#Immigration News, Opinion and Analysis–08/20/2013

NBC Latino: Immigrant groups denounce RNC immigration resolution with no path to citizenship

By Jacquellena Carrero

August 20, 2013

http://nbclatino.com/2013/08/20/immigrant-groups-denounce-rnc-immigration-resolution-with-no-path-to-citizenship/

 

GOODLATTE TOWN HALL DRAWS IMMIGRATION SUPPORTERS

 

Associated Press: House Judiciary chairman rejects ‘special’ path to citizenship, promises to fight Senate bill

By Erica Werner

August 19, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/house-judiciary-chairman-rejects-special-path-to-citizenship-promises-to-fight-senate-bill/2013/08/19/7bc0d96e-0938-11e3-89fe-abb4a5067014_story.html

 

Huffington Post: Bob Goodlatte On Immigration: No ‘Special Pathway’ From House

By Elise Foley

August 19, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/19/bob-goodlatte-immigration_n_3782654.html

 

The Hill: Lawmaker pressed on immigration reform at town hall meeting

By Jordy Yager

August 19, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/house/317767-lawmaker-pressed-on-immigration-reform-at-town-hall#ixzz2cVh8xgEy

 

NBC Virginia: Goodlatte Holds Town Hall Meeting on Immigration

August 19, 2013

http://www.nbc29.com/story/23178013/goodlatte-holds-town-hall-meeting-on-immigration

 

OTHER AUGUST RECESS UPDATES

 

ABC News: Obamacare Backlash Leaves Room for Immigration Reform to Breathe

By Jim Avila and Serena Marshall

August 19, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/obamacare-backlash-leaves-room-immigration-reform-breathe/story?id=20004975

 

The Hill: Rubio keeps distance from August push for immigration reform

By Alexander Bolton

August 20, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/317755-rubio-keeps-his-distance-from-august-push-for-immigration-reform#ixzz2cVfK6Ezl

 

Huffington Post: Steve Southerland, GOP Congressman, Faces Tough Crowd At Town Hall In Florida

By Ryan Rainey

August 19, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/19/steve-southerland-town-hall_n_3781045.html

 

Tallahassee Democrat (Florida): Southerland visits WCSO to talk immigration, flood zones

August 19, 2013

http://www.tallahassee.com/article/20130819/NEWS/130819014/Southerland-visits-WCSO-talk-immigration-flood-zones

 

Killeen Daily Herald (Texas—Immigration): Carter talks to media about immigration reform

By Chris McGuiness

August 20, 2013

http://kdhnews.com/news/politics/carter-talks-to-media-about-immigration-reform/article_19e6c72e-094e-11e3-9914-0019bb30f31a.html

 

WSAU Radio (Wisconsin): Congressman Duffy talks about immigration, jobs, and Obamacare with Wausau Chamber of Commerce

August 19, 2013

http://wsau.com/news/articles/2013/aug/19/congressman-duffy-talks-about-immigration-jobs-and-obamacare-with-wausau-chamber-of-commerce/

 

Atlanta Journal Constitution (Georgia): Barbour, Rendell: Congress won’t pass immigration legislation until 2014

By Jeremy Redmon

August 20, 2013

http://www.ajc.com/news/news/national-govt-politics/barbour-congress-wont-pass-immigration-legislation/nZSbq/

 

Associated Press: SC leaders hold immigration round table in Duncan

August 20, 2013

http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/SC-leaders-hold-immigration-round-table-in-Duncan-4745249.php

 

Huffington Post: Scott DesJarlais, GOP Congressman, Tells 11-Year-Old Girl Her Father Should Be Deported

By Ashley Balcerzak

August 19, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/19/scott-desjarlais-father-deported_n_3780107.html

 

MSNBC: Crowd cheers as GOP rep. tells girl her dad will be deported

By Traci Lee

August 19, 2013

http://tv.msnbc.com/2013/08/19/crowd-cheers-as-gop-rep-tells-girl-her-dad-will-be-deported/

 

HOUSE STATE OF PLAY

 

Talking Points Memo: Top 5 Reasons Boehner’s Plan For Immigration Reform May Blow Up

