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Must-Read News on Immigration Reform, June 30, 2014

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Los Angeles Times: Obama’s bid to deport children complicates immigration reform effort
By Lisa Mascaro and Brian Bennett

New York Times: Obama to Seek Funds to Stem Border Crossings and Speed Deportations
By Julia Preston

Washington Post: Obama to ask for more than $2 billion in emergency funds to stem immigration influx
By David Nakamura

CBS News: Obama’s illegal immigration plan alarms migrant childrens’ advocates
By Rebecca Kaplan

Los Angeles Times: Obama to seek $2 billion to stem surge of Central American immigrants
By Brian Bennett and Steve Padilla

The Associated Press: Obama to seek $2B for border control; Pelosi says she holds little hope for immigration reform
By Christopher Sherman

Wall Street Journal: Obama Seeks More Than $2 Billion in Border Control Funds
By Laura Meckler

The Associated Press: Homeland Security Secretary to visit border facilities in Texas

Las Vegas Sun: Conditions for young, detained immigrants are humanitarian crisis, Horsford says
By Amber Phillips

Fox News: Pelosi calls surge of illegal immigrant children an ‘opportunity’

CNN: Little-known law allows abused immigrant children to stay in the U.S.
By Rafael Romo

Christian Science Monitor: Border crisis: With immigration reform ‘dead,’ will Obama act alone?
By Patrik Jonsson

The Associated Press: Immigrant surge underscores Texas political divide

San Antonio Express News: At U.S. border, it’s a game of beat the system
By Jason Buch

Miami Herald/ EL Nuevo Herald: Teens tell tales of traveling — without parents — across U.S.-Mexico border

Politico: Jeff Denham presses GOP on immigration
By Seung Min Kim

KRDO: Udall asks Gardner, GOP led House to vote on immigration reform
By Eric Fink

The Associated Press: Pelosi says she’s losing hope Boehner has ability to bring immigration reform this year

Los Angeles Times: Pelosi visits border facility, says immigration reform unlikely
By Maya Srikrishnan

Coloradoan: Bennet blames House for stalled immigration reforms
By Raju Chebium

The Hill: Obama’s immigration dilemma
By Alexander Bolton

The Associated Press: Border Patrol has lots of agents in wrong places

Washington Post (The Fix): Anti-immigrant sentiment is down in the United States — way down
By Aaron Blake

Fox News: Top Republican alleges Obama ‘trampling’ on authority of Congress, backs lawsuit

Politico: Rove: Obama reaches more than Bush
By Burgess Everett

National Journal: Do Republicans Still Have a Chance in Colorado?
By Josh Kraushaar

The Associated Press: Immigration overhaul death may hurt Colorado GOP

Boston Globe: Immigration activists march in Boston
By Oliver Ortega

The Press Enterprise: Debate continues over plan to use Murrieta facility

WGN TV (Chicago): Immigration reform rally

CBS 2 Chicago: Immigration Rights Advocates Rally Outside Rep. Dan Lipinski’s Office
June 28, 2014

CBS 3 Philly: Immigration Reform Advocates Fed Up, Want President Obama To Take Action
By Cherri Gregg

The Associated Press: Fla. mayor urges halt of Venezuela deportations

Michigan Radio: Protests Call For End to Deportations

Capital New York: NY1 to end use of term ‘illegal immigrant’
By Jeremy Barr

New York Times: Paying the Price for Inaction on Immigration
By Albert R. Hunt

Christian Science Monitor: Why Obama’s $2 billion border crackdown could have high political costs, too
By Mark Sappenfield

New York Post: ‘Fixing’ immigration

U.S. News and World Report: The Fierce Urgency of Immigration Reform
By Mercedes Schlapp

Mother Jones: Immigration Reform: It’s Finally Officially Dead
By Kevin Drum

MSNBC: Watching immigration reform slip away
By Steve Benen

Columbia Daily Herald: ‘Red herring’ lawsuit another obstructionist tactic
By Donna Brazil

Arizona Daily Sun: No more free passes on immigration reform

Chicago Tribune: Solving the youth immigrant crisis: These steps would treat children lawfully — and get most of them home
By The Editorial Board

Boston Globe: Redefining the immigration debate
By Mike Ross

AZ Central: Standing between a father and a broken immigration system
By Ken Heintzelman

The Fresno Bee: Fix our immigration system
By Margaret Mims

Roanoke Times: Virginia needs immigration reform
By Fariborz Ghadar