#Immigration News, Analysis, and Opinion–09/03/2013

Associated Press: Immigration Bill Knot: ‘Special’ Citizenship Path

By Erica Werner

September 1, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/immigration-bill-knot-special-citizenship-path-20129505

 

MSNBC: Who’s who in GOP’s pro-immigration reform camp

By Benjy Sarlin

August 30, 2013

http://tv.msnbc.com/2013/08/30/24-house-republicans-support-a-path-to-citizenship-whats-driving-them/

 

Arizona Republic: ‘Anti-amnesty’ movement failing to pick up steam

By Dan Nowicki and Erin Kelly

September 1, 2013

http://www.azcentral.com/news/politics/articles/20130821anti-amnesty-movement-failing.html

 

Mother Jones: Immigration Reform: Dead or Alive?

By Gavin Aronsen

August 30, 2013

http://www.motherjones.com/mojo/2013/08/immigration-reform-recess-debt-ceiling-boehner

 

The Guardian Express: Will Obama Save Immigration Reform? (Video)

By Thomas Barr

August 30, 2013

http://guardianlv.com/2013/08/will-obama-save-immigration-reform-video/

 

HOUSE STATE OF PLAY

 

Bloomberg: Immigration Survives Recess as Pressure on Ryan Fizzles

By Roxana Tiron

September 3, 2013

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-09-03/immigration-survives-recess-as-pressure-on-ryan-fizzles.html

 

The Hill: Immigration advocates vow big Washington rallies to press reform

By Russell Berman

September 2, 2013

http://thehill.com/homenews/house/319691-immigration-advocates-vow-big-dc-rallies-to-press-reform#ixzz2dpZu64N9

 

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

 

International Business Times: Immigration Reform 2013: White House Says Work Continues After Recess

By Laura Matthews

August 31, 2013

http://www.ibtimes.com/immigration-reform-2013-white-house-says-work-continues-after-recess-1402071

 

National Journal: Walking the Path to Citizenship

By Rebecca Kaplan

September 2, 2013

http://www.nationaljournal.com/daily/walking-the-path-to-citizenship-20130902?mrefid=site_search

 

Washington Post: Along border, preparing to live with the real-world consequences of immigration debate

By Ed O’Keefe

September 2, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/along-border-preparing-to-live-with-the-real-world-consequences-of-immigration-debate/2013/09/02/f726771c-0a87-11e3-8974-f97ab3b3c677_story.html

 

Huffington Post: Family Struggles Drive Lawmakers’ Support For Immigration Reform

By Elise Foley, Caitlin McNeal and Ashley Balcerzak

August 31, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/31/immigration-reform_n_3845320.html

 

IMMIGRATION OPPONENTS SPEAK OUT

 

The Weekly Standard: Sessions: Labor Day a Reminder Immigration Bill Must Be Stopped, U.S. Economy Strengthened

By Daniel Harper

September 2, 2013

http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/sessions-labor-day-reminder-immigration-bill-must-be-stopped-us-economy-strengthened_751561.html

 

Daily Caller: Rand Paul: Boehner speakership in jeopardy over immigration reform [AUDIO]

By Jeff Poor

August 31, 2013

http://dailycaller.com/2013/08/30/rand-paul-boehner-speakership-in-jeopardy-over-immigration-reform/#ixzz2dmiNJqvX

 

Fox News: Union dumps AFL-CIO for its positions on ObamaCare, immigration reform

September 3, 2013

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/09/03/union-dumps-afl-cio-for-its-positions-on-obamacare-immigration-reform/#ixzz2dpXiR93e

 

THOUSANDS RALLY IN BAKERSFIELD

 

The Bakersfield Californian: More than 2,000 rally in Bakersfield for immigration reform

By Steve Levin

September 2, 2013

http://www.bakersfieldcalifornian.com/local/x1612517180/More-than-2-000-rally-in-Bakersfield-for-immigration-reform

 

KGET-TV (California): It’s a Labor Day focus on immigration

September 2, 2013

http://www.kget.com/news/local/story/Its-a-Labor-Day-focus-on-immigration/nKAI-XW-S0OxdTju-4kgwg.cspx

 

OTHER AUGUST RECESS UPDATES

 

Miami Herald: Rep. Steve Southerland: Tea party, Deep South, GOP and open to citizenship path

By Marc Caputo

August 30, 2013

http://miamiherald.typepad.com/nakedpolitics/2013/08/rep-steve-southerland-tea-party-deep-south-gop-and-open-to-citizenship-path-.html#storylink=cpy

 

Los Angeles Times: Anti-amnesty Royce not out of tune with his immigrant-heavy district

By Cindy Chang

August 31, 2013

http://www.latimes.com/local/la-me-ff-royce-immigration-20130831,0,3207873.story

 

The Times (New Jersey): U.S. Rep. Rush Holt endorses report that predicts economic boost with passage of immigration reform

By Mike Davis

August 31, 2013

http://www.nj.com/mercer/index.ssf/2013/08/us_rep_rush_holt_endorses_report_that_predicts_economic_boost_with_passage_of_immigration_reform.html

