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Must-Read Articles on Immigration, February 8, 2013


In response to Rep. Raul Labrador (R-IA)’s comments yesterday, commentators and bloggers continue to criticize Republicans who hold that there can be legalization without citizenship.  As Markos Moulitsas wrote this week, “if they’re going to send that message, they might as well just obstruct [immigration reform] because that’s not going to win them any immigrant votes.”

Associated Press: Senators see path to immigrants’ legalization
By Erica Werner and Suzanne Gamboa

Huffington Post: Dream Act To Be Reintroduced In House As Immigration Push Grows
By Elise Foley

ABC/Univision: Senate Democrats Dig in on Immigration Reform
By Jordan Fabian

Los Angeles Times: Illegal immigrants may have to wait 10 years for green card
By Brian Bennett and Lisa Moscaro

Think Progress: Key GOP Congressman’s Immigration Idea Would Create Permanent Underclass Of Workers
By Igor Volsky

ABC News: How Marco Rubio’s Mom Influenced Him on Immigration Reform
By Arlette Saenz

Washington Post: Immigration advocates push Republicans to support path to citizenship
By David Nakamura and Rosalind Helderman

The Atlantic: Why Immigration-Reform Advocates Feel Good About Their Chances
By David Graham

New York Times: Business and Labor Unite to Try to Alter Immigration Laws
By Steve Greenhouse

Washington Post: AFL-CIO kicks off campaign for immigration reform
By David Nakamura

Tampa Bay Times: In immigration debate, evangelicals tie issue to Bible to push Republicans
By Alex Leary

National Journal: Topping Insiders’ Priority Lists: Immigration, Jobs, and Deficit Reduction
By Michael Catalini, Naureen Khan and Peter Bell

Reuters: Cuban perks under scrutiny in U.S. immigration reform
By David Adams and Tom Brown

Washington Post (Blog): Second class citizenship: Not the answer to the GOP’s problems
By Greg Sargent

Wall Street Journal (Opinion): E-Verify’s ‘Hang Everyone’ Approach
By Laura Murphy and Fred Smith

National Journal (Opinion): Huge Hispanic Support for Obama Was No Sure Thing
By Charlie Cook

Huffington Post (Blog): A Roadmap for Healthy Citizenship
By Marielena Hincapié

The Hill (Blog): Immigration reform: Renewing the promise of America
By Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee

Talking Points Memo: Labrador: House GOP Won’t Vote For Pathway To Citizenship
By Sahil Kapur

Crooks and Liars: Pathway To Citizenship Becomes GOP Roadblock On Immigration Reform
By John Amato

Media Matters: Karl Rove And Marco Rubio’s Mutually Beneficial Alliance
By Ben Dimiero

Fire Dog Lake: The Congressional Black Caucus Lends Its Voice to the Immigration Debate
By Marybeth Onyeukwu

Immigration Impact: Nativists Fail to Grasp Economics of Immigration Reform
By Walter Ewing

Latino Rebels: Colorado Gas Station Caught Selling “Illegal Immigrant Hunting Permit” Sticker
By Rebeldes