#Immigration Headlines For 02/03/2014

Washington Post: Obama open to middle ground with Republicans on immigration reform

By David Nakamura

January 31, 2014

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/obama-open-to-middle-ground-with-republicans-on-immigration-reform/2014/01/31/8aeb6e52-8a90-11e3-a5bd-844629433ba3_story.html

 

Financial Times: Republicans revisit immigration debate to woo minority vote

By Barney Jopson

January 31, 2014

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/154321fc-8a1f-11e3-abc4-00144feab7de.html?siteedition=intl

 

Gannett: NAVARRETTE: Immigrants get no help from liberals

By Ruben Navarrette

January 31, 2014

http://www.theleafchronicle.com/article/20140202/OPINION/302020005/NAVARRETTE-Immigrants-get-no-help-from-liberals?nclick_check=1

 

International Business Times: Immigration Reform 2014: Are Democrats Ready To Compromise On Citizenship?

By Laura Matthews

February 1, 2014

http://www.ibtimes.com/immigration-reform-2014-are-democrats-ready-compromise-citizenship-1552669

 

Huffington Post: Obama Doesn’t Rule Out Executive Options On Immigration If Congress Fails

By Elise Foley

January 31, 2014

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/31/obama-immigration-executive-action_n_4704310.html

 

Fiscal Times: House GOP Raises Hope for Immigration Reform

By Eric Pianin

January 31, 2014

http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Articles/2014/01/31/House-GOP-Raises-Hope-Immigration-Reform

 

Miami Herald (Opinion): Commentary: Obama should stop mass deportations

By Andres Oppenheimer

February 1, 2014

http://www.santafenewmexican.com/opinion/commentary/commentary-obama-should-stop-mass-deportations/article_b9924dd6-b4eb-5103-928b-4a102dd80ccb.html

 

Think Progress: Why Citizenship Is Better For America Than Legal Status

By Esther Yu-His Lee

January 31, 2014

http://thinkprogress.org/immigration/2014/01/31/3232191/house-republican-immigration-principles-citizenship-better/

 

Oye Times: Arizona Documentary Shows the State of PBS

By Jerry Kammer

January 31, 2014

http://www.oyetimes.com/lifestyle/immigration/58429-arizona-documentary-shows-the-state-of-pbs

 

REACT/ANALYSIS TO HOUSE GOP PRINCIPLES; OBAMA MAY BE OPEN TO COMPROMISE ON PATH TO CITIZENSHIP

 

Roll Call: Boehner Releases Immigration Principles (Updated)

By Daniel Newhauser

January 30, 2014

http://blogs.rollcall.com/218/boehner-releases-immigration-principles/

 

MSNBC: Can a GOP immigration leader sell his colleagues on reform

By Benjy Sarlin

January 31, 2014

http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc/can-gop-immigration-leader-sell-reform

 

The Atlantic: Is Now the Time for Immigration Reform?

By Molly Ball

January 30, 2014

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2014/01/is-now-the-time-for-immigration-reform/283492/

 

The Daily Caller: ‘Why now?’ for immigration reform

By Matt K. Lewis

January 31, 2014

http://dailycaller.com/2014/01/31/why-now-for-immigration-reform/

 

CNN: CNN Exclusive: President Obama says he’s not recalibrating ambitions

By Jake Tapper and Chelsea J. Carter

January 31, 2014

http://www.cnn.com/2014/01/31/politics/obama-interview/index.html?hpt=hp_inthenews

 

Wall Street Journal: Obama Open to House GOP Immigration Plan

By Laura Meckler

January 31, 2014

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2014/01/31/obama-could-support-house-gop-immigration-plan/

 

New York Times: House G.O.P.’s Immigration Plan Presents Tough Choices for Obama

By Michael D. Shear and Ashley Parker

January 31, 2014

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/01/us/obama-hints-he-may-be-open-to-immigration-deal-with-gop.html

 

Washington Post: Obama suggests he’s open to immigration deal without path to citizenship

By Aaron Blake

January 31, 2014

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2014/01/31/obama-suggests-hes-open-to-immigration-deal-without-path-to-citizenship/

 

The Hill: Obama’s immigration strategy is to give room to House Republicans

By Amie Parnes

February 1, 2014

http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/197155-obamas-immigration-strategy-is-to-give-room-to-house-gop

