#Immigration News, Opinions, and Analysis–08/27/2013

REP. GUTIERREZ TALKS IMMIGRATION IN VA DISTRICTS

 

USA Today: Illinois Democrat makes immigration pitch in Virginia

By Mary Orndorff Troyan

August 26, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/08/26/gutierrez-immigration-virginia-goodlatte/2704081/

 

International Business Times: House Dems Ready To Make Concessions Like Senate, Says Gutierrez

By Laura Matthews

August 26, 2013

http://www.ibtimes.com/2013-immigration-reform-house-dems-ready-make-concessions-senate-says-gutierrez-1399681

 

Washington Times: Immigration reformists gain American support, try to turn opponents

By Stephen Dinan

August 26, 2013

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/aug/26/immigration-reformists-gain-american-support-try-t/?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS

 

The Hill: GOP lawmaker a no-show at immigration rally in his district

By Russell Berman

August 26, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/house/318871-gop-lawmaker-a-no-show-at-immigration-rally-in-his-district#ixzz2dAcqNxDl

 

HOUSE STATE OF PLAY ANALYSIS

 

TIME: Immigration Reform’s Lost Month

By Alex Altman

August 26, 2013

http://swampland.time.com/2013/08/26/immigration-reforms-lost-month/#ixzz2d7LH4w9W

 

NBC Latino: First-term Rep. Lujan Grisham: an alternative way to bring immigration to a vote?

By Adriana Maestas

August 26, 2013

http://nbclatino.com/2013/08/26/first-term-rep-lujan-grisham-an-alternative-way-to-bring-immigration-to-a-vote/

 

AUGUST RECESS UPDATES

 

Denver Post: Bennet, Gardner see different paths to immigration reform

By Allison Sherry

August 26, 2013

http://www.denverpost.com/ci_23949142/bennet-gardner-see-different-paths-immigration-reform

 

Deseret News (Utah): Less partianship on immigration, business leaders tell Rep. Bishop

By Lisa Riley Roche

August 26, 2013

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585295/Less-partianship-on-immigration-business-leaders-tell-Rep-Bishop.html

 

The Spokesman Review (Washington): McMorris Rodgers says GOP working on ‘Obamacare’ surgery

By Kip Hill

August 23, 2013

http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2013/aug/23/mcmorris-rodgers-says-gop-working-on-obamacare/

 

Billings Gazette (Montana): Prayer vigils today to encourage Daines to act on immigration reform

August 26, 2013

http://billingsgazette.com/news/local/prayer-vigils-today-to-encourage-daines-to-act-on-immigration/article_ccbf8416-345f-5344-8c1c-566f84469530.html#ixzz2d6luG79I

 

National Catholic Reporter: Washington state leaders create wish list for comprehensive immigration reform

By Dan Morris-Young

August 26, 2013

http://ncronline.org/blogs/immigration-and-church/washington-state-leaders-create-wish-list-comprehensive-immigration

 

NBC Latino: On Women’s Equality Day, a push for a more inclusive immigration reform policy

By Jacquellena Carrero

August 26, 2013

http://nbclatino.com/2013/08/26/on-womens-equality-day-a-push-for-a-more-inclusive-immigration-reform-policy/

 

CT Post (Connecticut): Women’s advocates: Immigration bill crucial

By Keila Torres Ocasio

August 26, 2013

http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Women-s-advocates-Immigration-bill-crucial-4762681.php

 

POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS

 

Roll Call: Steve King Challenger: Congressman Is ‘Mean-Spirited’ | #IA04

By Emily Cahn

August 26, 2013

http://atr.rollcall.com/king-challenger-congressman-is-mean-spirited/

 

Washington Post: At RNC event, speaker says African Americans have taken a back seat to gays, immigrants

By Aaron Blake

August 26, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/08/26/at-rnc-event-speaker-says-african-americans-have-taken-a-back-seat-to-gays-immigrants/

 

Washington Post: Conservative group launches radio ad against McConnell

By Aaron Blake

August 26, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/08/26/conservative-group-launches-radio-ad-against-mcconnell/

 

WHAT THE OPPOSITION IS READING

 

Fox News: $1.5B for ‘youth jobs fund’? Critics pan pork in Senate immigration bill

By Maxim Lott

August 27, 2013

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/08/27/15b-for-youth-jobs-fund-critics-pan-pork-in-senate-immigration-bill/#ixzz2dAabbuvH

 

EDITORIALS AND OPINIONS

 

Arizona Republic (Editorial): 2 more cases for immigration reform (as if we need them)

August 23, 2013

http://www.azcentral.com/opinions/articles/20130824immigration-vigilante-car-wash-reform.html

 

NBC Latino (Opinion): Immigration reform is a conservative issue

By Emily Benavides

August 27, 2013

http://nbclatino.com/2013/08/27/opinion-immigration-reform-is-a-conservative-issue/

 

Huffington Post (Blog): Marching Then, Marching Now: Civil Rights, Human Rights and Immigration Reform

By Eliseo Medina

August 26, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/eliseo-medina/march-on-washington-immigration-reform_b_3800912.html

 

Huffington Post (Blog): Top Five Reasons why Immigration Reform Is Likely to Pass This Year

By Robert Creamer

August 27, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-creamer/top-five-reasons-why-immi_b_3821635.html

 

LOCAL OPINIONS

 

Daily Record (New Jersey—Opinion): Citizenship path essential in immigration reform

By Raymond Bateman

August 26, 2013

http://www.dailyrecord.com/article/20130827/NJOPINION03/308270007/Citizenship-path-essential-immigration-reform

 

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Wisconsin–Opinion): Manufacturers need immigration reform

By Kurt Bauer and Jay Timmons

August 26, 2013

http://www.jsonline.com/news/opinion/manufacturers-need-immigration-reform-b9983770z1-221231601.html

 

The Daily Herald (Tennessee—Opinion): Mid-TN economy needs immigration reform

By Lacy Upchurch

August 26, 2013

http://columbiadailyherald.com/sections/opinion/columns/mid-tn-economy-needs-immigration-reform.html

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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