013/07/rep-trey-gowdy-calls-dan-pfeiffer-selfserving-political-169031.html

 

The Hill: White House: Boehner comments on immigration are ‘laughable’

By Justin Sink

July 23, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/312879-white-house-boehner-comments-on-immigration-are-laughable#ixzz2ZuA9Vnfv

 

ABC News: Michelle Obama Joins Debate on Immigration, Obamacare

By Devin Dwyer

July 23, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/michelle-obama-joins-debate-immigration-obamacare/story?id=19747698

 

HOUSE STATE OF PLAY; MEMBERS IN THE SPOTLIGHT

 

Washington Post: House Judiciary Committee chairman is well versed in the immigration debate

By Jenna Johnson

July 23, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/house-judiciary-committee-chairman-is-well-versed-in-the-immigration-debate/2013/07/23/005f7182-eb14-11e2-8023-b7f07811d98e_story.html

 

The Hill: Pelosi: Dems may try to force House vote on Senate immigration reform bill

By Justin Sink

July 23, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/312749-pelosi-says-democrats-weighing-immigration-reform-discharge-petition#ixzz2ZuBqtrtp

 

The Hill: House Democrats warn odds of immigration reform dim in 2014

By Mike Lillis

July 23, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/house/312821-dems-warn-odds-of-immigration-reform-dim-in-2014-#ixzz2ZuBY8wnL

 

San Francisco Chronicle: So where exactly does Rep. Jeff Denham stand on a pathway to citizenship? (VIDEO)

By Joe Garfoli

July 23, 2013

http://blog.sfgate.com/nov05election/2013/07/23/so-where-exactly-does-rep-jeff-denham-stand-on-a-pathway-to-citizenship-video/

 

Latin Times: Search for GOP immigration overhaul support tough – even in California

July 23, 2013

http://latinotimes.com/politics/484351-search-for-gop-immigration-overhaul-support-tough-even-in-california.html

 

NPR Nevada: Rep. Joe Heck On Immigration Reform

By Marie Adrusewicz

July 19, 2013

http://www.knpr.org/son/archive/detail2.cfm?SegmentID=10297&ProgramID=2831

 

HOUSE HOMELAND SECURITY HEARING; SENATORS & OTHERS WEIGH IN ON HOUSE DEBATE

 

Wall Street Journal: House Border-Control Bill Gains Backers

By Kristina Peterson

July 24, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324144304578624292442735984.html

 

Politico: Harry Reid disses House approach to immigration

By Burgess Everett

July 23, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/07/harry-reid-house-approach-immigration-94627.html

 

Philadelphia Inquirer: Lott says he’d allow a House immigration vote

By Theodore Schleifer

July 23, 2013

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/politics/Lott-says-hed-allow-a-House-immigration-vote.html#5AADMYX1RQddTglm.99

 

Newsmax: Al Cardenas: True Immigration Reform Takes ‘Courage’

By Todd Beaumon and John Bachman

July 23, 2013

http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/Al-Cardenas-Immigration-Reform/2013/07/23/id/516654

 

Associated Press: Rubio meets with tea party activists following Senate immigration vote

July 23, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/rubio-meets-with-tea-party-activists-following-senate-immigration-vote/2013/07/23/582fe348-f3ba-11e2-81fa-8e83b3864c36_story.html

 

Washington Post: Immigration legislation’s title shows: On Capitol Hill, bill naming has gone overboard

By Emily Heil

July 23, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/immigration-legislations-title-shows-on-capitol-hill-bill-naming-has-gone-overboard/2013/07/23/7d1e4856-eefc-11e2-bed3-b9b6fe264871_story.html

 

POLITICAL ANALYSIS

 

The Atlantic: Will Republicans Lose Primaries Over Immigration Reform?

By Molly Ball

July 23, 2013

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2013/07/will-republicans-lose-primaries-over-immigration-reform/278045/

 

Daily Beast: GOP Donors for Immigration Reform: Sheldon Adelson, Paul Singer & More

By Ben Jacobs

July 24, 2013

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/07/24/gop-donors-for-immigration-reform-sheldon-adelson-paul-singer-more.html

 

NPR: In The Summer, Univision Is Numero Uno

By Mandalit del Barco

July 23, 2013

http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2013/07/23/204604220/In-The-Summer-Univision-Is-Numero-Uno?utm_medium=Email&utm_source=share&utm_campaign=

 

PRO-REFORM MOVEMENT CONTINUES TO MOBILIZE AND GROW

 

New York Times: Latino Leaders Planning Push for Immigration Bill

By Julia Preston

July 23, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/24/us/latino-leaders-planning-push-for-immigration-bill.html?_r=0

 

Bloomberg: Cantaloupe Growers Converge With Facebook for Immigration Reform

By Heidi Przybyla

July 23, 2013

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2013-07-23/cantaloupe-growers-converge-with-facebook-for-immigration-reform

 

OTHER RELATED DEVELOPMENTS

 

ABC/Univision: The Faces of 11 Million Undocumented Immigrants [PHOTOS]

By Ted Hesson

July 23, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/News/faces-11-million-undocumented-immigrants-photos/story?id=19748366

 

Bloomberg: Outsourcing Made by India Seen Hit by Immigration Law

By Kartikay Mehrota and Tushar Dhara

July 24, 2013

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-07-23/outsourcing-made-by-india-seen-hit-by-immigration-law.html

 

OPINIONS

 

Washington Post (Blog): Steve King’s twisted immigration math

By Greg Sargent

July 23, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2013/07/23/steve-kings-twisted-immigration-math/

 

Washington Post (Blog): Immigration dance

By Jennifer Rubin

July 23, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2013/07/23/immigration-dance/

 

Politico (Opinion): Don’t end my American DREAM

By Cesar Vargas

July 23, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/07/dont-end-my-american-dream-opinion-94622.html?hp=r5

 

NBC Latino (Opinion): Pass a pathway to citizenship, not KIDs Act

By Lorella Praeli and Rep. Tony Cardenas

July 23, 2013

http://nbclatino.com/2013/07/23/opinion-pass-a-pathway-to-citizenship-not-kids-act/

 

Washington Post (Blog): Hispanic media unlikely to be swayed by GOP half-measures on immigration

By Greg Sargent

July 23, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2013/07/23/hispanic-media-unlikely-to-be-swayed-by-gop-half-measures-on-immigration/

 

New York Magazine (Opinion): Today in ‘John Boehner’s Life Is a Living Hell’

By Jonathan Chait

July 23, 2013

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2013/07/today-in.html

 

Politico (Opinion): Immigration reform’s biblical obligation

By Samuel Rodriguez

July 23, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/07/opinion-immigration-reform-biblical-obligation-94633.html

 

LOCAL

 

Salinas Valley Californian: Salinas Valley leaders unite to urge reform

By DI Taylor

July 24, 2013

http://www.thecalifornian.com/article/20130724/NEWS01/307240009

 

Associated Press (South Carolina): Some SC immigration rules still nixed

By Meg Kinnard

July 23, 2013

http://www.kansascity.com/2013/07/23/4361796/some-sc-immigration-rules-still.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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