#Immigration News, Opinion and Analysis–08/26/2013

Arizona Republic: Immigration a gamble for Arizona’s senators

By Dan Nowicki

August 25, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/08/25/ariz-senators-immigration-town-hall/2697087/

 

NBC Latino: Is immigration legislation still a go? Yes, say reform proponents

By Sandra Lilley

August 23, 2013

http://nbclatino.com/2013/08/23/is-immigration-legislation-still-a-go-yep-say-reform-proponents/

 

Washington Post (Blog): A conservative Christian in a deep red district makes case for immigration reform

By Greg Sargent

August 23, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2013/08/23/a-conservative-christian-in-a-deep-red-district-makes-case-for-immigration-reform/

 

New York Daily News: Undocumented immigrants left homeless by uptown fire are ineligible for relocation help from the city

By Albor Ruiz

August 25, 2013

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/uptown/undocumenteds-burned-fire-congress-article-1.1436572#ixzz2d4rVyRe2

 

CALIFORNIA & NATIONAL IMMIGRATION DEBATE COMPARISONS

 

Wall Street Journal: California’s New Primaries May Be Coloring Immigration Debate

By Laura Meckler

August 23, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323980604579030982835184404.html

 

Wall Street Journal: Politics Counts: Two Big States’ Big Split on Immigration

By Dante Chinni

August 24, 2013

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2013/08/23/politics-counts-two-big-states-big-split-on-immigration/

 

NEW ADMINISTRATIVE POLICY GIVES MORE DISCRETION TO IMMIGRANT PARENTS

 

ABC/Univision: New Obama Immigration Policy Goes Easier on Parents

By Ted Hesson

August 23, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/obama-immigration-policy-easier-parents/story?id=20054169

 

NBC Latino: New ICE policy limits separation of parents and children

By Jaquellena Carrero

August 23, 2013

http://nbclatino.com/2013/08/24/new-ice-policy-limits-separation-of-parents-and-children/

 

Newsmax: Goodlatte: Obama Family Immigrant Directive ‘Poisons’ Debate

By Sandy Fitzgerald

August 24, 2013

http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/goodlatte-obama-immigration-/2013/08/25/id/522106

 

BUSINESSES RAMP UP THE PRESSURE

 

The Hill: Business groups upbeat on fall deal to move immigration bill (video)

By Vicki Needham

August 25, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/on-the-money/economy/318561-business-groups-growing-confident-on-fall-deal-to-pass-immigration-reform-#ixzz2d1NBu9A5

 

Reuters: Insight: Quietly, businesses help reshape U.S. immigration debate

By Andy Sullivan

August 24, 2013

http://in.reuters.com/article/2013/08/24/us-usa-politics-immigration-insight-idINBRE97N03J20130824

 

POLICY ANALYSIS & STATE OF PLAY

 

ABC/Univision: The ‘Special’ Pathway to Citizenship Isn’t So Special

By Jordan Fabian

August 23, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/special-pathway-citizenship-isnt-special/story?id=20051196&singlePage=true

 

Washington Post: Low-skilled immigrants: Economic burden or boon?

By Pamela Constable

August 24, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/low-skilled-immigrants-economic-burden-or-boon/2013/08/24/b1b88858-ed5b-11e2-9008-61e94a7ea20d_story.html

 

New York Times: Making Choice to Halt at Door of Citizenship

By Kirk Semple

August 25, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/26/nyregion/making-choice-to-halt-at-door-of-citizenship.html?ref=todayspaper&_r=0

 

POLITICAL ANALYSIS

 

National Journal: Can The Tea Party Find Any Candidates?

By Alex Roarty

August 26, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/politics/can-the-tea-party-find-any-candidates-20130826?mrefid=site_search

 

AUGUST RECESS UPDATES AND ANALYSIS

 

USA Today: Immigration bill generating little heat in town halls

By Susan Davis and Alan Gomez

August 25, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/08/25/immigration-townhall-august-recess/2689417/

 

Times News (Tennessee): Roe outlines GOP approach to immigration reform

By Hank Hayes

August 24, 2013

http://www.timesnews.net/article/9066587/roe-outlines-gop-approach-to-immigration-reform

 

Fresno Bee (California): Immigration reform walk, rally in Fresno target progress

By Carmen George

August 24, 2013

http://www.fresnobee.com/2013/08/24/3459587/immigration-reform-walk-rally.html#storylink=cpy

 

Merced Sun-Star (California): Immigrants on pilgrimage stop in Merced to promote reform

August 25, 2013

http://www.mercedsunstar.com/2013/08/25/3176632/immigrants-on-pilgrimage-stop.html#storylink=cpy

 

Tampa Bay Times (Florida): Catholic diocese plans events to push for immigration reform

By Waveney Ann Moore

August 25, 2013

http://www.tampabay.com/news/religion/catholic-diocese-plans-events-to-push-for-immigration-reform/2138302

 

