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Must-Read News on Immigration Reform, October 18, 2013

by Van Le on 10/18/2013 at 9:51am

Fox News Latino: With Shutdown Out Of The Way, President Obama Presses Congress To Pass Immigration Reform Law By End of Year
By Elizabeth Llorente

The Hill (Congress Blog): Documentary shows why immigration movement will survive Congressional dysfunction
By Gebe Martinez

Texas Tribune: After Shutdown, Immigration Reform Push Picks Up
By Julian Aguilar

Latinos Post: Congressman Luis Gutierrez: ‘Votes Exist for Comprehensive Immigration Reform’ [Exclusive Video]
By Nicole Rojas

CBS News: Obama’s priorities for the year: Budget, immigration and farm bill
By Rebecca Kaplan

Reuters: Post-crisis, Obama tells Congress to get to work
By Jeff Mason and Andy Sullivan

USA Today: Shutdown over, Democrats say immigration is next
By Alan Gomez

Huffington Post: Obama To House On Immigration: If You Have Ideas, ‘Let’s Hear Them’
By Elise Foley

New York Times: Obama Calls for New Spirit of Cooperation in Washington
By Michael D. Shear

Los Angeles Times: Obama takes tough tone, decries pressure from ‘extremes’
By Christi Parsons

Washington Post: Democrats renew push for immigration bill
By David Nakamura

Los Angeles Times: Immigration legislation’s prospects bleak after bitter budget fight
By Brian Bennett

Wall Street Journal: Budget Battle Complicates Other Legislation
By Kristina Peterson

USA Today: Unlike shutdown, GOP says Democrats must bend on immigration
By Alan Gomez

Wall Street Journal: Business Voices Frustration With GOP
By Laura Meckler

Washington Post: Business groups stand by Boehner, plot against tea party
By Jia Lynn Yang and Tom Hamburger

Ralston Reports: Reid towers over shutdown resolution
By Jon Ralston

Daily Beast: Exclusive: Jeh Johnson Tapped to Lead Department of Homeland Security
By Daniel Klaidman

Washington Post: Obama to nominate Jeh Johnson, former Pentagon official, as next DHS secretary
By Scott Wilson and Greg Miller

TIME: Jeh Johnson is Obama’s Pick for Homeland Security Chief
By Zeke J. Miller and Courtney Subramanian

Associated Press: Obama’s pick to lead DHS suggests priority shift from immigration to national security

Christian Post: Obama, Evangelicals to Make Immigration Top National Priority Following Fiscal Crisis Resolution
By Stoyan Zaimov

UPI: Evangelicals for immigration reform considerable force in House

Associated Press: Changing Demographics Influencing Taste Buds
By Suzette Laboy and J.M. Hirsch

KJZZ (Arizona): Gosar: Immigration Reform Not A Priority
By Al Macias

Associated Press (Louisiana): Louisiana High court strikes down immigrant driver law
By Michael Kunzelman

Bakersfield Californian (California): UFW, growers deliver almost 8,000 immigration reform letters to McCarthy’s offices
By John Cox

CBS SF (California): Activists Block Bus In Protest Near San Francisco Immigration Office

NPR (Colorado): In Flooded Colorado, Immigrants’ Livelihoods Washed Away
By Kirk Siegler

ABC2 News (Maryland): Maryland bishops encourage immigration reform

Washington Post (Editorial): House Republicans can break the immigration impasse
By Editorial Board

Wall Street Journal: Immigration and the Welcoming Church
By Cardinal Timothy Dolan

Huffington Post (Blog): Immigration Reform: A Pathway to Citizenship for the GOP?
By David Leopold

Huffington Post (Blog): Why I Went to Jail
By Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY)

Huffington Post (Blog): ‘Bipartisan’ Task Force Wrong on Deportations
By Cesar Vargas

National Journal (The Next America blog): Immigration ‘Ride Isn’t Over Yet’
By Ali Noorani

National Journal (Political Connections): How to Win in Virginia as a Liberal Democrat
By Ronald Brownstein

Washington Post (Wonkblog): Higher taxes shouldn’t be the Democratic Party’s top priority
By Ezra Klein

Arizona Republic (Arizona — editorial): Learn a lesson or leave a logjam? That’s up to Congress
By Editorial Board

El Diario (English translation — opinion): Why I Was Willing to Get Arrested for Immigration Reform
By Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx)

Washington Post: House Republicans can break the immigration impasse

La Opinión (Editorial): Now, on to immigration

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