#Immigration News, Opinions, and Analysis–08/30/2013

 

Bloomberg: McCain Enlists Business on Immigration Amid Party Rift

By Kathleen Hunter

August 30, 2013

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-08-30/mccain-enlists-business-on-immigration-amid-party-rift.html

 

The Hill: Immigration advocates claim ‘resounding win’ in quiet August

By Russell Berman

August 29, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/house/319443-immigration-advocates-claim-resounding-win-for-their-side-in-quiet-august#ixzz2dO9RuNsG

 

Talking Points Memo: Pro-Immigration Advocate: We’ll Kick The GOP’s Ass If They Block Reform

By Sahil Kapur

August 29, 2013

http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/pro-immigration-advocate-well-kick-gops-ass-if

 

NBC Latino: An August surprise? ‘Avalance of opposition’ didn’t happen, say immigration reform advocates

By Sandra Lilley

August 29, 2013

http://nbclatino.com/2013/08/29/an-august-surprise-avalance-of-opposition-didnt-happen-say-immigration-reform-advocates/

 

Cleveland Plain Dealer: Ohio immigration case highlights need for real immigration reform

By Lynn Tramonte

August 29, 2013

http://www.cleveland.com/opinion/index.ssf/2013/08/ohio_immigration_case_highligh.html#incart_river

 

HOUSE STATE OF PLAY

 

Salon: The truth behind GOP’s immigration reform sabotage

By Brian Beutler

August 29, 2013

http://www.salon.com/2013/08/29/the_truth_behind_gops_immigration_reform_sabotage/

 

Talking Points Memo: House GOP Telegraphs Slow Death Of Immigration Reform

By Sahil Kapur

August 28, 2013

http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2013/08/house-gop-telegraphs-slow-death-of-immigration-reform.php

 

International Business Times: Immigration Reform 2013: House Gang Preps Comprehensive Bill For October Push

By Laura Matthews

August 29, 2013

http://www.ibtimes.com/immigration-reform-2013-house-gang-preps-comprehensive-bill-october-push-1401634

 

AFL-CIO LABOR REPORT & TRUMKA TALKS IMMIGRATION AT CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR BREAKFAST

 

VOXXI: Just before Labor Day, a report shows struggles of Latino workers

By Griselda Nevarez

August 30, 2013

http://www.voxxi.com/labor-day-latino-workers/

 

Washington Times: Labor’s Trumka: Immigration will kill GOP; Obamacare ‘mistakes’ need fixing

By Paul Bedard

August 29, 2013

http://washingtonexaminer.com/labors-trumka-immigration-will-kill-gop-obamacare-mistakes-need-fixing/article/2534882

 

Gannett: Labor leader: Immigration reform would boost wages

By Erin Kelly

August 29, 2013

http://www.azcentral.com/news/politics/articles/20130829labor-leader-immigration-reform-would-boost-wages.html

 

CHAMBER TALKS IMMIGRATION

 

The Hill: Chamber official optimistic about Congress passing immigration reform

By Vicki Needham

August 29, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/on-the-money/economy/319431-chamber-official-optimistic-about-congress-passing-immigration-reform#ixzz2dOB1YWna

 

The Washington Times: U.S. Chamber: Immigration bill’s chances are 50-50

By Stephen Dinan

August 29, 2013

http://www.washingtontimes.com/blog/inside-politics/2013/aug/29/us-chamber-immigration-bills-chances-are-50-50/#ixzz2dSFipPlE

 

AUGUST RECESS UPDATES

 

Omaha World-Herald: Catholics to hear immigration pleas

By Michael O’Connor and Joseph Morton

August 30, 2013

http://www.omaha.com/article/20130830/NEWS/130839953/1685

 

NBC Philadelphia (Pennsylvania): Philly’s Children of Undocumented Workers Take Letters to Mayor

By Emma Jacobs

August 29, 2013

http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Immigrant-Children-Undocumented-Parents-Philadelphia-ICE-221676071.html

 

The News Herald (Opinion): Painesville vigil focuses on immigration reform (with video)

By Devon Turchan

August 29, 2013

http://www.news-herald.com/general-news/20130829/painesville-vigil-focuses-on-immigration-reform-with-video

 

Philadelphia Daily News: Immigrant-rights group seeks end to police, ICE collaboration

By Jad Sleiman

August 30, 2013

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/politics/20130830_Immigrant-rights_group_seeks_end_to_police-ICE_collaboration.html#jMcykfS388sKUMuM.99

 

New Jersey Star-Ledger (Opinion): Why a path to citizenship is vital to immigration reform

By Nicholas V. Montalto

August 30, 2013

http://blog.nj.com/njv_guest_blog/2013/08/why_a_path_to_citizenship_is_v.html

 

Minnesota Public Radio: ‘Bibles, Badges and Business’ come together for immigration reform

By Laura Yuen,

August 29, 2013

http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2013/08/29/bibles-badges-business-immigration-reform-coalition

 

ARGUMENTS FOR REFORM

 

Slate: Unskilled Immigration To Denmark Increased Wages For Low-Skilled Danish People

By Matthew Yglesias

August 29, 2013

http://www.slate.com/blogs/moneybox/2013/08/29/immigration_and_wages_in_denmark.html

 

National Review Online: The Morality of Immigration: The GOP is abandoning the high ground

By Andrew Stiles

August 29, 2013

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/357049/morality-immigration-andrew-stiles

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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