#Immigration News, Opinion, and Analysis–08/29/2013

The Atlantic: Obama’s Immigration Nuclear Option: Stopping Deportations Unilaterall

By Molly Ball

August 28, 2013

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2013/08/obamas-immigration-nuclear-option-stopping-deportations-unilaterally/279138/

 

Latin Times: Immigration Reform 2013: Would Obama Take Executive Action To Stop Deportations If A Bill Fails?

By David Iaconangelo

August 28, 2013

http://www.latintimes.com/articles/7832/20130828/immigration-reform-2013-obama-stop-deportations-order.htm#.Uh8_9RukoSU

KPBS Radio: AZ Senators Remain Optimistic On Immigration Reform

By Jude Joffe-Block

August 28, 2013

http://www.kpbs.org/news/2013/aug/28/az-senators-remain-optimistic-immigration-reform/

 

ThinkProgress: Truth Bomb: Chief Opponent Of Senate Immigration Bill Admits It’s Not Amnesty

By Igor Volsky

August 28, 2013

http://thinkprogress.org/immigration/2013/08/28/2546211/truth-bomb-conservative-senator-admits-senate-immigration/

Latina: California Republican Says He Understands Immigrants Because He Was Born in Arizona

By Samantha Leal

August 28, 2013

http://www.latina.com/lifestyle/news/california-republican-says-he-understands-immigrants-because-he-was-born-arizona#ixzz2dIWxwi9n

 

IMMIGRATION AND THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MARCH ON WASHINGTON

 

Fox News Latino: White House Official Says Immigration Reform Vote Not Likely Until October

By Elizabeth Llorente

August 28, 2013

http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/politics/2013/08/28/white-house-domestic-policy-official-says-immigration-reform-vote-not-likely/#ixzz2dMIP237n

 

Roll Call: Students Swarm Union Station Marching for Immigration, Affirmative Action

By Hannah Hess

August 28, 2013

http://www.rollcall.com/news/students_swarm_union_station_marching_for_immigration_affirmative_action-227245-1.html?pos=hln

 

ABC/Univision: What Immigration Has to Do With Black Economic Struggles

By Ted Hesson

August 28, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/immigration-black-economic-struggles/story?id=20093764

 

HOUSE STATE OF PLAY; ECONOMIC ANALYSIS

 

The Hill: Lead House Dem frustrated over immigration’s pace

By Russell Berman

August 29, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/house/319285-lead-house-dem-frustrated-on-immigration

Voice of America: US Immigration Reform Battle Has Electoral Implications

By Michael Bowman

August 28, 2013

http://www.voanews.com/content/us-immigration-reform-battle-has-electoral-implications/1739199.html

 

Slate: Immigrants Don’t Drain Public Coffers After All

By Joshua Keating

August 28, 2013

http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_world_/2013/08/28/oecd_study_immigrants_have_small_but_positive_fiscal_effect.html

 

REACT TO NAPOLITANO DEPARTURE

 

International Business Times: Immigration Reform 2013: Napolitano Spread Arizona’s ‘Shameful Infection Of Nativism,’ Say Day Laborers

By Laura Matthews

August 28, 2013

http://www.ibtimes.com/immigration-reform-2013-napolitano-spread-arizonas-shameful-infection-nativism-say-day-laborers

 

AUGUST RECESS UPDATES

 

Washington Post: How Organizing For Action spent the August recess, by the numbers

By Juliet Eilperin

August 29, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/08/29/how-organizing-for-action-spent-the-august-recess-by-the-numbers/

Deseret Sun (California): Jerry Brown joins V. Manuel Perez, members Ca. Latino Caucus for immigration forum

By Tatiana Sanchez

August 28, 2013

http://voices.mydesert.com/2013/08/28/gov-jerry-brown-joins-assemblyman-v-manuel-perez-members-of-state-latino-caucus-for-immigration-forum/

 

Denver Post (Colorado): Colorado delegation spars over energy, Obamacare, immigration

By Allison Sherry

August 29, 2013

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_23968503/colorado-delegation-spars-over-energy-obamacare-immigration