 

CBS Chicago: Protesters Call For Rep. Lipinski To Fix Immigration System

August 31, 2013

http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2013/08/31/protesters-call-for-rep-lipinski-to-fix-immigration-system/

 

Sioux City Journal (Iowa): Supporters rally in Sioux City for immigration reform

By Molly Montag

September 2, 2013

http://siouxcityjournal.com/news/local/supporters-rally-in-sioux-city-for-immigration-reform/article_8aa56287-a065-5a71-a948-7d8aaa580988.html?comment_form=true

 

WFAA-TV (Texas): Immigration activists begin week-long protest in Dallas

By Teresa Woodard

September 2, 2013

http://www.wfaa.com/news/local/Immigration-activists-begin-week-long-protest-in-Dallas-222113351.html

 

POLICY ANALYSIS

 

The Atlantic: The Surprising News From One Small Town About Immigration Reform

By James Fallows

September 1, 2013

http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2013/09/the-surprising-news-from-one-small-town-about-immigration-reform/279247/

 

Wall Street Journal: Canada Seeks Immigrants Who Fit Better

By Alistair McDonald

August 31, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323980604579030964060914466.html

 

OTHER DEVELOPMENTS

 

Wall Street Journal: Can Illegal Immigrants Practice Law?

By Joe Palazzolo

September 2, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324324404579044670263233400.html

 

Fox San Diego (California): SDPD chief endorses controversial immigration bill

By Christian De La Rosa

September 2, 2013

http://fox5sandiego.com/2013/09/02/sdpd-chief-endorses-controversial-immigration-bill/#axzz2dpdVmBwS

 

McClatchy Newspapers: Immigration impasse: Charlotte teen forced to find own way

By Franco Ordonez

August 31, 2013

http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/08/31/3155080/immigration-impasse-charlotte.html#storylink=cpy

 

OPINIONS

 

The Hill (Blog): Path toward citizenship or legalization

By Alex Nowrasteh

September 30, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/foreign-policy/319477-path-toward-citizenship-or-legalization

 

The Hill (Blog): Immigration must be high priority when Congress returns to Washington

By Javier Ortiz

September 2, 2013

http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/foreign-policy/319695-immigration-must-be-high-priority-when-congress-returns-to-washington#ixzz2dmivsdfZ

 

Washington Post (Opinion): Bring undocumented workers out of the shadows

By Theodore McCarrick

September 1, 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/bring-undocumented-workers-out-of-the-shadows/2013/09/01/fac0ef2e-0e92-11e3-bdf6-e4fc677d94a1_story.html

 

Miami Herald (Florida—Opinion): Immigration is a moral issue

By Thomas Wenski

September 1, 2013

http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/09/01/3596748/archbishop-wenski-immigration.html#storylink=cpy

 

San Antonio Express-News (Texas—Opinion): The biblical case for immigration reform

By Max Lucado

September 1, 2013

http://www.mysanantonio.com/opinion/commentary/article/The-biblical-case-for-immigration-reform-4772029.php

 

Wall Street Journal (Opinion): California’s Union-Sponsored War on Farmers

By Allysia Finley

September 2, 2013

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324463604579040781488196964.html?KEYWORDS=immigration

 

The Republican (Massachusetts—Opinion): On Labor Day, too many workers labor in the shadows

By Richard Trumka and Steven Tolman

September 2, 2013

http://www.masslive.com/business-news/index.ssf/2013/09/afl-cio_on_labor_day_too_many_workers_la_1.html

 

The Middletown Press (Connecticut—Opinion): On Labor Day, too many workers labor in the shadows

By Richard Trumka and John Olsen

September 2, 2013

http://www.middletownpress.com/opinion/20130901/another-view-on-labor-day-too-many-workers-labor-in-the-shadows

 

The Jersey Journal (New Jersey—Opinion): Labor Day message – N.J. minimum wage increase, immigration reform are needed

By Richard Trumka and Charles Wowkanech

September 2, 2013

http://www.nj.com/times-opinion/index.ssf/2013/09/opinion_labor_day_message_-_nj.html

 

MORE LOCAL OPINIONS

 

Minneapolis Star Tribune (Minnesota—Opinion): The United States needs immigration reform

By Norm Coleman

September 2, 2013

http://www.startribune.com/opinion/commentaries/221864881.html

 

The Tennessean (Tennessee—Opinion): Fixing immigration system will pay dividends to U.S., state economy

By Catherin Glover

September 2, 2013

http://www.tennessean.com/article/20130903/OPINION03/309030018/Tennessee-Voices-Fixing-immigration-system-will-pay-dividends-U-S-state-economy

 

The Lincoln Journal Star (Nebraska—Opinion): A former U.S. magistrate’s perspective on immigration reform

By David Piester

September 3, 2013

http://journalstar.com/news/opinion/editorial/columnists/local-view-a-former-u-s-magistrate-s-perspective-on/article_9f19d9f5-8359-571b-9c1a-9884811977c9.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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