By Sahil Kapur

August 19, 2013

http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2013/08/five-immigration-reform-landmines.php

 

OTHER POLITICAL & NATIONAL DEVELOPMENTS

 

ABC/Univision: Report: Immigration Bill Would Add Nearly 14,000 Jobs Per District

By Jordan Fabian

August 20, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/report-immigration-bill-add-14000-jobs-congressional-district/story?id=20007339

 

The Atlantic: August Made the Republican Party’s Latino Problem Worse, Not Better

By Phillip Bump

August 19, 2013

http://www.theatlanticwire.com/politics/2013/08/august-made-republican-partys-latino-problem-worse-not-better/68472/

 

Washington Post: Jorge Ramos: Latinos are ’17 percent of the population, but we only have three senators’

By Ed O’Keefe

August 19, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2013/08/19/jorge-ramos-latinos-are-17-percent-of-the-population-but-we-only-have-three-senators/

 

Mother Jones: Ken Cuccinelli Once Touted Role in Founding Anti-Immigrant Group

By Gavin Aronsen

August 19, 2013

http://www.motherjones.com/mojo/2013/08/ken-cuccinelli-helped-found-anti-immigrant-group

 

USA Today: Texas Gov. Rick Perry to woo California Republicans

By Catalina Camia

August 19, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/onpolitics/2013/08/19/rick-perry-california-republican-party-convention/2672533/

 

MORE AZ CAR WASH RAID NEWS

 

New York Times: Carwash Managers Held in Immigration Raids

By Fernanda Santos

August 19, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/20/us/carwash-managers-held-in-immigration-raids.html?_r=0

 

Arizona Republic: Car-wash managers accused of rehiring illegal immigrants

By Ronald J. Hansen, Daniel González and Russ Wiles

August 19, 2013

http://www.azcentral.com/news/politics/articles/20130819immigrant-activists-call-release-dannys-car-wash-workers.html

 

OTHER DEVELOPMENTS

 

Wall Street Journal: Cruz Tries to End Citizenship Debate

By Colleen McCain Nelson and Paul Vieira

August 19, 2013

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2013/08/19/ted-cruz-tries-to-end-citizenship-debate/?KEYWORDS=immigration

 

The Hill: Cruz renouncing Canadian citizenship

By Laura Seligman

August 19, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/317765-cruz-will-renounce-canadian-citizenship

 

KING 5 (Washington): Foreign-born entrepreneurs want ‘start-up visas’ in immigration reform

By Glenn Farley

August 19, 2013

http://www.king5.com/news/local/Foreign-born-entrepreneurs-want-to-see-startup-visas-in-immigration-reform-220278561.html

 

Los Angeles Times: U.S. suspends visitation programs at 3 immigrant facilities in Southland

By Kate Linthicum

August 19, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-immigrant-detention-20130820,0,3755171.story

 

EDITORIALS AND OPINIONS

 

Bloomberg (Editorial): The Back Roads to Citizenship

August 19, 2013

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-08-19/the-back-roads-to-citizenship.html

 

New York Times (Blog): G.O.P. Purity Control

By Andrew Rosenthal

August 19, 2013

http://takingnote.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/08/19/g-o-p-purity-control/

 

San Francisco Chronicle (California—Opinion): House members pledge support for immigration reform

By Carl Guardino

August 19, 2013

http://www.sfgate.com/opinion/openforum/article/House-members-pledge-support-for-immigration-4744834.php

 

Post Crescent (Wisconsin—Opinion): Immigration reform vital to state, too

By Tom Still

August 18, 2013

http://www.postcrescent.com/article/20130819/APC06/308190110/Immigration-reform-vital-state-too

 

St. Louis Dispatch (Missouri—Opinion): Immigration reform will benefit St. Louis

By Rev. Bart Day

August 20, 2013

http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/columns/immigration-reform-will-benefit-st-louis/article_60f23fea-fc25-5464-96a5-db1f3bde62f8.html

 

Grand Forks Herald (Minnesota—Opinion): Immigration benefits U.S. economy and culture

By Shelton Gunaratne

August 20, 2013

http://www.grandforksherald.com/event/article/id/271127/group/homepage/

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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