#Immigration News, Opinions and Analysis–08/21/2013

The Atlantic: Immigration Reformers Are Winning August

By Molly Ball

August 21, 2013

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2013/08/immigration-reformers-are-winning-august/278873/

 

Politico: Anti-immigration reform’s laid-back summer

By Anna Palmer

August 20, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/08/anti-immigration-reforms-laid-back-summer-95721.html?hp=t1

 

Washington Post (Blog): Here’s how Republicans may try to kill immigration reform

By Greg Sargent

August 20, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2013/08/20/heres-how-republicans-may-try-to-kill-immigration-reform/

 

New York Times (Blog): Non-Citizens, United

By Lawrence Downes

August 20, 2013

http://takingnote.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/08/20/non-citizens-united/?_r=0

 

MSNBC (Maddow Blog): Giving lawmakers added motivation on immigration

By Steve Benen

August 20, 2013

http://maddowblog.msnbc.com/_news/2013/08/20/20105537-giving-lawmakers-added-motivation-on-immigration

 

McClatchy Newspapers: Obama border crackdown hasn’t convinced GOP

By Anita Kumar

August 20, 2013

http://www.kansas.com/2013/08/20/2953446/obama-border-crackdown-hasnt-convinced.html#storylink=cpy

 

REP. BOB GOODLATTE SAYS ‘NO PATH TO CITIZENSHIP’ FOR DREAMERS

 

Huffington Post: Bob Goodlatte: Dreamers Should Not Get A Path To Citizenship

By Elise Foley

August 20, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/20/bob-goodlatte-dreamers_n_3786572.html?1377029217

 

Salon: Immigration reform just got punched in the gut

By Brian Beutler

August 20, 2013

http://www.salon.com/2013/08/20/immigration_reform_just_got_punched_in_the_gut/singleton/

 

ABC/Univision: Top Republican: No New Citizenship Path for Dreamers

By Jordan Fabian

August 20, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/republican-bob-goodlatte-citizenship-path-dreamers/story?id=20017068

 

REACT AND ANALYSIS OF GOODLATTE’S COMMENTS

 

Talking Points Memo: Immigration Reformers, Wake the F’ Up!

By Josh Marshall

August 20, 2013

http://editors.talkingpointsmemo.com/archives/2013/08/reformers_in_denial.php

 

National Review (Blog): In Which I Agree with Josh Marshall

By Mark Krikorian

August 20, 2013

http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/356310/which-i-agree-josh-marshall-mark-krikorian

 

Washington Monthly: Counting on False Equivalency

By Ed Kilgore

August 20, 2013

http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/political-animal-a/2013_08/counting_on_false_equivalency046502.php

 

EVANGELICAL IMMIGRATION TABLE LAUNCHES NEW AD CAMPAIGN

 

Washington Post: Evangelical pastors step up pro-immigration campaign

By David Nakamura

August 20, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/08/20/evangelical-pastors-step-up-pro-immigration-campaign/

 

Huffington Post: Pro-Immigration Reform Evangelical Group Makes $400,000 Ad Buy

By Elise Foley

August 20, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/20/immigration-reform-evangelicals_n_3785527.html?utm_hp_ref=politics

 

NBC: Evangelical coalition keeps up immigration push with big radio buy

By Carrie Dann

August 20, 2013

http://nbcpolitics.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/08/20/20107068-evangelical-coalition-keeps-up-immigration-push-with-big-radio-buy?lite

 

ADDITIONAL AMERICAN ACTION NETWORK JOBS REPORT COVERAGE

 

US News and World Report: Immigration Reform Could Boost U.S. Economy

By Lauren Fox

August 20, 2013

http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2013/08/20/immigration-reform-could-boost-us-economy

 

Talking Points Memo: Report: Senate Immigration Bill Would Add About 14,000 Jobs Per District

By Tom Kludt

August 20, 2013

http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/report-immigration-reform-would-add-about-14-000

 

HOW IMMIGRATION VOTE IS IMPACTING GOP SENATORS

 

The Hill: Immigration reform stance could sting Graham in primaries

By Cameron Joseph

August 21, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/senate-races/317953-immigration-stancecould-sting-graham-in-primaries#ixzz2cbiCEHrF

 

Associated Press: Rubio Is Talking Less About Immigration These Days

By Michael Mishak

August 20, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/rubio-talking-immigration-days-20012234

 

AUGUST RECESS UPDATES

 

The Week: 3 reasons why the Tea Party is losing August

By Bill Schler

August 16, 2013

http://theweek.com/article/index/248292/3-reasons-why-the-tea-party-is-losing-august

 

