Must Read #Immigration Headlines–08/02/2013

Washington Post (Updated): Immigration advocates deliver cantaloupes to House GOP lawmakers

By Ed O’Keefe

August 1, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/08/01/immigration-advocates-delivering-cantaloupes-to-house-gop-lawmakers/

 

Huffington Post: Cantaloupes Delivered To Congress Members Who Voted For Rep. Steve King’s Immigration Amendment

By Ashley Balcerzak

August 1, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/01/cantaloupes-congress_n_3689432.html?utm_hp_ref=politics

 

US News and World Report: Cantaloupes Sent To Representatives Who Voted Against Deferment

By Emily Stanton

August 1, 2013

http://www.usnews.com/news/blogs/washington-whispers/2013/08/01/cantaloupes-sent-to-representatives-who-voted-against-deferment

 

NBC Latino: Watch: Immigration activists deliver cantaloupes picked by immigrants to House members, Steve King

By Alessandra Hickson

August 1, 2013

http://nbclatino.com/2013/08/01/watch-immigration-activists-deliver-cantaloupes-picked-by-immigrants-to-house-members-steve-king/

 

AMERICA’S VOICE: IMMIGRATION LEADERS ARRESTED

 

Associated Press: Pro-immigration activists push for action; 41 demonstrators arrested after blocking traffic

August 1, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/pro-immigration-activists-push-for-action-40-demonstrators-arrested-after-blocking-traffic/2013/08/01/3a3562c6-fac9-11e2-89f7-8599e3f77a67_story.html

 

Reuters: Activists mobilize for busy August on immigration, Obamacare

By Caren Bohan

August 1, 2013

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/08/01/us-usa-congress-townhalls-idUSBRE97018220130801

 

Wall Street Journal: Immigration Advocates Arrested Near Capitol

By Laura Meckler

August 1, 2013

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2013/08/01/immigration-advocates-arrested-near-capitol/

 

Politico: Immigration activists arrested at rally

By Seung Min Kim

August 1, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/08/immigration-activists-arrested-capitol-95062.html

 

Huffington Post: Immigration Activists Arrested In Pro-Reform Protest Near Capitol

By Elise Foley

August 1, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/01/immigration-activists-arrested_n_3690220.html?utm_hp_ref=politics

 

ABC News: Immigration Advocates Arrested on Capitol Hill

By Serena Marshall

August 1, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2013/08/immigration-advocates-arrested-on-capitol-hill/

 

CBS: Pro-Immigration Protesters Arrested Outside U.S. Capitol

August 1, 2013

http://washington.cbslocal.com/2013/08/01/pro-immigration-protesters-arrested-outside-u-s-capitol/

 

NBC Latino: Arrests following civil disobedience action on immigration reform in D.C.

By Sandra Lilley

August 1, 2013

http://nbclatino.com/2013/08/01/arrests-following-civil-disobedience-action-on-immigration-reform-in-d-c/

 

McClatchy Newspapers: Dozens arrested in pro-immigration protest at U.S. Capitol

By Franco Ordonez and Kevin Thibodeaux

August 1, 2013

http://www.bnd.com/2013/08/01/2723663/dozens-arrested-in-pro-immigration.html#storylink=cpy

 

Texas Tribune: Immigration Stays in Spotlight as Congress Recesses

By Julian Aguilar

August 1, 2013

http://www.texastribune.org/2013/08/01/immigration-remain-spotlight-during-recess/

 

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Milwaukee immigration activist among those arrested in D.C. protest

By Georgia Pabst

August 1, 2013

http://www.jsonline.com/news/statepolitics/milwaukee-immigration-activist-among-those-arrested-in-dc-protest-b9966769z1-217964331.html

 

Voxxi: Immigration reform activists arrested for civil disobedience

By Griselda Nevarez

August 1, 2013

http://www.voxxi.com/immigration-reform-civil-disobedience/

 

Talk Radio News Service: Immigrant Advocates Give Lawmakers Something To Think About Over Recess

By Oralia Valencia

August 1, 2013

http://www.talkradionews.com/audio/2013/08/01/immigrant-advocates-give-lawmakers-something-to-think-about-over-recess.html#.UfuhS9LVB8E

 

Daily Caller (Opinion): In August, Silence = Amnesty

By Mickey Kaus

August 2, 2013

http://dailycaller.com/2013/08/02/in-august-silence-amnesty/

 

OTHER AMERICA’S VOICE MENTIONS

 

Voxxi: House Republicans moving slowly on immigration reform

By Griselda Nevarez

July 30, 2013

http://www.voxxi.com/house-republicans-slw-immigration-reform/

 

Illinois Times: Davis could face Latino heat

By Patrick Yeagle

August 1, 2013

http://www.illinoistimes.com/Springfield/article-12688-davis-could-face-latino-heat.html

 

Latino Times: Pro-Immigration Protests In Washington DC: 41 Activists Arrested As Reform Supporters Turn Up Heat [PHOTOS]

By David Iaconangelo

August 1, 2013

http://www.latintimes.com/articles/6983/20130801/pro-immigration-protests-washington-dc-41-activists.htm#.UfrYJNLVB8E

 

ADDITIONAL HILL ACTION COVERAGE

 

New York Times: Advocates for Immigrants Up the Ante in a Capitol Sit-In That Brings Arrests

By Julia Preston

August 1, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/02/us/immigration-leaders-arrested-in-capitol-sit-in.html?ref=todayspaper&_r=0

 

