Must Read #Immigration Headlines and News–08/13/2013

Huffington Post (Blog): How Steve King Became an Ally of Immigration Reform

By Frank Sharry

August 12, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/frank-sharry/how-steve-king-became-an-_b_3733872.html

 

Washington Post: New flashpoint: Push to legalize children of illegal immigrants

By David Nakamura

August 12, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/new-flashpoint-legal-status-for-children-of-illegal-immigrants/2013/08/12/a8d69612-fea4-11e2-9711-3708310f6f4d_story.html

 

ThinkProgress: Congressman Says Giving DREAMers A Path To Citizenship But Deporting Their Parents Is A ‘Compassionate Solution’

By Esther Yu-His Lee and Scott Keyes

August 12, 2013

http://thinkprogress.org/immigration/2013/08/12/2449661/gop-congressman-supports-legalizing-undocumented-youths/

 

Front Page Mag: Soros PAC Funnels $$$ to GOP Pro-Amnesty PAC to Run Ads for Lindsey Graham

By Daniel Greenfield

August 12, 2013

http://frontpagemag.com/2013/dgreenfield/soros-pac-funnels-to-gop-pro-amnesty-pac-to-run-ads-for-lindsey-graham/

 

STEVE KING SPEAKS AT ANTI-IMMIGRATION RALLY

 

Bloomberg: Anti-Immigration Rally Kicks Off Push to Block Law Change

By Julie Bykowics

August 13, 2013

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-08-13/anti-immigration-rally-kicks-off-push-to-block-law-change.html

 

Politico: Steve King hits the road on immigration

By Seung Min Kim

August 12, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/08/steve-king-hits-the-road-on-immigration-95458.html

 

The Hill: Steve King warns against ‘amnesty’ vote in House

By Molly Hooper

August 12, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/316719-steve-king-warns-against-amnesty-vote-in-house#ixzz2bqjNmdJV

 

HOUSE STATE OF PLAY

 

NBC Latino: For years, Latino Republican negotiates on immigration reform

By Sandra Lilley

August 12, 2013

http://nbclatino.com/2013/08/12/for-years-latino-republican-negotiates-on-immigration-reform/

 

Associated Press: Immigration reform deal could mean extending border fence, seizing more land in southern Texas

By Christopher Sherman

August 12, 2013

http://www.startribune.com/politics/national/219290601.html

 

POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS

 

The Hill: GOP anxiety grows over Ga. Senate race

By Cameron Joseph

August 11, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/senate-races/316489-gop-anxiety-grows-over-georgia-senate-race#ixzz2bltmkgrg

 

AUGUST RECESS EVENTS CONTINUE

 

New York Times: A Former Engine of the G.O.P., the Town Hall Meeting, Cools Down

By Jeremy Peters

August 12, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/13/us/politics/a-former-engine-of-the-gop-the-town-hall-meeting-cools-down.html?ref=todayspaper

 

Los Angeles Times: Labor targets GOP on immigration overhaul

By Kate Linthicum

August 12, 201

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-immigration-labor-20130813,0,7311391.story

 

Lompoc Record (California): Santa Maria Valley farmer lobbies for immigration reform

By Brian Bullock

August 13, 2013

http://www.lompocrecord.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/santa-maria-valley-farmer-lobbies-for-immigration-reform/article_cec7997e-03d7-11e3-b6ac-001a4bcf887a.html

 

Las Vegas Sun: Heck yearns for ‘comprehensive’ discussion, not rhetoric, on immigration reform

By Tovin Lapan

August 13, 2013

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2013/aug/13/heck-yearns-comprehensive-discussion-not-rhetoric-/

 

Las Vegas Review-Journal: Lawmakers face immigration bill heat

By Sean Whitey

August 12, 2013

http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/politics/lawmakers-face-immigration-bill-heat

 

Associated Press: McCain says immigration reform will create jobs

August 12, 2013

http://www.azcentral.com/news/politics/free/20130812mccain-says-immigration-reform-will-create-jobs.html

 

Chicago Tribune: Durbin holds round table on immigration overhaul

By Quan Truong

August 13, 2013

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/suburbs/wheaton/ct-tl-wheaton-immigration-reform-20130813,0,4073408.story

 

News and Observer (North Carolina): NC leaders urge congressional delegation to back immigration overhaul

August 12, 2013

http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/08/12/3102548/dome-nc-leaders-urge-states-congressional.html#storylink=cpy

 

St. Louis Public Radio: Vilsack Says Immigration Reform Critical For Agriculture

By Tim Lloyd

August 12, 2013

http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/vilsack-says-immigration-reform-critical-agriculture

 

Dothan First (Alabama): Sessions Hits White House for Immigration Report That Shills for CEOs

August 12, 2013

http://www.dothanfirst.com/story/sessions-hits-white-house-for-immigration-report-that-shills-for-ceos/d/story/5BHnSEc6hkypqDigp-u1Nw

 

Hispanic Business: Georgia Businesses Push Congress for Immigration Changes

August 12, 2013

http://www.hispanicbusiness.com/2013/8/12/georgia_businesses_push_congress_for_immigration.htm

 

RELATED DEVELOPMENTS

 

Wall Street Journal: America’s Farm-Labor Pool Is Graying

By Miriam Jordan

August 12, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324263404578612383912447420.html?KEYWORDS=immigration

 

Washington Post: Deported veterans: Banished for committing crimes after serving in the U.S. military

By Kevin Sullivan

August 12, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/deported-veterans-banished-for-committing-crimes-after-serving-in-us-military/2013/08/12/44f81098-ffa9-11e2-9a3e-916de805f65d_story.html

 

OTHER LOCAL NEWS

 

New York Times: New Orleans and U.S. in Standoff on Detentions

By Campbell Robertson

August 12, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/13/us/new-orleans-and-us-in-standoff-on-detentions.html?ref=todayspaper

 

Press Enterprise (California): Legislature considering TRUST Act, driver’s licenses

By David Olson

August 12, 2013

http://blog.pe.com/2013/08/12/immigration-legislature-considering-trust-act-drivers-licenses/

 

OPINIONS

 

Washington Post (Blog): A bit more movement on immigration reform

By Greg Sargent

August 12, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2013/08/12/a-bit-more-movement-on-immigration-reform/

 

New York Times (Blog): Steve King Still Stands by ‘Cantaloupe’ Comments

By Juliet Lapidos

August 12, 201

http://takingnote.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/08/12/steve-king-still-stands-by-cantaloupe-comments/?_r=0

 

MSNBC (Maddow Blog): Steve King just can’t help himself

By Steve Benen

August 12, 2013

http://maddowblog.msnbc.com/_news/2013/08/12/19987285-steve-king-just-cant-help-himself

 

Miami Herald (Opinion): ‘Dream 9’ ploy could backfire on immigration seekers

By Glenn Garvin

August 12, 2013

http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/08/12/3558591/dream-9-ploy-could-backfire-on.html#storylink=cpy

 

Elk Valley Times (Tennessee—Opinion): Immigration reform: pro-growth and pro-agriculture

By Gene Davidson

August 12, 2013

http://www.elkvalleytimes.com/?p=21191

 

ABC/Univision (Opinion): Dear Google, Undocumented Doesn’t Mean “Illegal Immigrant”

By Jorge Rivas

August 12, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/dear-google-stop-translating-undocumented-illegal-immigrant/story?id=19933119

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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