Must Read #Immigration News, Opinions and Analysis–08/19/2013

Washington Post (Blog): Dems divided over immigration “Plan B”

By Greg Sargent

August 16, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2013/08/16/dems-divided-over-immigration-plan-b/

 

TIME: Can a Dusty Legislative Gambit Revive Immigration Reform?

By Alex Altman

August 19, 2013

http://swampland.time.com/2013/08/19/can-a-dusty-legislative-gambit-revive-immigration-reform/#ixzz2cPrILwZf

 

ABC News: RNC Calls for Immigration Reform, but No Pathway to Citizenship

By Shushannah Walshe

August 16, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2013/08/rnc-calls-for-immigration-reform-but-no-pathway-to-citizenship/

 

RNC PASSES IMMIGRATION RESOLUTION THAT REJECTS PATH TO CITIZENSHIP

 

TIME: Exclusive: RNC Ups Immigration Reform Pressure On Congressional GOP — But Rejects Path To Citizenship

By Zeke Miller

August 16, 2013

http://swampland.time.com/2013/08/16/rnc-ups-immigration-reform-pressure-on-congressional-gop-but-rejects-path-to-citizenship/#ixzz2cM7hW5Fv

 

Wall Street Journal: Reince Priebus Tightens Grip Over GOP Campaign Apparatus

By Neil King Jr.

August 16, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323455104579017020998236150.html

 

Washington Times: Republicans miss chance to reach out to Hispanics with immigration resolution

By Seth McLaughlin

August 18, 2013

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/aug/18/republicans-miss-chance-to-reach-out-to-hispanics-/

 

ADDITIONAL POLITICAL ANALYSIS AND GOP LATINO OUTREACH

 

Politico: California Republicans turn to immigration to fight extinction

By Jake Sherman

August 19, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/08/california-immigration-reform-95656.html

 

Washington Post: Republicans increasingly eager to get the word out — en Español

By Ed O’Keefe

August 18, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/republicans-increasingly-eager-to-get-the-word-out–en-espanol/2013/08/18/79cfb9ee-fb83-11e2-9bde-7ddaa186b751_story.html

 

PREIBUS CRITICIZES ROMENY IMMIGRATION STANCE

 

Business Insider: CORRECTED: GOP CHIEF: Mitt Romney’s ‘Self-Deportation’ Quote Was ‘Horrific’

By Brett Logiurato

August 16, 2013

http://www.businessinsider.com/reince-priebus-immigration-reform-rnc-steve-king-self-deportation-2013-8#ixzz2cMIt1r1s

 

MSNBC: UPDATE: No, Reince Priebus did not call Romney’s ‘self-deportation’ policy ‘racist’

By Benjy Sarlin

August 16, 2013

http://tv.msnbc.com/2013/08/16/rnc-chair-says-romneys-self-deportation-was-racist-this-could-be-a-problem/

 

Huffington Post: Reince Priebus Calls ‘Self-Deportation’ Comment ‘Horrific’

By Luke Johson

August 16, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/16/reince-priebus-self-deportation_n_3767238.html

 

GOODLATTE ON “FACE THE NATION”

 

NBC Latino: Goodlatte: “good possibilities” of immigration reform

By Maria Camila Bernal

August 18, 2013

http://nbclatino.com/2013/08/18/goodlatte-there-are-good-possibilities-of-an-immigration-reform/

 

UPDATES FROM AUGUST RECESS

 

New York Times: McCain Takes His Work Home to Arizona, Promoting an Immigration Bill

By Fernanda Santos

August 18, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/19/us/politics/mccain-takes-his-work-home-to-arizona-promoting-an-immigration-bill.html?pagewanted=all

 

Roll Call: Immigration Overhaul Proves No Cake Walk for Activist Stunts

By Diana Oberoi

August 16, 2013

http://blogs.rollcall.com/goppers/immigration-overhaul-proves-no-cake-walk-for-activist-stunts/

 

KGET-TV (California): Anti-immigration ad takes aim at Congressman Kevin McCarthy

August 16, 2013

http://www.kget.com/news/local/story/Anti-immigration-ad-takes-aim-at-Congressman/YZ6hu9GMGUKq1U_WQ4Bs0w.cspx

 

