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Must-Read News on Immigration Reform, July 1, 2014

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Washington Post: Obama pledges to redirect immigration enforcement, conceding defeat on overhaul
By Zachary Goldfarb and David Nakamura

New York Times: Obama Says He’ll Order Action to Aid Immigrants
By Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Julia Preston

NPR: Obama’s No-Win Immigration Predicament
By Frank James

The Associated Press: Obama: I’ll act on my own on immigration
By Jim Kuhnhenn and Erica Werner

Politico: Obama: GOP failed to pass a ‘darn’ immigration bill
By Seung Min Kim and Jennifer Epstein

Los Angeles Times: Obama says he will overhaul immigration without Congress’ help
By Christi Parson and Lisa Mascaro

USA Today: Obama rips GOP on immigration, says he will act alone
By Alan Gomez

ABC News: Obama Announces Unilateral Action on Immigration
By Serena Marshall and Jon Garcia

CNN: Obama to take executive action on immigration
By Tom Cohen and Cassie Spodak

Politico: Obama’s immigration pivot
By Edward-Isaac Dovere and Carrie Budoff Brown

U.S. News & World Report: Obama Will Go It Alone on Immigration
By Lauren Fox

The Washington Times: Obama: I will bypass Congress to fix immigration
By Stephen Dinan

Reuters: Obama says to reform immigration on his own, bypassing Congress
By Jeff Mason and Steve Holland

The Associated Press: Boy’s Death Draws Attention to Immigration Perils
By Christopher Sherman

NBC News: Children At the Border Raise Question of Who Is A Refugee
By Suzanne Gamboa and Carrie Dann

Bloomberg: Obama Seeks Congress Action on Children Crossing Border
By Heidi Przybyla and Greg Giroux

Vox: The awful reason tens of thousands of children are seeking refuge in the United States
By Amanda Taub

NBC 4 Los Angeles: Mayor: Murrieta Ready for Arrival of Undocumented Immigrants From Texas
By Jonathan Lloyd

Medill News Service: Experts: Unaccompanied child immigrants fleeing crime and abuse
By Christen Simeral

NBC 4 Los Angeles: Asylum-Seekers Denounce Detention Facilities
By Toni Guinyard and Kelly Goff

The Dallas Morning News: Effort to aid migrant children won’t cost county taxpayers, Jenkins says
By Dianna Huntand and Christina Rosales

Fox News Latino: Central American Migrants Face Deportation Long Before They Reach U.S. Border
By Nathaniel Parish Flannery

The Hill: DHS deploying 150 agents to Texas border
By Rebecca Shabad

BuzzFeed: Court Rules Mexican Teen Fatally Shot By Border Patrol Was Protected By U.S. Constitution
By Juan E. Gastelum

Daily Beast: U.S. Visas Helped Fuel the Juárez Drug Wars
By Jason McGahan

Forbes: Tea Party Vs. The Tech World: Is Immigration Reform Dead In 2014?
By N. Parish Flannery

Roll Call: Diaz-Balart: ‘Boehner’s Never Told Me’ Immigration Overhaul Is ‘Dead’
By Emma Dumain

The Washington Times: Rep. Luis Gutierrez: Republicans risk national irrelevance unless they move on immigration
By Tom Howell Jr.

Portland Press Herald: Maine facing lawsuit over shift on aid to ‘illegals’
By Kevin Miller

Newschannel 3 WWMT: Hundreds rally in NYC for immigration reform

New York Times: Mr. Obama’s Immigration Challenge
By The Editorial Board

MSNBC: Boehner gives up on immigration, Obama moving forward
By Steve Benen

National Journal: Justices Be Darned, Obama Pledges Action and AccountabilityThe president talks tough about reforming Veterans Affairs and immigration.
By George E. Condon Jr.

Fox News Latino: Opinion: Would Immigration, Imprisoned Marine Crises Have Happened Under President Calderon’s Watch?
By Raoul Lowery Contreras

Slate: The Pathetic Conclusion of Immigration Reform
By David Weigel

CNN: The right fate for immigrant kids
By Ruben Navarrette

The Week: Why Boehner is right to sue Obama Congressional incompetence or inaction is not an invitation for an imperial presidency
By Matt K. Lewis

TechCrunch: High-Skill Immigration Reform Is Dead This Year – Again
By Alex Wilhelm

Boston Globe: Redefining the immigration debate
By Mike Ross

AZCentral: Drug cartels: smarter than the GOP
By Linda Valdez