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Must-Read News on Immigration Reform, August 7, 2014

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Business Insider: Obama Is Preparing To Make One Of The Boldest Moves Of His Presidency — And It Could Stretch The Scope Of Executive Power

Nation: Could Obama Solve the Immigration Crisis Through Executive Action?

MSNBC: Obama’s immigration action could set off political firestorm

EFE: Activists to keep up pressure for Obama to act on immigration

The Hill: Obama defends executive action

Associated Press: Obama: Public expects him to deal with problems, not twiddle thumbs while waiting on Congress

Los Angeles Times: Obama says Americans don’t want him ‘twiddling my thumbs’

Roll Call: President Defends Executive Action Post-GOP Lawsuit

The Hill: Cotton turns question on impeachment to immigration

The Hill: Huckabee: Obama deserves impeachment

The Hill: Paul: I wasn’t ducking immigration debate

Washington Post: Rand Paul denies fleeing ‘Kamikaze interview’ with DREAMers

TIME: Steve King Shows 2016 Risk of Campaign Trail Ambushes For GOP

Politico: Martin O’Malley slams White House ‘spin’

Huffington Post: Martin O’Malley Accuses White House Of Spinning His Immigration Comments

Vox: 9 ways detaining immigrant families is turning into a “shitshow”

CBS News: For unaccompanied immigrant children, a shortage of lawyers

The Hill: Biden calls for lawyers to represent migrant children

USA Today: Schools ‘holding breath’ as immigrant children arrive

New York Times: Texas Bolsters Border Patrol With Its Own

Roll Call: Senate Candidate Targets Democrat on Immigration

Associated Press: Challenger In Ark. Senate Race Heats Up Campaign With Immigration Ad

Fox News Latino: In Rare Move, University Grants $22K Scholarship To Undocumented Student

Arizona Republic (Arizona): Arizona leads U.S. in deferred-action application rate

WTOP (Maryland): Local group helps unaccompanied minors recover from travel traumas

Houston Chronicle (Texas): Expediting child immigrant cases disrupts docket, due process, judge says

San Antonio Express-News (Texas): Few show up for immigration protest

Washington Post (Plum Line): How far can Obama go on deportations?

Washington Post (Opinion): With immigration reform, President Obama takes cue from Lincoln

New Republic (Opinion): Claiming “Obama Is Caesar” Is Sexier Than Saying “Steve King Is Right”

Bloomberg View (Opinion): Mr. President, You Can’t Do Whatever You Want

New York Times (Opinion): War Against Whites? I Think Not

The Hill (Congress Blog): Unaccompanied

Forbes (Opinion): Planting The Seeds Of Impeachment-Will Obama Do Immigration Reform All By Himself?

Brookings (Opinion): The (Real) Reason Why the House Won’t Pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Washington Monthly (Blog): Why DACA Isn’t An Unconstitutional “Power Grab”

Albuquerque Journal (New Mexico – Opinion): Immigrant families not treated properly

Seattle Times (Washington – Opinion): As border children seek safety, some leaders show cowardice