#Immigration News, Opinion, and Analysis–08/28/2013

Politico: Immigration reform’s No. 1 enemy: Time

By Jake Sherman and Carrie Budoff Brown

August 28, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/08/immigration-reform-95980.html

 

New York Times: On Immigration, a Republican Carves Out Some Middle Ground

By Ashley Parker

August 27, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/28/us/politics/on-immigration-a-republican-carves-out-some-middle-ground.html?_r=0

 

Washington Post (Blog): Updated: Congressman says he understands DREAMers’ plight because he’s from Arkansas

By Alex Seitz-Wald

August 27, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2013/08/27/congressman-says-he-understands-dreamers-plight-because-hes-from-arkansas/

 

RawStory: Republican to DREAMers: I understand immigration because I was born in Arkansas

By David Ferguson

August 27, 2013

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/08/27/republican-to-dreamers-i-understand-immigration-because-i-was-born-in-arkansas/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TheRawStory+(The+Raw+Story)

 

Press Enterprise: CONGRESS: Miller target of radio ad

By Imran Ghori

August 27, 2013

http://blog.pe.com/2013/08/27/congress-miller-target-of-radio-ad/

 

SENS. MCCAIN AND FLAKE TALK IMMIGRATION AT AZ FORUM

 

Arizona Republic: McCain, Flake push immigration reform at Ariz. Forum

By Dan Nowicki and Daniel Gonzalez

August 27, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/08/27/mccain-flake-push-immigration-reform-at-ariz-forum/2711691/

 

MSNBC: McCain believes the House GOP can pass immigration reform, citizenship and all

By Benjy Sarlin

August 27, 2013

http://tv.msnbc.com/2013/08/27/mccain-believes-the-house-gop-can-pass-immigration-reform-citizenship-and-all/

 

Huffington Post: John McCain On Immigration: Not Giving Up On Path To Citizenship

By Elise Foley

August 27, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/27/john-mccain-immigration_n_3824807.html?1377632824

 

The Hill: McCain: Next few weeks a ‘critical time in the life or death’ of immigration reform

By Rebecca Shabad

August 27, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/news/319001-mccain-weeks-following-break-a-critical-time-in-the-life-or-death-of-immigration-legislation#ixzz2dCaa77gu

 

HOUSE STATE OF PLAY; NEW ADS TARGETING LEADERSHIP

 

Washington Post: Why immigration reform is in trouble, Jeff Denham edition

By Aaron Blake

August 27, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2013/08/27/why-immigration-reform-is-in-trouble-jeff-denham-edition/

 

NBC: OFA radio ads target Boehner, Cantor on immigration reform

By Mark Murray

August 27, 2013

http://firstread.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/08/27/20215410-ofa-radio-ads-target-boehner-cantor-on-immigration-reform

 

POLITICO ANALYSIS

 

National Journal: The GOP’s Conservative Cuccinelli Problem

By Beth Reinhard

August 28, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/politics/the-gop-s-conservative-cuccinelli-problem-20130828?mrefid=site_search

 

NAPOLITANO TALKS IMMIGRATION IN FINAL SPEECH

 

Huffington Post: Janet Napolitano Defends Record On Immigration In Farewell Speech

By Elise Foley

August 27, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/27/janet-napolitano_n_3822907.html

 

Politico: Janet Napolitano hits Congress on immigration

By Reid Epstein

August 27, 2013

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/08/janet-napolitano-congress-immigration-95949.html?hp=l2

 

IMMIGRATION AND THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE MARCH ON WASHINGTON

 

NBC: Immigration reform activists seize on ‘moral tone’ of civil rights movement

By Carrie Dann

August 27, 2013

http://nbcpolitics.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/08/27/20181525-immigration-reform-activists-seize-on-moral-tone-of-civil-rights-movement?lite

 

AUGUST RECESS UPDATES

 

The Porterville Recorder (California): Congressman says he supports immigration reform

By Rick Elkins

August 27, 2013

http://www.recorderonline.com/articles/supports-58157-kevin-says.html

 

The Imperial Valley Press (California): U.S. Rep. Vargas: Compromise is key to passing immigration reform

By Julio Morales

August 27, 2013

http://www.ivpressonline.com/news/local/u-s-rep-vargas-compromise-is-key-to-passing-immigration/article_a5d408de-0faa-11e3-a97f-001a4bcf6878.html

 

Bakersfield Californian (California): McCarthy targeted in immigration ad war

By Theo Douglas

August 27, 2013

http://www.bakersfieldcalifornian.com/politics/local/x1612516512/McCarthy-targeted-in-immigration-ad-war

 

Los Angeles Times: Catholic churches push Rep. Ed Royce on immigration

By Cindy Chang

August 27, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-catholic-royce-immigration-20130827,0,5279810.story

 

Cleveland Plain Dealer (Ohio): Coalition to hold pro-immigration reform candlelight vigil Wednesday near congressman’s office

By Olivera Perkins

August 27, 2013

http://www.cleveland.com/business/index.ssf/2013/08/coalition_to_hold_pro-immigrat.html

 

The News-Gazette (Illinois): Rally for immigration reform set for Saturday

August 27, 2013

http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2013-08-27/rally-immigration-reform-set-saturday.html

 

Virginia Pilot (Virginia): Immigration bill gets push from Catholic Church

By Bill Bartel

August 28, 2013

http://hamptonroads.com/2013/08/immigration-bill-gets-push-catholic-church

 

El Paso Times (Texas): Couple marries at El Paso port of entry to protest immigration rules

By Diana Washington Valdez

August 27, 2013

http://www.elpasotimes.com/newupdated/ci_23954060/couple-marries-at-el-paso-port-entry-protest?source=most_viewed

 

OTHER DEVELOPMENTS

 

NBC Latino: Latina to head Immigrant Affairs office in LA, help immigrants navigate process

By Adriana Maestas

August 27, 2013

http://nbclatino.com/2013/08/27/latina-to-head-immigrant-affairs-office-in-la-help-immigrants-navigate-process/

 

EDITORIALS AND OPINIONS

 

Washington Times (Editorial): Who needs Congress?

August 28, 2013

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/aug/28/who-needs-congress/

 

Huffington Post (Blog): Becoming a More Perfect Union

By Cecilia Muñoz

August 27, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/cecilia-munoz/becoming-a-more-perfect-u_b_3823987.html

 

Silver City Sun News (New Mexico—Opinion): NM values clash with House GOP on immigration

By Gabriel Sanchez

August 27, 2013

http://www.scsun-news.com/ci_23945498

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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