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Must-Read Articles and Posts on Immigration, February 6, 2012

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There was a ton of coverage of immigration yesterday given the House Hearing, Obama’s meetings and statements from Speaker Boehner and Majority Leader Cantor. Today, we compiled a pretty hefty collection of article and posts on the key subjects. Also, Greg Sargent from The Plum Line at the Washington Post explained how the path to citizenship is the middle ground in the debate. We posted Greg’s analysis here.

New York Times By Ashley Parker: House G.O.P. Explores Immigration Changes Short of Citizenship

Washington Post by Rosalind Helderman: Partisan cracks appear early in House immigration debate

Huffington Post By Elise Foley: House Republicans: Immigration Reform With Pathway To Citizenship ‘Toxic,’ An ‘Extreme

MSNBC By Ned Resnikoff: ICE union resists immigration reform

Los Angeles Times: House Republicans debate legal status for immigrants

ABC News By John Parkinson: Boehner Won’t Rush Immigration Overhaul Through House

Washington Post By Rosalind Helderman: GOP’s Raul Labrador quietly emerging as middleman for immigration reform

ABC/Univision By Emily Deruy: Eric Cantor Endorses Citizenship for DREAMers

Washington Post By David Nakamura: Obama declines to alter deportation policies in meeting with immigration advocates

Reuters By Mark Felsenthal and Roberta Rampton: Groups ask Obama to reject tying immigration reforms to security

Politico By Jennifer Epstein: Business, labor leaders talk guest workers at W.H.

Washington Post (The Fix By Scott Clement and Aaron Blake): Obama makes immigration comeback

ABC News by Greg Holyk: Poll Finds a Boost for Obama on Handling Immigration

Huffington Post By Elise Foley: Patrick Leahy, Fellow Senators Call For Less ‘Punitive’ Immigration System

The Hill by Daniel Strauss: House lawmakers introduce immigration bill for same-sex couples

NPR: Immigration Challenges For ‘Mixed-Status’ Families

Wall Street Journal, Opinion by Jason Riley: House Immigration Debate Begins

The Hill, Blog Post by By Benjamin Johnson: Beware of moving goal posts on border security enforcement

Daily Kos by Laura Clawson: Finding themselves in a hole, House Republicans take immigration slow

Think Progress by Rebecca Leber: Democratic Rep Gets Anti-Immigrant Witness To Embrace Comprehensive Reform

News Taco by Maria Hinojosa: Immigration reform: the Senate way, the Obama way

Crooks and Liars by John Amato: Sheriff Joe Begs For Cash To Defeat ‘Thugs, Clowns, Radical Extemists’ Trying To Recall Him