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Must-Read News on Immigration Reform, July 21, 2014

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Associated Press: Child migrant surge shifts politics of immigration

Washington Post (Plum Line): Morning Plum: How Republicans are trying to hamstring Obama on immigration

Mother Jones: Ted Cruz Is Playing a Long Game on Immigration

Politico: Obama’s foes on border crisis: Democrats

The Hill: Obama border bill divides Dems

Arizona Republic (Arizona): Border crisis rocks U.S., Arizona immigration politics

Arizona Republic (Arizona): Some seek to deport immigrant kids faster by amending 2008 law

Times-Picayune (Louisana): On the Hill: Louisiana Republicans hit Obama immigration policies and supporting Team Gleason  

Associated Press: Immigration debate upended by a flood of children

New York Times: For the G.O.P., Fine Line Seen on Migration

New York Times: Rush to Deport Young Migrants Could Trample Asylum Claims

Washington Post: Obama aides were warned of brewing border crisis

The Economist: The politics of the border crisis

The Hill: Competing House GOP bills would speed up deportations

The Hill: Will Congress pass border bill before recess?

National Journal: Crises Crowd Congress’s Already-Cluttered Week

Politico: Cruz to visit the border

New Republic: Ted Cruz Is Causing Trouble Again. This Time on the Border Crisis.

The Hill: Cruz calls for end to ‘Obama amnesty’

Politico: Cruz: Reid, Obama holding migrant children for ‘ransom’

Fox News: Graham joins Cruz in blaming Obama for immigration woes, but calls on GOP House ‘to lead’

Associated Press: Immigration Overload Bitterly Divides The U.S. Over Washington’s Response

USA Today: Immigration courts bracing for influx of youth migrants

Associated Press: Gov. Christie would help immigrant children

National Journal: Why Border-State Gubernatorial Candidates Can’t Solve Their Voters’ Most Pressing Issue

Associated Press: Flow of child immigrants at border slowing for now

New York Times: Trying to Slow the Illegal Flow of Young Migrants

New York Times: On Southern Border, Mexico Faces Crisis of Its Own

Los Angeles Times: Congressman optimistic Obama will grant immigrants legal status

Arizona Republic: Latino caucus upbeat about Obama action on immigration

New York Times: Central American Leaders to Meet Obama on Migrants

Wall Street Journal: Obama, Central American Leaders to Meet About Child-Migration Crisis

Roll Call: Central American Presidents to Meet Obama on Immigration Crisis

BuzzFeed: Elizabeth Warren Says Immigration Law Changes Not Only Up To Latinos, Silent On Children At The Border

National Journal: Do You Like Peaches? Then This South Carolina Farmer Suggests You Like Immigration Reform, Too.

The Hill: Palin: ‘I don’t need lectures from Eric Holder’

CBS5 (Arizona): Immigration reform opponents gather at AZ Capitol

Philly Now (Pennsylvania): Pro-immigration rally overwhelms, drowns out Tea Party protest

MLive (Michigan): Pro-immigration protesters call opposition racists, cowards as emotions boil over in Lansing

Boston Globe (Massachusetts): Migrant children could be housed in W. Mass. or Cape Cod

NBC-DFW (Texas): Report: Perry To Deploy 1000 Guard Troops To Border

Monitor (Texas): Border Patrol opens central processing facility for unaccompanied kids

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal (Texas): One person shows up to Lubbock protest on undocumented immigrants

New York Times (Editorial): America’s Test at the Border

Washington Post (Editorial): U.S. immigration crisis is hampered by a paralyzed Congress

TIME (Opinion): Let’s Treat Children at the Border as Christ Would

Politico Magazine (Opinion): America’s Crazy, Upside-Down Immigration System

The Nation (Opinion): Yes, Mr. President, the Border Kids Are Refugees

Huffington Post (Blog): Why the Central American Children Migrants Need Full Adjudication of Their Protection Claims