 

RYAN SAYS REFORM UNLIKELY IN 2014

 

Politico: Ryan won’t commit to immigration action this year

By Jennifer Epstein

February 2, 2014

http://www.politico.com/blogs/politico-live/2014/02/ryan-wont-commit-to-immigration-action-this-year-182524.html

 

Associated Press: Paul Ryan: Immigration legislation unlikely in ‘14

February 2, 2014

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/white-house-immigration-should-not-form-2-classes/2014/02/02/bba990ea-8c26-11e3-9ed8-259977a48789_story.html

 

Washington Post: Paul Ryan: Immigration reform this year ‘clearly in doubt’

By Niraj Chokshi

February 2, 2014

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2014/02/02/paul-ryan-immigration-reform-this-year-clearly-in-doubt/

 

Associated Press: Republicans blame Obama for stalling immigration

February 3, 2014

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/congress/republicans-blame-obama-for-stalling-immigration/2014/02/03/4dcbe728-8cab-11e3-9ed8-259977a48789_story.html

 

OTHER NATIONAL DEVELOPMENTS

 

New York Times: Republicans Vague on Citizenship Question

By Emmarie Huetteman

February 2, 2014

http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/02/02/republicans-vague-on-citizenship-question/

 

The Hill:  Jindal urges GOP to tackle immigration

By Erik Wasson

February 2, 2014

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/197202-jindal-supports-house-gop-immigration-moves#ixzz2sGfkAxEd

 

The Hill: Diaz-Balart urges Obama to avoid inciting GOP on immigration

By Mario Trujillo

January 31, 2014

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/197152-diaz-balart-urges-obama-to-avoid-inciting-gop-on-immigration#ixzz2sGfpRa12

 

Huffington Post: The Man Who Kept Immigration Reform Alive

By Elise Foley

February 3, 2014

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/02/03/eliseo-medina-immigration-reform_n_4703948.html

 

Associated Press: In an election year, GOP wary of immigration issue

January 31, 2014

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/whitehouse/citizenship-for-immigrants-obama-eases-insistence/2014/01/31/4214471c-8ae5-11e3-a760-a86415d0944d_story.html

 

Washington Post: Republicans say immigration deal is far from certain, push ‘security first’ approach

By Niraj Chokshi

February 2, 2014

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/republicans-say-immigration-deal-is-far-from-certain-push-security-first-approach/2014/02/02/2791c0ac-8c40-11e3-95dd-36ff657a4dae_story.html

 

Associated Press: More states grant in-state tuition to immigrants

February 3, 2014

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/more-states-grant-in-state-tuition-to-immigrants/2014/02/03/2efe6e9a-8cb2-11e3-9ed8-259977a48789_story.html

 

Associated Press: 15 states have passed immigrant tuition laws

February 3, 2014

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/15-states-have-passed-immigrant-tuition-laws/2014/02/03/4c4376a8-8cb2-11e3-9ed8-259977a48789_story.html

 

Washington Post: How immigration reform is shaping up to affect entrepreneurs, business owners

By J.D. Harrison

February 3, 2014

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/on-small-business/how-immigration-reform-is-shaping-up-to-affect-entrepreneurs-business-owners/2014/02/02/a4527f1e-8ab5-11e3-916e-e01534b1e132_story.html

 

Washington Post: In a crowded immigration court, seven minutes to decide a family’s future

By Eli Saslow

February 2, 2014

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/in-a-crowded-immigration-court-seven-minutes-to-decide-a-familys-future/2014/02/02/518c3e3e-8798-11e3-a5bd-844629433ba3_story.html

 

Associated Press: Immigrant reform might raise price of citizenship

February 2, 2014

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/immigrant-reform-might-raise-price-of-citizenship/2014/02/02/eb44707e-8c33-11e3-9ed8-259977a48789_story.html

 

Politico: Tech group boosts GOP on immigration

By Mike Allen

January 31, 2014

http://www.politico.com/story/2014/01/immigration-fwd-us-americans-for-a-conservative-direction-102972.html

 

IN-STATE DEVELOPMENTS

 

Arizona Republic (Arizona): Family splits on immigration reform proposal

By Daniel González

February 3, 2014

http://www.azcentral.com/news/politics/articles/20140131immigration-reform-proposal-family-split.html

 

