Must Read #Immigration Headlines–08/05/2013

TIME: Expect More Than Just Town Hall Protests This August

By Alex Rogers

August 5, 2013

http://swampland.time.com/2013/08/05/expect-more-than-just-town-hall-protests-this-august/#ixzz2b64u9GaK

 

Fox News: House Republicans feel summer recess heat on immigration

August 3, 2013

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/08/03/house-republicans-feel-summer-recess-heat-on-immigration/#ixzz2b2RH3xCg

 

BuzzFeed: Mark Zuckerberg Joins Zero-Hour Push For Immigration Reform

By Adrian Carrasquillo

August 2, 2013

http://www.buzzfeed.com/adriancarrasquillo/mark-zuckerberg-joins-zero-hour-push-for-immigration-reform

 

PolitiFact: Words, audience matter in politically sensitive immigration debate

By Dave Umhoefer

August 4, 2013

http://www.politifact.com/wisconsin/article/2013/aug/04/words-audience-matter-politically-sensitive-immigr/

 

Houston Chronicle (Texas on the Potomac): Immigrant rights activists arrested and detained at the Capitol

August 5, 2013

http://blog.chron.com/txpotomac/2013/08/texmessage-immigrant-rights-activists-arrested-and-detained-at-the-capitol/?cmpid=htx

 

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: 3 local immigration activists released from jail

By Georgia Pabst

August 2, 2013

http://www.jsonline.com/blogs/news/218132901.html

 

Fox News Latino: Attorney For Immigration Agents Vows To Keep Fighting Suspension Of Deportations

By Elizabeth Llorente

August 2, 2013

http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/politics/2013/08/02/attorney-for-immigration-agents-vows-to-keep-fighting-obama-suspension/#ixzz2b2StgNaF

 

HOUSE STATE OF PLAY

 

Wall Street Journal: Immigration Idea Offers Compromise

By Laura Meckler and Kristina Peterson

August 4, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323997004578644402485245358.html

 

Washington Post (The Fix): House Republicans might cut off their party’s nose to spite its face on immigration

By Chris Cillizza and Sean Sullivan

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2013/08/05/house-republicans-might-cut-off-their-partys-nose-to-spite-its-face-on-immigration/

 

National Journal: Who’s Leading Immigration Reform in the House?

By Tim Alberta

August 5, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/congress/who-s-leading-immigration-reform-in-the-house-20130805

 

Huffington Post: New Democrat Coalition Issues Ultimatum On Immigration Reform

By Elise Foley

August 2, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/02/new-democrat-coalition-immigration_n_3696937.html

 

Wall Street Journal: House Weighs More Guest-Worker Visas in Immigration Bill

By Sara Murray and Kristina Peterson

August 2, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323997004578644252151913218.html

 

National Journal: How Immigration Reform Could Create a New Underclass

By Fawn Johnson

August 1, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/magazine/how-immigration-reform-could-create-a-new-underclass-20130801?mrefid=mostViewed

 

Reuters: Focus shifts to Obama if Congress axes immigration bill

By Richard Cowan

August 3, 2013

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/08/03/us-usa-immigration-obama-idUSBRE97203620130803

 

SUNDAY SHOW RECAP

 

Washington Post: Republicans offer little hope for comprehensive immigration bill

By Josh Hicks

August 4, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/08/04/republicans-offer-little-hope-for-passage-of-comprehensive-immigration-bill/

 

Politico: Cantor won’t commit to House vote on path to legalization

By Scott Wong

August 4, 2013

http://www.politico.com/blogs/politico-live/2013/08/cantor-wont-commit-to-house-vote-on-path-to-legalization-169876.html?hp=l5

 

Talking Points Memo: Cantor: House Will Pass Immigration ‘According To Our Own Terms’

By Perry Stein

August 4, 2013

http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/cantor-house-will-pass-immigration-according-to-our

 

Politico: Ryan to GOP: Don’t do immigration based on politics

By Scott Wong

August 4, 2013

http://www.politico.com/blogs/politico-live/2013/08/ryan-gop-should-not-approach-immigration-based-on-169889.html

 

BACK HOME, SPOTLIGHT ON HOUSE MEMBERS

 

Orlando Sentinel: Webster endorses immigration reform — with preconditions

By Mark Matthews

August 2, 2013

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/politics/os-webster-town-hall-immigration-20130804,0,486433.story

 

Denver Post: Colorado delegation remains deeply divided on immigration reform

By Allison Sherry

August 4, 2013

http://www.denverpost.com/headlines/ci_23791630/colorado-delegation-remains-deeply-divided-immigration-reform#ixzz2b2UnUkAw

 

The Bakersfield Californian: Vilsack urges McCarthy to support immigration reform

By John Cox

August 2, 2013

http://www.bakersfieldcalifornian.com/local/x1691371076/Vilsack-urges-McCarthy-to-support-immigration-reform

 

Caller (Texas): Is Rep. Farenthold movable on immigration? (Video)

By Mark Collette

August 4, 2013

http://www.caller.com/news/2013/aug/04/is-rep-farenthold-movable-on-immigrationreform/?partner=yahoo_feeds

 

IOWA RALLY TARGETS STEVE KING IN HIS HOME DISTRICT

 

Des Moines Register: Iowa rally offers preview of immigration debate

By Jennifer Jacobs

August 2, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/08/02/iowa-rally-offers-preview-of-immigration-debate/2614347/

 

Huffington Post: Dick Durbin, Tom Harkin Condemn Steve King’s Comments In His Iowa District

By Ashley Balcerzak

August 2, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/02/dick-durbin-tom-harkin-immigration_n_3697360.html

 