ABC/Univision: Immigration Advocates Turn up the Heat

By Jordan Fabian

August 17, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/immigration-advocates-turn-heat-fruit-house-republicans/story?id=19986556

 

BuzzFeed: Young Girl Tells Republican Congressman Her Father Is An Undocumented Immigrant

By Andrew Kaczynski

August 18, 2013

http://www.buzzfeed.com/andrewkaczynski/young-girl-tells-republican-congressman-her-father-is-an-und

 

Idaho Statesman (Idaho): Idaho businesses, organizations push for immigration reform

By Kristin Rodine

August 18, 2013

http://www.idahostatesman.com/2013/08/18/2712380/idaho-businesses-organizations.html#storylink=cpy

 

Yuma Sun (Arizona): Grijalva hopeful of immigration reform this year

By Cesar Neyoy

August 18, 2013

http://www.yumasun.com/articles/immigration-89241-grijalva-reform.html

 

Fox 6 Milwaukee (Wisconsin): Senators pressure House to pass immigration bill

August 18, 2013

http://fox6now.com/2013/08/18/senators-pressure-house-to-pass-immigration-bill/

 

La Crosse Tribune (Wisconsin): Immigration reform advocates rally in Madison as GOP leaders squabble

By Pat Schneider

August 17, 2013

http://lacrossetribune.com/news/state-and-regional/immigration-reform-advocates-rally-in-madison-as-gop-leaders-squabble/article_d4a942ee-0741-11e3-a734-001a4bcf887a.html

 

Irish Central: Boston’s undocumented Irish advocate for comprehensive immigration bill

August 18, 2013

http://www.irishcentral.com/news/Bostons-undocumented-Irish-advocate-for-comprehensive-immigration-bill-220099411.html

 

Palm Beach Post (Florida): Farmworker advocates blanket Lake Worth, Palm Springs in support of immigration reform

By Erin Shaw and Fedor Zarkhin

August 18, 2013

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/news/local/farmworker-advocates-blanket-lake-worth-palm-sprin/nZR9C/

 

KEYE-TV (Texas): Pro-Immigration Supporters Try to Raise Awareness at Palmer Event Center

August 18, 2013

http://www.keyetv.com/news/features/top-stories/stories/proimmigration-supporters-try-raise-awareness-at-palmer-event-center-11407.shtml

 

ELYRIA FAMILY REUNITES

 

WRAL-TV (North Carolina): Immigration reform still simmering in NC, nationally

August 16, 2013

http://www.wral.com/immigration-reform-still-simmering-in-nc-nationally/12780751/

 

WKYC-TV (Ohio): Wish granted: Elyria dad gets to stay

By Sara Shookman

August 16, 2013

http://m.wkyc.com/localnews/article?a=310630&f=1336

 

MSNBC: Ohio family’s struggle defines deportation debate

By Benjy Sarlin

August 16, 2013

http://tv.msnbc.com/2013/08/16/how-one-familys-immigration-struggle-defines-the-deporation-debate/

 

ARIZONA CAR WASH RAID

 

Los Angeles Times: Immigration raids target Phoenix car wash chain

By Cindy Carcamo

August 18, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-phoenix-immigration-car-wash-raids-20130818,0,5453047.story

 

Arizona Republic: Raids on Valley car wash result in 14 arrests

By Laurie Merrill and D.S. Woodfill

August 18, 2013

http://www.azcentral.com/news/politics/articles/20130818raids-valley-car-wash-result-arrests.html

 

OTHER DEVELOPMENTS

 

Dallas Morning News: Canada-born Ted Cruz became a citizen of that country as well as U.S.

By Todd Gillman

August 19, 2013

http://www.dallasnews.com/news/politics/headlines/20130818-ted-cruz-born-a-citizen-of-canada-under-the-countrys-immigration-rules.ece

 

Associated Press: Report Shows Modest Rise in Requests for Asylum

August 17, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/18/us/report-shows-modest-rise-in-requests-for-asylum.html?ref=todayspaper

 

The Ledger (Florida): Lakeland Student, Immigrant Activist, Receives Full Scholarship to Sarah Lawrence

By Gary White

August 18, 2013

http://www.theledger.com/article/20130818/NEWS/130819233

 

EDITORIALS AND OPINIONS

 

