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Must-Read News on Immigration Reform, February 10, 2014

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MSNBC: Immigration activists fear House GOP is backing off reform
By Benjy Sarlin

Wall Street Journal: Immigration Impasse Could Rekindle Fight Over Deportations
By Laura Meckler

Associated Press: White House giving House Speaker John Boehner room on immigration
By Donna Cassata and Jim Kuhnhenn

Politico: Chuck Schumer floats 2017 immigration plan
By Seung Min Kim

The Daily Beast: The Immigration Dance
By David Freedlander

New York Times: Boehner Is Hit From the Right on Overhaul for Immigration
By Jonathan Weisman and Ashley Parker

Christian Post: Boehner ‘Taps Brakes’ on Immigration Reform Due to Obama Distrust; Evangelicals Decry Inaction
By Stoyan Zaimov

Talking Points Memo: Boehner Is Trapped In An Immigration Nightmare With No End In Sight
By Sahil Kapur

WBUR: Immigration Reform Stalled In Washington

Slate: Dead on Arrival
By John Dickerson

CNN: Inside Politics: Boehner says ‘never mind’ on immigration
By John King


Politico: DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson treads careful line on immigration
By Reid J. Epstein

MSNBC: Immigration, cybersecurity top DHS agenda
By Meredith Clark

The Hill: DHS head: GOP immigration principles ‘serious step forward’
By Rebecca Shabad


Associated Press: Schumer: Let immigration law take effect in 2017

Reuters: U.S. senator suggests quick approval, delayed enactment of immigration law

Washington Post: Schumer to GOP: Set immigration law to kick in after Obama leaves office
By Sean Sullivan

Wall Street Journal: House Republicans Cool to Schumer Immigration Proposal
By Laura Meckler

CNN: Did Schumer call Boehner’s bluff on immigration?
By Mary Grace Lucas

New Republic: Calling the Republican Bluff on Immigration
By Jonathan Cohn


Politico: Colin Powell pushes GOP on immigration
By Tal Kopan

Politico: Mayors: Immigration should address citizenship
By Seung Min Kim

International Business Times: Immigration Reform 2014: Democratic Rep. Luis Gutierrez Talks Obama’s Executive Action, Citizenship And Republican Principles
By Laura Matthews

New York Times: Program Benefiting Some Immigrants Extends Visa Wait for Others
By Julia Preston

The Economist: The great expulsion

CBS News: Democrats: GOP claims they can’t trust Obama are just “excuses”
By Rebecca Kaplan

Politico: Peter King on GOP immigration reform
By Nick Gass

Politico: Cardin: Immigration flip ‘disappointing’
By Andrea Drusch

Politico: Ayotte: Big ‘trust deficit’ with Obama
By Nick Gass

The Hill: Immigration a ‘casualty’ of GOP infighting?
By Mike Lillis

The Hill: Ellison: Obama has ‘done his part’ on immigration
By Megan R. Wilson


Marion Star (Ohio): Immigration debate hits Ohio
By Jessie Balmert

Coshocton Tribune (Ohio): Ohio lawmakers leery of Boehner’s immigration proposals
By Dierdre Shesgreen

Bakersfield Now (California): McCarthy on immigration reform: ‘The most important thing is to get it done right’
By Carol Ferguson

CBS 5 AZ (Arizona): Immigration reform delay creates frustration in AZ
By Jason Barry

Lincoln Journal-Star (Nebraska): Fremont set to vote on immigration ordinance Tuesday
By Nicholas Bergin

Arizona Republic (Arizona): Senators decry latest immigration-reform snag
By Dan Nowicki

San Jose Mercury News (California): California: GOP incumbents may be harmed by party abandoning immigration deal in D.C.
By Josh Richman

Chicago Sun-Times (Illinois): Illinois’ GOP reps urged to act on immigration
By Lynn Sweet

Star-Tribune (Minnesota): Minnesota mayors press Congress for immigration reform
By Corey Mitchell

News & Observer (North Carolina): NC’s discomfort with immigration revamp might block it in Congress
By Franco Ordonez


Wall Street Journal (Editorial): Washington’s Growth Retreat

Bloomberg View (Editorial): The End of the Immigration Debate

Washington Post (Editorial): Mr. Boehner’s weak immigration excuses

Chicago Tribune (Editorial): GOP spoke too soon on immigration

Washington Post (Plum Line): The Morning Plum: The GOP dance on immigration
By Greg Sargent

NBC News (First Read): Immigration: Gains and Pains for GOP
By Chuck Todd, Mark Murray, and Domenico Mantanaro

New Yorker (Close Read): John Boehner’s Immigration Nihilism
By Amy Davidson

MSNBC (Maddow Blog): ‘Why don’t we just pack up and go home?’
By Steven Benen

The Wire (Opinion): Three Reasons to Think that Boehner Is Bluffing on Immigration
By Phillip Bump

New York Times (Opinion): Boehner on Fantasy Island
By Gail Collins

Washington Post (Opinion): The GOP’s immigration conundrum
By Dan Balz

Washington Post (The Fix): Why Republicans shouldn’t wait to pass immigration reform
By Chris Cillizza

Forbes (Opinion): Ann Coulter’s Anti-Immigration Stance Is Wrecked By Basic Economics
By John Tamny

MSNBC: A letter to John Boehner: Don’t fold on immigration reform
By Melissa Harris-Perry

Washington Post (Wonkblog): Wonkbook: Immigration reform’s shaky second act
By Evan Soltas

National Journal: Speaker of (Glass) House Boehner Should Stop Casting Stones at Obama
By Ron Fournier


Arizona Republic (Arizona – Editorial): Pass an immigration bill now: We reject your excuses

Las Cruces Sun-News (New Mexico – Editorial): Editorial: House position of immigration disingenuous

Deseret News (Utah – Editorial): In our opinion: Immigration reform is needed now, not next election cycle

Star-Ledger (New Jersey – Opinion): Boehner’s immigration excuse is bogus: Moran
By Tom Moran