Roll Call: Durbin, Harkin Meet DREAMers in Steve King’s Backyard

By Niels Lesniewski

August 2, 2013

http://blogs.rollcall.com/wgdb/durbin-harkin-meet-dreamers-in-steve-kings-backyard/

 

OTHER GROUPS RALLY FOR REFORM

 

NBC News: From politics to the pulpit, faith groups see ‘the hand of God’ in immigration reform

August 3, 2013

http://nbcpolitics.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/08/03/19819640-from-politics-to-the-pulpit-faith-groups-see-the-hand-of-god-in-immigration-reform?lite

 

Irish Central: Irish in Chicago join 4,000 marchers in rally for immigration reform

By BREANDÁN MAGEE

August 4, 201

http://www.irishcentral.com/news/Irish-in-Chicago-join-4000-marchers-in-rally-for-immigration-reform-217795451.html#ixzz2b27WMZTe

 

ADDITIONAL DEVELOPMENTS

 

New York Times: Demonstration at Arizona Border Divides Supporters of Immigration Overhaul

By Julia Preston

August 4, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/05/us/demonstration-at-arizona-border-divides-supporters-of-immigration-overhaul.html?_r=0

 

National Journal: Why White Voters Will Flee a White-Only Party

By Alex Roarty

August 1, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/magazine/why-white-voters-will-flee-a-white-only-party-20130801

 

The Hill: Marco Rubio’s new mission: Win back the Republican Party’s base

By Cameron Joseph

August 5, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/315383-rubios-new-mission-win-back-gop-base#ixzz2b68ScO3W

 

Politico: Jan Brewer mocks Obama on border, immigration

By James Hohmann

August 3, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/08/jan-brewer-mocks-obama-on-border-immigration-95166.html

 

San Francisco Chronicle: How tech CEOs became the wedgebusters for immigration reform

By Joe Garofoli

August 4, 2013

http://blog.sfgate.com/nov05election/2013/08/05/how-tech-ceos-became-the-wedgebusters-for-immigration-reform/

 

Fox News Latino: U.S. Businesses Help Immigrants Obtain Citizenship

August 3, 2013

http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/news/2013/08/03/us-businesses-help-immigrants-obtain-citizenship/

 

New York Times: Group Rooted in the Desert Looks Out for Migrants

By Fernanda Santos

August 2, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/03/us/group-rooted-in-the-Arizona-desert-looks-out-for-migrants.html?ref=todayspaper

 

Politico: John Kerry: Gay couple visas now issued

By Hadas Gold

August 2, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/08/gay-couple-visas-95130.html

 

EDITORIALS AND OPINIONS

 

New York Times (Editorial): Of Courage and Cantaloupes

August 3, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/04/opinion/sunday/of-courage-and-cantaloupes.html?_r=0

 

Denver Post (Editorial): Lack of urgency in Washington

August 4, 2013

http://www.denverpost.com/golden/ci_23778877/lack-urgency-washington

 

Argus Leader (South Dakota – Editorial): Find solution to immigration reform

August 3, 2013

http://www.argusleader.com/article/20130804/VOICES01/308040018/Editorial-Find-solution-immigration-reform

 

The Desert Sun (California – Editorial): Reform can strengthen the agricultural industry

August 3, 2013

http://www.mydesert.com/article/20130803/OPINION04/308030014/Our-Voice-Reform-can-strengthen-agricultural-industry

 

Toledo Blade (Ohio – Editorial): Immigration and the economy

August 4, 2013

http://www.toledoblade.com/Editorials/2013/08/05/Immigration-and-the-economy.html

 

Silver City Sun News (Opinion): Immigration fix a priority for New Mexico

By Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich

August 4, 2013

http://www.scsun-news.com/ci_23783494

 

CNN (Opinion): How to win over GOP on immigration

By Edward Alden

August 2, 2013

http://www.cnn.com/2013/08/02/opinion/alden-immigration-how-to/

 

Washington Post (Opinion): Prepping for 2016: Marco Rubio

By Jennifer Rubin

August 5, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2013/08/05/prepping-for-2016-marco-rubio/

 

Washington Post (Opinion): U.S. travel industry supports immigration reform

By Arne Sorenson

August 2, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/us-travel-industry-supports-immigration-reform/2013/08/02/5d50d484-fa65-11e2-9bde-7ddaa186b751_story.html

 

The Hill (Blog): 44,000 can’t wait for immigration reform in Congress

By Pablo Alvarado

August 2, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/foreign-policy/315305-44000-cant-wait-for-immigration-reform-in-congress#ixzz2b68wgLmg

 

San Bernardino Sun (Opinion): Immigration reform — the time to act is now

By Pete Aguillar

August 3, 2013

http://www.sbsun.com/pointofview/ci_23788328/immigration-reform-time-act-is-now-pete-aguilar

 

LOCAL

 

Boston Globe: Immigrants a vital part of the Mass. Economy

By Sarah Shemkus

August 4, 2013

http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2013/08/03/immigrants-have-big-role-mass-economy/j0wrij151NXQbE8HW6NOXN/story.html

 

Boston Globe: A call to stay deportations, as debate drags on in Congress

By Maria Sacchetti

August 4, 2013

http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/2013/08/04/call-stay-deportations-debate-drags-congress/XBpiUIgTefxg5zeYYc9WBL/story.html

 

Dallas Morning News: Farmers Branch council to decide whether to continue fight over immigrant rental ban

By Dianne Solis

August 4, 2013

http://www.dallasnews.com/news/community-news/carrollton-farmers-branch/headlines/20130804-farmers-branch-council-to-decide-whether-to-continue-fight-over-immigrant-rental-ban.ece

 

Star News (North Carolina): Immigration snag will force closure of Southport tea room

By Wayne Faulkner

August 4, 2013

http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20130804/ARTICLES/130809861

 

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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