New York Times (Editorial): A Brighter Line on Immigration Policing

August 17, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/18/opinion/sunday/a-brighter-line-on-immigration-policing.html?_r=0

 

Wall Street Journal (Editorial): The Immigration Stimulus

August 18, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324425204578601873346462796.html

 

Salt Lake Tribune (Utah—Editorial): Helping dreamers

August 18, 2013

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/56744789-82/hatch-immigration-reform-sltrib.html.csp

 

The Wenatchee World (Washington—Editorial): Immigration, soon

August 17, 2013

http://www.wenatcheeworld.com/news/2013/aug/17/immigration-soon/

 

Press Citizen (Iowa–Editorial): For immigration, don’t settle for too little, too late

August 16, 2013

http://www.press-citizen.com/article/20130818/OPINION03/308180002/For-immigration-don-t-settle-too-little-too-late

 

Imperial Valley Press (California—Editorial): DACA helps 400K stay in US

August 17, 2013

http://www.ivpressonline.com/opinion/our-view-daca-helps-k-stay-in-us/article_b38939e2-07ce-11e3-abc8-0019bb30f31a.html

 

The Hill (Opinion): Republican leaders pushing door open for immigration deal

By Juan Williams

August 19, 2013

http://thehill.com/opinion/columnists/juan-williams/317555-juan-williams-gop-leaders-push-door-ajar-for-immigration-deal#ixzz2cPtFJU2p

 

Los Angeles Times (Opinion): Republican hardliners could scuttle immigration reform

By David Horsey

August 19, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/opinion/topoftheticket/la-na-tt-scuttle-immigration-reform-20130818,0,1762445.story

 

Newsday (Opinion): Republicans need to stop lying about immigration reform

By Ruben Navarrette

August 17, 2013

http://www.newsday.com/opinion/navarrette-republicans-need-to-stop-lying-about-immigration-reform-1.5906674

 

New York Times (Opinion): War on the Border

By Todd Miller

August 17, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/18/opinion/sunday/war-on-the-border.html?ref=todayspaper

 

New York Times (Opinion): The Past’s Future Republican

By Frank Bruni

August 17, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/18/opinion/sunday/bruni-the-pasts-future-republican.html?ref=todayspaper

 

Salt Lake Tribune (Opinion): Congress neglecting duty on immigration reform

By Stuart Reid

August 18, 2013

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/56740174-82/immigration-utah-congress-reform.html.csp

 

The Spokesman Review (Washington—Opinion): Immigration is broken; let’s fix it

By Don Brunell and Jay Timmons

August 18, 2013

http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2013/aug/18/guest-opinion-immigration-is-broken-lets-fix-it/

 

Wisconsin State Journal (Opinion): Wausau, Wisconsin in thick of immigration-reform debate

By Tom Still

August 17, 2013

http://host.madison.com/wsj/business/inside-wisconsin-wausau-wisconsin-in-thick-of-immigration-reform-debate/article_3fe1554a-952c-5e8a-a12c-6f2d4a6ec56a.html

 

WisOpinion (Wisconsin—Opinion): “No” is not a policy solution to fixing our immigration policy

By Jim Klauser

August 16, 2013

http://www.wisopinion.com/index.iml?mdl=article.mdl&article=50880

 

Lexington Herald Leader (Kentucky—Opinion): Don’t give us your poor, tired excuses; Reform immigration now

By Jon Larson

August 17, 2013

http://www.kentucky.com/2013/08/17/2770923/dont-give-us-your-poor-tired-excuses.html#storylink=cpy

 

The Republican (Massachusetts—Opinion): U.S. agriculture needs immigration reform

By Jon Niedzielski

August 18, 2013

http://www.masslive.com/opinion/index.ssf/2013/08/viewpoint_us_agriculture_needs.html

 

Concord Monitor (New Hampshire—Opinion): Immigration reform will help state’s farm economy

By Jay Phinizy

August 18, 2013

http://www.concordmonitor.com/home/8078450-95/immigration-reform-will-help-states-farm-economy

 

Daily Democrat (California—Opinion): Immigration reform is needed now for farmers

By Val Docini

August 18, 2013

http://www.dailydemocrat.com/news/ci_23887215/dolcini-immigration-reform-is-needed-now-farmers

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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