Must Read #Immigration Headlines–08/06/2013

Washington Post: August recess now high season for interests lobbying lawmakers

By Matea Gold

August 4, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/august-recess-now-high-season-for-interests-lobbying-lawmakers/2013/08/04/38984716-f935-11e2-b018-5b8251f0c56e_story.html?wpmk=MK0000200

 

Washington Post (Blog): Democrats divided over immigration strategy

By Greg Sargent

August 5, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2013/08/05/democrats-divided-over-immigration-strategy/

 

San Francisco Chronicle: Zuckerberg speaks out for immigration reform

By Carla Marinucci

August 5, 2013

http://www.sfgate.com/politics/article/Zuckerberg-speaks-out-for-immigration-reform-4708737.php

 

AUGUST RECESS GETS UNDERWAY

 

National Journal: Immigration Supporters Plan to Turn Up the Heat on House Republicans

By Fawn Johnson

August 6, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/politics/immigration-supporters-plan-to-turn-up-the-heat-on-house-republicans-20130806

 

Roll Call: Tale of Two Republicans on Immigration

By Emma Dumain

August 5, 2013

http://blogs.rollcall.com/goppers/tale-of-two-republicans-on-immigration/

 

WMFE Radio: Activists Praise Webster’s Support for Immigration Reform

By Amy Green

August 5, 2013

http://www.wmfe.org/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&id=14857&news_iv_ctrl=1041

 

SCHUMER SPEAKS OUT; HOUSE STATE OF PLAY

 

Huffington Post: Chuck Schumer On John McCain: I Wish He Existed In The House Of Representatives, Too

By Sam Stein

August 5, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/05/chuck-schumer-john-mccain_n_3708607.html?1375728553

 

The Hill: Schumer: Steve King helping to pass immigration bill

By Daniel Strauss

August 5, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/315593-schumer-steve-king-helping-to-pass-immigration-bill#ixzz2b8GsfjYp

 

The Atlantic: Immigration Reform and Gun Legislation Have Very Different 2014 Prospects

By Phillip Bump

August 5, 2013

http://www.theatlanticwire.com/politics/2013/08/immigration-reform-and-gun-legislation-have-very-different-2014-prospects/67971/

 

International Business Times: Immigration Reform 2013: GOP Still Mum Whether It Will Consider Path To Citizenship

By Laura Matthews

August 5, 2013

http://www.ibtimes.com/immigration-reform-2013-gop-still-mum-whether-it-will-consider-path-citizenship-1371723

 

IMMIGRATION OPPONENTS MOBILIZE

 

Associated Press: House GOP plans anti-Washington push in August

By Charles Babington

August 5, 2013

http://www.businessweek.com/ap/2013-08-05/house-gop-plans-anti-washington-push-in-august

 

Daily Caller: $200,000 ad campaign hits Ryan’s immigration plan

By Neil Munro

August 5, 2013

http://dailycaller.com/2013/08/05/200000-ad-campaign-hits-ryans-immigration-plan/

 

Associated Press: Immigration bill critics focus on health law delay

By Erica Werner

August 5, 2013

http://www.sfgate.com/news/politics/article/Immigration-bill-critics-focus-on-health-law-delay-4707648.php

 

MORE VOICES COME OUT IN SUPPORT OF REFORM

 

Christian Post: Immigration Reform Will Lead to Mark of the Beast, Says Ex Texas GOP Leader

By Leonardo Blair

August 5, 2013

http://www.christianpost.com/news/immigration-reform-will-lead-to-mark-of-the-beast-says-ex-texas-gop-leader-101585/#c5v7YyUaasiFgzGa.99

 

KUT Radio: U.S. Debate Over Immigration Reform Could Impact Texas GOP

By Veronica Zaragovia

August 5, 2013

http://www.kutnews.org/post/us-debate-over-immigration-reform-could-impact-texas-gop

 

Wall Street Journal: Zuckerberg Gets More Vocal on Immigration

By Evelyn Ruli

August 6, 2013

http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2013/08/06/zuckerberg-gets-more-vocal-on-immigration/

 

Politico: Mark Zuckerberg: Immigration stakes high for tech, undocumented immigrants

By Michelle Quinn

August 5, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/08/mark-zuckerberg-immigration-95217.html#ixzz2bBjiK9C6