Philly Burbs (Pennsylvania): Immigration reform supporters call for Fitzpatrick to support immigration reform

By Gema Maria Duarte

August 29, 2013

http://www.phillyburbs.com/00redesign/news/communities/bristol/immigration-reform-supporters-call-for-fitzpatrick-to-support-immigration-reform/article_ebc8ed53-057d-50d3-b690-72f4c769cda8.html

Scranton Times-Tribune (Pennsylvania): Rally for immigration reform in Scranton held on march anniversary

By Katie Sullivan

August 29, 2013

http://thetimes-tribune.com/news/rally-for-immigration-reform-in-scranton-held-on-march-anniversary-1.1543653

The Exponent (Indiana): Forum gathers to promote immigration reform

By Logan Judy

August 28, 2013

http://www.purdueexponent.org/city_state/article_703e2382-dab4-59bd-8338-0c16a0f4029b.html

 

MinnPost (Minnesota): Broad Minnesota immigration coalition sees hope for reform

By Devin Henry

August 28, 2013

http://www.minnpost.com/dc-dispatches/2013/08/broad-minnesota-immigration-coalition-sees-hope-reform

 

Watertown Daily Times (New York): U.S. Agriculture Secretary calls passage of immigration reform crucial for upstate NY dairy farms

By Ted Booker

August 29, 2013

http://www.watertowndailytimes.com/article/20130829/NEWS03/708299875

Associated Press (Tennessee): Business leaders make case for immigration reform

By Travis Loller

August 28, 2013

http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Business-leaders-make-case-for-immigration-reform-4768031.php

 

WBIR-TV (Tennessee): ACLU challenges Knox sheriff’s controversial comments on immigration

August 28, 2013

http://www.wbir.com/news/article/286373/2/ACLU-challenges-Knox-sheriffs-controversial-comments-on-immigration?odyssey=tab%7Ctopnews%7Cbc%7Clarge

 

DETENTION NEWS

 

The Atlantic: The Winners in Immigration Control: Private Prisons

By Aubrey Pringle

August 28, 2013

http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2013/08/the-winners-in-immigration-control-private-prisons/279128/

 

Seattle Times: Feds oppose county change in holding jailed immigrants

By Lornet Turnbull

August 27, 2013

http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2021696948_icedetentionxml.html

 

OPINIONS

 

Washington Post (Blog): The GOP, not the calendar, is the obstacle for immigration reform

By Jonathan Bernstein

August 28, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2013/08/28/the-gop-not-the-calendar-is-the-obstacle-for-immigration-reform/

 

Bloomberg (Opinion): The High Price of Immigration

By Paul Collier

August 28, 2013

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-08-28/the-high-price-of-immigration.html

 

Huffington Post (Blog): March on Washington: The Fierce Urgency of Now for Immigration Reform

By John McCullough

August 28, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-mccullough/march-on-washington-the-f_b_3818593.html

 

Huffington Post (Blog): ‘I Have a Dream’: An Undocumented Immigrant Version

By Jose Antonio Vargas

August 28, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jose-antonio-vargas/undocumented-immigrant-i-have-a-dream-speech_b_3832129.html?utm_hp_ref=politics

Washington Times (Community Voices): The Republican Party winning the young Hispanic vote

By Jose Fulgencio

August 28, 2013

http://communities.washingtontimes.com/neighborhood/modern-right-young-latino/2013/aug/28/republican-party-winning-young-hispanic-vote/#ixzz2dMHVJvzM

 

LOCAL OPINIONS

 

Wisconsin Rapids Tribune (Wisconsin—Opinion): Congress needs to fix immigration now

By Jim Klauser

August 28, 2013

http://www.wisconsinrapidstribune.com/article/20130829/WRT06/308290077/Klauser-Congress-needs-fix-immigration-now-column-

Great Falls Tribune (Montana—Opinion): Immigration reform to boost growth

By Bruce Nelson and Anthony Preite

August 28, 2013

http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20130828/OPINION/308280025/Montana-opinion-Immigration-reform-boost-growth

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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