The Herald Sun (North Carolina): N.C. Justice Center holds prayer vigil for immigration policy reform

By April Dudash

August 25, 2013

http://www.heraldsun.com/news/x2042202241/N-C-Justice-Center-holds-prayer-vigil-for-immigration-policy-reform

 

Minnesota Public Radio: Ill. lawmaker speaks to Latinos in Minn. on immigration

By Rupa Shenoy

August 25, 2013

http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2013/08/25/politics/gutierrez-speaks-on-immigration-reform

 

Arizona Republic: More ‘dreamers’ risk arrest, deportation to help cause

By Daniel Gonzalez

August 26, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/08/26/immigration-dreamers-protests/2698689/

 

WOOD-TV (Michigan): Dozens march,call for immigration reform

By Koco McAboy

August 25, 2013

http://www.woodtv.com/news/local/grand-rapids/dozens-march-call-for-immigration-reform

 

Gazette Xtra (Wisconsin): Rally for immigration reform held at Riverside Park – August 26, 2013

http://gazettextra.com/article/20130826/ARTICLES/130829791/1059#sthash.w03db5jp.dpuf

 

The Garden City Telegram (Kansas): G.C. still mulling support of immigration reform bill

By Scott Aust 

August 24, 2013

http://gctelegram.com/news/local/Mayors-immigration-reform-8-24-13#sthash.H2Nqh0d8.dpuf

 

OTHER DEVELOPMENTS

 

Associated Press: Civil rights and immigration history connected

By Deepti Hajela

August 26, 2013

http://www.chron.com/news/politics/article/Civil-rights-and-immigration-history-connected-4760622.php

 

Politico: Thousands march on Mall for civil rights

By Breanna Edwards

August 24, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/08/march-on-washington-civil-rights-95873.html

 

New Jersey Public Radio: Newark Police Department Limits Cooperation With Federal Immigration Agency

By Mirela Iverac

August 25, 2013

http://www.wnyc.org/articles/new-jersey-news/2013/aug/25/newark-police-department-limits-cooperation-federal-immigration-agency/

 

EDITORIALS AND OPINIONS

 

Tampa Bay Times (Editorial): House should back immigration reform

August 23, 2013

http://www.tampabay.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-house-should-back-immigration-reform/2138032

 

Wichita Eagle (Kansas—Editorial): Heed call for immigration reform

August 25, 2013

http://www.kansas.com/2013/08/25/2960143/eagle-editorial-heed-call-for.html

 

The Republican (Massachusetts—Editorial): Immigration bill gets push from Roman Catholic Church

August 24, 2013

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

 

Bloomberg (Opinion): No Immigration Law Will Heal This Border

By Francis Wilkinson

August 23, 2013

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-08-23/no-immigration-law-will-heal-this-border.html

 

Wall Street Journal (Political Diary): Rubio’s Immigration Threat

By Stephen Moore

August 23, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324165204579030631448223234.html

 

MSNBC (Maddow Blog): Conservative, red-state Republican connects faith, immigration

By Steve Benen

August 23, 2013

http://maddowblog.msnbc.com/_news/2013/08/23/20158033-conservative-red-state-republican-connects-faith-immigration?lite

 

The Hill (Blog): Immigration—get real

By Alvaro Vargas Llosa

August 23, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/foreign-policy/318293-immigrationget-real

 

Arizona Republic (Opinion): Want immigration reform? GOP Legislature holds the key

By Linda Valdez

August 24, 2013

http://www.azcentral.com/opinions/articles/20130821immigration-reform-gop-legislature.html

 

Dallas Morning News (Opinion): Why Democrats are becoming lazy on immigration

By Ruben Navarrette

August 25, 2013

http://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/latest-columns/20130825-why-democrats-are-becoming-lazy-on-immigration.ece

 

The Hill (Blog): If House GOP can’t do better, Obama must act on immigration

By Cesar Vargas

August 23, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/foreign-policy/318307-if-house-gop-cant-do-better-obama-must-act-on-immigration#ixzz2d1iaChP4

 

LOCAL OPINIONS

 

Arizona Republic (Arizona—Opinion): Immigration reform essential for Arizona businesses

By Sharon Harper

August 25, 2013

http://www.azcentral.com/opinions/articles/20130822arizona-immigration-reform-businesses.html

 

Burlington Free Press (Vermont—Opinion): Immigration reform benefits rural communities

By Robert Paquin

August 23, 2013

http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/article/20130825/OPINION02/308250017/My-Turn-Immigration-reform-benefits-rural-communities

 

Greenville News (South Carolina—Opinion): Farmers need meaningful immigration reform

By David Winkles

August 24, 2013

http://www.greenvilleonline.com/article/20130825/OPINION/308250014/Guest-column-Farmers-need-meaningful-immigration-reform

 

The Deming Headlight (New Mexico—Opinion):

By Lawrence Rael

August 25, 2013

http://www.demingheadlight.com/ci_23939531/fixing-broken-immigration-system

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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