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Must Read Immigration Articles and Posts: February 13, 2013

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Another day with a slew of clips on immigration. Lots of reaction to last night’s State of the Union by President Obama and the GOP rebuttal from Senator Rubio. And, there’s a hearing underway in the Senate Judiciary Committee, which we are live-tweeting from @AmericasVoice. The livestream can be found here.

New York Times Op-ed by By Jose Antonio Vargas: My Family’s Papers

Huffington Post by Elise Foley: State Of The Union Speech 2013: On Immigration, ‘Let’s Get This Done’

Reuters by Andy Sullivan: Obama emphasizes economic benefits of immigration overhaul

Politico by Carrie Budoff Brown: Aggressive speech, even more aggressive message

National Journal by Beth Reinhard: In a Shift for GOP, Marco Rubio Demonstrates the Power of Spanish

The Guardian by Ed Pilkington: Dreamer leaders signal opposition to Rubio on immigration reform

NPR by David Welna: Sen. Rubio’s Response Gives GOP A Chance To Woo Hispanics

BuzzFeed by McKay Coppins: The Future Of The Republican Party Is By The Pool At The Biltmore

BuzzFeed by Rosie Gray: Rand Paul Calls For Sequester And Immigration Reform In Tea Party Response To SOTU

Roll Call by Daniel Newhauser: Paul: GOP Must See ‘Immigrants as Assets, Not Liabilities’

Politico by Kevin Robillard: Paul Ryan credits President Obama on immigration

Las Vegas Sun by Karoun Demirjian: Young Las Vegan reflects on his responsibility as face of immigration reform

Associated Press by Erica Werner: Senators take up immigration in first hearing

Bloomberg by Kathleen Hunter: Senate Democrats to Brief Obama on U.S. Immigration Talks

Huffington Post by Luke Johnson: John Boehner On Pathway To Citizenship: ‘Slow Down. Slow Down. How About A Little Foreplay?’

Daily Kos by Joan McCarter: New House GOP ‘messaging’ strategy: More of the same, but in Spanish

Think Progress by Igor Volsky: 6 Game-Changing Ideas In The State Of The Union