 

ADDITIONAL DEVELOPMENTS

 

Roll Call: Lindsey Graham’s Primary Strength in Numbers

By Kyle Trygstad

August 5, 2013

http://atr.rollcall.com/lindsey-grahams-primary-strength-in-numbers/

 

Fox News Latino: White House Official Cecilia Muñoz Says Administration Has No Back Up Plan If Immigration Reform Fails

By Victor Garcia and Juan Williams

August 5, 2013

http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/politics/2013/08/04/white-house-official-cecilia-munoz-says-time-is-now-for-immigration-reform/#ixzz2b87jZc7i

 

International Business Times: POLL: When It Comes To Immigration Most Americans Have No Clue What They’re Talking About At All

By Walter Hickey

August 5, 2013

http://www.businessinsider.com/poll-immigration-americans-wrong-increasing-decreasing-unauthorized-2013-8#ixzz2b8EgPoKN

 

Irish Central: Irish American community targets GOP members of Congress during recess

By Jane Walsh

August 3, 2013

http://www.irishcentral.com/news/Irish-American-community-targets-GOP-members-of-Congress-during-recess-218115961.html#ixzz2b8Kih600

 

ABC/Univision: A Small Fight Over Immigration Detention Carries a Wider Message

By Ted Hesson

August 5, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/News/small-fight-immigration-detention-carries-wider-message/story?id=19871867

 

Arizona Daily Star: How does immigration affect poverty rates?

By Carli Brosseau

August 6, 2013

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/how-does-immigration-affect-poverty-rates/article_b15457e3-9b1b-5818-97b0-68c421908999.html

 

EDITORIALS AND OPINIONS

 

Washington Post (Editorial): Second act for the Dream Act?

August 5, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/second-act-for-the-dream-act/2013/08/05/3085602a-f577-11e2-aa2e-4088616498b4_story.html

 

Washington Post (Blog): GOP pollster: Yes, Republican primary voters do support immigration reform

By Greg Sargent

August 5, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2013/08/05/gop-pollster-yes-republican-primary-voters-do-support-immigration-reform/

 

Washington Post (Post Partisan Blog): Politicians’ paranoia is fueling immigration results

By Jonathan Bernstein

August 5, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-partisan/wp/2013/08/05/politicians-paranoia-is-fueling-immigration-results/

 

CNN (Opinion): Crunch time for immigration, budget fights

By Julian Zelizer

August 5, 2013

http://www.cnn.com/2013/08/05/opinion/zelizer-august-recess/index.html

 

Washington Post (On Faith Blog): Evangelicals: We will denounce those that block immigration reform

By Michael Wilker

August 5, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/on-faith/wp/2013/08/05/evangelicals-we-will-denounce-those-that-block-immigration-reform/

 

LOCAL

 

WICS-TV (Illinois): Immigration Reform Supporters Rally At Capitol

August 5, 2013

http://www.wics.com/news/top-stories/stories/vid_12410.shtml

 

Patriot News (Pennsylvania): Rally calling for immigration reform include scores of undocumented immigrants

By Ivey De Jesus

August 5, 2013

http://www.pennlive.com/midstate/index.ssf/2013/08/immigration_rally_harrisburg.html

 

Knoxville News (Tennessee): Knoxville rally promotes economic good sense of immigration reform

By Hayes Hickman

August 5, 2013

http://www.knoxnews.com/news/2013/aug/05/knoxville-rally-promotes-economic-good-sense-of/?partner=google_editors_picks

 

The News Herald (Florida): Ag secretary pushes for immigration bill Southerland opposes

By Matthew Beaton

August 4, 2013

http://www.newsherald.com/news/government/ag-secretary-pushes-for-immigration-bill-southerland-opposes-1.182111

 

News-Journal (Texas): Groups push immigration reform

By Glenn Evans

August 6, 2013

http://www.news-journal.com/news/local/groups-push-immigration-reform/article_c1f0a666-a421-563a-84be-3a16d4553ccd.html

 

Portland Press Herald (Maine): Immigration reform, a boon for all, should be embraced, not feared

By Tom Gawarkiewicz

August 6, 2013

http://www.pressherald.com/opinion/immigration-reform-would-help-not-hurt-u_s_-and-maine-economies_2013-08-06.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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