National Journal: Advocates Prepare to Press for Citizenship as Congress Leaves for Recess With Little Done on Immigration Reform

By Rebecca Kaplan

August 1, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/congress/advocates-prepare-to-press-for-citizenship-as-congress-leaves-for-recess-with-little-done-on-immigration-reform-20130801

 

MSNBC: DREAMers deliver cantaloupes to House members who voted with Steve King

By Benjy Sarlin

August 1, 2013

http://tv.msnbc.com/2013/08/01/dreamers-deliver-cantaloupes-to-house-members-who-voted-with-steve-king/

 

ABC/Univision: Traffic Jams and Cantaloupes for Immigration Reform

By Ted Hesson

August 1, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/immigration-activists-traffic-jams-cantaloupes-prod-congress-action/story?id=19842927

 

HOUSE STATE OF PLAY

 

Wall Street Journal: House Border-Control Bill Gains Backers

By Kristina Peterson

August 1, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324144304578624292442735984.html?KEYWORDS=immigration

 

National Review: Goodlatte’s Immigration ‘Resource Kit’ Talks Citizenship

By Jonathan Strong

August 1, 2013

http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/354906/goodlattes-immigration-resource-kit-talks-citizenship-jonathan-strong

 

Daily Beast: Charlie Rangel on Immigration, Pope Francis & His Successor

By David Freedlander

August 2, 2013

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/08/02/charlie-rangel-on-immigration-pope-francis-his-successor.html

 

ABC/Univision: Democrats: On Immigration, GOP is “All Steve King’s Men”

By Jordan Fabian

August 1, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/democratic-group-steve-king-face-gop-immigration/story?id=19844694

 

Politico: DCCC memo rallies Dems for 2014

By Rebecca Elliot

August 1, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/08/dccc-chairman-steve-israel-rally-95089.html

 

NPR: GOP Donor: Doing Nothing On Immigration Is ‘De Facto Amnesty’

August 1, 2013

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=207901618

 

Newsmax: Sen. Sessions: Senate Immigration Bill Will Increase Unemployment

By Jim Meyers and Kathleen Walter

August 1, 2013

http://www.newsmax.com/politics/sessions-immigration-bill-unemployment/2013/08/01/id/518340#ixzz2aoVEftzp

 

OTHER DEVELOPMENTS

 

National Journal: A Modest Proposal: Drop Undocumented Immigrants Into Detroit

By Fawn Johnson

August 1, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/magazine/a-modest-proposal-drop-undocumented-immigrants-into-detroit-20130801?mrefid=site_search

 

Los Angeles Times: ‘The Daily Show’ slams Congress for inaction on immigration reform

By Meredith Blake

August 1, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/tv/showtracker/la-et-st-the-daily-show-congress-immigration-reform-steve-king-20130801,0,2682586.story?track=rss

 

EDITORIALS AND OPINIONS

 

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Editorial): Paul Ryan is right on immigration policy

July 31, 2013

http://www.jsonline.com/news/opinion/paul-ryan-is-right-on-immigration-policy-b9966252z1-217830351.html

 

Washington Post (Blog): Republicans will obey Hastert Rule until the end of time

By Greg Sargent

August 1, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2013/08/01/republicans-will-obey-hastert-rule-until-the-end-of-time/

 

MSNBC (Blog): Paul Ryan disappoints reform activists on immigration

By Steve Benen

August 1, 2013

http://maddowblog.msnbc.com/_news/2013/08/01/19820763-paul-ryan-disappoints-reform-activists-on-immigration?lite

 

Wall Street Journal (Opinion): Think Government Is Intrusive Now? Wait Until E-Verify Kicks In

By John Cochrane

August 1, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324328904578622072955112746.html?KEYWORDS=immigration

 

Huffington Post (Blog): I Was Arrested for Demanding a Vote

By Marielena Hincapie

August 1, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/marielena-hincapie/i-was-arrested-for-demand_b_3692404.html

 

Fox News Latino (Opinion): Why I Got Arrested Today

By Deepak Bhargava

August 1, 2013

http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/opinion/2013/08/01/why-got-arrested-today/

 

The Hill (Blog): Immigration reform will provide certainty for restaurant industry and our economy

By Phillip Hickey

August 1, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/foreign-policy/314769-immigration-reform-will-provide-certainty-for-restaurant-industry-and-our-economy#ixzz2aoaFxgOc

 

Washington Post (Letter to the Editor): The long history of anti-immigrant politicians

By Martin Ford

August 1, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-long-history-of-anti-immigrant-politicians/2013/08/01/fb0a57fe-f9f2-11e2-89f7-8599e3f77a67_story.html

 

LOCAL

 

Los Angeles Times: An immigration workshop, for students who experienced it firsthand

By Cindy Chang

August 1, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-ff-immigrant-summer-school-20130802,0,2764123.story

 

Denver Post (Opinion): Hope for immigration fix

By Gil Cisneros and Wayne Trujillo

August 1, 2013

http://www.denverpost.com/opinion/ci_23778806/hope-immigration-fix

 

Portland Tribune (Opinion): Immigration reform would benefit all

By Robert Nestaas

August 1, 2013

http://portlandtribune.com/pt/10-opinion/158064-immigration-reform-would-benefit-all

 

News Sentinel (Opinion): Senate immigration bill would be a step forward for communities, businesses

By Yohannes Mengsteab

August 1, 2013

http://www.news-sentinel.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130801/EDITORIAL/130739914/1021/IPFW

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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