OPINION AND EDITORIAL

 

Washington Post (Editorial): House GOP leaders coax their colleagues to move on immigration

February 1, 2014

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/house-gop-leaders-coax-their-colleagues-to-move-on-immigration/2014/02/01/ac4ded3a-8aa5-11e3-916e-e01534b1e132_story.html

 

Washington Post (Plum Line): The Morning Plum: GOP leaders stiff-arm the nativists

By Greg Sargent

January 31, 2014

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2014/01/31/the-morning-plum-gop-leaders-stiff-arm-the-nativists/

 

Washington Post (Plum Line): The nightmare scenario for Republicans on immigration

By Greg Sargent

January 31, 2014

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2014/01/31/the-nightmare-scenario-for-republicans-on-immigration/

 

Washington Post (The Fix): Why Republicans should think twice about immigration reform before the 2014 election

By Chris Cillizza

January 31, 2014

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2014/01/31/why-republicans-might-want-to-think-twice-about-immigration-reform-before-the-2014-election/

 

Washington Monthly (Blog): “Establishment” Not the Only Republican Deceivers in Immigration Fight

By Ed Kilgore

January 31, 2014

http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/political-animal-a/2014_01/establishment_not_the_only_rep048878.php

 

Fusion (Opinion): Cecile Richards: Immigration Reform Must Include Access to Healthcare [Op-Ed]

By Cecile Richards

January 31, 2014

http://fusion.net/leadership/story/cecile-richards-immigration-reform-priority-include-access-health-417052

 

Politico Magazine (Opinion): The House GOP Can’t Ignore the Path to Citizenship

By Dennis Hastart

February 2, 2014

http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/02/gop-immigration-reform-path-to-citizenship-102963.html#ixzz2sGRmUYfm

 

Reuters (Opinion): To win votes, the GOP should focus on jobs, not immigration

By Reihan Salam

January 31, 2014

http://blogs.reuters.com/reihan-salam/2014/01/31/to-win-votes-the-gop-should-focus-on-jobs-not-immigration/

 

Washington Post (The Fix): Why the House GOP immigration plan is more political sweet spot than wasteland

By Sean Sullivan

February 1, 2014

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2014/02/01/why-the-house-gop-immigration-plan-is-more-political-sweet-spot-than-wasteland/

 

Washington Post (Right Turn): Immigration reform stumbles on

By Jennifer Rubin

January 31, 2014

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2014/01/31/immigration-reform-stumbles-on/

 

Washington Post (Right Turn): Why be optimistic about immigration?

By Jennifer Rubin

January 31, 2014

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2014/01/31/why-be-optimistic-about-immigration/

 

New York Times (Opinion): The G.O.P.’s Immigration Delusion

By Ross Douthat

February 1, 2014

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/02/opinion/sunday/douthat-the-gops-immigration-delusion.html?hp&rref=opinion&_r=0

 

Washington Post (Opinion): Is the GOP giving up tea?

By E.J. Dionne Jr.

February 2, 2014

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/ej-dionne-jr-the-gops-long-trek-back-toward-the-center/2014/02/02/1a635800-8ab5-11e3-916e-e01534b1e132_story.html

 

Roll Call (Opinion): Good News for Immigration: It Is an Election Year | Commentary

By Lynden Melmed

February 3, 2014

http://www.rollcall.com/news/good_news_for_immigration_it_is_an_election_year_commentary-230596-1.html?pos=oopih

 

Thompson on Hollywood (Blog): Four Reasons 2014 Will Be the Year of the Immigrant on Film (VIDEO)

By Matt Brennan

January 27, 2014

http://blogs.indiewire.com/thompsononhollywood/immigration-reform-debate-jose-antonio-vargas-documented-cesar-chavez-american-hero-james-gray-the-immigrant-the-state-of-arizona-pbs?page=1#blogPostHeaderPanel

 

LOCAL OPINION

 

Spokesman Review (Washington – Opinion): Mark Kadel: Immigration reform a moral, national duty

By Mark Kadel

February 2, 2014

http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2014/feb/02/mark-kadel-immigration-reform-a-moral-national/

 

Tennessean (Tennessee – Opinion): Politics vs. immigration reform

By Froma Harrop

February 2, 2014

http://www.tennessean.com/article/20140203/COLUMNIST0150/302030007

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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