ThinkProgress: Steve King Says Even Debating Immigration Is Unwise, Wants To Move On To Benghazi

By Scott Keyes

August 20, 2013

http://thinkprogress.org/immigration/2013/08/20/2499371/steve-king-immigration-debate/

 

The Wichita Eagle (Kansas): Many in Kansas anxiously await outcome of immigration policy reform

By Brent Winstrom

August 10, 2013

http://www.kansas.com/2013/08/10/2935902/many-in-kansas-anxiously-await.html#storylink=cpy

 

MSNBC: Eleven-year-old ‘mad’ at Tea Party Republican for saying her dad should be deported

By Emma Margolin

August 20, 2013

http://tv.msnbc.com/2013/08/20/eleven-year-old-mad-at-tea-party-republican-for-saying-her-dad-should-be-deported/

 

Birmingham News: Immigrants, activists try to put human face on immigration debate

By Stan Diel

August 20, 2013

http://www.al.com/business/index.ssf/2013/08/immigrants_activists_try_to_pu.html

 

ADDITIONAL DEVELOPMENTS

 

Wall Street Journal: Cruz May Formally File to Renounce Canadian Citizenship

By Allison Prang and Paul Vieira

August 20, 2013

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2013/08/20/cruz-may-formally-file-to-renounce-canadian-citizenship/?KEYWORDS=immigration

 

Philadelphia Inquirer: Immigration reform lobbying intensifies

By Michael Matza

August 20, 2013

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/20130821_Immigration_reform_lobbying_intensifies.html

 

Associated Press: Arizona: Sheriff Has Pointed Words for Civilian Patrols

August 20, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/21/us/arizona-sheriff-has-pointed-words-for-civilian-patrols.html?ref=todayspaper&_r=0

 

Associated Press: ACLU says gov’t delays granting Muslims citizenship for years under secret review program

August 21, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/aclu-says-govt-delays-granting-muslims-citizenship-for-years-under-secret-review-program/2013/08/21/c34532b0-0a2f-11e3-89fe-abb4a5067014_story.html

 

Associated Press: Farmers Branch to appeal ruling that overturned rental restrictions on immigrants

August 21, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/farmers-branch-to-appeal-ruling-that-overturned-rental-restrictions-on-immigrants/2013/08/21/a193f9da-0a16-11e3-89fe-abb4a5067014_story.html

 

EDITORIALS AND OPINIONS

 

The News Leader (Virginia—Editorial): Goodlatte puts his bias on full view

August 20, 2013

http://www.newsleader.com/article/20130820/OPINION/308200025/Our-View-Goodlatte-puts-his-bias-full-view

 

Washington Post (Wonkblog): Top House Republican on immigration says no path to citizenship. Not even for DREAMers.

By Ezra Klein and Evan Soltas

August 21, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/08/21/wonkbook-top-house-republican-on-immigration-says-no-path-to-citizenship-not-even-for-dreamers/

 

MSNBC (Maddow Blog): Key House Republican looks to kill immigration reform

By Steve Benen

August 20, 2013

http://maddowblog.msnbc.com/_news/2013/08/20/20107956-key-house-republican-looks-to-kill-immigration-reform

 

Washington Post (Blog): Why killing immigration reform probably wouldn’t hurt GOP in 2014

By Greg Sargent

August 20, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2013/08/20/why-killing-imigration-reform-probably-wont-hurt-gop-in-2014/

 

Washington Post (Blog): Policy and politics in immigration

By Jennifer Rubin

August 20, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2013/08/20/policy-and-politics-in-immigration/

 

Fox News (Opinion): Republican leaders pushing door open for immigration deal

By Juan Williams

August 20, 2013

http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2013/08/20/republican-leaders-pushing-door-open-for-immigration-deal/#ixzz2cbWrNWPL

 

Des Moines Register (Iowa—Opinion): Time to move past words on immigration reform

By Rev. Barb Dinnen, Hector Salamanca and Nick Harrington

August 20, 2013

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20130820/OPINION01/308200074/0/COMM03/?odyssey=nav%7Chead

 

Waco Tribune (Texas—Opinion): Comprehensive immigration reform a must for Texas business

By Bill Hammond

August 20, 2013

http://www.wacotrib.com/opinion/columns/guest_columns/bill-hammond-guest-columnist-comprehensive-immigration-reform-a-must-for/article_25be651c-9e10-5e1b-bde6-1e093582b1f8.html

 

The Californian (California—Opinion): Will facts or immigration myths shape new policies?

By Tom Elias

August 20, 2013

http://www.thecalifornian.com/article/20130820/OPINION04/308200007/Will-facts-immigration-myths-shape-new-policies-

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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